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The Anytime Snack You Won't Feel Guilty About Eating. Whether you're between meals or craving a midnight snack, there's no need to feel guilty about getting your fill.

The Anytime Snack You Won't Feel Guilty About Eating

This healthy, spiced snack is lower in calories and fat than other go-to options, like nuts, and is sure to leave you feeling more than satisfied. Smoky Paprika-Baked Garbanzo Beans Recipe created by Art Smith Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tsp. onion powder 1 Tbsp. smoked paprika 30 oz. canned garbanzo beans, drained Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Pour the drained garbanzo beans into a medium mixing bowl with the onion powder and smoked paprika. Spread the coated garbanzo beans onto a baking sheet. Nutrition Information (per serving) Calories: 176 Fat: 3 g Saturated Fat: 0 g Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 474 mg Carbohydrates: 30 g Sugar: 3 g Fiber: 7 g Protein: 9 g Calcium: 39 mg Recipe from Art Smith's Healthy Comfort: How America's Favorite Celebrity Chef Got it Together, Lost Weight, and Reclaimed His Health (HarperOne).

Vegan Pretzel Bites with Spicy Mustard Dip. Vegan Peanut Butter Brownies. A dessert isn't dessert unless it's decadent and delicious, but no one said it can't taste amazing and also fill some nutritional gaps while you're enjoying each bite.

Vegan Peanut Butter Brownies

These chewy brownies are disguised as fudgey, peanut-buttery goodness but shhh — they also offer a healthy dose of protein, which we could all use a little more of. If you're craving something sweet and chocolaty, using plant-based protein powder mixed into the batter offers more protein than regular vegan brownies, but you won't taste any difference. Each 124-calorie bite offers 5.1 grams of essential protein. Oil-Free Microwave Potato Chips » Fifteen Spatulas. Oil-Free Microwave Potato Chips Sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it?

Oil-Free Microwave Potato Chips » Fifteen Spatulas

Crispy potato chips…with no oil???!? …no butter?! …no fat whatsoever??? Yes. These potato chips have got that robust crunch. Seedy Crisps Recipe : Alton Brown. Directions In a medium bowl whisk together both flours, poppy seeds, sesame seeds, salt, and baking powder.

Seedy Crisps Recipe : Alton Brown

Add the oil and stir until combined. Add the water and stir to combine and create a dough. Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and knead 4 to 5 times. Divide the dough into 8 equal pieces, cover with a tea towel and allow to rest for 15 minutes. Rustic Rosemary Herb Crackers. Crackers are one of those things I know how to make, and I know it’s easy to make, but I always end up buying instead.

Rustic Rosemary Herb Crackers

But this weekend I decided to stop being lazy and make a batch, and they turned out delicious! These babies are gluten free and of course vegan, and they make a great portable snack. Just blend together some chickpea flour, some ground flax, baking soda, a bit of olive oil, and some dried herbs and you’ll have a nice ball of dough. Spelt everything crackers. Did you know that you can make crackers at home?

spelt everything crackers

Crackers that are completely natural, have no funky or suspicious ingredients and also don’t cost more than pennies? And addressing my pet peeve: crackers that are actually firm enough for you to spread cheese and other deliciousness over? I bet you think I am talking crazy [I almost said “crackers” — see how I restrained myself there?] But for once, I’m not. 4 Ingredient Chocolate Caramel Truffles [Vegan, Gluten-Free] Be prepared to indulge.

4 Ingredient Chocolate Caramel Truffles [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Although, it may be hard to stop! For anyone with a sweet tooth and for anyone following a vegan diet, you may agree with me in that finding vegan sweets is no easy task. I’m not talking Oreo’s or Twizzler’s or any treats that are loaded with processed ingredients. I’m talking natural ingredients that we can feel good about. Right?! 4 Ingredient Chocolate Caramel Truffles [Vegan, Gluten-Free] Ingredients 2 cups medjool dates (soft and gooey)2 tablespoons sunflower seed butter (or any nut butter)sea salt, to taste (for sprinkling; optional)1 cup vegan chocolate chips Preparation If your medjool dates are not soft, soak them in warm water for 15 minutes and drain.Blend the dates in a food processor or high-speed blender, pulsing until it turns into a caramel-like mixture.Add the sunflower seed butter and pulse until well combined.On a piece of parchment paper, scoop out the “date caramel” truffles with a tablespoon.

Vegan Pretzel Bites with Spicy Mustard Dip - Vegan Richa. Homemade Vegan Doritos - 3 Different Flavors. The idea of making Homemade Vegan Doritos really originated from this Vegan Nacho Cheese Dorito seasoning recipe (pure genius) from Vegan Richa, which in return inspired me to take it one step further.

Homemade Vegan Doritos - 3 Different Flavors

I had to make them into chips! I know, shocker right? If you know me, you know about my chip obsession. Chocolate Coated Hazelnut Truffles [Vegan, Gluten-Free] Chocolate Coated Hazelnut Truffles have a smooth hazelnut center covered in delicious dark chocolate.

Chocolate Coated Hazelnut Truffles [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

These decadent truffles are vegan and gluten free! They are super easy to make and low in sugar because they are sweetened with maple syrup and stevia. Chocolate Coated Hazelnut Truffles [Vegan, Gluten-Free] Ingredients 1.5 cups hazelnuts1/4 tsp stevia1/2 tsp nutritional yeast *optional1 tsp vanillaPinch sea salt. Dairy Free Chocolate Truffles. Homemade Dolly Mixture Recipe ~ Eco Thrifty Living. Ever wondered how to make your own dolly mixtures?

Homemade Dolly Mixture Recipe ~ Eco Thrifty Living

I had never wondered that before yesterday, but on my lunchbreak, I went for a nice healthy walk and ended up buying some not quite so healthy dolly mixtures. To be fair they didn't cost very much - around 40p for a supermarket own brand packet, but I didn't like some of the ingredients in them and the plastic bag it came in wasn't recyclable. Junk food is never going to be good for me, I can't get away from that fact, however rather than giving up entirely and thinking oh well it is junk food, which isn't good for me anyway, actually it is still going to be better for me (better ingredients) and the environment (less packaging) to make them myself. Costa Rica: crispy plantain chips & dips. There are piles of cookbooks and culinary textbooks in every room of my house, and whether it’s for work or pleasure I’m always in the kitchen surrounded by amazing flavours.

I love to cook but most of all I love to learn about other cultures through food. So, when an assignment pops up to cook a food I’m completely unfamiliar with, instead of turning it down I jump on it [bless you – ed] because by the end I usually have a new-found respect for different flavour combinations. For example, in honour of the upcoming World Cup, the Jamie Oliver team thought it would be a fabulous idea to feature recipes from participating countries. How to Turn Any Vegetable Into Chips. Potato chips are a favorite snack and a guilty pleasure for many, but they’re not a healthy option to munch on. Instead, try veggie chips, which have become more popular lately. In fact, there are several brands now circulating in chain grocery stores! Better than buying them from the store is baking them right at home.

You’ll save money and get a fresher, better taste, as well. Check out these steps for turning any vegetables into chips. 1.