5 healthy snacks you can make in no time

If you are often in a hurry and still want to eat healthily, we have a thing for you!

June 10, 2019
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5 healthy snacks you can make in no time

If you have ever tried dieting, weather for muscle building or for weight loss, you know how hard it can be to track all the macronutrients and calories. Plus, eating on a certain diet plan demands you to spend a lot of time in the kitchen, and even though it can be a lot of fun, too much is still too much. So, we have created 5 easy to make healthy snacks, to minimize your time spent in the kitchen an make your life simpler. Plus, macros are already calculated - you are welcome!

Don’t forget, you don’t need to spend a lot of time in the kitchen to make a muscle building breakfast! Check these great breakfast ideas for building muscle!

Apple slices with almond butter

Sliced apple with nutrition data written: 290 calories, 7 grams of protein, 30 grams of carbs and 18 grams of fat

  • Servings: 1
  • Suitable for: gluten-free, vegan, paleo

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium apple

  • 2 tablespoons of 100% almond butter

It doesn’t go much simpler than this. Slice the apple. Take 2 tablespoons of 100% almond butter. Dip the apple in the almond butter and eat it.

Almond butter is a source of healthy fats, as well as vitamin E and magnesium. Apples, on the other hand, are extremely rich in antioxidants and dietary fibers. This is delicious and easy to make a healthy snack that will definitely stop your sugar cravings without compromising your diet.

Carrot and celery sticks

Chopped raw carrot with nutrition facts listed: 36 calories, 1 gram of protein, 9 grams of carbs, 0 grams of fat.

  • Servings: 1
  • Suitable for: gluten-free, vegan, paleo, low fat

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium carrot

  • 1 medium celery stick

This is something you can prepare a few days ahead and keep in your fridge. Just peel the carrot, cut both carrot and celery to sticks, and divide into portions. If you are on a calorie restricted diet, this is a perfect snack for you. You can eat two servings at once and not be afraid of exceeding your daily caloric intake. Plus, both of these vegetables are incredibly healthy, especially when eaten raw!

Chocolate banana ice cream

Sliced bananas topped with cream, as well as chochollate and strawberries toppings. Nutrition facts stated: 120 calories, 2 grams of protein, 30 grams of carbs, 1 gram of fat.

  • Servings: 1
  • Suitable for: gluten-free, vegan, paleo, low fat

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium ripe bananas

  • 2 tablespoons of unsweetened almond milk

  • 1 tablespoon of raw cocoa powder

Slice the peeled banana and freeze it overnight (or at least 3-4 hours). Once frozen, put bananas and all other ingredients in blender or food processor and blend until you reach a creamy texture. Serve it right away.

This delicious ice cream will surely keep your belly flat, and still refresh you! Also, bananas are considered muscle building superfood, especially for vegans and vegetarians, due to the nutrients they provide.

Caprese salad 

Sliced tomatoes, mozzarela and fresh basil mixed in salad. Nutritin facts stated: 120 calories, 2 grams of proteins, 30 grams of carbs, 1 gram of fat.

  • Servings: 1
  • Suitable for: gluten-free, vegetarian

Ingredients:

  • 150g cherry tomatoes

  • 60g mozzarella cheese

  • 2 teaspoons of olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar

  • Basil leaves (dried or fresh)

  • Pinch of salt

The most simple way to prepare this salad is to slice cherry tomatoes in half, cut mozzarella on cubes, and mix all ingredients together in a bowl. Due to olive oil, this snack is a bit higher in calories, but healthy none the less.

Mozzarella cheese is lower in calories than other cheeses and contains more protein, therefore helping you feel full for a longer period. Mix it with vegetables, and you get healthy snack full of nutrients!

Chocolate avocado pudding

Half of avocado placed next to the small bowl containing chocholate avocado pudding. Nutrition facts stated: 372 calories, 6 grams of protein, 23 grams of carbs, 29 grams of fat.

  • Servings: 2
  • Suitable for: gluten-free, vegan, paleo, low carb, keto

Note: calories and nutrients in the table are counted for 2 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 1 avocado

  • 2 tablespoons raw cocoa

  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened coconut milk

  • Pinch of stevia powder (or 10 drops of liquid stevia)

  • Pinch of salt

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

This delicious keto treat is incredibly easy to make! Just put all the ingredients in blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Occasionally scrape the chunks from the sides of the mixing bowl. When you reach desired consistency, your pudding is ready!

Avocados are low in sugar and contain a lot of fiber, which will help you feel full longer. However, the best benefit of avocado is good fat - over 75% of fats in avocado are unsaturated fats!

TAKEAWAY

You don’t need to stop here, there is plenty of options for healthy snacks! On Madbarz Premium, you can find Nutrition Guide with 65+ healthy recipes, as well as guidelines on how to build muscle or lose fat.

And if you are trying to get ripped, check out Madbarz Six Pack Guide which contains detailed guidelines on how to get ripped and stay ripped, together with all other useful tricks and tips on how to achieve that desired six pack!

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