Healthy and Delicious Dry Fruit Recipes to Snack On!
Dry fruits are one of the healthiest snacks around. They’re chock-full of vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats—all of which are great for your heart and can even help lower your cholesterol! But if you’re like me, you’re probably not reaching for the almonds or walnuts during snack time as much as you should be. That’s why I’ve come up with these delicious healthy dry fruit recipes to try out next time you feel like something sweet but also healthy!
01. Mixed nuts
Whether you’re looking for a healthy snack to take on the go, or something to tide you over until dinner, mixed nuts are a great option. They’re packed with protein, fiber, and healthy fats, and they’re also super versatile. You can add them to trail mix, yogurt, oatmeal, or just eat them plain. Just make sure that you read labels carefully and pick out unsalted varieties so that you don’t end up eating too much sodium. Almonds: Almonds have been linked to lower cholesterol levels in clinical studies, but it's important not to forget about their other benefits as well. Studies have shown that people who consume almonds regularly may be less likely to develop heart disease than those who don't. Plus, they're low in fat, high in protein, good for your heart health, and easy to carry around when traveling or running errands - sounds like a win-win situation!
02. Dried fruit Energy Bars
Do you eat snacks more frequently than you'd like? If you're looking for a healthier alternative to your favorite unhealthy snacks, look no further than these delicious dried fruit energy bars! Made with a mix of dried fruits, nuts, and seeds, these bars are the perfect on-the-go snack. Plus, they're packed with nutrients and natural energy, so you'll feel good about snacking on them!
03. Desserts That are Good for You, too
Everyone is aware that we ought to consume more fruits and vegetables. Although, sometimes it's challenging to consume the necessary amount each day. That's where these recipes come in! Made with dry fruits, these snacks are not only healthy but delicious too. So the next time you're looking for a snack, reach for one of these recipes instead of the unhealthy junk food.
04. Trail Mixes
Trail mix is a great way to get your daily dose of dry fruits while on the go. Simply mix together your favorite dry fruits, nuts, and seeds for a quick and healthy snack. Here are some recipes to get you started:
01. 1/2 cup almonds or walnuts
02. 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
03. 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
04. 3 tbsp honey or agave nectar
05. 1 tbsp cinnamon
05. Almond Butter Treats that Will
Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth
Move over, peanut butter. It’s time to give almond butter some love! These sweet and satisfying almond butter treats will satisfy your sweet tooth while giving you a healthy dose of protein and healthy fats. Plus, they’re super easy to make! Just mix together almond butter, honey, and your favorite dry fruits, then roll into balls or shape into bars. You can even add a little chocolate for an extra special treat!