Snacks & Bites

Recipes throughout brought to you by our Chef, Bill Ziegler and former Chef, Claudia Castillo-Holley
Images by our Photographer, Cindy Henderson
Black Bean Brownies
These healthy, black bean brownies have a melt-in-your-mouth fudgy texture and do not contain any refined sugar.  This easy-to-prepare dessert is gluten-free, dairy-free, and delicious!

Sunbutter & Strawberry Energy Bites
If you are looking for a healthy snack that is a satiating combination of complex carbohydrates, fiber, protein, and healthy fats, then try these nut-free energy bites. The Sunbutter provides an earthy, roasted flavor and pairs well with the sweetness of the dried strawberries. This no-bake treat is a perfect grab-and-go snack to have on hand!

Lemon Ginger Muffins
When life gives you lemons, make Lemon Ginger Muffins! This recipe is a wonderful combination of flavors that not only provide immunity-boosting properties but are a tasty snack.  We thank Rebecca Katz’ author of The Cancer Fighting Kitchen for this yummy recipe.

Berry Blast Kefir Smoothie
Kefir is creamy, tangy, and gut-friendly food with even more probiotics than yogurt.  Add your favorite berries and nut butter and you have a healthy, smooth, and satisfying afternoon snack or on-the-go breakfast.

Cinnamon Spice Cookie Bites
You deserve a treat!  If you are craving a hint of sweetness and don't have time to bake, why not try our cinnamon Spice Cookie Bites?  Add chocolate chips or substitute the raisins with dried cranberries for a little variation.  These treats are full of complex carbs, protein, fiber and healthy fats.  They make a quick and easy, any-time-of-day snack!

Peach Zucchini Oat Muffins
Peach Zucchini Oat Muffins
Peach Zucchini Oat Muffins are a perfect summer treat to make after a trip to your local farmer's market or when your garden is abundant with this beautiful summer squash.  The fresh flavors of ripe peaches and garden zucchini, combine with creamy yogurt and oats to make a delightfully moist muffin.  Your kitchen will be filled with the scent of cinnamon and vanilla as they bake to a golden perfection.

Cacao Clusters with Apricots & Pecans
Cacao Clusters with Dried Apricots & Pecans
Your taste buds will be happy, and your heart will be healthy with this winning trio of ingredients!  Cacao, originally referred to as a food of the gods, combined with pecans and dried apricots provides delicious snack alternatives for you to make and enjoy!

Healthy Energy Bites
No-bake Healthy Energy Bites are great to have on hand or to share with others for a quick snack. These small bites are loaded with protein, healthy fat, fiber and great flavor ~ Enjoy!
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