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21 Easy 3-Ingredient Snacks That Are Actually Good For You

Now you really have no excuses.

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1. Coconut and Pistachio-Stuffed Dates

Just slice a couple dates lengthwise, take out the pits, and sprinkle in some finely chopped pistachios and shredded coconut. INSTANT SNACK.
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Just slice a couple dates lengthwise, take out the pits, and sprinkle in some finely chopped pistachios and shredded coconut. INSTANT SNACK.

2. Two-Ingredient Banana and Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Bites

Ripe bananas + chocolate chips. Stupid easy, crazy cute. Recipe here.
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Ripe bananas + chocolate chips. Stupid easy, crazy cute. Recipe here.

3. Paleo Pancakes

Ripe bananas + eggs + coconut flour. Even easier because you make the batter in the blender and then just pour it right into a pan. Recipe here.
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Ripe bananas + eggs + coconut flour. Even easier because you make the batter in the blender and then just pour it right into a pan. Recipe here.

4. Strawberry-Banana Ice Pops

Strawberries + bananas + pineapple juice. It's always the season for ice pops. Recipe here.
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Strawberries + bananas + pineapple juice. It's always the season for ice pops. Recipe here.

5. Broiled Grapefruit with Coconut

Grapefruit + honey + coconut. You'll be surprised by how sweet and special this one feels. Recipe here.
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Grapefruit + honey + coconut. You'll be surprised by how sweet and special this one feels. Recipe here.

6. Baked Banana Chips

Ripe bananas + orange juice + cinnamon. A sweet, crunchy, satisfying snack. Recipe here.
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Ripe bananas + orange juice + cinnamon. A sweet, crunchy, satisfying snack. Recipe here.

7. Baked Egg and Tomato Cups

Tomatoes + eggs + salt & pepper. A fancy snack, or a simple meal option if you serve it on a piece of toast. Recipe here.

8. Healthy Pumpkin Cookies

Canned pumpkin + instant oats + sweetener. Plus any add-ins that you want, like chocolate chips or cinnamon. Recipe here.
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Canned pumpkin + instant oats + sweetener. Plus any add-ins that you want, like chocolate chips or cinnamon. Recipe here.

9. Almond Butter Granola Bars

Rolled oats + almond butter + honey. So easy, you'll never have an excuse to buy them again. Recipe here.
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Rolled oats + almond butter + honey. So easy, you'll never have an excuse to buy them again. Recipe here.

10. Frozen Yogurt Bark

Plain Greek yogurt + honey + any combination of fruit and nuts. Watch the video here.
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Plain Greek yogurt + honey + any combination of fruit and nuts. Watch the video here.

11. Three-Ingredient Rice Krispie Treats

Puffed rice cereal + peanut or almond butter + honey or brown rice syrup. Not exactly a health food, but a solid way to curb a craving. Recipe here.
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Puffed rice cereal + peanut or almond butter + honey or brown rice syrup. Not exactly a health food, but a solid way to curb a craving. Recipe here.

12. Peanut Butter and Banana "Sushi"

Whole wheat tortilla + peanut butter + banana. Just spread, stuff, and roll. Watch the video here.
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Whole wheat tortilla + peanut butter + banana. Just spread, stuff, and roll. Watch the video here.

13. Date and Nut Bars

Dates + dried fruit + nuts. These are great for on-the-go, since they're not too delicate to throw in your bag and they don't need to be refrigerated. Recipe here.
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Dates + dried fruit + nuts. These are great for on-the-go, since they're not too delicate to throw in your bag and they don't need to be refrigerated. Recipe here.

14. Baked Egg in Avocado

Avocado + eggs + salt & pepper. Eggs and avocados are both so freaking delicious on their own, why wouldn't you give this a shot? Recipe here.
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Avocado + eggs + salt & pepper. Eggs and avocados are both so freaking delicious on their own, why wouldn't you give this a shot? Recipe here.

15. Two-Ingredient Mango Sorbet with Pistachios

Frozen mango + frozen banana + pistachios (or anything you want) as a topping. All you have to do is blitz the frozen fruit together in the food processor, and you have a next-level, healthy sorbet. Recipe here.
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Frozen mango + frozen banana + pistachios (or anything you want) as a topping. All you have to do is blitz the frozen fruit together in the food processor, and you have a next-level, healthy sorbet. Recipe here.

16. Peanut Butter "Smudgies"

Frozen bananas + peanut butter + graham crackers. Make a PB-banana soft serve, then spread it between graham crackers and freeze for a healthier ice cream sandwich. Recipe here.
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Frozen bananas + peanut butter + graham crackers. Make a PB-banana soft serve, then spread it between graham crackers and freeze for a healthier ice cream sandwich. Recipe here.

17. Cinnamon-Pear Chips

Pears + cinnamon + sugar. Truly deLIGHTful. Recipe here.
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Pears + cinnamon + sugar. Truly deLIGHTful. Recipe here.

18. Gluten-Free Three-Ingredient Buckwheat Bread

Hulled, whole buckwheat + filtered water + salt. You're going to have to ferment this one for 24 to 36 hours when you make it, but then you'll have a loaf around all week!. Recipe here.
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Hulled, whole buckwheat + filtered water + salt. You're going to have to ferment this one for 24 to 36 hours when you make it, but then you'll have a loaf around all week!. Recipe here.

19. Three-Ingredient Green Smoothie

Spinach + coconut milk + pineapple chunks. Smoothies are always easy to make, but gathering the ingredients can be a pain. Buy these three things in bulk, and have a smoothie a day all week. Recipe here.
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Spinach + coconut milk + pineapple chunks. Smoothies are always easy to make, but gathering the ingredients can be a pain. Buy these three things in bulk, and have a smoothie a day all week. Recipe here.

20. Cheddar-Broccoli Egg Muffins

Eggs + broccoli + cheddar. Make a big batch for quick breakfasts and snacks. Recipe here.
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Eggs + broccoli + cheddar. Make a big batch for quick breakfasts and snacks. Recipe here.

21. Raw Brownies

Walnuts + dates + cacao powder. If you don't really care about these being raw, you can use regular cocoa powder instead. Recipe here.
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Walnuts + dates + cacao powder. If you don't really care about these being raw, you can use regular cocoa powder instead. Recipe here.

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