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    18 Homemade, Wholesome Snacks To Keep You Full Between Meals

    Save money on groceries and make these good-for-you snacks in your own kitchen.


    Raise your hand if you love snacks. Now raise the other if you also love eating foods that are ~good for you~. Below are a whole bunch of nutritious homemade snacks that'll help you save money on groceries and stay full between meals.

    1. Pesto Chickpea Snack Salad

    Chickpea and tomato snack mix.
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    All you need are four ingredients to whip up this protein-packed snack: canned chickpeas, your favorite store bought pesto, cherry tomatoes, and feta.

    Recipe: Pesto Chickpea Snack Salad

    2. Froyo Fruit Cups

    Greek yogurt cups with raspberries and blueberries.
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    This sweet treat comes together with Greek yogurt plus whatever fruit or berries you have on hand. Add anything from chocolate chips or coconut flakes to granola for a little extra oomph.

    Recipe: Froyo Fruit Cups

    3. Carrot Fries

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    Seasoned with olive oil, parsley, paprika, salt, and pepper, then roasted (or air fried) until nice and crispy, these veggie snacks are a satisfying alternative to French fries.

    Recipe: Carrot Fries

    4. Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas Four Ways

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    Start with canned chickpeas, then roast them with your favorite spices. If you want some inspiration, try flavorful combos like cinnamon and sugar and paprika and cumin. Get the recipe here.

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    All you need are three ingredients — banana, your favorite nut butter, and any kind of jelly — to make these satisfying frozen bites. Get the recipe here.

    6. Easy Blender Hummus

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    Just toss all the ingredients into the blender and this creamy hummus will be ready in minutes. Feel free to jazz it up with anything from garlic or pesto and jalapeños or beets. Get the recipe here.

    7. Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups

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    PSA: You can make this cult-favorite '90s snack right at home with nothing more than your favorite fruit and a drizzle of honey. Get the recipe here.

    8. Crispy Baked Zucchini Chips

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    Baked from start to finish, you'll be seriously wondering how these veggie chips manage to get so crispy. Get the recipe here.

    9. Crispy Parmesan Garlic Edamame

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    Protein-packed edamame is a great snack for staying full between meals. This recipe calls for a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese and garlic to spice them up a notch. Get the recipe here.

    10. Blueberry Vanilla Greek Yogurt Bars

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    Sure, you can buy processed granola bars at the grocery store...or you can make them at home and customize them with your favorite ingredients.. Get the recipe here.

    11. Mini Sweet Potato Banana Muffins

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    Make a big batch of these bite-sized fruit and veggie muffins. You can always store them in the freezer and defrost them when you're craving one. Get the recipe here.

    12. Spiced Honey Roasted Almonds

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    Stick with almonds or try this same delicious seasoning on any mixed nuts. The result is always delicious. Get the recipe here.

    13. Apple "Cookies"

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    Start with sliced apples and spice them up with your favorite toppings like peanut butter, nutella, cream cheese, nuts, dried fruit, and more. Get the recipe here.

    14. Snap Peas Tree Ways

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    You can pan fry snap peas or roast them in the oven until they're crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. Then get fancy and dress them up with Parmesan and bread crumbs or sesame oil and seeds. Get the recipe here.

    15. Avocado Deviled Eggs

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    These lightened-up deviled eggs call for avocado in lieu of mayonnaise. You can save lots of time by hard boiling the eggs at the beginning of the week. Get the recipe here.

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    Turn a classic caprese salad into an easy, on-the-go snack. Just skewer mozzarella balls, grape tomatoes, and any extra ingredients like peach or avocado slices. Get the recipe here.

    17. Tuna Salad Cucumber Cups

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    Slice some cucumber, throw together a simple tuna salad (with Greek yogurt if you want to keep it light), then assemble and chow down. Get the recipe here.

    18. No-Bake Chewy Granola Bars

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    These extra chewy bars taste like a granola bar and a peanut butter oatmeal cookie had a baby. The result is very, very addictive. Get the recipe here.

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