Super Simple Snacks (Just 2-4 Ingredients!)

 

Try these super simple and tasty snacks (they’re healthy too!) that you can count on to satisfy your mid-morning or afternoon cravings!  

 

 

1.  Banana-Oats-Walnut Cookies

You’ll only need:

  • Banana (3 ripe medium bananas – mashed)
  • Quick oats (2 1/4 cups)
  • Walnuts (1/3-1/2 cup – chopped)
  • (Optional: chia seeds – 1/2-1 tbsp)

*Combine the ingredients, shape into cookies and lay in a baking tray.  Bake in a pre-heated oven at 177°C for 12-15mins.  Enjoy!  (These may also be enjoyed as breakfast cookies.)*

 

2.  Muesli-Banana-Chocolate Cookies

You’ll only need:

  • Banana (2 ripe medium bananas – mashed)
  • Muesli/granola (1 1/2 cups)
  • Dark chocolate chips (1/3-1/2 cup)
  • (Optional: chia seeds – 1/2-1 tbsp)

*Mix the ingredients well, form into cookies and put in a baking tray.  Bake in a pre-heated oven at 177°C for 12-15mins. Heavenly!*

 

3.  Baked Cheese Rolls

You’ll only need:

  • Egg roll wrappers
  • Mozzarella/cheddar cheese sticks

*Lay the cheese sticks horizontally on the wrapper and tightly wrap them by folding the corners of the wrapper towards the cheese.  Brush the rolls with a bit of olive oil or melted butter, and bake on a foil-lined baking tray at 205°C until golden brown.  Bake the rolls for 20-25mins turning over halfway through. Serve fresh from the oven.  Love cheese!*

 

 

4.  Chocolate-Coconut Mousse

You’ll only need:

  • Coconut cream (2 cups)
  • Honey (4 tbsp)
  • Vanilla extract (2 tsp)
  • Dutch cocoa powder or raw cacao powder (4 tbsp)

*Combine the ingredients and beat until creamy and smooth.  Spoon the mixture into serving glasses and chill in the fridge for an hour or overnight.  You may top with berries or your favorite fruits.  So good!*

 

 

5.  Vegetable Sticks & Tahini/Nut Butter

You’ll only need:

  • Veggies (carrots, cucumber, celery, bell pepper, etc – sliced in bite-sized sticks)
  • Tahini or nut butter 

*Healthy and filling!*

 

 

6.  Baked Banana-Choc Chip Rolls (Turon in Filipino)

You’ll only need:

  • Egg roll wrappers
  • Banana (I love ripe saba banana, but you may use any banana ü)
  • Dark chocolate chips
  • (Optional: ripe jackfruit – sliced)

*Quarter or half the banana lengthwise.  Lay the sliced banana horizontally on the wrapper and top the banana with the dark chocolate chips (add as much as you want) and a few pieces of the sliced jackfruit if using.  Tightly wrap the chocolate chip-topped banana by folding the corners of the wrapper towards the banana.  Brush the rolls with a bit of olive oil or melted butter, and bake on a foil-lined baking tray at 205°C until golden brown.  Bake the rolls for 20-25mins turning over halfway through. Serve fresh from the oven while crunchy.  Delish!*

 

 

7.  Peanut-Muesli Bliss Balls

You’ll only need:

  • Muesli (1/3 cup)
  • Dutch cocoa powder or raw cacao powder (1-2 tbsp)
  • Peanut butter (1/3-2/3 cup – adjust to ensure the bliss balls are not too dry nor too moist)
  • Honey (1/2 tbsp, may be substituted with coconut sugar)
  • (Optional: chia seeds – 1 tbsp)

*Combine the ingredients well and form into balls. You may put them in the fridge or freezer for half an hour, if you want…then have a ball!*

 

 

8.  Banana-Nut Butter Delite

You’ll only need:

  • Banana
  • Nut butter

*Top the banana with your favorite nut butter!  Super simple yet delicious!  (You may also enjoy this as a quick breakfast.)*

 

 

9.  Chocolate-Peanut Bliss Balls

You’ll only need:

  • Dutch cocoa powder or raw cacao powder (1/3 cup)
  • Coconut sugar (1/3 cup, may be substituted with honey)
  • Muesli (1/2 tbsp)
  • Peanut butter (1/3-2/3 cup – adjust to ensure the bliss balls are not too dry nor too moist)
  • (Optional: chia seeds, 1 tsp)

*Mix the ingredients well, shape into balls and voila, they’re all ready to be eaten!  You may put them in the fridge or freezer for half an hour, if you want.*

 

 

10.  Nuts & Seeds Nibbles

You’ll only need:

  • Nuts (almonds, peanuts, cashews, etc)
  • Seeds (pepitas, sunflower seeds, etc)
  • (Optional: dark chocolate pieces)

*Just combine and enjoy your nutty munchies anytime, anywhere!*

 

 

11.  Toast Spécial

You’ll only need:

  • Wholemeal bread (or any bread you like)
  • Eggs (2)
  • Milk (low-fat, 1/4 cup)
  • Butter (this can be substituted with a dairy-free butter)
  • (Optional: cinnamon powder-1/8 tsp; a little bit of vanilla extract)

*Beat the eggs, add the milk and mix well.  Dip each bread slice into the mixture and coat all sides of the bread, then cook each side in a pan lightly greased with butter on medium-high heat until golden brown.  Serve while warm topped with honey or cream, and enjoy!  (Also good for breakfast.)*

 

 

12.  Cheese and Apple Bites

You’ll only need:

  • Apple (sliced in bite-sized pieces)
  • Cheese (cheddar, mozzarella, etc)

*Top the apple slices with your favorite cheese and eat them just like how you would eat cheese and crackers!*

 

 

13.  Buckwheat Crêpes

You’ll only need:

  • Buckwheat flour (2 cups)
  • Salt (1/2 tsp)
  • Nut milk (2 2/3 cups)
  • Banana (1 banana – mashed; you may substitute this with 1 egg)

*Combine the dry ingredients and add the nut milk gradually while stirring well.  Ladle the batter into a lightly greased pan and cook each side until golden brown.  Serve with your favorite toppings – berries and cream for a sweet treat, or some veggies and cheese if you want it a little savory.  Yummy!  (This may also be enjoyed at breakfast.)*

 

 

So what are you having for snacks today?

 

 

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