Food File: Delicious Answers To Your Mid-Day Snacking

By Gina Batmunkh 2021-04-07 12:02:26

Although, there are so many store-bought healthy snacks on the market, nothing beats a quick, freshly made snack from your own kitchen. Having a handful of healthy go-to options can be life-changing. 

These easy, healthy, and homemade snacks will help you to power up during the day, and are perfect for after school munching. Whether you crave something sweet, salty, or both, I’ve got you covered. 


Double Bruschetta

150 grams of cherry tomatoes

80 grams of sun-dried tomatoes

2 cloves of garlic

1 tablespoon of fresh basil leaves

2 teaspoons of capers

1 teaspoon of dried oregano

Pinch of salt and pepper

Olive oil to drizzle

1 baguette 

1. Cut the cherry tomatoes in half and remove the juices. 

2. Drain the sun-dried tomatoes from the oil and cut into small pieces.

3. You can smash the garlic or mince it, according to your preference. 

4. Drain the capers and mince it. Layer the basil leaves and cut into pieces. 

5. Stir all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl and sprinkle salt and pepper, and drizzle the olive oil. 



Sunshine smoothie

150 grams frozen mango slices

150 grams frozen pineapple chunks

90 grams frozen papaya pieces

To garnish:



Almond slices 

Put the frozen mangoes, pineapples, and papaya into the blender and blend it with patience. You will get a creamy and smooth textured smoothie. Pour it into the bowl and start garnishing with the raspberries, blueberries, and almond slices. Enjoy!



Vegan Nutella

90 grams almond butter (cashew butter works too)

2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

2 tablespoons maple syrup

1 tablespoon soy milk or other dairy free milk

In a large mixing bowl, put all the ingredients and mix well until it is all combined. Serve it with fresh fruit, or you can spread it on bread or bagel slices and top it with fresh berries. This nutty and chocolatey spread takes only a couple of minutes to put together. No fancy kitchen tools are required.