31 Healthy snacks for teens: easy and simple recipes

Healthy snacks are good for teens because it offers them with the energy they require to get through the day. Consuming the right foods assists teens have a balanced diet, keep a healthy weight and decrease the chance of developing diabetes. You should clear your house of cookies, chips, and other empty-calorie, sugary foods that teens often gravitate to. Instead, you stock the refrigerator with some healthy teen-friendly recipes. In this article, VKool will show you 31 easy healthy snacks for teens. Try some of these healthy snacks for teens and certainly they will love them.

31 Healthy Snacks For Teens: Easy And Simple Recipes Mommies Should Know

1. Hummus With Pita Chips

healthy snacks for teens - hummus with pita chips

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Ingredients:

  • 5 quartered whole-wheat pita bread
  • ¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of Tahini
  • 3 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • ½ cup of finely chopped baby spinach
  • ½ teaspoon of cumin
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Process:

  1. First of all, heat your oven to 350 °F.
  2. Next place the pieces of pita on the baking sheet plus coat with cooking spray. Now bake these pitas for eight minutes or till they are crisp.
  3. After that, remove these pita pieces from that oven and now sprinkle Parmesan cheese over this. Return to that oven and then bake for one more minute.
  4. Combine chickpeas with cumin, lemon juice, tahini, and salt in one food processor bowl, and process till you obtain a smooth paste.
  5. Then, transfer this chickpea paste to one serving bowl and now stir in the spinach.
  6. Finally, serve with these warm pita chips.

2. Grilled Apple Plus Cheese Sandwich

healthy snacks for teens - grilled apple plus cheese sandwich

This is considered as one of the best healthy snacks for teens that you can try.

Ingredients:

  • 4 teaspoons honey mustard
  • 1 apple, cored plus thinly sliced
  • 8 whole grain bread slices
  • 1 ½ cups of shredded cheddar

Process:

  1. First step is to apply honey-mustard (1 teaspoon) on the bread slices.
  2. Next layer 4 apple slices, ¼ cup of grated cheese, together with another heaped tablespoon cheese. Then, top with a bread slice and now sprinkle cooking spray on this.
  3. After that, heat a nonstick grilling skillet or pan over medium heat.
  4. Put the sandwich upside down. Then coat the top slice with nonstick cooking spray.
  5. Press the sandwich using a spatula.
  6. Cook for about 2 to 3 minutes till golden brown. Flip and then cook for another three minutes.
  7. Do the same process for other sandwiches.
  8. Serve immediately.

Learn more: Healthy Low Calorie Sandwiches & Ideas For Weight Loss Plan

3. Apple Muffin

healthy snacks for teens - apple muffin

This is also one of the easy healthy snacks for teens.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons of cinnamon
  • A pinch nutmeg
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of salt
  • 1 cup of packed light-brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 apples, peeled, cored plus cut into one fourth-inch piece
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • ¾ cup of buttermilk
  • 1 cup of natural applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Process:

  1. First of all, heat the oven to 400 °F.
  2. Fill these muffin tins with liners and keep aside.
  3. Whisk together cinnamon, flour, nutmeg, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl.
  4. Mix ½ of the apple pieces and ¼ cup of brown sugar in another bowl. Set it aside.
  5. Beat remaining brown sugar and butter on high speed for about two minutes or till well blended.
  6. Then add the eggs at a time and now beat again. Now stir in applesauce and vanilla extract.
  7. Lower the beater speed and add in buttermilk and flour. Stir in the rest of apple pieces.
  8. Now fill each muffin tin 2/3 with this batter. Sprinkle brown sugar mixture (1 tablespoon) on each muffin.
  9. After that, bake the muffins at 400 °F for 20 minutes. Finally, take it out and then cool on the rack for about 15 minutes.

4. Mexican Tortilla Pizza

healthy snacks for teens - mexican tortilla pizza

You also should not pass this recipe when looking for the healthy snacks for teens.

Ingredients:

  • 4 whole-wheat tortillas
  • 4 tablespoons guacamole
  • 1 cup mild salsa
  • ½ finely chopped small red onion
  • 1 1/3 cups shredded Mexican-blend cheese

Process:

  1. The first step is to preheat the oven to 350 °F.
  2. Put the tortillas on one flat dish and then spread salsa (a tablespoon) on each tortilla.
  3. Now sprinkle 1/3 cup of cheese on each tortilla.
  4. Put this tortilla on the baking sheet and then bake for about 17 minutes at 350 degrees or till the cheese melts.
  5. Now, remove it from the oven and then top with guacamole (a tablespoon) on each tortilla.
  6. Serve immediately.

Learn more: 30 Easy, Healthy Homemade Pizza Ideas

5. Granola Parfait

healthy snacks for teens - granola parfait

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup slivered almonds
  • 1/3 cup dried cherries
  • 2 ½ cups cooked oats
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • 3 ½ cups mixed frozen berries, thawed
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 2 ½ cups Greek yogurt
  • ¼ teaspoon of cinnamon

Process:

  1. Firstly, heat the oven to 300 °F. Next coat a baking sheet using cooking spray.
  2. Combine oats, cherries, almonds, cinnamon, maple syrup, and salt in one medium sized bowl. Stir until these ingredients are well combined.
  3. Now spread this oats mixture in this baking dish and then bake for about 35 minutes at 300 °F.
  4. Remove it from the wire and allow it to cool completely.
  5. Now put one ¼-cup of granola in bottom of the serving bowl or glass.
  6. After that, top with ¼-cup of berries along with three tablespoons of yogurt.
  7. Repeat the layering and then serve.

6. Shrimp And Rice

healthy snacks for teens - shrimp and rice

This is also considered among the best healthy snacks for teens.

Ingredients:

  • ½ teaspoon light butter
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green onions
  • ½ teaspoon fresh minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 6 oz of fresh, raw, or frozen shrimp
  • ½ teaspoon lime juice
  • ½ cup of brown rice

Process:

  1. First of all, cook rice following package instruction.
  2. In a skillet, melt butter over medium flame.
  3. Next add garlic and then cook for 1 minute.
  4. After that, add ginger, lime juice, and onions.
  5. Raise the flame and afterward cook these vegetables on high for three minutes. As done, take this skillet off the flame.
  6. Bring water to boil in another saucepan and add the shrimps.
  7. Now, simmer the shrimps for around 3 minutes or till the shrimp becomes pink in colors.
  8. Transfer this shrimp to that skillet with onion mixture. Then, toss until combined.
  9. Now, serve this shrimp over the rice bed and ½ cup of cooked spinach or carrots.

Learn more: 29 Best Easy Healthy Shrimp Ideas

7. Granola Bars

healthy snacks for teens - granola bars

In general, this is also one of the easy healthy snacks for teens.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup of wheat germ
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ¾ cup of raisins
  • ½ cup of honey

Process:

  1. First of all, preheat the oven to 350 °F. Next, grease one baking sheet and keep it aside.
  2. Mix oats, brown sugar, wheat germ, raisins, cinnamon, and salt in a large bowl.
  3. Now pour egg, vanilla essence, oil, and honey in the center of this mixture.
  4. Then, mix it well with your hands. Place this mixture in the baking pan.
  5. Now bake these granola bars for around 30 to 35 minutes or till the bars become brown at the edges.
  6. Afterward, cook on this rack for about5 minutes before cutting.

8. Kale Chips

healthy snacks for teens - kale chips

You also should not skip this snack as you are seeking the healthy snacks for teens.

Ingredients:

  • 1 bunch of kale
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar

Process:

  1. First of all, preheat the oven to 300 °F.
  2. Next cut these inner ribs from the leaves of kale and discard. Tear these leaves into one uniform size.
  3. Then, wash these kale leaves thoroughly plus dry with paper towels. These leaves should be well dried.
  4. Place these kale leaves in one Ziploc bag. Add half of the olive oil and after that squeeze that bag so that this oil is evenly distributed.
  5. Now add the rest of oil and again squeeze that bag. All these leaves in that bag should be coated with oil properly.
  6. Afterward, sprinkle vinegar on these kale leaves, reseal that bag, and shake that bag again.
  7. Now, take these leaves from the bag and put on the baking sheet.
  8. Then, roast these leaves in the oven for about 35 minutes or till the leaves are crisp.
  9. Finally, season with pepper and salt and serve.

Learn more: Top Easy Kale Recipes

9. Sweet Potato Fries With Ketchup

healthy snacks for teens - sweet potato fries with ketchup

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ pounds sweet potatoes, and cut into half-inch strips
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • ½ a small onion, minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

Process:

  1. First of all, heat the oven to 450 °F.
  2. Next cover one baking sheet with nonstick aluminum foil and leave aside.
  3. On a baking sheet, put the sweet potatoes and then coat with cooking spray.
  4. Now sprinkle with pepper and salt and bake for half an hour at 450 degrees. Hold stirring these sweet potatoes halfway through.
  5. Then, over medium heat, you heat a nonstick skillet. Add garlic plus onion and cook for three minutes.
  6. Finally, serve the fries with the tomato ketchup.

10. Chicken Quesadillas

healthy snacks for teens - chicken quesadillas

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4, 6-inch of whole-wheat tortillas
  • 2 cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 1 ¾ teaspoons taco seasoning
  • 1 ½ tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • ½ cup salsa

Process:

  1. First of all, heat your oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Stir together chicken, onion, cheese and taco seasonings in one medium sized bowl. Now, stir in this cilantro.
  3. Put 2 tortillas on the baking sheet. Then, spread chicken mixture (a heaped cup) on each tortilla. Top this tortilla with another tortilla and after that press down gently.
  4. Now, bake the quesadillas at °F for about 7 to 8 minutes or till the cheese melts.
  5. Cut these tortillas into quarters and then serve with this salsa dip.

Learn more: 10 Health And Nutritional Advantages Of Chicken For Everyone

11. Whole Grain Pancakes

healthy snacks for teens - whole grain pancakes

When looking for the healthy snacks for teens, you should not miss this recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of whole-wheat pancake mix
  • ½ cup of fresh blackberries, blueberries, or chopped strawberries
  • 2 cups fat-free milk
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • Canola oil cooking spray
  • ½ cup of egg beaters
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup

Process:

  1. In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients until smooth. Allow the batter to stay for a few minutes.
  2. Now, heat a nonstick skillet and then coat it using cooking spray.
  3. Pour one dollop of batter and later swirl to make a four-inch diameter.
  4. Cook for some minutes on both sides. This pancake must have become a bit hard.
  5. Top it with syrup and then serve.

12. Vegetable And Tofu Stir Fry

 

Ingredients:

  • ½ teaspoon of sesame oil
  • ½ bell pepper, sliced
  • ½ teaspoon of olive oil
  • ½ cup of chopped asparagus
  • 4 oz of firm tofu and cut into half – inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • ½ cup broccoli florets, chopped
  • A pinch of pepper and salt
  • ½ cup of carrots, chopped

Process:

  1. Pour sesame and olive oil in a wok and next heat on high flame.
  2. Then add broccoli and carrots and stir-fry for around 4 minutes or till the vegetables are tender.
  3. Now, remove the broccoli and carrots and leave it aside.
  4. After that, add asparagus and bell peppers to the wok and now sauté for three minutes.
  5. Add broccoli and carrots back to the wok.
  6. Lastly, add tofu, salt, pepper, soy sauce, and sauté for three minutes.

Learn more: 18 Health & Beauty Advantages Of Olive Oil

13. Yogurt And Lamb Pita Pockets

healthy snacks for teens - yogurt and lamb pita pockets

This is also regarded among the best healthy snacks for ideas.

Ingredients:

  • 1 brown onion, grated
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 400 grams lamb mince
  • 2 tablespoons dried breadcrumbs
  • 200 grams plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh parsley leaves, finely chopped
  • 4 halved whole-wheat pita pockets
  • 180 grams mixed salad leaves

Process:

  1. First of all, preheat the oven to 200 °C. Line a baking tray using baking paper and keep it aside.
  2. Combine onion, cinnamon, parsley, cumin lamb mince, and bread crumbs in a large bowl. Season with pepper and salt and mix well.
  3. Now, shape this mixture into balls and put on the baking tray.
  4. Then, bake for around 15 to 20 minutes or till these balls are cooked through. Remove it from the oven and set it aside to completely cool.
  5. Take these pita pockets and then apply a yogurt layer on the insides of these pockets.
  6. Now, put the salad leaves in this pocket followed by these lamb balls.
  7. Lastly, serve with salsa sauce or sour cream.

Learn more: 18 Health And Beauty Advantages Of Yogurt Consumption

14. Chicken And Mushroom Torta

healthy snacks for teens - chicken and mushroom torta

Ingredients:

  • 20 grams unsalted butter
  • 250 grams Swiss brown mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 finely chopped garlic clove
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 200 grams baby spinach leaves
  • 4 sheets of frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • Pastry leaves to decorate
  • 2/3 cup onion marmalade
  • 300 grams Taleggio cheese, thinly sliced
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 poached and shredded chicken breast fillets

Process:

  1. First of all, preheat the oven to 190 °
  2. Next, in a pan, melt the butter and oil over medium heat. Then add mushroom and garlic and cook for around 3 to 4 minutes or till the mushroom soften.
  3. Lift the heat and then cook for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. After that, add spinach and thyme and cook for one minute.
  5. Lay this pastry sheet on work surface. Now spread the two tablespoons of onion, making an inch border.
  6. Top with one pastry sheet with this chicken mixture and later a quarter of cheese together with mushroom mix.
  7. Brush these edges with the egg wash. After that, carry the four corners to create a parcel and press these edges together to seal.
  8. Put the pastries on one lined baking tray and then decorate with these pastry leaves.
  9. Brush with this egg wash and now bake for about 20 minutes or till it turns golden.
  10. Lastly, serve the tortas alongside the green salad.

15. Vegetable Fritters

healthy snacks for teens - vegetable fritters

This is also one of the easy healthy snacks for teens that you can try.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup self-rising flour
  • ½ cup wholemeal self-rising flour
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 420 grams can corn kernels, drained
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled plus grated
  • 1 coarsely grated medium zucchini
  • ½ cup coarsely grated light cheddar
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Sweet chili sauce and sour cream to serve

Process:

  1. In a large bowl, sift the salt and flours.
  2. Add carrot, zucchini, cheddar cheese, and corn and mix to combine.
  3. Then whisk milk, eggs together, and now add this flour mixture to it. After that, stir to combine.
  4. In one large, nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat.
  5. Now, pour ¼ cup of this mixture into the pan and then cook for two minutes or till the bubbles appear.
  6. After that, flip and cook for two minutes or till it is cooked through.
  7. Repeat the same process to make other fritters.
  8. Lastly, serve the fritters with sour cream and sweet chili sauce.

16. Buffalo Chicken Pinwheels

healthy snacks for teens - buffalo chicken pinwheels

Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons buffalo wing hot sauce
  • 2 whole-wheat wraps
  • 2 tablespoons low fat blue cheese salad dressing
  • 2 large iceberg lettuce
  • 8 ounces thick-sliced chicken breast

Process:

  1. Stir together blue cheese dressing and buffalo sauce.
  2. Then, spread this tortilla wrap with this blue cheese mixture.
  3. Thereafter layer the tortilla with four ounces of chicken and the lettuce leaves on each wrap.
  4. Now, roll the wrap plus trim the ends.
  5. Slice the wrap and then serve with sour cream.

17. Tomato Balsamic Bruschetta

healthy snacks for teens - tomato balsamic bruschetta

Ingredients:

  • 8 plum tomatoes, diced
  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 loaf French bread
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

Process:

  1. In one bowl, toss together Parmesan cheese, basil, tomatoes, and garlic.
  2. Then, stir in the pepper, kosher salt, balsamic vinegar, and olive oil.
  3. Finally, serve this tomato mixture on the toasted bread slices.

Learn more: Top 13 Health Advantages Of Tomatoes For Men

18. Sunflower Seed And Carrot Muffins

healthy snacks for teens - sunflower seed and carrot muffins

Ingredients:

  • 140-gram container apple fruit puree
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup reduced-fat milk
  • 1 ¼ cups finely shredded carrot
  • 1 tablespoon light olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower seed kernels
  • 3 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind
  • 265 grams all-purpose flour mix
  • 1 ½ tablespoons sunflower seed kernels for garnishing
  • ½ teaspoon mixed spice

For the lemon icing:

  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind
  • 1 cup pure icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon melted butter
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Process:

  1. Firstly, preheat the oven to 180 °. Next line these muffin pans with liners.
  2. Sift the flour mix, baking powder, and mixed spices.
  3. Now, whisk together the eggs, sugar, apple puree, milk, and oil in one bowl until well combined.
  4. Then, stir in the lemon rind, sunflower seeds, and carrot.
  5. Thereafter add this flour mix and fold till well combined.
  6. Spoon this batter evenly among these muffin pans and then bake for about 18 to 20 minutes.
  7. Take out of the oven and allow it to cool on one wire rack.
  8. In order to make the lemon icing, you drain the icing sugar into one bowl and next add lemon rind and melted butter to it.
  9. Now, stir in this lemon juice to make a smooth paste.
  10. Then, drizzle the icing on these muffins and sprinkle these extra sunflower seeds on this.
  11. Keep aside for fifteen minutes and serve.

Learn more: 28 Health & Beauty Advantages Of Carrot, Carrot Juice & Carrot Oil

19. Cheese And Vegetable Pikelet

healthy snacks for teens - cheese and vegetable pikelet

Ingredients:

  • 1 small carrot, grated
  • ½ teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 small zucchini, grated
  • 1 ¼ cups buttermilk
  • 1 cup of wholemeal self-rising flour
  • ½ cup of fresh corn kernels
  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • ½ cup of self-rising flour
  • ½ cup grated tasty cheese

Process:

  1. First of all, squeeze the moisture from this zucchini.
  2. Now, in a frying pan, heat oil over medium flame. Then, add corn, zucchini, and carrot and cook for three minutes.
  3. After that, sift the flours into one large bowl and now add husks to it.
  4. Then, add buttermilk and egg and whisk to combine.
  5. Now, stir in zucchini mixture and cheese.
  6. Spray the pan with some olive oil and then heat over medium flame.
  7. Place a dollop of this mixture into that pan and cook for about 3 to 4 minutes or till the bubbles appear.
  8. Now, flip plus cook for another 2 minutes.
  9. Transfer to a plate and then serve.

20. Char Grilled Fruit Skewers

healthy snacks for teens - char grilled fruit skewers

Ingredients:

  • 1 mango
  • ¼ pineapple peeled, and sliced into one inch thick wedges
  • 125 grams strawberries, halved
  • ¼ cup of passion fruit pulp
  • 150 grams low-fat strawberry yogurt
  • 1 banana, and cut into thick slices

Process:

  1. First of all, on medium heat, preheat your barbecue plate.
  2. Peel, slice, plus cut the mango into some big cubes.
  3. Thread strawberries, pineapple, mango, and banana alternately on the skewers.
  4. Then, line that barbecue plate with one liner.
  5. Barbecue these skewers for around three to four minutes, turning every thirty seconds.
  6. Put the skewer on that plate and after that drizzle passion fruit pulp on this.
  7. Afterward, serve with yogurt.

21. Mexican Tortilla Roll

healthy snacks for teens - mexican tortilla roll

This is also one of the easy healthy snacks for teens.

Process:

1.      Top a whole wheat tortilla with two ounces of shredded cheddar cheese, 1/4 cup of finely chopped raw cauliflower and 1/4 cup of canned black beans.

2.      Then, heat this topped tortilla in your microwave for about 20 seconds or till the cheese is melted.

3.      Now roll the tortilla up to create one handheld Mexican tortilla roll.

22.  Cream Cheese And Apples Dip

healthy snacks for teens - cream cheese and apples dip

You also should not skip this recipe when looking for the easy healthy snacks for teens.

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup of orange juice
  • 5 medium apples; cored plus sliced
  • Cream cheese (1 8-oz. package); at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar

Process:

  1. Directly after coring apples, put them in one large bowl and next pour the orange juice on them.
  2. Stir so that these apples are coated.
  3. In one mixing bowl, combine brown sugar, cream cheese, and vanilla using a mixer.
  4. Then, place into 4 individual dipping bowls.

23. Apple Butter Turkey Wraps

healthy snacks for teens - apple butter turkey wraps

Ingredients:

  • Apple butter
  • 2 to 3 deli turkey slices
  • Sandwich wrap

Process:

  1. First of all, spread apple butter on this sandwich wrap.
  2. Now, layer on these turkey slices and then roll the wrap.

24. Mini Bacon Plus Cheese Quiche

healthy snacks for teens - mini bacon plus cheese quiche

This is also considered among the best healthy snacks for teens.

Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup of heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup of bacon; cooked crisp plus crumbled
  • Pepper and salt to taste
  • 30 mini Phyllo shells

Process:

  1. Beat the cream and eggs together in a mixing bowl.
  2. Pour the beaten egg mixture into these Phyllo shells.
  3. Then, sprinkle bacon and shredded cheddar in each shell.
  4. Now, bake each filled shell till the eggs are set.
  5. Leave to cool slightly and then enjoy!

25. Banana Mousse

healthy snacks for teens - banana mousse

Ingredients:

  • 1 package of unsweetened lemon gelatin
  • 1/2 cup of powdered nonfat milk
  • 1 – 1/2 cups of hot water
  • 1 banana, sliced

Process:

  1. In a blender, mix all of the ingredients and then blend on high till smooth.
  2. Now, pour into dessert cups and after that refrigerate until firm.

Learn more: 19 Health And Beauty Advantages Of Banana Consumption

26. Cheesy Apple Butter Snack

healthy snacks for teens - cheesy apple butter snack

Ingredients:

  • Apple butter to taste
  • 2 tablespoons of grape nuts or granola
  • 1 cup of cottage cheese

Process:

  1. In a bowl, place the cottage cheese and then swirl in apple butter.
  2. Now, top with grape nuts and afterwards enjoy.

27. Coconut Bananas Recipe

healthy snacks for teens - coconut bananas recipe

This is also one of the yummy and healthy snacks for teens.

Ingredients:

  • 2 bananas; peeled plus cut into one-inch pieces
  • 1 large orange
  • 1 cup of coconut; shredded
  • Honey or chocolate syrup to drizzle

Process:

  1. Put banana pieces in one bowl and next squeeze orange over them.
  2. Now, stir to so that the juice covers these banana pieces.
  3. Then, sprinkle on this coconut and stir again.
  4. Finally, drizzle honey and chocolate on top.

Learn more: 10 Health & Nutritional Advantages Of Coconut Water

28. Creamy Cheese Pretzel Dip

healthy snacks for teens - creamy cheese pretzel dip

General speaking, this recipe is also one of the easy healthy snacks for teens.

Ingredients:

  • 1 package of dry ranch dressing
  • 1 16-oz of sour cream
  • Pretzels for dipping
  • 1 cup of cheddar cheese

Process:

  1. Whisk together the ranch dressing mix and sour cream in a bowl.
  2. Refrigerate for two hours. Mix this shredded cheddar cheese into this dip.
  3. Then serve with the bite-size pretzels.

29. Chocolate Orange Ooze Cupcakes

healthy snacks for teens - chocolate orange ooze cupcakes

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces of cream cheese softened
  • 1/3 cup of sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 pkg of chocolate cake mix
  • Red and yellow food coloring

Process:

  1. First of all, prepare cake following box for cupcakes, till it comes to baking.
  2. To make filling: You need to combine cream cheese, sugar and egg. Blend in 1 drop of red food coloring and 2 drops of yellow food coloring; you can more coloring if needed to reach desired shade.
  3. Fill the cupcake liners half full with the cupcake batter, then put 1 teaspoon filling at the center of each.
  4. As cupcake bakes, this batter will lift to surround the filling.

Learn more: 22 Nutritional, Health And Beauty Advantages Of Chocolate

30. Honey Rice Crispie Snack

healthy snacks for teens - honey rice crispie snack

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups of crispy rice cereal
  • 1/2 cup of honey
  • 1/2 cup of multicolored candy sprinkles
  • 1/2 cup of peanut butter
  • Optional: 1/2 cup peanuts or raisins

Process:

  1. Put a wax paper piece on the table and on one cookie sheet for rolling the balls.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine powdered sugar, peanut butter, and honey. Stir till mixed well. Then, stir in raisins and cereal.
  3. Using your hands, shape mixture into one-inch balls.
  4. Roll balls in sprinkles and after that place on a cookie sheet.
  5. Now, refrigerate for 1 hour. The cookies should feel firm as touched.
  6. Serve right away or put in tightly covered container and then store in a

Learn more: Natural Health Advantages Of Honey For Skin, Hair And Body

31. Frozen Fruit Salad

healthy snacks for teens - frozen fruit salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 (8 oz pkg.) of cream cheese; soften
  • 1 can of crushed pineapple; drained
  • 1/2 cup of mayonnaise
  • 1 can of mandarin oranges; drained
  • 4 cups of mini marshmallows
  • Bananas-2; sliced at the last minute
  • One small container whipped topping

Process:

  1. The first step is to blend together the mayonnaise and cream cheese.
  2. Fold in whipped topping. Then, add fruit and pour into your container.
  3. You can use large flat baking dishes and next cut this salad to serve or you can also scoop it out.
  4. Freeze at least two hours before serving.

Learn more: 31 Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

If you want to know more about various healthy and delicious recipes, go to our main Food & Recipes page. Hope that this article will help you learn more a few easy and healthy snacks for teens. If you have any question or comment, please leave them below, I will respond you as soon as possible. What is your teen’s most preferred snack? Can you share your recipe with us? Please leave a comment below!

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