16 Healthy Snacks to Boost Weight Loss | Paleo & Gluten Free

Getting healthy and losing weight doesn’t mean you have to give up snacking. In fact, if you choose healthy snacks that are full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, then snacks can actually help to boost your overall wellbeing.

Additionally, if you have healthy snacks already prepped in advance, then you’re less likely to reach for the junky processed foods whenever you get hungry between meals or when those junk food cravings hit.

Not only will these healthy snacks curb your cravings, but they’ll also help to boost your energy, brain power, and overall wellness.

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#1 – Coconut Water Fruit Popsicles

Refreshing Coconut Water Fruit Popsicles | Low Calorie Healthy Summer Snack

These Coconut Water Fruit Popsicles are the perfect healthy summer snack. They’re super hydrating, refreshing, and a great way to sneak in antioxidants. They’re also kid-friendly and only 40 calories per popsicle!

Coconut Water Fruit Popsicles – Get the Recipe Here

#2 – Ranch Flavored Roasted Almonds

Ranch Roasted Almonds | Homemade & Low Carb Healthy Snack!

These Ranch Flavored Roasted Almonds are the perfect healthy snack if you’re craving something crunchy and salty. You can use this homemade ranch seasoning mix to make any type of homemade roasted nuts or seeds mixture.

Ranch Roasted Almonds – Get the Recipe Here

#3 – Mango Pineapple Energy Balls

No Bake Mango Pineapple Energy Balls | Easy Healthy Snacks

Energy balls are super popular in the health world and for good reason! You can make them in all varieties of flavors and they’ll last for up to 10 days in the fridge. For these energy balls, I made a mango pineapple flavor combination and – WOW! They’re so delicious!

Mango Pineapple Energy Balls – Get the Recipe Here

#4 – Flourless Protein Brownies

Healthy Flourless Protein Brownies (grain free!)

These Flourless Protein Brownies are fluffy and the perfect healthy snack if you’re craving something chocolate-y. They’re grain free and dairy free. And, feel free to eliminate the protein powder in this recipe.

Flourless Protein Brownies – Get the Recipe Here

#5 – Frozen Greek Yogurt Bark (high protein snack)

If you’re looking for a high protein snack, this frozen greek yogurt bark is perfect! It only requires 2-3 simple ingredients and the greek yogurt can be substituted with a dairy free yogurt if you’re strict paleo or sensitive to dairy.

Frozen Greek Yogurt Bark – Get the Recipe Here

#6 – Chili Lime Plantain Chips

Chili Lime Plantain Chips | Healthy Snack Recipes

Craving something crunchy and salty? Like chips? Make these homemade Chili Lime Plantain Chips instead! You can make these in the oven or in the air fryer. And, if you don’t like the chili lime flavor, just keep it simple with sea salt plantain chips.

Chili Lime Plantain Chips – Get the Recipe Here

#7 – Frozen Banana Snickers

Tiktok Famous Frozen Banana Snickers | Easy Healthy Snack Recipes

These Frozen Banana Snickers went viral on Tiktok, so I had to give them a try! And, they definitely lived up to the hype. They’re the perfect frozen dessert if you’re craving something sweet and chocolate-y.

Frozen Banana Snickers – Get the Recipe Here

#8 – Homemade Jello


Most store-bought jellos are full of added sugars and artificial colors and flavors. Homemade jello is super simple to make and is actually very beneficial for strengthening your gut lining, digestion, and overall wellness. It’s kid friendly and can be prepped in advance.

Homemade Jello – Get the Recipe Here

#9 – Dairy Free Ranch Dip

Homemade Dairy Free Ranch Dip and Salad Dressing

This homemade dairy free ranch dip is perfect for dipping carrots, celery, bell pepper, cucumber, etc. It’s an easy way to sneak in more veggies! You can also use this recipe as a salad dressing by adding a bit of water to thin out the consistency.

Dairy Free Ranch Dip – Get the Recipe Here

#10 – Classic Peanut Butter Cookies (no flour)

3-Ingredient Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

These flourless peanut butter cookies only require three simple ingredients. They’re full of flavor and if you’re not a fan of peanut butter (or allergic), you can easily use almond butter, cashew butter, etc. They’re kid-friendly, grain free, gluten free, and dairy free.

Classic Peanut Butter Cookies – Get the Recipe Here

#11 – Nacho ‘Cheese’ Kale Chips (no dairy)

How to Make Kale Chips in the Air Fryer | Crispy 'Cheesy' Kale Chips

I’m taking traditional kale chips up a notch with these Nacho ‘Cheese’ Kale Chips. The ‘cheese’ base is completely vegan and made using cashews and nutritional yeast. If you love traditional air fried kale chips, you’ll love these!!

Nacho ‘Cheese’ Kale Chips – Get the Recipe Here

#12 – Chocolate Almond Butter Cups

Sugar Free Dessert Chocolate Cups

If you’re looking for a healthy version of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, try this recipe! This healthy snack is perfect if you’re craving chocolate. You can use any type of nut butter for this recipe. And, if you’re on a Keto diet, you can easily make these keto-friendly by using a low carb sweetener.

Chocolate Almond Butter Cups – Get the Recipe Here

#13 – Banana Coconut Cookies

2-Ingredient Banana Coconut Cookies | Healthy Snack Recipes

This may be the easiest healthy cookie recipe you’ll ever make. It only requires two ingredients – shredded coconut and ripe bananas. Kids love these!! They’re vegan, paleo, grain free, gluten free, dairy free, and delicious!

2-Ingredient Banana Coconut Cookies – Get the Recipe Here

#14 – Fudgy Brownies

3-Ingredient Fudgy Brownies | Healthy Brownie Recipe

If you like fudge, you’ll love these fudgy brownies. And, the best part is they only require 3 ingredients – bananas, cacao powder, and nut butter. They’re creamy, rich, and the perfect amount of sweet. They’re also paleo, vegan, grain free, gluten free, dairy free, and egg free.

Fudgy Brownies – Get the Recipe Here

#15 – Super Seed Matcha Energy Balls

Healthy Vegan Desserts | Matcha Recipes

These Super Seed Matcha Energy Balls are not only energizing but loaded with antioxidants thanks to the matcha powder. These matcha energy balls are very tasty and make for the perfect afternoon snack if you need a natural pick-me-up.

Super Seed Matcha Energy Balls – Get the Recipe Here

#16 – Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Keto Dessert Recipes

Store bought puddings can be full of artificial ingredients and added sugars. But, did you know that it’s super easy to make your own homemade pudding? This chocolate pudding uses superfoods like avocado as it’s creamy base. It’s chock full of nutrients and full of the rich chocolate flavor.

Chocolate Avocado Pudding – Get the Recipe Here

If you make any of these healthy snacks, be sure to tag me on Instagram!

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One Comment

  1. Darlene Brown

    Hello, I really love what you are able to do with food in making it clean and truly healthy. I have been able to print most things off. I want to print other stuff like your yogurt fruit bowls and fruit lime mix. Not able to. Sometimes getting it to pull up so I can print them is difficult. Any suggestions that I need to do to be able to print any recipe I see from your site?

    Thank you and God Bless you on your upcoming wedding😊
    Darlene Brown


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