31 Dec Light Quick and Healthy Gluten Free Snacks
Light Quick and Healthy Gluten Free Snacks
It’s football season. Buffalo Wings. Chips and dip. Sliders. Chips and Guacamole. Ranch Dressing with ANYTHING and EVERYTHING. Let’s be real — does this sound familiar? Here is the deal… snacks do not have to be bad for you! These Light Quick and Healthy Gluten Free Snacks I have been posting have been super popular, so I decided to share a couple more with you and the boys might not even know they’re healthy! 🙂
Light Quick and Healthy Snacks #1- Zucchini Cheese Sticks
- 1 medium zucchini, shredded and chopped
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup Parmesan cheese 8 tbsp
- 1 tbsp ground flax seeds
- Himalayan salt to taste
Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Shred and chop zucchini. Place zucchini, egg, cheese and flax seeds in a mixing bowl and stir until all ingredients are well combined.
Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Pat the zucchini mixture into one rectangle piece on the parchment paper filling the cookie sheet.
Bake for approximately 10 to 15 minutes, pull cookie sheet out. Lay another piece of parchment paper on top and flip it over. Peel the parchment paper off the top and put back in the oven and bake for another 10 minutes.
Remove from oven and let cool slightly, then cut with pizza cutter into. You should yield about 15 sticks.
Light Quick & Healthy Snacks #2- Avocado and Edamame Stuffed Eggs
- 1 12 oz package edamame,shelled and thawed
- 1 medium avocado, peeled, seeded & cut
- ¼ cup chopped onion
- 3 tbsp lemon juice
- 2 tbsp basil pesto
- ¾ tsp Himalayan salt
- ¼ tsp fresh ground black pepper
- 1 dozen eggs
Directions: Boil eggs for 15-20 mins. Let cool & remove shell. Cut each egg in half remove yoke. In a food processor combine edamame, avocado, onion, lemon juice, pesto, salt and pepper. Blend until smooth. Place a tablespoon of edamame avocado mixture in each egg.
Light Quick & Healthy Snacks #3- Turkey Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
- 12 asparagus
- 4 slices of bacon
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- salt & pepper to taste
Wrap 3 asparagus with turkey bacon, lay in skillet, drizzle olive oil. Add salt & pepper to taste – Let cook for about 5 mins on high / flip then do other side.
“Be Happy…Be Healthy…Be Fit!”