Healthy Snack Alternatives for Junk Food

Happy Monday Squadies! Being quarantined means you are at home all day long with your kitchen and pantry not too far away. Especially in these stressful times, it’s easy to let your snacking habits get a little out of hand! That is why I want to share 4 of my favorite lean-snacks that will keep your taste buds happy and your health goals on track! These recipes are easy to follow and will have you snacking like a true lean-squaddie in no time. Here are my top 4 healthy snack alternatives for junk food!   

Lean Snack 1: Pumpkin Energy Balls 

Energy balls have been one of my staple snacks during quarantine. I love these because they are so easy to make, you only need 7 ingredients and 10 minutes! Can you believe it? In just 10 minutes you can completely step up your snacking game, feeling more energized and satisfied than ever.   The pumpkin energy balls use 2 of my favorite ingredients, almond butter and chocolate chips!! When adding all these lean-gredients together, you will end up with a snack that satisfies your quarantine sweet tooth while keeping the lean-train rolling!   

Lean Snack 2: Peanut Butter Protein Cookies

If you thought delicious cookies could not be lean and healthy, you were wrong squadie!! These peanut butter protein cookies are the perfect snack to add into your quarantine snacking. You only need 4 ingredients, so you can be snacking on leanicious and protein packed cookies in no time!   By combining peanut butter, whey protein powder, banana and oats, you will have the perfect solution to conquer those quarantine cravings! The peanut butter and banana will provide that sweetness your after, while also providing you with healthy fats and potassium!   

Lean Snack 3: Cookies and Cream Frozen Lean Treat

Are you ready to swap out those unhealthy quarantine snacks for some lean-tastic cookies and cream cups?! This frozen lean treat is 100% delicious as well paleo, gluten free, keto and low sugar. Making healthy food choices doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice on taste squadie!!  These cookies and cream cups require no baking and just 9 ingredients. During quarantine, this snack has helped me to feel energized throughout the day without the typical crash of a sugary treat. Swap out your sugary snacks for this lean treat, your body will thank you for it!   

Lean Snack 4: Lean Low Carb Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Ready fot the last healthy snack alternatives?! Last but not definitely not least, I want to share with you this ultimate lean snack! If you are ready for a deliciouslow carb snack that will boost your immune system this recipe is for you! The chocolate dip is made from scratch using the leanmazing ingredient “Skinny Chocolate” which is sweetened with stevia!    To top these tasty chocolate dipped strawberries off, you are going to use leanifyied icing! The frosting is made with Sukrin Melis, also naturally sweetened with stevia. Stevia is a lean-tastic ingredient replacement to incorporate this quarantine as it is low in calories and comes from a green leafy plant in South America! This lean snack is the perfect solution to keep your quarantine cravings in check guilt-free!!   

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