5 Easy Office Snacks That Aren’t Potato Chips

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Snacks are an important part of your daily eating. Even having a small bag of carrots can make a difference in your health. Sometimes a busy day can make it difficult to get in those little snacks so, here are some easy – and delicious – ways to snack throughout the day!

FROZEN BLUEBERRY YOGURT BITES

Recipe and photo from Popculture

Ingredients

1 pint container blueberries

1 cup vanilla Greek yogurt

1 tbsp. stevia

Instructions

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a bowl, mix yogurt and sweetener.
  3. Gently fold in half the blueberries to coat in the yogurt. Remove them each with a fork, tapping the excess yogurt off as you go.
  4. Place the blueberries on the baking sheet and freeze for about 1 hour.

PARMESAN GARLIC ZUCCHINI CHIPS

Recipe and photo from Frugal Living Mom

Ingredients

1 lb. (about 4 cups) thin sliced zucchini

⅛ tsp. salt

1 oz. of finely grated Parmesan cheese

1 garlic clove finely grated or 1/8 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp. apple cider vinegar

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, mix the zucchini, salt, Parmesan cheese, garlic and vinegar.
  2. Arrange slices on dehydrator trays and dehydrate at 135°F for 5-10 hours or until crispy.

CINNAMON APPLE CHIPS

Recipe and photo from Carrie’s Experimental Kitchen

Ingredients

4 Apples, cored and sliced 1/8” thick

1-2 tsp. cinnamon

1-2 tsp. granulated sugar (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 200°F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the apples, cinnamon and sugar.
  3. Line a baking sheet with the apples flat on the pan. Be sure they aren’t overlapping.
  4. Bake 2-3 hours until the chips are dry yet still soft.

TUNA SALAD NORI WRAPS

Recipe and photo from Plating Pixels

Ingredients

1 5-oz. can tuna, drained

1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

1 tbsp. canned coconut milk

½ tsp. lemon juice

½ tsp. cumin

¼ tsp. salt

4-6 nori seaweed sheets

2 carrots thinly sliced

1 cucumber thinly sliced

1 avocado sliced

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, mix tuna, olive oil, coconut milk, lemon juice, cumin and salt.
  2. Roll mixture and veggies into nori wraps.

BAKED BROCCOLI TOTS

Recipe and photo from Gimme Delicious Food

Ingredients

2 cups uncooked or frozen broccoli

1 large egg

¼ cup diced yellow onion

⅓ cup cheddar cheese

⅓ cup panko breadcrumbs

⅓ cup italian breadcrumbs

2 tbsp. parsley

½ tsp. salt

½ tsp. pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Blanch broccoli in boiling water for 1 min. then remove and run under cold water to stop the cooking process. Drain well.
  3. Chop broccoli finely and mix with egg, onions, cheddar, breadcrumbs and seasoning. Scoop about 1.5 tbsp. of mix and gently press between your hands into a firm ball then shape into a tater-tot shape and place on nonstick baking sheet.
  4. Bake for about 18-24 minutes, turning halfway.