Tasty and Healthy Snacks to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

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If you’re trying to stick to your weight loss regimen, but don’t want to give up your sweet tooth, here are 5 tasty and healthy snacks to satisfy your cravings without derailing your diet. These recipes are easy to make, so you can whip them up at the last minute and be enjoying them within minutes too! Here are some of our favorites

1) Low-Sugar Fruit

If you’re looking for a healthy snack that will satisfy your sweet tooth, try fruit! Fruit is naturally low in sugar, contains vitamins and minerals, can be mixed with other foods for added taste, and best of all you can eat it anytime of the day. Here are five tasty snacks that are perfect for when you need something sweet. 

-Apple: Apples are a great way to get your daily dose of vitamin C. They also contain potassium which aids in muscle recovery after exercise. If you want something sweeter, take some dried cranberries or raisins from your pantry shelf and combine them with an apple slice. The tartness from the fruit will cut through the sweetness in the dried berries or raisins giving both flavors a chance to shine through.

2) Baked Goods

For a quick fix, try making some baked goods. A batch of these cookies will only take an hour or so, and they’re the perfect substitute for that afternoon snack craving. I recommend adding some chocolate chips to the recipe if you want something a little extra indulgent!

1 Cup Butter (softened)

1 Cup Brown Sugar 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract

2 Cups Flour

1/2 Teaspoon Salt

1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda

3) Gluten-free biscuits

Gluten free biscuit is a great alternative for those who want something sweet but don’t want all the calories that come with other sweets. They are available in a variety of flavors, so you will always have your favorite flavor on hand. Plus, they are fat-free and cholesterol free!

#1) Gummy Bears: These little bears are not only delicious, but they come in a variety of colors. This is perfect for those who like to mix up their snacks or color-coordinate them with outfits! 

#2) Gummi Frogs: These frogs provide the same benefits as gummy bears, but they come in fun shapes such as frogs or worms! They also come in many different colors just like the bears.

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