Cooking healthy and junk free meals is a challenging task for all women. The right mix of ingredients and easy to do recipes are all you need to prepare a healthy snack for the mid-breaks. Recipes focused on fruits, veggies, legumes, whole grains and lean meats are ideal to keep you away from the junk food. Junk foods are loaded with saturated fat and sodium that increase the risk of stroke, heart attack and similar health conditions. Pre-packed and fast foods make you junk addicts therefore, choose for snacks that are healthy and more rewarding. Let us see some interesting recipes and ideas to prepare an easy snack that will keep you at miles from junk food.
Oatmeal makes a fiber packed, healthy and a very inexpensive snack option. Control the portion of walnuts and cranberries to fit the dish in your wallets.
- ½ cup oats
- 1 cup water
- ¼ apple, chopped
- ½ tsp cinnamon powder
- 2 tbsp walnuts, chopped
- 2 tsp cranberries, dried
- 1 tbsp maple/pancake syrup (optional)
Method: Microwave oats soaked in water for one minute, stir and again microwave for 30 sec. Sprinkle cinnamon powder into the oatmeal and top it with chopped walnuts, apple and cranberries. Drizzle little maple syrup. You may use milk if you like so.