14 Heart Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss

14 Heart Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss

These snacks are not only healthy and delicious. They also include at least 3 grams of fiber per serving from ingredients like fruit, whole grains, nuts, and legumes, all of which can help support heart health and healthy digestion. Plus, this nutritious recipe is less than 200 calories per serving, has a low amount of saturated fat and sodium, making it a heart-healthy, low-calorie option that can help support weight loss if that’s your thing. Recipes like our Baked Blueberry & Banana-Nut Oatmeal Cups and Cranberry-Almond Energy Balls are light and satisfying options that will keep you feeling energized between meals.

Oatmeal Blueberry & Baked Banana-Banana Cups

Jamie Vespa

Muffin meets oatmeal in these moist and delicious oatmeal cups. The nutty taste of pecans and the sweet taste of fresh blueberries and banana make for an extra delicious snack or breakfast. Make batches on the weekends and store in your fridge or freezer for a quick and easy breakfast all week long. Reheat in the microwave for about 40 seconds. This healthy muffin recipe is a variation on our popular Baked Banana-Peanut Oatmeal Cups by Carolyn Casner.

Pistachio & Peach Bread

This breakfast is especially good if you have leftover ricotta cheese–plus it comes together in just 5 minutes.

Apple with Cinnamon Almond Butter

With a pinch of cinnamon, this healthy snack goes from plain to brilliant.

Carrot & Banana Muffins

Packed with flavorful and healthy ingredients, these carrot-banana muffins make a great snack or breakfast.

Cranberry-Almond Energy Ball

Ali Redmond

These energy balls are the perfect on-the-go snack. Filled with cranberries, almonds, oats and dates, this energy ball comes together in minutes. The maple syrup and tahini help hold it all together while adding a touch of sweetness and bitterness.

Vegan Pumpkin Bread

Flaxseed flour, which develops a gelatinous texture when mixed with water, replaces the egg and gives structure to this moist and flavorful loaf.

Blueberry-Pecan Energy Ball

Dried blueberries and pecans team up with cocoa nibs for a chocolate treat any time of day. The cocoa is slightly more bitter than the chocolate, but the maple syrup helps tame it. Almond butter and chia seeds provide protein to make this snack an essential snack to fuel your body.

Berry-Mint Kefir Smoothie

Kefir is similar to yogurt, full of gut-friendly probiotics. But it has fewer carbs and a more drinkable consistency – perfect for smoothies.

Cinnamon-Sugar Roasted Chickpeas

Roasting canned chickpeas until they are crispy is a simple and healthy snack. In this candied nut riff, chickpeas are coated with cinnamon sugar to make them irresistible! This snack is best enjoyed on the day it is made.

Blueberry-Lemon Energy Ball

Ali Redmond

If you’re looking for a midday snack, these irresistible blueberry-lemon balls pop in minutes and make the perfect on-the-go snack. The walnuts add a boost of plant-based protein and help keep you energized, while a dash of maple syrup adds sweetness

Jonathan Perno’s Spiced Candied Pecans

At home or at Campo, the restaurant he oversees at Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm in Albuquerque, chef Jonathan Perno loves to greet guests with spiced New Mexican pecans. You won’t see this in most spiced peanut recipes, but Perno blanches it to reduce some of the bitter tannins in the skin that can sometimes overpower the mild flavor of the pecans.

Avocado Crackers & Salsa

Avocado and salsa team up for a Southwest-inspired topping on whole grain crunchy bread. This snack is packed with fiber, vegetables, and healthy fats, and only takes minutes to make.

Air Fry Crispy Chickpeas

The air-fried chickpea snack has a strong taste and is very crunchy. Drying the chickpeas is very important for a good crisp, so don’t skip this step. If you have time, leave them on the counter to dry for an hour or two before frying.

Everything Bagels Microwave Popcorn

Full of rich umami flavor inspired by the classic bagel, this easy popcorn snack is sure to make your mouth water.

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