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5 Healthy Twists on Old-School Snacks

  • Root + Revel

    Coconut Oil Sriracha Popcorn with Nori

    Ditch the highly processed microwave popcorn bags—they're lined with toxic PFOA (linked to fertility and prenatal issues) as well as hydrogenated oils, artificial flavors, and excess sodium—and make your own popcorn instead. Try this quick and easy coconut oil sriracha popcorn with nori. It's salty and spicy with tons of umami flavor. 

    Get the recipe: Coconut Oil Sriracha Popcorn with Nori

  • Minimalist Baker

    PB&J Chia Pudding

    Instead of sugar-laden PB&J on white bread (hello, dieter's nightmare), try this PB&J chia pudding. It's made with wild blueberries, vegan milk, and heart-healthy chia seeds for a tasty and satisfying snack.

    Get the recipe: Peanut Butter & Jelly Chia Pudding

  • Mantitlement

    Antipasto Salad Kabobs

    Instead of Lunchables (full of trans fats, sugar, nitrates, and excess saturated fat), try this nutrient-dense antipasto kabob with salami, prosciutto, greens, mozzarella cheese, olives, and roasted red peppers. Way more satisfying, way more delicious.

    Get the recipe: Antipasto Salad Kabobs

  • Eat Drink Paleo

    Paleo Nachos with Sweet Potato Chips

    Forget the greasy tortilla chips and cheese, try thesePpaleo nachos with sweet potato chips and a delicious vegan "cheese" sauce. Load it up with veggies and omega-3-rich guacamole.

    Get the recipe: Paleo Nachos with Sweet Potato Chips.

  • Simply Quinoa

    Salted Dark Chocolate Energy Bites

    Instead of ultra-sugary brownies from a box, try these sea salt dark chocolate energy bites that are made with protein-heavy quinoa and naturally sweetened with dates.

    Get the recipe: Salted Dark Chocolate Energy Bites


Kate Parham Kordsmeier

Kate Parham Kordsmeier is an Atlanta-based freelance food and wellness writer, recipe developer, spokesperson and TV host for more than 100 outlets, including USA Today, EatingWell, CNN, Cooking Light, The Washington Post, Clean Eating, Women’s Health, Shape, Vegetaria  More →

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