Guaranteed to Take the Sneak Out of Snacking
For many folks, holidays are the hardest time of the year to stick with sensible eating habits since seasonal entertaining revolves around endless offerings of traditional sweet treats, cookies and rich goodies galore. But there’s no need to despair, for one surefire way to take the pressure off is by having an array of healthy homemade snacks on hand for worry-free indulging.
A healthy snack should contain little or no sugar, be low in salt or no salt when called for, be made with whole wheat or other natural flours rather than bleached white flour, and last but not least — should not leave your fingers dripping with grease!
Making your own customized munchies is a great way to cut the undesirable ingredients from snacks while helping to control additives and preservatives often used in the manufacture of common picks like barbecued peanuts, beer nuts, potato and other types of chips and crackers.
Below are some healthy homemade alternatives to store-bought snacks that are guaranteed to take the sneak out of snacking and make your holidays a whole lot more jolly. And good news is, these tasty treats are so easy and economical to make you can enjoy them all year round. They also make wonderful, affordable gifts.