It’s 4/20! AKA, every stoner’s favorite holiday! By now, you’re probably already beyond cloud 9, and now you’re hungry af. But instead of pigging out on some super greasy and fattening, yet delicious snacks, here are some mouthwatering and healthier alternatives you can easily make at home.
First thing’s first, let’s break down the ideal stoner snack. It definitely has to be yummy, fresh, and include some interesting textures and ingredients that aren’t too hearty – no need for pointless calories!
Check out these 9 options to kick those cravings to the curb!
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- Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Wedges with Garlic Avocado Aioli
These babies will have you popping them ‘til no tomorrow! Baked sweet potato wedges are not only addictive and delicious, but they’re super easy to create and guilt-free. Along with its healthy garlic avocado dipping sauce, these will be your new fav snack. Check out the recipe here.
- Baked Parmesan Zucchini or Avocado Fries & Chipotle Dipping Sauce
If sweet potato fries aren’t your thing, no worries, we’ve got options! These super easy to make and gluten-free zucchini Parmesan encrusted fries are everything. And you can also swap these out for some avocado slices to make a crunchy snack with a smooth and buttery soft core. Check out the zucchini version here, and the the avocado twist here.
- Crispy Plantain Chips with Guacamole
Who doesn’t love a quick and easy salty and savory snack? Instead of a bag of boring tortilla chips, why not go grab a couple of plantains, slice them up, bake them, and add a little salt to dip in some delicious guac? This snack is surefire to satisfy a craving. Learn how to make it here.
- Grilled Sweet Potato Nachos
What do you call cheese that isn’t yours? NACHOS!! Ok, now that that’s over, who’s ready for healthy nachos? This is a plate that is full of flavor, color and texture, and best of all, won’t make you feel bad for scarfing down. Here’s how to make it.
- Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites
Who doesn’t like buffalo wings? Ok, well maybe a veggie or vegan, but here’s a healthy no-meat alternative that’ll taste just like the fan-favorite classic, minus the guilt. This recipe even includes dairy-free ranch dipping sauce and is loaded with tons of flavor. Learn how to make it here.
- Light & Fit Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps
If you dislike tacos, you’ve got some serious reevaluating to do. I mean, especially these cute and healthy turkey tacos in lettuce wraps. Skip the carb-filled tortillas and grab some light green leaves and add some less greasy ground turkey for this light and refreshing meal sure to keep you full. Here’s how to make it.
- Mini Corn Dog Muffins
Here’s a twist to the classic carnival favorite, easy to make at home. Though it doesn’t necessarily level up to a real deep fried corn dog on a stick, this more convenient, healthier and cheaper alternative definitely gets the job done in satisfying that craving. Check out the recipe here.
- Toasted Waffles with Nutella Spread
Who doesn’t love Nutella? This super low budget and simple alternative to the popular dessert favorite, crepes with Nutella, will be sure to satisfy your craving and serve as a healthier option. Especially when using wheat waffles versus the original. And it’s even healthier than a crepe, providing you with protein and fiber along with the natural antioxidants from the hazelnut spread. Here’s how to make it.
- 2 Ingredient Banana Pancakes
What, just two? Yeah, you read that right. All you need is 2 eggs and a banana to make these uber delicious , sweet, and gluten free flapjacks. Using your skillet and a blender, these are seriously easy to make. Protein filled and flourless pancakes will knock that sweet tooth right on out. Get ready for a cash out from the tooth fairy. Check out the recipe here.
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