5 Healthy Snacks in Under 5 Minutes

Felicia Sapountzis

Whether you’re choosing to eat light in the lead up to summer, or simply don’t have enough time to make a complicated meal, it’s always a great idea to have a few easy recipes for those busy days ahead.

Try some of these yummy (and healthy) snacks which will take less than 5 minutes to prepare!

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Stuffed grape leaves

Try this traditional Mediterranean dish if you love the taste of something quick and fresh for lunch. Simply boil some rice, and add your favourite crunchy vegetables for a snack or side dish when you’re feeling peckish. Serve with lemon slices for extra zest!

5 Healthy Snacks in Under 5 Minutes

Baked onion rings

A healthier alternative to a classic recipe, this is a guilt-free way to enjoy a delicious snack when you’re at home. Chop some slices, then season with rosemary before baking for 5 minutes on a high heat.

5 Healthy Snacks in Under 5 Minutes

Energy balls

Make your favourite raw energy balls to keep in your handbag if you’re feeling hungry throughout the day. Prepare with rolled oats, sunflower seeds, blueberries, and a pinch of cinnamon for a tasty snack.

5 Healthy Snacks in Under 5 Minutes

Spinach smoothie

While the title of this may prove difficult to swallow, add some sweet fruits to disguise the taste of green veggies. Orange, banana, and a few strawberries mixed with spinach is a perfect treat at any time of the day.

5 Healthy Snacks in Under 5 Minutes

Wholegrain bruschetta

Transform a traditional bruschetta recipe by using wholemeal or grain bread instead of something like a baguette. Chop tomatoes, basil leaves, olive oil and a pinch of salt to create a delicious topping.

5 Healthy Snacks in Under 5 Minutes

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