Five Healthy Snack Ideas

It’s been awhile since I posted a Five Things I’m Loving This Friday, and I figured it was about time to start again. The topic that came to mind this week? Snack ideas. As I mentioned in last week’s and this week’s WIAW posts, while on my elimination I’ve been hungrier than usual, and that’s saying something considering I’m generally in run-eat-repeat mode. And without my usual go-to snacks like Greek yogurt, I’ve been figuring out where else to turn. The fruits of my labor can be found in the five healthy snack ideas I’m sharing today. Pun totally intended 🙂

 

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WIAW #37

Twas’ the week before Christmas, and all through the house (or apartment)…were wafting scents of delicious treats. Starting on this WIAW, which was actually a Sunday, with a Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Oatmeal Cake (going back to limited grains in preparation for my little procedure) and a mug of coffee for breakfast before a later morning run.

 

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Cinnamon Raisin Quinoa Muffins

When I first made the transition to eating gluten free, I learned to rely on gluten free oats as a base for many baked goods. Now that I’m limiting grains, I’ve found quinoa flakes to be an excellent substitute. With that in mind, I whipped up this batch of Cinnamon Raisin Quinoa Muffins over the weekend, perfect for breakfast or a snack just like my oat based banana, peanut butter, or pumpkin muffins. They take just ten minutes to whip up and fifteen to bake, and they’re grain free and easily made dairy free and even vegan!

 

These Cinnamon Raisin Quinoa Muffins are grain free, dairy free, and the perfect winter sweet treat.

 

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