5 Healthy Valentine’s Day Snack Ideas
The love holiday or Valentine’s Day is a time we show our loved ones how much we care about them.
Creating entertaining snacks will definitely please these special people and allow us to show our love in a creative way.
And even more, all these ideas are super healthy, so what can be better? So, check out our interesting ideas and make someone happy and healthy.
1. Gluten and dairy free Valentine lava cake
This gluten & dairy free decadent lava cake is the perfect dessert for Valentine’s Day.
– 4 oz. Dairy-free dark chocolate
– 2 tbsp. Honey
– ½ tsp. Organic vanilla extract
– 2 eggs
– 1 tbsp. Almond flour
– 2 tbsp. Coconut oil
– 1/2 tbsp. sugar-free cocoa powder
– A pinch of sea salt
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease four small ramekins with coconut oil spray and dust with cocoa powder. Melt chocolate with coconut oil in a small pan and set aside. In other bowl mix together vanilla, eggs, honey and sea salt. Add almond flour and cocoa powder and mix ingredients together until smooth. Divide the mixture among the ramekins and place on a baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes and serve it warm.
2. Healthy Valentine snack
Need a little something to balance out the sugar this Valentine’s Day? Who doesn’t love a heart shaped food? You’ll love this healthy Valentine’s Day snack!
– 2 red bell peppers
– 2 yellow bell pepper
– 1 cucumber, peeled, sliced
– Miniature heart shaped cookie cutters
– Greek yogurt dip
Use the cookie cutters to press out heart shapes. Slice the red peppers and place them on the top row on a plate. In second row place, yellow heart shaped pepper, and in the third-row place heart shaped cucumbers. Repeat procedure until the plate is full. Serve with Greek yogurt. Enjoy!
3. Healthy Valentine’s snack mix
Skip the high-calorie Valentine snacks and sub in this delicious and healthy ones to make everyone happy.
– 1/2 cup freeze dried strawberries
– 1/2 cup yogurt bites
– 1/2 cup rice or corn Chex
– 1/2 cup strawberry fruit snacks
– 1/2 cup sour cherry candies
Mix all in a large bowl and enjoy!
4. Strawberry granola frozen yogurt bites
– 200 g strawberry yogurt
– 50 g Granola
Lay out approximately 12 cupcake cases or silicone muffin cups on a small baking sheet or tray. Make a thin layer of granola over the bottom of each cake case. With a spoon, dollop yogurt on top of the granola in each cake case until the entire yogurt has gone. Place the cups into the freezer and leave for a few hours until set solid. Once frozen through, remove from the cases and serve.
5. Avocado & chocolate mousse
If you’re searching for a quick, easy and healthy dessert for Valentine’s Day, you are in the right place. This tasty Avocado & Chocolate Mousse won’t disappoint.
– 2 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted
– 4 dates, pitted
– 1/4 cup dark chocolate
– 1/4 cup cocoa powder
– 1 cup soy milk
– 1 tbsp. Agave nectar
– 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
Melt the chocolate over very low heat or using a double boiler. Set aside. In a food processor, add the avocados, dates, melted chocolate, cocoa powder, vanilla extract and agave nectar. Turn it on and slowly pour in the soy milk through the feed tube. Process mixture until smooth and silky, for about 2-3 minutes. Refrigerate for 1/2 hour. For serving, top each mousse with cocoa nibs and fresh mint. Enjoy your meal!