Greatist HQ is pretty much packed with snackers (and healthy snacks!). Whether it's a simple rice cake with nut butter or toaster-roasted crunchy chickpeas, we take these healthy recipes to the kitchen every day, and we love 'em. Try some of our snack and side dish recipes at home with these recipes:
This simple side dish is perfect alongside a meaty main dish or roasted vegetables.
This healthy dip couldn't get any easier. Combine in a blender or food processor, whiz it up, and get snacking!
This gluten-free and vegan treat tastes as cheesy as the real thing, without any of the dairy.
Sick of the classic corn chips and salsa? Try these fresh eggplant chips with a super-cool Greek yogurt dip for a healthier alternative that’s sure to impress at any get together.
This lighter take on classic hummus will be a staple on the picnic table all summer long. The secret? Fresh basil and white beans (in place of chickpeas). The best part? Eight ingredients and it’s on the table in five minutes or less.
Need a last-minute party snack to ring in the new year? Try these simple stuffed mushrooms for a healthier take on the classic bite.
Try this classic Mediterranean finger food for a unique appetizer, snack, or side dish.
These spicy roasted chickpeas are east to make an can be brought along anywhere. Plus, they require just four ingredients.
These fun-to-make oat and sunflower seed butter bites are the perfect afternoon snack (or on-the-go breakfast).
A great Super Bowl party (or, really, any sports game viewing sesh) would be nothingw ith a solid spread of snacks. We've got healthier versions of wings, spinach artichoke dip, and corn dogs for a less guilty way to get your snack on.
To fill a rumbly-tumbly void before your next meal, look no further than this high-fiber list with a snack for each day of the month!
From baked apples to veggies and dip, we've got 31 healthy snacks all for 100 calories or less.
Silence those hunger pangs with a protein-rich sweet or savory Greek yogurt snack.
Eating a full meal before or after training isn't always easy, but don't skimp when it comes to snack time. Here are 50 simple recipes to hit the spot before and after a tough workout.
Eating healthy while on-the-go isn't just a pipe dream. We collected 31 of the best healthier prepackaged snacks—all under 150 calories!—for every day of the month.
Don't get stuck in a snack-time rut! Here are 31 tasty and inventive high-protein snacks to keep you full till your next meal.
When the next "snack-attack" occurs, use these satisfying snack suggestions that won't ruin appetite or healthy habits!
Need more ways to fit fall flavors into your daily diet? Here are 30 snacks that will do just that (without breaking the calorie bank).
Sick of eating your apples and banans plain? Try one of these inventive snacks for an easy way to amp up your eating.
Here are 30 of the best, healthier breakfast options that are also perfect when packed as mid-day snacks!
Enjoy these “fried” treats without the guilt of the classic recipe.
Try this healthier substitute for classic potato wedges to satisfy those comfort food cravings this fall.
Need any easy winter-friendly veggie side dish? Look no further than this slightly sweet carrot dish!
Try this simple, delicious vegetable side dish for your next fall meal.
Need an alternate for the classic white mashed potatoes? Try this inventive substitute for a healthier (and equally delicious) side dish.
Craving a creamy side dish but not keen on all the calories? Try this recipe that uses coconut milk to achieve a luscious texture without all the added fat.
With only one pot to clean, this is an easy, healthy, fresh, and flavorful dinner option.
Throw some spice on the dinner table! This veggie mixture makes the perfect quick side or main dish for any day of the week.
What’s fluffy and white and absolutely delicious? Mashed cauliflower! This mashed potato-lookalike is just as delicious and much healthier. Plus, it packs so much flavor, there’s no gravy required.
Looking for the perfect side dish? Try these guilt-free Brussels sprouts for the perfect addition to any meaty meal.
Fall Spices? In cranberry sauce? Count us IN! Try this twist on classic old cranberry this Thanksgiving.
Carrots are a great source of beta-carotene, but all too often they’re just plain boring. These carrots are a refreshing change, and because they’re baked, nutrients won’t leach out into the cooking water.
Take a chance and throw these garlicky greens on the table. They taste great and offer an extra-heavy dose of Antioxidants!
Whether you call it stuffing or dressing, no Thanksgiving would be complete without this holiday staple. And this quick and easy recipe is full of unexpected veggies and can be made vegetarian-friendly.
Based on brown rice and topped with an egg, this quick 10-minute recipe makes the perfect quick meat-free weeknight dinner. After all, anything is better when it's topped with an egg!
Swap out the jiggly canned stuff for this orange-and-honey sweetened version this Thanksgiving.
Give thanks for cranberries this Thanksgiving! These tart little suckers pack some major punches when it comes to health benefits and disease prevention, so go ahead and scoop a second helping.
This recipe for ragout uses cherry tomatoes for an extra acid kick and flavor boost.
With just three ingredients and less than 20 minutes start-to-finish, this roasted asparagus recipe makes one simple, crowd-pleasing dish.
Don’t fear cauliflower’s bitter taste or unusual all-white (even after Labor Day) look. This superfood is rich in vitamin C and cancer-fighting compounds.
Not only can ginger spice up the flavor of a recipe, it also packs a healthful punch of tummy-ache-fighting, sore-muscle-blasting, and potentially cancer-slowing compounds.
Loaded with nutrients and vitamins, eggs are a nutritional powerhouse.
Beans are high in fiber, low in fat, and easy on the wallet, which makes these versatile legumes the latest Greatist Superfood.
A little heat (or a lot if you want more hot sauce) and garlic turns simple shrimp into a knockout finger food.