These healthy sweet snacks will ensure you stick to your weight loss goals and keep you satisfied between meals! With over 10 EASY and DELICIOUS recipes on hand, you’ll have plenty of variety, including plenty of diet friendly options!
As someone who diets regularly, having snacks on hand is imperative.
Snacking between meals keeps me energised throughout the day and also aids my weight loss goals. Before I started paying attention to my food, I’d often reach for candy bars or ice cream, which aren’t the best options. If I didn’t snack on one of those, I’d simply remain hungry until dinner time and then overdo it because of my hunger!
To ensure I stick to my goals, I try to keep my snacks on the healthier side. Because I’m more of a sweet snacker, you can bet my snacks reflect that too.
What sweet can I eat on a diet?
There are plenty of sweet snacks to choose from but an easy and foolproof one to have on hand are these sweet snack bars. They require just four ingredients and take less than a minute to make. They also don’t require any baking. Here is how to make it.
- Oat flour– Skip the expensive store bought kind and simply make your own.
- Peanut butter– smooth and creamy peanut butter with no added sugar. You can use almond butter or a nut free alternative, like sunflower seed butter.
- Maple syrup– Adds sweetness and helps hold the bars together.
- Chocolate chips– Melted and drizzled on top. You can skip the sugar and use sugar free chocolate chips.
In a mixing bowl, add the oat flour, peanut butter, and maple syrup and mix until combined. Transfer the mixture into a lined square pan and press down into place. Refrigerate the bars for 30 minutes to firm up, before slicing them up and drizzling with some melted chocolate.
Storing and freezing instructions
- To store: Leftover snacks can be stored in the refrigerator, covered, for up to two weeks.
- To freeze: Place the bars in a ziplock bag and store them in the freezer for up to six months.
What are healthy sweet snacks?
These are the best healthy sweets and snacks you need to have up your arsenal. They all are packed with healthy and wholesome ingredients and require minimal prep. These snacks include no bake snacks, sweet snacks, baked snacks, and more. Having plenty of variety for any weight loss diet, and with these ten recipes, you have no excuses. All you need to do is put a few minutes aside to do some prepping on the weekend and your snack game will be strong for the week ahead!
Healthy sweet snacks
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No bake oatmeal cookies
Cookie dough protein bars
Healthy chocolate chip cookies
Chocolate mug cake
Frequently Asked Questions
These sweet snack recipes included here are all low in sugar and high in complex carbs. With that said, you are best to speak to a medical professional to ensure these are suitable for you.
Low sugar granola bars, protein bars, and fruit flavored Greek yogurt are all healthy sweet snack options you can find at grocery stores, gas stations, and any place snacks are sold.
Every recipe included here is suitable for those who are pregnant, as they do not contain raw eggs, raw flour, or any other foods that could jeopardise a pregnancy. If you have any reservations, speak to a medical professional for clarification.
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Healthy Sweet Snacks (Low calorie!)
- 1 3/4 cup oat flour gluten free, if needed
- 1/2 cup peanut butter
- 1/3 cup maple syrup
- 1/4 cup chocolate
- Line an 8 x 8-inch pan with parchment paper and set aside.
- In a mixing bowl, mix together the oat flour, peanut butter, and maple syrup until combined.
- Transfer the mixture into the pan and press down until smooth. Refrigerate the bars for 30 minutes.
- Remove the pan from the refrigerator and slice into bars. Melt the chocolate and drizzle over each one.
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Your timing is perfect here, mate! We’ve been counting calories since before Thanksgiving…and it’s working. But I just didn’t even try on Christmas Day. Oops. Haha! Hope you are having a great holiday break, and I hope it’s full of lots and lots of 100 calorie snacks. Nomnomnom. 🙂
Oh man I need to refer to this list again and again and again. I just ate homemade nutella…serving of 10.
Thanks for all of the yummy looking low cal recipes! While family and friends enjoyed my cookies, I stuck to dark chocolate over the Christmas weekend. 🙂 Happy New Year!
😀 Thanks SO much, Joanne- I’m so glad for your readership and friendship 🙂
What a lineup of STARS and GEMS! Now I don’t count calories, but it’s SOOOOO easy for me to overdo desserts, especially healthy ones! Thanks so much for this post! Everything looks amazing, UNSURPRISINGLY. 😉
🙂 You are a gem xx
They all look awesome, but I’m keto, can you make any keto oatmeal anything? Please try, I really miss Oatmeal cookies, etc.
Thank you, Cristina
Tons on my site, have a search.