Snack Recipes

Healthy & Natural Snacks

Latest Snack Recipes from the Ask Dr Ernst Show


Almond Butter Energy Bites

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 CUP Chopped Dark Chocolate Bits 1 CUP Gluten Free Oats 1/2 CUP Flax Meal 1 TBSP Chia Seeds 2/3 Cup Almond butter 5 TBSP Raw Honey DIRECTIONS TO PREPARE ALMOND BUTTER:  Place almonds, vanilla and cinnamon into a food processor and pulse/blend for 5 minutes or until smooth DIRECTIONS TO PREPARE ENERGY BITES:…

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Jalapeño Bacon Fat Bomb Poppers

INGREDIENTS: 6 oz Grass-Fed Cream Cheese 5-6 Pieces Cooked Turkey/Beef Bacon 1 TBSP Coconut Oil 2 Medium Jalapeño Peppers 1 TSP Dried Parsley 1/2 TSP Onion Powder 1/2 TSP Garlic Powder 1/8th TSP Ground Pepper 1/8th TSP Himalayan Salt DIRECTIONS: Remove the seeds from the jalapeño pepper, chop finely into pieces as small as you…

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Cultured Coconut Cream Yogurt

INGREDIENTS: 1 can Full Fat Organic Coconut Milk 2 Capsules Probiotics (MBC by Systemics) 1/2 tsp Xanthan Gum 2/3 cup Coconut Cream Directions: Open and mix thoroughly the coconut milk so that all the water blends smoothly with the fat. Transfer blended coconut into a large mason jar, add contents of 2 probiotic capsules, mixing…

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“Cheesy” Roasted Cauliflower

Ingredients: 1 Large Head Of Cauliflower 3 TBSP Avocado Oil 3 TBSP Nutritional Yeast Powder 1⁄2 tsp Smoked Paprika 1⁄2 tsp Himalayan Salt Pinch of Cayenne Pepper (optional) Instructions: Add chopped cauliflower to a large mixing bowl. Drizzle Avocado Oil, mixing well to ensure fully coated. Slowly add nutritional yeast and smoked paprika, mixing with…

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Baked Zucchini Fries

Ingredients 1 or 2 large organic zucchinis* 5 cup almond flour 1 free-range egg 1 tsp Himalayan pink salt + pepper to taste 3-4 tbsp Cajun spice   Instructions Preheat oven to 425°F Combine almond flour, spices, and salt in a bowl Beat egg in a separate bowl Slice zucchini into a fry shape Dip…

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Honey Graham Crackers

Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 16 mins Yield: 1 dozen crackers   Ingredients: ½ cup coconut flour, sifted ½ tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp Himalayan sea salt ¼ tsp baking soda 2 free-range egg whites ¼ cup coconut oil, softened ¼ cup raw (preferably local) honey 1 tsp pure vanilla extract   Method Preheat oven…

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Almond Crisps

Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 10 mins Yield: 3 dozen crackers   Ingredients: 2 cups blanched almond flour 2 ½ Tbsp nutritional yeast 4 tsp coconut oil, melted 4 tsp cold water 4 tsp free-range egg whites ½ tsp baking soda ¼ tsp Himalayan sea salt   Directions: Preheat oven to 350° Place all…

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Kale Chips

1 Bunch of Organic Kale Sea Salt Spectrum Naturals Spray Coconut Oil Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Pull Kale leaves off stem in one inch pieces. Put on baking sheet, they can semi overlap. Spray evenly with oil, do not saturate but get all leaves. Salt to taste evenly over leaves. Bake at 250 degrees…

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Chia Mix

Ingredients 1/2 cup chia 1/2 cup flax seeds 1 cup pumpkin seeds   Using a food processor, blend thoroughly until finely ground. Store in a air tight glass container in refrigerator. Can be used up to two weeks.

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Roasted Carrot Fries

Craving that satisfying crunch? Feeling the need to dip? Maybe you’ve got a summer cook-out coming up. These roasted carrot fries are the healthy answer. Ingredients: 6 large carrots 
3 Tbsp. avocado oil or olive oil 1 tsp. sea salt
Freshly ground pepper to taste 1 tsp. garlic powder Directions: Cut each carrot into “french fry”…


Breakfast Trail Mix

This is a great recipe for a quick breakfast, a midday snack or just a pick-me-up whenever it’s needed. Full of protein and good fats and a hint of sweetness that makes it hard to stop once you’ve taken a bite. Ingredients: 1 cup almonds 1 cup walnuts 1 cup pecans 1 cup raw, unsweetened…

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Grain-Free Granola

We get it all the time, “What? I can’t have granola for breakfast?” It’s been sold as a healthy food for decades–and it might be in moderation if it weren’t for the toxic grains. But never fear! The Ernsts are here to offer you a fresh and healthy alternative: grain-free granola. Ingredients: 1/4 cup whole…