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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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…

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Toni’s Nut & Energy Bars

Shoutout to Toni Steedman Zelickson for this fantastic recipe! These energy bars are so full of energy-packed nutrients, they are a great way to keep you going throughout the day. Makes 2 standard loaf pans plus 24 mini-muffins or 2-3 loaves (depends on how high you want loaves) Bake 325 for 50-60 min, depends on…