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SparkPeople's Heart-Healthy Snack Recipes

These recipes meet AHA and ADA guidelines for heart healthy levels of calories, fat, sodium, saturated fat and cholesterol.

(11 Recipes) Created by SPARK_HEART

Recipes in this Collection

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
Very Good 4.1/5
(386 ratings)

Not too sweet but not too healthy, these delightful muffins are equally delicious for breakfast or dessert.

Submitted by FIREFLY75

Carbs: 16.1g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 2.4g | Calories: 91.7
 Flaxseed, Wheat, and Bran Muffins
Very Good 4.4/5
(369 ratings)

High fiber, healthy breakfast muffin.

Submitted by KIMBERK24

Carbs: 20.8g | Fat: 3.4g | Fiber: 2.8g | Protein: 2.9g | Calories: 115.7
Faux Fried Cheese Sticks
Very Good 4.2/5
(289 ratings)

We cut the grease and used reduced-fat string cheese to re-create a pub favorite.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.1g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 15.4g | Calories: 145.2
BLT Potato Snacks
Good 3.9/5
(53 ratings)

A lighter take on a pub favorite! For extra veggies, top with chopped tomatoes.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21.1g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 6.9g | Calories: 128.4
Lemon Zucchini Dip
Good 3.9/5
(28 ratings)

This dip is great for a midday snack alongside vegetables or whole-grain crackers or as a cold sauce for sandwiches.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 3.7g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 37.9
Mini Taco Cups
Very Good 4.3/5
(48 ratings)

These bite-size tacos are always a hit in our house! Have some fun with this recipe; try adding chopped chives, avocado, different varieties of beans, or red onions.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.9g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 40.4
Pumpkin Dip
Good 3.9/5
(80 ratings)

Try this dip on a toasted whole-wheat bagel at breakfast or with apple slices or whole-grain crackers for a snack. It's even good with carrots.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.6g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 30.7
Spring Rolls
Very Good 4.3/5
(80 ratings)

This recipe is really easy; it's really more of a process than a recipe. Rice paper wrappers, which are available in the ethnic sections of most larger supermarkets these days, are a great way to wrap your veggies and protein for a quick snack or light lunch.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 18.3g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 16.6g | Calories: 156.4
Easy & Wholesome Zucchini Muffins
Very Good 4.3/5
(175 ratings)

This is a great recipe for summer, when you have a surplus of zucchini in the garden. Double or triple the batch and freeze them for quick and healthy breakfasts.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 26g | Fat: 2.2g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 128
Banana Nut Granola
Very Good 4.4/5
(49 ratings)

I started making my own granola, and I wanted a recipe with no added fat.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 35.9g | Fat: 9.4g | Fiber: 6.3g | Protein: 7.6g | Calories: 248.9
Vegetable-Packed Guacamole
Very Good 4.5/5
(65 ratings)

My favorite Mexican restaurant serves a guacamole that's heavy on vegetables--and flavor. To slim it down even more, serve with carrots, celery and cucumber slices.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 6g | Fat: 6.7g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 1.1g | Calories: 81.5
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