Heart-Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss

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1. Baked Blueberry & Banana-Nut Oatmeal Cups

These oatmeal cups are like a delicious cross between a muffin and oatmeal muffin.

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Pecans add a nutty taste, and fresh blueberries and bananas add sweetness, making this a delicious breakfast or snack. 

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Prepare a large batch on the weekend and store it in the fridge or freezer for a week's worth of convenient morning meals

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2. Cranberry-Almond Energy Balls

These bite-sized energy balls are great for prepping ahead of time. 

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These quick and easy energy balls are packed with cranberries, almonds, oats, and dates.

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The sweetness of the maple syrup and the sharpness of the tahini serve to bind the ingredients together.

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3. Vegan Pumpkin Bread

Vegan Pumpkin Bread The eggs are replaced by a flaxseed meal, which, when combined with water.

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A gelatinous texture and lends structure to this moist, savory bread.

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4. Blueberry-Pecan Energy Balls

Cacao nibs join forces with dried blueberries and pecans to create a deliciously chocolatey snack. 

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Cacao is slightly more bitter than chocolate, but that's offset by the sweetness of maple syrup. 

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5. Berry-Mint Kefir Smoothies

Kefir, like yogurt, is a good source of probiotics for the digestive system.

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It is much easier to drink and has fewer carbs, making it an excellent addition to smoothies.

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