by Elise Museles Keep your energy high all day long with these bite-sized, whole-food snacks. Loaded with good-for-you nutrients such as healthy fats and protein, they are healthy without sacrificing taste.From Whole Food Energy by Elise Museles. Copyright © 2016 by Quantum Books.
Chocolatey Oat-and-Nut Breakfast Bars
Try this recipe: Chocolatey Oat-and-Nut Breakfast BarsThe almonds in these bars boast healthy fats and vitamin E, while the oats offer a hearty serving of fiber to help keep you satisfied.
Zesty Orange Chocolate Energy Balls
Try this recipe: Zesty Orange Chocolate Energy BallsAdd 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and/or a pinch of chili powder to give these snacks a touch of heat.
PB and J Power Bars
Try this recipe: PB and J Power BarsCan’t eat peanut butter? Tahini, a paste made from sesame seeds, is a delicious swap.
Lemon Drop Energy Balls
Try this recipe: Lemon Drop Energy BallsThe dates and maple syrup in this recipe add a touch of natural sweetness.
Apricot Vanilla Cashew Bars
Dried apricots are an excellent source of beta-carotene—good for your eyesight.
chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. But did you know new evidence suggests these foods can also help you get—and stay—slim?