Easy Dried Fruit and Healthy Nuts Snack Recipes
Want a quick and healthy fruit snack recipe?
These dried fruit and nite bites kids love satisfies while filling your body with awesome nutrition!
Need some healthy snacks for the kids? Or maybe for yourself?
An easy dried fruit recipe with healthy nuts that are loaded with nutrients is just what the doctor ordered.
So forget that bag of chips or box of cookies. Not only are those fattening but they mess up your body, too! Instead of munching on junk, you need to be grabbing something wholesome and nutritious to eat – just like these dried fruit and nut bites.
I’ll share with you this amazing dried fruits recipe that will get you and the kids excited about snack time each day… And without the nasties getting into your body!
Make Dried Fruit Even Healthier?
We all know that fruit on its own is great – taste good, satisfying, and highly nutritious.
If you want to make it even healthier, you can combine it with other ingredients that will not only add to its nutritive value but also enhance the taste.
A healthy fruit snack combined with some nuts, coconut flakes, and fresh fruit juice sounds about right!What’s more, it’s so convenient and very substantial to eat.
Dried fruits are rich in fiber, antioxidants, vitamin C, and other nutrients. As for nuts, they’re high in protein, fiber, and minerals. That’s a nutritious combo right there!
Just prepare it ahead of time, save it in the fridge, and then grab a few bites whenever the craving for something sweet and filling strikes.
When your kids come home, a healthy fruit snack made with dried fruits and nuts is perfect. They don’t need those store-bought, chemical-laden fruit juices that aren’t even made just from fruit. In fact, when you look at the ingredients, the first in the bunch is usually sugar, followed by water, then SOME or a little bit of fruit.
In some cases, it’s even just artificial flavoring and color! Your kids are better off without these things, for sure. But this healthy fruit snack recipe is full of wholesome goodness, making it a tasty and healthy treat. It’s everything your body needs in a snack.
Packed with vitamins, minerals, protein, fiber, and antioxidants, that sure is a recipe for thriving health!
How to Make a Dried Fruit and Nut Bites
Nothing complex or tough about this healthy fruit snack. It’s just a matter of combining all the ingredients such as your dried fruits, fresh fruit juice, nuts… And that’s it!
Add in some coconut flakes, and you’re good to go. You’ll need special equipment for it, though. With a food processor or a high powered blender like the Bosch blender I use, you can prepare this dish in minutes.
Have the mixture shaped into balls, put them in the fridge or freezer, then in a few hours, your dried fruit and nuts bites should be ready for munching! This treat goes well with freshly-pressed fruit juice or a glass of almond or rice milk.
If your sweet tooth is not fully satisfied yet, you can try my homemade fruity ice cream recipe and munch on some cool and tasty delights.
No matter how you wish to enjoy this fruity and nutty bites, one thing’s for sure – your tummy will feel truly satisfied and full from all the natural goodness that this snack offers.
Perfect as an after-school snack, dessert, or quick bites to serve to your guests, this healthy fruit snack recipe is amazingly easy to prepare and can be stored in the fridge for you to enjoy for years to come!
DIY Dried Fruit and Nut Bites Recipe
Easy Dried Fruit and Healthy Nut
- 1 cup Apricots
- 1 cup Raisins
- 1 cup Prunes
- 1 cup Dates
- 1 cup Lemon zest
- 1 cup Walnuts
- 1 cup Coconut flakes
- 1 cup Freshly pressed orange juice
- Mix everything up in a food processor.
- Once chunky, form the mixture into balls. Roll on chopped nuts or coconut flakes.
- Refrigerate the tray or put in the freezer to allow the balls to firm up.
- When ready to serve, just grab some of these fruit and nut bites from the fridge and enjoy!
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Hi, I’m Annette Reeder-
I’m a christian nutritionist. I love Jesus and want to see His people come to walk in the complete abundant life He provides, mind, body, spirit. I love to make healthy food as yummy as possible and then share it with you! I am on mission to keep you on mission.
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