Top 5 Easiest Snacks to Try

Are things getting busy in the new year? It can be difficult to keep up with your life as you take on more and feel like you have less time for yourself. An easy way to make sure you’re fueled and taking care of yourself amongst your busy schedule is to keep some quick snacks on hand in your luxury apartment in Sacramento. We’ve found the top 5 easiest snacks to try this year.

Keeping snacks on hand, whether super healthy or mostly delicious, can keep you motivated throughout the day. If you’re working from home in your two-bedroom apartment near downtown Sacramento, keep some easy snacks on hand for your breaks. If you’re on the go and leaving your luxury apartment at The Strand in a hurry, keep quick snacks ready to go in your kitchen.

If you’re in need of some inspiration for quick and delicious snacks, keep reading!

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Apples and Peanut Butter

You’ve definitely heard of this quick snack to try before, but we’re including it to remind you. Apples and peanut butter is one of the easiest and delicious snacks out there, as it only requires two ingredients. You probably already have peanut butter in your modern kitchen cabinets, so all you’ll have to do is pick up a few apples of your choice to complete this ingredient list.

Pre-prep this snack but cutting up your apples and soaking in some apple juice to preserve them until you’re ready to start snacking. Add a drizzle of honey to the peanut butter to add a bit of sweetness to your snack.

3 Ingredient Muesli Balls

This easy snack is a great one to make ahead of time and keep in the fridge before you’re ready to grab them. Muesli balls have 3 ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 cups toasted muesli
  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 1/4 cup rice malt syrup

Take 2 cups of your muesli, dates and malt syrup and add to a food processor. Blend together and roll into a ball, rolling into the rest of your muesli. Place on a baking sheet and place into your stainless steel fridge to get firm before storing. Boom! You’re done.

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Upgraded Bean Dip

Bean dip is a tasty snack in any form, but here’s a recipe to upgrade this staple snack. Transform this tasty snack and have it on hand whenever you’re craving a bite of something savory.

  • 420 g canned baked beans
  • 400 g canned kidney beans drained
  • 1/2 cup cheese grated
  • 1 tbs Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbs chili sauce *to taste

Heat everything in a saucepan, adding the cheese and sauces last. Top with either additional cheese, sour cream, or green onions and serve with chips of your choice. Delicious!

5-min Chocolate Mug Cake

If you’re looking for a quick snack to satisfy your sweet tooth, this recipe is perfect for you. This mug cake is super simple and worth taking a break for. You can make a few of these ahead of time and store in the fridge. Pop them in the microwave and top with anything you choose.

  • 4 tbs plain flour
  • 4 tbs sugar
  • 2 tbs cocoa
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbs milk
  • 1 drop vanilla extract
  • 1 icing sugar *to decorate
  • 3 tbs oil

Tempted to make one right now!

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Hummus & Veggies/Chips

Last on the list of our top 5 easiest snacks is Hummus. If you’re looking for snacks to-go that are delicious and going to fill you up, this should be your go-to. Thankfully, this snack doesn’t even require you to cook anything!

You can pick up hummus in a variety of flavors at the grocery store. While you’re there, grab a bag of pretzels, bell peppers, carrots or anything you’d like to pair wit the hummus. Then your snack is ready to go!

We hope that you test out these top 5 easiest snacks to try in your luxury kitchen at The Strand. Let us know how they turn out by tagging us @thestrandsacramento.

We want to see your creations! Have any snacks you think we should try? Let us know on Instagram as well. Bon Apetit!

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