Low-GI snack

Low-GI snack recipes

18 Recipes

Reach for a healthy nibble to stave off hunger.

Spicy seed mix

5

(2 ratings)

For a healthy snack nibble on this mix of sunflower, pumpkin and linseeds, or sprinkle on salads and soups
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Pea, mint & chilli dip

2.666665

(3 ratings)

A speedy guacamole-style purée that's ready in minutes and perfect for snacking or lunchboxes
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Almond butter

4.1875

(4 ratings)

If you think there's no spread quite like peanut butter, try this version, sweetened with honey, as an energy-boosting snack
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Chinese spiced seed mix

5

(1 rating)

Snack on these moreish sunflower and pumpkin nibbles, a healthier choice for a night in front of the TV
  • 17 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Homemade Cajun tortillas

5

(1 rating)

Oven bake flour tortillas into crunchy chips flavoured with traditional Louisiana spices and serve with dip
  • 17 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spiced apple crisps

3.77778

(9 ratings)

Keep hunger pangs at bay by snacking on healthy dried fruit - this version bakes Granny Smiths with cinnamon
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Dried fruit energy nuggets

3.59375

(8 ratings)

Give your energy levels a real boost with these nutritionally-balanced healthy fruit bites
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spicy chickpeas

3.555555

(18 ratings)

Get the whole family snacking on this low-fat alternative to peanuts
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Lemon & coriander houmous

4.25

(21 ratings)

Houmous is so easy to make and beats shop-bought every time. Try it with vegetable crudités in your packed lunch
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Spicy bean & avocado tostados

3.875

(10 ratings)

Why not make up a Mexican buffet for something a bit different. Get the kids involved with this simple veggie recipe
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Best-ever chunky guacamole

4.67857

(84 ratings)

This is the best version of this classic dip. The ingredients are kept to a minimum, so it's as fresh-tasting as possible
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sweet potato salad

4.82143

(7 ratings)

This simple healthy salad of baked potato chunks makes a great alternative to mayonnaise-based versions
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Harissa sweet potato wedges

4.295455

(11 ratings)

Sweet potato chips make a healthy, high-fibre alternative to traditional chips, but taste just as good (if not better!)
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Prawn cocktail squares

5

(3 ratings)

Banish the glassware and serve your prawn cocktails in one stylish, bite-size go
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

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