Healthy Summer Snacking

Summer snacking doesn’t have to be boring or tasteless, especially when you’re snacking on Lotus Fine Foods Quinoa Granola! This week Lotus shared her favourite summer snack ideas, including a recipe for Energy Balls made with Lotus Fine Foods Quinoa Granola, on CTV Atlantic and Global Halifax. She had a wonderful time and was very happy to be able to share her healthy snacks with everyone watching.

Lotus on Global Halifax

Energy Balls are an easy, no-bake, go-to summer snack that are fantastic to bring to the beach, dock, a picnic or a sporting event. They are also free from refined sugars, low in sodium, gluten free and full of fibre.

Lotus Fine Foods Energy Balls 

1/2 cup natural nut/seed butter
1 tbsp agave nectar
1 1/4 cups gluten free oats
Single serve package of Lotus Fine Foods Quinoa Granola (1/3 cup)
1/2 cup chocolate chips (or nuts/seeds/dried fruit)

Combine the ingredients and roll into bite-size balls. Refrigerate until firm (about one hour).

They are that easy! 
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Other healthy snack ideas to accompany the Energy Balls include:

– Greek Yogurt
– Veggies and dip
– Homemade trail mix (dried fruit, almonds, sunflower seeds, chocolate chips)
– Yogurt tubes (if you freeze them, they act as an edible freezer pack for the snack bag)
– Sliced fruit with melted chocolate
Neal Brother’s Tortillas with salsa
Lesley Stowe Raincoast Crisps
Enerjive Quinoa Skinny Crackers 

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Learn more snack ideas and watch Lotus on Global Halifax.

What are your favourite healthy summer snacks?

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