This is the dead of summer and it’s hot, humid, and you don’t feel like cooking. What snacks can you prepare that are easy, nutritious and tasty?
I’ve got a few ideas that will make your life a little easier. Check back every week for a new healthy summer snack.
These vegetable kabobs are a healthy food and perfect for the summer. They’re full of nutrients, fiber, and low in calories.
Healthy Vegetable Kabobs Recipe
- 2-3 zucchinis cut into thick pieces
- 2 red bell peppers cut into thick pieces
- 1 Small package of cherry tomatoes
- 1 Medium red/purple onion cut into thick pieces
- 2 cups of fresh pineapple cut into cubes
- 8-10 wooden skewers
|Slide alternating pieces of vegetables and fruit on each skewer.|
|Gently brush with extra virgin olive oil.|
|Grill on medium heat until golden brown. Serve and enjoy!|
“100 Calorie Healthy Refreshing Summer Snacks,” Huffington Post web site, July 12, 2013; http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/12/100-calorie-healthy-refreshing-summer-snacks_n_3535102.html?utm_hp_ref=healthy-living, last accessed July 15, 2013.
Cain, L., “10 Healthy Summer Snacks,” Spark people web site; http://www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?post=10_healthy_summer_snacks, last accessed July 15, 2013.