Paleo Snacks: Treats for the Modern Day Caveman

People who follow the Paleo diet, might end up in a dead end in terms of snack foods recipes. Restrict ingredients might make it difficult to think of ideas for snacks, in particular Paleo late night snacks.

All of us have experienced the desire for a snack late at night while watching TV or on the computer. The question is: What can I eat? While it may appear tough to decide, it is extremely simple to grab a Paleo snack if we have some simple ingredients at home.

Fruit and nut bars

The fastest means to enjoy a good Paleo snack is with fruit and nut bars. They’re available in grocery store shelves and are ready to be eaten right away. Special Paleo packages will supply the necessary nutrition without having to concern yourself with cooking or getting the Paleo ingredients. Of course fruit and nut bars can even be prepared in the home. Almonds, pecans, pistachios, macadamia nuts and honey are some of the necessary ingredients to use in the preparation. Having pre-made snack foods available, is a great strategy to take care of your cravings late at night.

Vegetables

Fully Paleo, veggies may be enjoyed in large quantities and they are one of the preferred food of the Paleo diet. Whether it be a carrot, lettuce or tomato, they can be consumed without being cooked; therefore they are a fantastic alternative to a Paleo late night snack that may require cooking, or intricate preparation.

Fruit

Despite the fact that fruit really should be eaten in moderation while on a Paleo diet, a small snack does not do any harm. A banana, kiwi, grapes, pears, or strawberries can be eaten without any extra ingredients. However, almond butter or honey can be added for additional flavor.

Miscellaneous

There are many snacks which can be made by mixing up several ingredients like:

Fruit and nut salad: in which the flavor of fruit is intensified by the taste of several types of nuts. Honey can always be added as a natural sweetener.

Meat and fruit: stuffed dates in which almonds, nut butter and bacon are all put together with dates turning this blend into a mixture of flavors and healthy nutrients. Although this recipe has a cooking time of 20 to 25 minutes, it’s worth every waiting minute. The stuffed dates can be cooked during dinner time and set aside for later.

Vegetable Mini Quiche: Eggs, meat and vegetables are the 3 primary ingredients for the mini quiches. A breeze to prepare and with a maximum cooking time of 30 minutes, these mini quiches are excellent snacks that taste even better when they’re cold. They could be prepared during lunch or dinner or even in the evening. Having them in the kitchen means being tasty Paleo snack ready.

There is an endless listing of Paleo snacks available. We occassionally just have to let our imagination wonder and combine various foods to make tasty, healthy and fully Paleo snack recipes. Like with other Paleo recipes, including a new ingredient or replacing one with a different ingredient is a great solution to have a variety of recipes.

So now you realize eating Paleo does not mean you have to resist the urge for Paleo snacks. These wholesome snacks are great for your late night hunger.

steph

Owner and editor of Dietsupermarket.com