Below is a complete list of healthy flexitarian snacks that are easy, delicious, and sure to set you up for success on this vegetable forward diet plan.
A flexitarian diet is a flexible way to kickstart healthy eating by consuming mostly plant-based food options and reducing the amount of animal-based products.
Every snack option on this list is unprocessed and chock-full of healthy benefits sure to support your flexitarian ways.
1. Roasted Chickpeas
Roasted chickpeas are the perfect flexitarian snack. Not only will they curb your crunchy cravings, but they are versatile in flavor depending on your spice seasoning of choice and also simple to make in a pinch.
2. Nut Butter with Fruit
Nut butters with fruit are a simple yet delicious flexitarian snack that will keep you full for longer. The fruit is filled with fiber and the nut butter contains protein. Plus, when you're in need of a quick snack, both can be carried on hand.
Popcorn is a whole grain snack food that is great to munch on while on a flexitarian diet. Just make sure to pop the kernels unseasoned in a bag and add only simple spices! Try to avoid the processed pre-made bags.
4. Kale Chips
When it comes to kale chips, we like to say don't knock it until you try it! They are crunchy, salty, and also extremely nutritious. Plus, they yield a ton! Buy a bunch of kale and go to town on roasting.
5. Carrots with Hummus
Carrots and hummus are a match made in heaven. Try to make the hummus from scratch or looks for minimally processed hummus to snack on. Carrot slices are the perfect "chip" to dip.
6. Avocado Toast
We still think avocado toast is a classic. Soft, creamy avocado packed with good fat and flavor on top of whole grain toast is a win.
7. Trail Mix
Trail mix is always a hit for a reason. It's crunchy, soft, and full of healthy nuts and dried fruit to satisfy any craving. Grab a handful whenever you're in need of some energy while on the flexitarian diet.
8. Apple Chips
Apple chips are truly underrated if you ask us. Not only are they a healthy snack alternative, but they are both slightly sweet and savory all at the same time. Plus they have a nice crunch, to chew ratio that's quite perfect.
9. Stuffed Dates with Walnuts
Whenever you're craving something sweet, but don't want anything processed or unhealthy, this was made for you. Try a heart walnut engrossed in a sweet date and it will hit all the spots.
Now we know olives can either be hit or miss, but we sure hope it's a hit for you. Filled with healthy fats, they are essential for a salty craving.
11. Baked Cauliflower Bites
Cauliflower is the perfect vegetable to roast because it can take on any flavor you use to season it with. Toss chopped cauliflower in spices and olive oil to roast in the oven and it's the ultimate flexitarian snack.
12. Green Smoothies
Green smoothies are a given when it comes to a healthy snack no matter what diet you're on. They are full of vitamins and minerals and will make you feel like your absolute best.
Salted edamame is a simple and delicious snack. Pop them in the microwave and sprinkle some salt on top for a healthy and tasty treat.
14. Pumpkin Seeds
Pumpkin seeds are highly nutritious and filled with antioxidants. They have also been shown to improve heart health, blood sugar levels, and sleep quality.
Guacamole is a wonderful flexitarian snack because avocados are loaded with healthy fats that can boost brain function and overall health.
16. Baked Potato Fries
If you're craving a salty french fry, try to make your own! Slice some organic potatoes, season them with salt and pepper, and pop them in the oven to crisp up.
17. Frozen Grapes
Frozen grapes serve as the perfect sweet snack when you're wanting something on the sweeter side. Try freezing them beforehand for a tasty texture that's sure to satisfy.
When it comes to the flexitarian diet, unprocessed meats in super low quantities is permitted. Try People's Choice Beef Jerky's sugar-free line that is gluten-free, keto-friendly, high in protein, and made with only clean ingredients. It's perfect for that time when you want a high quality piece of meat.
19. Hard Boiled Egg
Hard boiled eggs are easy to make and full of protein to keep you satisfied in a pinch. Season with paprika or any other spices for a unique bite!
20. Almond Butter with Yogurt
Greek yogurt is a healthy alternative when it comes to dairy. Add some almond butter or any nut butter to the yogurt for some naturally added flavor and it's a bite you'll crave more often.
21. String Cheese
String cheese is the perfect flexitarian snack to consume on the go because it's portable. It contains healthy fats and protein that will keep your belly full throughout the day.
22. Mixed Berries
If you're looking for something on the sweeter side go for a handful of mixed berries. They are full of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that are good for your body.
23. Cucumber Slices with Hummus
Truly any vegetable dipped in hummus is a great snack on the flexitarian diet. We chose cucumbers specifically because they have a crisp bite and are perfect vessels to scoop and hold the hummus.
24. Roasted Veggie Flat Bread
Roasted veggies displayed on flat bread is a delicious and healthy snack not to mention simple to make. Roast a bunch of your favorite veggies in the oven and layer them on a whole grain flat bread for a tasty appetizer or snack.
25. Eggplant Dip with Carrot Sticks
Eggplant dip, also known as baba ghanoush is a tasty vegetable dip made from eggplant. It's a healthy alternative to processed dips and be very versatile. Pair with carrots as "chips" and you're all set!
Gazpacho is a healthy word for cold vegetable soup. Now this is the healthiest snack and perfect for any flexitarian diet.
27. Baked Sweet Potato Fries
If you're craving something salty, crispy, and a little bit sweet try oven baking some sweet potatoes. They are a great snack option and will hit all those cravings.