5 Snacks You Can Prep in 5 Minutes Or Less

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This one’s for all our busy babes — and we know that’s so many of you in the TIU community! Some days, you barely have time to take a breath between meetings, work assignments, taking care of your family, and other commitments, let alone preparing a healthy snack. 

That’s why we’re sharing 5 of our favorite nutrient-packed, energizing, super simple, and delicious snacks that you can whip up in 5 minutes or less. Everyone can spare just a few minutes to nourish your beautiful body!

banana boats

Banana Boats Recipe

Makes 1 serving

INGREDIENTS

  • ½ banana, sliced down the middle
  • 1 Tbsp. peanut or almond butter
  • 1 Tbsp. goji berries
  • Coconut shavings
  • Honey

DIRECTIONS 

  1. Spread the peanut or almond butter on the banana. 
  2. Top with goji berries and sprinkle with honey and coconut shavings. 

Simple Date Snack 

Makes 1 serving

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 dates
  • 2 tsp. almond butter
  • Cinnamon 

DIRECTIONS 

  1. Open date and fill with 1 tsp. almond butter. Sprinkle cinnamon on top. 


cucumber appetizer

Cucumber Appetizer 

Makes 2 servings

INGREDIENTS 

  • Half of a cucumber
  • 5 kalamata olives
  • Hummus (about ¼ cup plus 3 Tbsp.)

DIRECTIONS 

  1. Slice cucumber into ¼-inch thick pieces (about 10 slices of cucumber). 
  2. Top with 2 tsp. hummus on each slice. 
  3. Pleace half of a kalamata olive on top of each and enjoy. 


cucumber avocado toast

Fresh and Green Avocado Toast

Makes 2 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 pieces Ezekiel bread
  • ½ of an avocado (¼ avocado spread on each slice)
  • Half of a cucumber (6 pieces of thinly sliced cucumber on each slice)
  • ¼ cup sprouts
  • ½ of a lemon 
  • Salt and pepper to taste 

DIRECTIONS 

  1. Toast 2 pieces of Ezekiel bread. 
  2. Spread ¼ of an avocado on each piece of bread and add 6 slices of cucumber on each. 
  3. Top with sprouts and ¼ of a squeezed lemon on each slice. 

three bean salad

Three Bean Salad

Makes 3 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • ½ cup cannellini beans
  • ½ cup garbanzo beans
  • ½ cup kidney beans
  • ¼ cup diced celery
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped red onions
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro 
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped rosemary
  • 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Pinch of salt and pepper 

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Mix and enjoy!

And of course…you can always reach for a Tone It Up Bar or Cookie 

For the quickest snack of all, just grab a plant-based, gluten-free, non-GMO, and clean Tone It Up Protein Bar or Cookie and enjoy!


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