Homemade Snack Foods

Just because you want to maintain a healthy diet & lifestyle does not mean you must give up snacking! Making some of your favorite homemade snack foods from scratch allows you to forgo chemical additives & preservatives. Homemade treats are far superior to the ones in the supermarket. Try my fun & delicious snack recipes and feel good about snacking again!

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ChefBear Complete Meals - pita chips
Serves
12

pita chips

This simple pita chip recipe can be tailored to your own cravings! With just afew simle ingredients like flour, salt, instant yeast, water, oil you can have your own pita chips that are better than the store bought version. Use salt for a savory flavor or cinnamon-sugar to satisfy your sweet tooth.

ChefBear Complete Meals - oven baked kale chips
Serves
4

oven baked kale chips

In under 30 minutes, you can have a healthy snack with a satisfying crunch. Rinse and dry the leaves, add your seasonings then spread them on a sheet pan to bake to crispy perfection! Try these oven- baked kale chips the next time you're craving potato chips!

ChefBear Complete Meals - homemade crackers
Serves
12

homemade crackers

Do you enjoy gourmet crackers from the supermarket, but are leery of the artificial flavors & preservatives? Why not make your own at home! My smart & easy recipe shows you how to make crisp crackers with healthy ingredients that are full of flavor. Serve them with soup or as a crunchy snack.

ChefBear Complete Meals - simple homemade ranch dressing
Serves
4

simple homemade ranch dressing

This simple yet tasty homemade ranch dressing combines mayonnaise with tangy buttermilk and herbs resulting in a creamy and authenticate ranch salad dressing. This recipe keeps for several days in the refrigerator and tastes better after the flavors have had a chance to fully meld. This recipe makes a small amount of dressing, just enough for a salad or two, but doubles or even triples beautifully.

ChefBear Complete Meals - baked tortilla chips
Serves
6

baked tortilla chips

Here is one of my favorite snacks prepared in a healthy way! This quick & easy recipe features store-bought tortilla shells cut into wedges and baked to a golden crisp—no deep-fryer needed. Season them with salt, cumin & chili powder and enjoy with your favorite Mexican-inspired dips.

ChefBear Complete Meals - real cheese queso
Serves
8

real cheese queso

This cheese sauce is loaded with tons of fresh pico de gallo, cheddar cheese and a hint of cream cheese. For a kick of heat add jalapenos as suggested or serve without if you’d like a milder sauce. Serve this queso with your favorite corn tortilla chips.

ChefBear Complete Meals - jalapeño popper party dip
Serves
8

jalapeño popper party dip

Bring on the scrumptious flavors of jalapeno poppers with this yummy dip! It features mayo, cream cheese and shredded cheddar blended with zesty herbs & spices. The diced jalapenos give it the authentic kick of heat—just like a popper! Bake the dip until the flavors meld to perfection. Serve this easy recipe for your next big game night!

ChefBear Complete Meals - sugared nuts
Serves
4

sugared nuts

Mixed nuts are the quintessential appetizer for cocktails or any party. Amp up the flavor with my quick & easy recipe! Season the nuts with salt, sugar and warm spices and bake them into a toasty treat. Serve them as a tasty appetizer or for a sweet & salty snack when the craving hits!