Making Healthy Snack Bars At Home Has Many Benefits.

Making your own healthy snacks and snack bars is not only nutritious but can also be cost efficient and environmentally friendly.

With the modern economy and the recession our awareness of waste has increased. Finding new ways to save is becoming a popular trend.

Nutritional Benefits For Making Your Own Healthy Snack Bars

  • You can choose all natural and organic ingredients to make your own snack bars.
  • There are no artificial colors or flavors.
  • There are no hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated oils in homemade snack bars.
  • No unhealthy fillers or preservatives.
  • Snack bars can be made with little or no added sugar.
  • Controlling portion sizes and counting calories is easily controlled when making your own snack bars.

Economic Benefits For Making Your Own Healthy Snack Bars

  • Most ingredients needed to make healthy snack bars can be stored for long periods of time and can be purchased in bulk, making it cost efficient in the long run.
    • Oats, dried fruits, peanut butter, etc..
    • Most healthy snack bars are less expensive to make at home than prepackaged store brands.
    • They are quick to make and can be taken to school for a classroom snack.
    • They can save money by having them on hand to stave off hunger and avoid stopping at restaurants or overpriced convenient stores.

Environmental Benefits For Making Your Own Healthy Snack Bars

  • Ingredients can be purchased in bulk with as little packaging as possible.
  • Most ingredients can be purchased with very little plastic in its packaging and most packaging is biodegradable and recyclable.
  • Snack bars can be stored in reusable containers instead of the packaged versions that are wrapped in a box and plastic wrappers.

So now you have three very good reasons to make your own healthy snack bars. One, they are much more nutritious, better on the budget, and good for the environment.

There are dozens of recipes for healthy snack bars find a few experiment and enjoy. You are doing yourself and your community good.