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GL's best healthy snacks for the summer


With summer right around the corner, everyone is trying to get in shape and stay healthy. So we’re here to help you out a little bit by rounding up the best healthy snacks on the GL site. Each of these is perfect to take with you to the pool, by the beach or on any other summer adventure you may have in store. So check out these awesome eats and try making them yourself this summer.

Summer Fruit Popsicles

These popsicles are the perfect cool treat for those hot summer days. They’re super easy to make and good for you, too. All made with fresh fruit and coconut milk, they are the perfect alternative to ice cream or other sugary popsicles.
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Caprese Skewers

These skewers take the classic tomato, basil and mozzarella combo to a new level. Prepare them at home  and throw 'em in your bag for lady, then break them out poolside once you get hungry.
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Apple Nachos with Peanut Butter and Chocolate

These are not cho normal nachos. Forget the cheese and salsa and try this sweet recipe instead. Replacing chips with apples is a great way to make this dish healthier, and the chocolate and peanut butter give it a sweet taste without adding too much sugar. 
Get the recipe here.

Mango Peach Island Fusion Smoothie

Smoothies are a great summer snack—blending all your fave fruits together guarantees you get all your daily servings. This mango smoothie is the perfect tropical taste for summer.
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Fruity Muffin

With fresh fruit in them, these muffins have a lot of flavor and are sweet without using artificial sweeteners. Whip up a whole batch for quick breakfasts on-the-go.
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What’s your favorite summer snack?

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by Emmrick McCadden | 6/13/2016