10 yummy, nutritious, easy recipes


Who can deny the ultimate fun of enjoying the late night sports matches with a yummy snack! Snacking can give you a cozy mood by increasing your intake of nutrient-rich foods like fruits and vegetables. Besides, keeping you jolly and satisfied during enjoying the match, snacks may support your weight management goals by managing hunger. Check out 10 mouth-watering and nutritious snacks to eat while watching sports.

10 best Snacks Ideas for Asia Cup Nights

Baked Potato Wedges

These baked potato wedges are ultra crispy potato wedges & the perfect side dish for almost any meal. They’re very flavorful like the deep-fried variety but with way fewer calories.

INGREDIENTS

4 medium potatoes scrubbed and cut into eighths, 1/4 cup olive oil, 1 teaspoon onion powder, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon paprika, 2 teaspoons salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, 1/3 cup parmesan cheese (finely grated) 2 tablespoons fresh parsley (chopped), cooking spray

INSTRUCTIONS

First, line a sheet pan with foil in the preheated oven at 400 degrees. Coat the foil with cooking spray. Take the olive oil, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, salt, pepper and parmesan cheese in a large resealable bag. Then, put the potato wedges in the bag and seal the bag. Next, season everything. Finally, spread the potatoes in a single layer & bake for 35 minutes to make golden brown and fork tender. Garnish with parsley and serve.

NUTRITION

Calories: 261kcal, Carbohydrates: 31g, Protein: 6g, Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 5mg, Sodium: 741mg, Potassium: 728mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 255IU, Vitamin C: 9.7 mg, Calcium: 96mg , Iron: 1.7mg

chia pudding

Chia seeds are very nutritional powerhouses riched with fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, and plant-based protein. They don’t have much flavor but give a jelly-like consistency when soaked in liquid, making them a great ingredient for puddings.

INGREDIENTS

1 tablespoon of chia seeds, 1/3 cup milk, 1/2 tablespoon of cocoa powder or you can take peanut butter for flavour, 1/2 cup of mixed berries, 1–2 teaspoons sweetener (maple syrup or honey)

INSTRUCTIONS

First, wash the chia seeds well. Then take chia and the milk in a jar. Cover the jar and put it in the refrigerator for 30 to 40 minutes. Next, after 40 minutes take out the jar from the refrigerator and mix it with cocoa powder or peanut butter and sweetener. Finally spread berries on the top and enjoy.

NUTRITION

cup (205g ), Calories from Fat 72. Calories 200, 12% Total Fat 8g, 9% Saturated Fat 1.7g, 3% Cholesterol 8.3mg, 1% Sodium 34mg, 7% Potassium 236mg, 7% Total Carbohydrates 21g

Banana Oat Cookies

These banana oat cookies are so delicious that you want to eat them all day long. Of course, you can try these cookies as they are sugarless, flourless, easy to make and healthy.

Moreover, these cookies are totally foolproof and most kid-friendly recipes. You along with your lovely kids will enjoy these cookies while watching your favorite match.

INGREDIENTS

3 or 4 bananas, 1 3/4 cups oats, 1/2 cup sugar (date), 1 teaspoon vanilla, two pinches cinnamon

INSTRUCTIONS

First, mash the bananas well and mix with oats and date sugar. Mix them well with a fork. Then add cinnamon and a teaspoon of vanilla. Next, add your choice-able throw-ins.

Divide the batter into 12 rounds and place them on a lightly-oiled baking sheet. Cook them for 10-15 minutes in the preheated oven of 350 degree-Fahrenheit

Bake as long as the outsides become golden and solid. Let them out from the oven and cool for 10 minutes.

Garnish with melted dark chocolate on top.

NUTRITION

Calories 202g, Total Fat 10g, Saturated Fat 3.5g, Cholesterol 14mg, Sodium 154mg, Potassium 93mg, Total Carbohydrates 25g, Dietary Fiber 1.5g, Protein 2.8g, Vitamin A; 2%, Vitamin C; 1%, Calcium; 5%

Aloo Chaat

INGREDIENTS

300 gms potatoes, 2 tbsp date and tamarind chutney, 1 tbsp tomato ketchup, chopped onion, 2 tbsp coriander, chaat masala to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

First, boil and skin the potatoes and cut them into halves. Cool for 15 minutes. Take all the ingredients with boiled potatoes in a bowl, and mix them well. Finally, garnish with chopped coriander leaves and enjoy and make your Asia Cup Nights enjoyable.

NUTRITION

Energy;212 cal, Protein;2.5g, Carbohydrates; 33.2g, Fiber;2.7g

Mushroom Sandwiches

INGREDIENTS

300 gms mushroom, 30 gms chopped onion, 30 gms chopped garlic, 20 gms butter, 50 ml milk, 20 gms mixed herbs, salt to taste, Pepper to taste, 6 slices of multigrain bread, 4 green olives

INSTRUCTIONS

First, wash the mushrooms and let them dry. Then, fry onion, garlic and mixed herbs in an open pan. Next, add the mushrooms and fry for 5 minutes on a high flame. Then, mix the milk and cook till almost dry. Remove from the heat to become cool. After cooking, add butter and blend together. Spread this over the bread slices and garnish with sliced ​​green olives.

NUTRITION

Fat 17g, Saturated Fat 6.1g, Cholesterol 19mg, 30% Sodium 715mg, 13% Potassium 441mg, 13% Total Carbohydrates 38g, 11% Dietary Fiber 2.7g, Sugars 5.7g.

Apple Chips

Apple chips are crispy and sweet and give you a fun, light snack taste.

INGREDIENTS

3 large apples, 1 tsp cinnamon, 2 tbsp sugar

INSTRUCTIONS

First, wash the apples and slice them as thin as possible. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper to the preheated oven to 200 degrees F and spread the apple slices on parchment paper. Don’t overlap them. Then dust the cinnamon and sugar mixture onto the sliced ​​apples and bake for 40-50 minutes. Next, turn over the apples, add cinnamon to the other side & bake until they become a little golden brown. Let them cool and put them in a sealed container for up to 3 days.

NUTRITION

Total Fat 0g, Saturated Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 0mg, Total Carbohydrate 13g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Total Sugars 9g, Protein 0g, Potassium 100mg, Phosphorus 10mg.

Almond Butter & Banana Protein Smoothie

INGREDIENTS

1 small banana (frozen), 1 cup almond milk, 2 tablespoons almond butter, two tablespoons protein powder, 1 tablespoon sweetener (your choice), ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, 4-6 ice cubes

INSTRUCTIONS

First, put all the ingredients together. Then, take a blender and blend to make a smooth. Finally, garnish and enjoy.

NUTRITION

By Serving

402 calories; protein 19.4g; carbohydrates 37.4g; dietary fiber 8.5g; sugars 14.4g; fat 21.8g; saturated fat 2.3g; vitamin a at 568.8IU; vitamin c 8.8mg; folate 37.2mcg; calcium 410.9mg; iron 10.1mg; magnesium 140.4mg; potassium 867.1mg; sodium 375.7mg; thiamin 1.3mg.

Chickpeas on Wheat Toast

INGREDIENTS

¼ cup chickpeas, 3 tablespoons grated carrots, 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil, One squeeze of fresh lemon juice, Salt and pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

First, use a whisk to mash up the chickpeas with sesame oil, lemon juice, and salt and pepper. Make the mixture chunky, but spreadable. Mix in the grated carrots and spread everything on your toast.

NUTRITION

Serving Size: 1 Slice

Protein: 8g, Calories: 200, Sugar: < 1g

Healthy Egg Muffin Cups

INGREDIENTS

One tablespoon olive oil, 1 cup red pepper, One cup green pepper, 1 cup yellow onion, 2 cups spinach (roughly chopped), 1 cup mushrooms (diced), 2 cloves garlic (minced), salt to taste, 4 eggs, 4 egg whites

INSTRUCTIONS

First, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and use a 12-slot muffin tin with cooking spray. Meanwhile, heat oil in a pan and add red pepper, green pepper, and onion and cook for 5-7 minutes. Add spinach and mushrooms and cook for extra 2 minutes. Finally, add minced garlic.

Crack eggs and add egg whites and whisk together until smooth. Then mix in the cooked vegetables. Put the egg/veggie mixture into the prepared muffin pan and bake for 15-30 minutes.

popcorn

Popcorn packs a heart-healthy dose of fiber, and more antioxidants than most fruits and vegetables. Plus, popcorn is the only snack that’s 100% unprocessed whole grain.

INGREDIENTS

2 cups air-popped popcorn topped, 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast

NUTRITION

Serving Size: 2 cups

Protein: 8g, Calories: 102, Sugar: 0g

Bottom Line

Whole foods add nutrition to your body more than highly processed junk food. When you are a snack lover, having some healthy choices can not only add more nutrients to your diet, but also help you stay satisfied, and support weight management. having yummy snacks while watching sports can make the moments joyous. Are you planning to watch a sports match on TV with your family or friends? Try the above mentioned easy-made snack ideas at home.

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