Everyone one likes to sit on the couch or on the comfy chair in the balcony sipping tea with some light snacks. Isn’t the imagination of this is so beautiful but in today’s time no one has so much time to leisure. But that doesn’t mean that we can’t eat tea time snacks; to tackle this problem here are some easy and instant tea time snacks recipes which will help you save your cooking time and in turn utilize it in enjoying your snacks. These recipes are not only time consuming which help you to save a lot of time when you are running late or in emergencies like some guest arriving at home unknowingly etc. but also when you are not in a mood to cook and only want to relax. All the recipes are of healthy snacks and are very tasty.
Here, are the 9 healthy tea time snacks which you can make when in emergency or when it is a lazy day.
Starting with number 9
- Zucchini bruschetta
This is one of the easiest recipes in the list. This recipe hardly takes 15 minutes to make. All you need for this recipe is zucchini, salt and pepper, tomatoes (it is better to use sun-dried tomatoes), olive oil, cheese (goat cheese is more preferable) and chives (optional). Just cut the zucchini in ¼ inches thick round. Now, place that cut zucchini in a plate and sprinkle salt and pepper on it. Now, place chopped tomatoes on each zucchini slice. At the end mix cheese and oil olive together and place that on the slices and it’s done. It contains very less calories and has a plenty of nutritive values.
- Roasted Lotus seeds (Makhana)
It is a very simple recipe which takes hardly 20 minutes. For this recipe you need lotus seeds, ghee, salt and black pepper powder and turmeric powder. Now, combine melted ghee, salt, black pepper powder and turmeric powder in a small bowl. Take a heavy bottom pan and roast the lotus seeds on low flame for 8-10 minutes. After roasting it add the mixture you have made in the bowl into the lotus seeds. It reduces your cholesterol and makes you healthy.
- Open sprout sandwich
For this you need sprouts (any kind of sprouts can be used), wheat bread, tomatoes, black olives, capsicum, salt and pepper, oregano and cheese. First roast capsicum with little olive oil. Then place the wheat bread on a pan on a low flame and then place each and every ingredient on the bread and at the end shred cheese on it. It is very easy healthy recipe.
- Sweet Potato Fries
For this recipe you just have to cut sweet potatoes in ¼ inch long slices and heat them in oven for about 20 minutes. Before putting those into oven make sure you sprinkle salt and olive oil on sweet potatoes and preheat the oven to 450 degree F.
- Corn with a twist
Take corn and boil it for few minutes. After that take this corn out and shred some cheese and sprinkle some fresh herbs on it.
- Split chickpeas delight
Take the overnight soaked and dried split chickpeas in a bowl and add chopped onions, tomatoes in it. Then add some salt, pepper and chili powder in it and mix everything. At the end squeeze half a lemon in it. That’s it now you are ready to enjoy this delicious dish.
- Fruit Toast
Take brown bread and apply cream cheese on it, after that put pineapple slices on it that’s it. Make sure you toasted the bread before assembling everything.
- Spinach salad
For this recipe you need spinach, red bell peppers, and peaches. Cut everything and put everything in a bowl. Then add lemon juice, salt and pepper and some roasted peanuts and give it a toss. Your salad is ready.
- Oats Chaat
It is a 20 minutes recipe. Cook oats in a pan. After that just add some chili and chopped onions, tomatoes in it and it is done. You can even add boiled chickpeas, cornflakes and peanuts in the oats to enhance the flavors.