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8 Healthier Movie Snacks for Netflix Nights

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Whether you’re binge watching Maid or tuning in to Samin Nosrat’s Salt Fat Acid Heat to see where her culinary journey around the world takes her, one thing is for sure: you’re going to need healthier movie snacks.

No Netflix night in is complete without a stash of sweet, salty or savory snacks. But one look at the labels of some your favorite theatre-reminiscent treats and you’ll find a slew of sketchy additives and ingredients. And crunching down on celery and carrots instead isn’t exactly exciting.

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So to help you get your popcorn, Twizzler and Sno-Cap fix, we’re sharing some of our favorite homemade—and healthy—versions of classic movie snacks. They’ll hit the spot, no matter what you’re craving or watching.

8 Healthier Movie Snacks

Homemade Vegan Sno-Caps

Heads up: Fork and Beans suggests you cool down your kitchen before you whip up these Vegan Sno-Caps to ensure they keep their shape before freezing.

Clean Eating Caramel Popcorn

Gracious Pantry’s recipe for Clean-Eating Caramel Popcorn is as simple as it’s delicious. There are only three ingredients: honey, almond butter and … popcorn. Yes!

Fudgy Chocolate Chickpea Brownies

All the fudgy goodness, none of the flour with our own Fudgy Chocolate Chickpea Brownies. These babies are dense, decadent and delicious!

Banana Ice Cream

You can literally go bananas with this uber-simple recipe for Banana Ice Cream. Make this instead of digging into an entire pint of Ben & Jerry’s.

10-Minute Vegan Nacho Cheese

Pair Vegan Richa’s creamy 10-Minute Vegan Nacho Cheese sauce with your favorite organic tortilla chips.

Rosemary Spiced Nuts

Make a big batch of these Rosemary Spiced Nuts and grab a handful to munch on whenever the TV bug bites.

Raw, Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Each spoon of this Protein Cookie Dough tastes so decadent, but is actually filled with protein and healthy fat. And it’s gluten-free and dairy-free to boot!

Fruit Juice Jelly Sweets

You wouldn’t want to eat these on the reg, but Nest & Glow’s Fruit Juice Jelly Sweets recipe will help you satisfy that gummy bear fix, fast.

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