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Healthy snacking on your mind? Try out Pooja Makhija’s sweet and salty healthy crackles

It’s hard to keep away from those crispy and delicious snacks, right after the clock strikes 4 pm! As always, celebrity nutritionist Pooja Makhija has a solution — this time around, she has shared the recipe of healthy crackles that strike the balance between salty and sugary tastes!
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Snacking the right way can help you to keep those extra kilos away. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Geetika Sachdev Published: 14 Jul 2021, 15:54 pm IST
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Aren’t most of us guilty of bingeing on unhealthy snacks, every now and then? Well, we can’t blame you! The evening hour brings with it a whole lot of unhealthy cravings, and without even realising, we hog on fried foods and those crispy chips and namkeens. Doing this occasionally is definitely not a sin, but if you find yourself doing this all the time, it’s high time you stop. But is there a better alternative? Well yes, all thanks to celebrity nutritionist Pooja Makhija

She’s someone who makes it a point to share healthy recipes on her Instagram, and we absolutely love her for that! This time around, Pooja has shared the recipe for those who love to indulge in both a sweet and salty snack. Yes, don’t we have those cravings too? The best part is they aren’t just healthy, but also look absolutely droolworthy. 

Don’t believe us? Check it out for yourself:

Without further ado, it’s time to share with you this amazing recipe. Ready to find out?


4 rice cakes or puffed rice
2 tbsp peanut butter
4 dates (soaked and blended in purée)

½ tsp organic stevia powder
Pinch of rock salt (optional) 

  1. Take crushed rice cakes in a bowl.
  2. Add peanut butter to it and mix well.
  3. Next, add the pureed date paste and mix again.
  4. Add organic stevia powder to this mixture.
  5. Roll into balls, and line it on a plate.
  6. Add some melted chocolate on top.
  7. These are ready to eat! 

So ladies, when unhealthy snack cravings get the better of you, go for this delicious recipe!

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An independent writer and journalist, Geetika loves sharp and fresh humour, just like her coffee! If not writing, you'll find her cafe-hopping and raiding the best book stores in town. ...Read More

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