These AIP-friendly snacks to keep your gut healthy and energy up!
Tired of reaching for a piece of fruit when you need to nosh between meals? If you’re following an Auto Immune Protocol (AIP), it can be tricky to find easy snacks to curb cravings and help you keep going throughout the day.
Luckily, we’ve got you covered with these 100 percent autoimmune-friendly snack recipes! Filled with healthy nutrients and filling ingredients, these crunchy, chewy, sweet and salty AIP-friendly snacks will do the trick every time your stomach starts to growl.
Try these crackers, fries and chips if you’re craving something crisp and savory. Got a sweet tooth? Reach for the donut holes, popsicles or cookies. And if you think you’re hungry but you’re really just thirsty, try the probiotic strawberry soda, ginger turmeric smoothie or matcha latte. You can’t go wrong with any of these 31 AIP-friendly snack recipes!
1. Turmeric Gummies
These anti-inflammatory gummie bears pair turmeric with black pepper, which helps with optimal absorption. Snack on these AIP-friendly snacks for a satisfying way to tackle inflammation!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Turmeric Gummies
2. Nightshade-Free Red Salsa
You don’t have to miss out on salsa if you’re on the AIP, and this tomato-free version pairs super well with plantain chips.
Recipe: He Won’t Know It’s Paleo | Nightshade-Free Red Salsa
3. Plantain Crackers
Speaking of plantains, these easy homemade crackers are a crunchy way to scoop up salsa or guac.
Recipe: The Paleo Mom | Plantain Crackers
4. Pineapple Fruit Salsa
This fruit salad pairs antioxidant blueberries and strawberries with perfectly sweet kiwis and pineapple for AIP-friendly snacks ideal for all seasons.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Pineapple Fruit Salsa
5. Classic Apple Pie
While more of a dessert than a snack, sometimes you just need a sweet treat to hit the spot. A slice of this AIP-friendly pie will do nicely!
Recipe: Autoimmune Wellness | Classic Apple Pie
6. Ginger Turmeric Smoothie
This quick prep coconut milk smoothie is made with potent, anti-inflammatory turmeric and ginger that are also great for autoimmunity.
Recipe: PaleoPlan | Ginger Turmeric Smoothie
7. Delicata Squash Super Gyro Sliders
When you need a substantial snack to fill you up, these sliders will hit the spot. Bonus: serve them as appetizers or even as a lunch meal instead!
Recipe: The Castaway Kitchen | Delicata Squash Super Gyro Sliders
8. AIP Chocolate Cake with Banana-Avocado Frosting
When you need sweet AIP-friendly snacks to hit the spot, choose this plantain and banana-filled cake topped with avocado frosting.
Recipe: A Clean Plate | AIP Chocolate Cake with Banana-Avocado Frosting
9. Bacon-Wrapped Avocado Fries
You can’t go wrong with bacon and avocado! These deliciously wrapped fries are only made with these two ingredients, and you won’t be able to put them down.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Bacon-Wrapped Avocado Fries
10. Hydrating Berry Popsicles
Perfect for a hot summer day or any sweet craving, these popsicles are simple, quick, and 100 percent AIP.
Recipe: Primal Palate | Hydrating Berry Popsicles
11. Sea Salt and Lime Spinach Chips
These addictively crunchy veggie chips are so simple to make that you won’t have to limit yourself, but you will need to make more, and fast.
Recipe: A Clean Bake | Sea Salt and Lime Spinach Chips
12. Maple Bacon-Wrapped Peaches
These sweet ’n salty AIP-friendly snacks are the perfect bite-sized treat. Try it with pears, too!
Recipe: PaleoPlan | Maple Bacon-Wrapped Peaches
13. 3-Ingredient Coconut Chips
These quick prep snacks are sweet and crunchy – even better than traditional chips! Take them on the go for quick snacking, car trips, and between work meetings.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | 3-Ingredient Coconut Chips
14. Garlic Rosemary Breadsticks
While most forms of bread aren’t AIP, these breadsticks fit the bill. Cook them up with your favorite AIP meal and use the leftovers for quick snacks.
Recipe: The Paleo Mom | Garlic Rosemary Breadsticks
15. Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp
You can pretty much wrap anything in bacon, and shrimp is no exception. This high-protein snack is perfect when you’re busy, active, or trying to keep your blood sugar stable.
Recipe: Primal Palate | Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp
16. Paleo Rainbow Smoothie
This simple fruit and veggie smoothie is the perfect way to get your rainbow of nutrients. The coconut milk adds a boost of healthy fat which will keep you feeling satisfyingly full.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Rainbow Smoothie
17. AIP Paleo Ranch Crackers
These delish ranch crackers pair with anything, but they’re flavorful enough to be eaten on their own.
Recipe: Forest and Fauna | AIP Paleo Ranch Crackers
18. Prosciutto Melon Wrap-Ups
The tender sweetness of melon wrapped with the salty, savory goodness of bacon’s upscale cousin makes for a quick mouthwatering snack or upscale appetizer.
Recipe: PaleoPlan | Prosciutto Melon Wrap-Ups
19. AIP Donut Holes
Missing tasty donuts on the AIP? Now you don’t have to! These easy donut holes can be batch cooked ahead of time for easy snacking all week long.
Recipe: Forest and Fauna | AIP Donut Holes
20. Matcha Jasmine Tea Latte
While you can’t just hit the Starbucks drive-thru anytime you want on the AIP, this latte will distract you from even thinking about it.
Recipe: Sweet Treats Baking | Matcha Jasmine Tea Latte
21. Brussels Sprouts Chips
When you pair these nutritious mini-cabbages with the simplicity of olive oil and sea salt, you get all the warm roasted flavors in each tiny leaf.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Brussels Sprouts Chips
22. Autoimmune Paleo Samoa Cookies
These sweet cookies are perfect for girls night or whenever you’re craving something from the good old days.
Recipe: Forest and Fauna | Autoimmune Paleo Samoa Cookies
23. Endive Salmon Poppers
Healthy Omega-3 fats from salmon and avocado make this simple finger food a nourishing snack or small meal.
Recipe: PaleoPlan | Endive Salmon Poppers
24. Cranberry Coconut Paleo Treats
If you’re missing granola bars, these nut-free, AIP-friendly snacks will hit the spot. Bonus: They’re kid-friendly, too!
Recipe: Gutsy By Nature | Cranberry Coconut Paleo Treats
25. Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts
Need a delicious reason to eat your veggies? Salty bacon brings out the best in these Brussels sprouts!
Recipe by PaleoHacks | Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts
26. Probiotic Strawberry Soda
If you’re missing soda on the AIP, this drink is the perfect replacement and it’s also good for your gut!
Recipe: Fermented Food Lab | Probiotic Strawberry Soda
27. AIP Bagels
Sometimes you just need a bagel, and this AIP version uses a gelatin egg to keep things autoimmune friendly. Try using it as sandwich bread!
Recipe: The Curious Coconut | AIP Bagels
28. Better-Than-Store-bought Apple Chips
Quick to make and satisfyingly crunchy, you’ll need to make a double batch of these sweet apple chips.
Recipe: PaleoPlan | Better-Than-Store-bought Apple Chips
29. Easy Beet Chips
If you’re looking for ways to increase your beet intake, these crunchy baked chips are the perfect gateway.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Easy Beet Chips
30. Vanilla Energy Bites
For a fast snack, these energy bites prep fast, pack well, and travel easily. Change up the fruits to customize for your taste preferences!
Recipe: Autoimmune Wellness | Vanilla Energy Bites
31. Chia Banana Mango Trifle
This fiber-rich, sweet snack easily doubles as breakfast or dessert. Be sure to use coconut milk to keep this tasty dish AIP compliant!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Chia Banana Mango Trifle
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