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01/02/2016 09:02 am ET | Updated Jan 02, 2017

8 Figure-Friendly Snacks for 2016

The dreaded New Year's Resolution is upon us. But fear not! These delicious, guilt-free snacks will help you reach your goal in no time.

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AKA "kale crack" because they're so addictive, these crispy chips are made from one of the healthiest vegetables on the planet. They're salty, sweet and spicy; and the sesame seeds add nutty flavor and heft. GET THE RECIPE

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Granola bars are a staple in my pantry, but between my husband, my kids, and my kids' hungry friends, I can't seem to keep enough of them in the house. I figured it was time to try and make them from scratch, and maybe even sneak in some health food. After many trials, I finally cracked the code and came up with a version that puts all those store-bought bars to shame. What's more, they're no-bake and take only ten minutes to make. GET THE RECIPE

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These tropical smoothies are perfect for breakfast to start the day. They also make a refreshing afternoon snack or even a healthy dessert. GET THE RECIPE

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This recipe was inspired by the homemade granola served at The Inn at Occidental in Sonoma County, CA. With clusters of old-fashioned oats, nuts, seeds, dried fruits and wheat germ, it's delicious and nutritious. GET THE RECIPE

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Thickened with Greek yogurt, this fruit-packed smoothie is a little sweet, a little tart and a whole lot of healthy. GET THE RECIPE

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When you roast chickpeas at a high temperature, they become crisp on the outside and buttery on the inside. They're as addictive as French fries, yet so much better for you. GET THE RECIPE

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In this refreshing and gorgeous winter fruit salad, oranges, grapefruits and pomegranate arils are soaked in a combination of their own juices. The fruit soaks up the syrup, and the syrup is so good you'll want to drink it straight from the bowl. GET THE RECIPE

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For me, this is the end-all, be-all crispy granola bar. The secret ingredient, believe it or not, is Rice Krispies, which make the bars wonderfully light and crispy. If you can imagine what a cross between a granola bar and Rice Krispy Treat would taste like, this is it. GET THE RECIPE