Every Monday in 2015, I’ll be sharing a different idea to help you save money! Add all of these tips to your frugal repertoire and you’ll be able to save a lot of money this year! I hope you’ll gather a few new ideas or at least some inspiration from this series.

Make your own snacks  

One way to save a lot of money is to make your own snacks. Buying snacks from the grocery store can really add up. Plus, not only are they more delicious than pre-packaged snacks, they are usually much healthier for you too!

10 Quick & Easy Homemade Snack Ideas

  1. No-Bake Energy Bites
  2. Veggies with homemade Ranch Dip
  3. Fruit
  4. Nuts/Seeds
  5. Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches
  6. Healthy Strawberry Banana Ice Cream
  7. Homemade Instant Oatmeal Packets
  8. Popcorn
  9. Homemade Applesauce Sauce
  10. Tropical Pineapple Peach Slushie

Something I’ve been wanting to implement in our home is a snack bin.  The idea is to set aside some time over the weekend to put together a bunch of snacks in a bin that you can grab easily throughout the week. My daughter is a snacker (she gets that from me…) so I love the thought of telling her to grab something out of the snack bin! Then I know she’s eating something nutritious!

What sort of homemade snacks do you like to have on hand?

See the other articles in this series, here.