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Healthy Snacking

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Let’s be honest. When we say “Snacks” we think about chips(crisps), candies, chocolates, cookies, ice cream, and other sugary or salty treats that would normally satisfy a short term craving. Yes we “have to live” but not necessarily by eating junk food all the time. I understand that it can be difficult to transition to healthier snacking especially when you’re only thinking about or just starting a new diet but what helps is limiting yourself to what you can reach.

Being in charge of your food intake means you can choose veggies/fruits that you can prepare and snack when you have a craving. If it’s the only thing you can find in your fridge then you can either eat it or wait until the next meal time. Don’t worry! You have a myriad of options to choose from. Just look at the list below and if you have some suggestions that aren’t on the list, you can leave a comment as well. Thanks for dropping by!

Snack options:

  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Sliced cucumbers
  • Edamame
  • Dark chocolate (YES!!!!!)
  • Hard-boiled egg
  • Nuts (Pistachio is #1 in our household)
  • Yogurt
  • Fruits
    • Sliced apples
    • Oranges
    • Bananas
    • Mango
    • Cherry tomatoes
    • Shaved coconut meat (no it’s not a nut. Watch this video)
    • Blueberries
    • Grapes
    • Strawberries
    • Raisins
  • Homemade potato chips
  • Dips/Spreads:
    • Cottage cheese
    • Hummus
    • Peanut butter
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