After hearing the countless trainers, nutritionists, dieticians and even our health and wellness savvy friends say “ you should be eating 5-6 small meals and snacks a day” many of us are left wondering what do these types of snacks entail? Believe it or not, snacks are extremely important, and today I will be offering you Healthy Snack Ideas.
A yummy mid morning snack
–This can include something as simple as an apple with almonds, or to make it a little tastier, and more “treat like” you can thinly slice an apple, lay the slices flat on a plate, sprinkle a light dust of cinnamon, lightly add peanut butter or almond butter, sprinkle with granola- and drizzle some honey on top. Yummmmmm
A simple mid-day snack for the peanut butter lover.
Clean, peel and cut up celery sticks, in the hollow area add some crunchy peanut, almond or soy butter.
A late-night or after dinner evening snack for the sweet tooth
Frozen or fresh blueberries placed in the bottom of a bowl, topped with honey, flax seed and granola, topped off with greek yogurt for the first layer, repeat the bottom layer add a bit more greek yogurt and sprinkle with a vanilla protein powder. This protein packed late night snack is sure to leave you feeling satisfied without leaving you standing in front of the cupboard looking for a late night snack.
Healthy Snack Ideas Will Benefit You!
Healthy Snack Ideas are an extremely part of a healthy lifestyle. Not only do they leave us feeling satisfied and full. They also keep our metabolism elevated and ensure that all of our dietary needs are being met through variety and balance.