Like snacking but want healthy snacks and stay slim? How to?
Some examples in this list will make your choices easier.
15 Healthy and Practical snacks
Eat a mixture of quality carbohydrates and protein for energy throughout the morning. Add fruit for color and supply of antioxidants.
- Grapes, crackers (plain) crackers and soy milk
- Raisin bread (If possible, wholewheat), dates or 1/2 cup raisins, and low-fat yoghurt.
- Cashew nuts, almonds or sangria peanuts, with 1 bowl of fresh fruit.
Before Body Work (Sports)
Your body needs complex carbohydrates for energy and antioxidants to ward off free radicals and lots of fluids.
- Pineapple juice + strawberries, papaya + mandarin oranges or other fruit juices and mineral water.
- Oatmeal, dried fruit (raisins, dates, prunes) and cashews or roasted almonds, oranges or mandarin and mineral water.
- Whole wheat bread with avocado, tomato and lettuce leaves, and a glass of pineapple juice.
After Body Work (Sports)
Supply the body with carbohydrates and fluids, but add protein for muscle formation.
- Wholewheat crackers or wholewheat bread spread with low-fat cream cheese, apples and water.
- Quick shakes: low-fat yogurt or soy milk, bananas and a handful of strawberries.
- Tuna salad with low-fat mayonnaise, pickle relish and yoghurt wholewheat cracker biscuits or (1 sheet of wholewheat toast) and orange juice.
Snack for anytime
- Melon or cantaloupe with low-fat yoghurt.
- Low-fat milk or warm soy milk. Enjoy with bananas and peanuts (30g)
- Red bean soup or green bean soup with 1 wholewheat sheet bread and mandarin oranges.
Carboack snacks will increase serotonin production so you sleep well.
- Boiled sweet potatoes and 1/2 cup of cashews, peanuts or other roasted beans.
- Plain popcorn without butter
- 1 large apple (Fuji apple) with 1 teaspoon caramel sauce or kinca.
Thus a healthy snack menu that you can prepare to accompany the days filled with activities and routines.