Snacking can be an unhealthy habit unless you pay attention to what you are eating. When you strive to make your snacking mindful, you are able to decrease over indulgence and excess calorie intake.
Veggies are an easy hunger fix. They are filled with nutrients, water and contain very few calories. If vegetables aren't you're go to, there are many other ways you can avoid calories and snack smart.
Check out these snacks, each is under 100 calories. Avoid over snacking between meals and focus on what you are intaking as well as how much. Portioning out snacks is a great way to prevent over indulgence.
6 cups of Popcorn! Stear clear of all the added butter and salt that can accompany this tasty snack. Popcorn is a whole grain and filled with fiber to keep you full longer.
Cantaloupe wedge and 1/2 c cottage cheese. Cottage cheese is packed with protein and pairs well with your favorite fruit.Handful of almonds (approx. 14 pieces). Almonds provide your body with a boost of protein. They are also very convenient and can be eaten on the go! Blueberry smoothie. This is a great snacking option or could serve as a healthy breakfast. Simply add 1/3 cup non-fat plain yogurt and 2/3 cup blueberries and ice. Mix until smooth for a cool refreshing fix!1/3 cup Edamame! Purchase frozen edamame to keep on hand. Simply place in the microwave to steam and season with your favorite spices. 3/4 cups frozen mango chunks. This refreshing snack is easy to keep on hand and can satisfy any nagging sweet tooth.3/4 c apple slices with 2 tsp peanut butter. This sweet and savory snack will provide your body with both fiber and protein. A great duo you're sure to love.1/2 plain non-fat yogurt with 1 tsp sunflower seeds. This combo is loaded with texture and flavor. Drizzle with honey for added sweetness.20 pistachios for a salty fix. Fill your afternoon with a dose of protein with this satisfying snack.1 cup fresh grapes. This is another easy, portable snack. Simply rinse, measure and enjoy anywhere and anytime!
Snack smart to keep hunger at bay, and still be ready for lunch when noon rolls around! Happy snacking :)
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