8 of Our Best Healthy Snacks
Everyone gets hungry in-between meals, and we're here to tell you that it's OK to snack. Just be smart about it! Eating between mealtimes can curb hunger so you won’t devour everything in sight at lunch or dinner. Snacking can also be beneficial by helping you get all the nutrients you need. The key is taking a smart approach when deciding what to munch on. Don't worry, we've taken the guess work out and put together a list of our best healthy snacks.
|Easy Cucumber Cups: Did you know cucumbers help to prevent nutrient deficiencies common in the American diet? And when you stuff them with a yummy source of protein, you've got one of the best healthy snacks that's working for you and not against you!
|Fruit-Full Granola: Here's one of the most convenient healthy snack recipes. That's because the protein in yogurt and dietary fiber in granola will keep you feeling satiated, while the fresh cup of berries gives a nice energy boost! Tip: When choosing granola, go for one with no added sugar.
|Cheesy Asparagus Ham Rollups: These tasty rollups are easy to throw together and make great bring-alongs for busy days out. They're low-carb and high protein which makes them one of our best healthy snacks. Roll up enough for the week and store them in the fridge for later!
|Mediterranean Roasted Pepper Dip: This dip recipe is so good, not to mention it's also good-for-you. It's made with protein rich ingredients and, while being low-carb, gives a healthy dose of food energy. Store in an airtight container and serve with your favorite veggies for a smart snack!
|Southern Deviled Eggs: Eggs are a great source of protein and contain pretty much ever nutrient we need. If you aren't a fan of traditional hard-boiled eggs, make a batch of deviled eggs. You'll be able to munch on these for a few days. It's a yummy way to enjoy one of the best healthy snacks!
|Breakfast Banana Sundae: Don't reserve this healthy recipe for breakfast time, because it makes a great afternoon snack! Cottage cheese is low carb and low calorie, so it fits into most any eating plan. When it's paired with a little bit of fruit, you've got a satisfying snack.
|Quick Step Salsa: You can never go wrong with fresh veggies, and we bet you'll love this easy recipe! Prepare it the night before so all its yummy flavors can blend together overnight. When snack-time comes, we like to serve it with half an avocado, some low-carb chips, or a scrambled egg. You have so many options with this recipe!
|Green Bean Sticks: If you're someone who reaches for the chip bag at snack time, then this recipe is for you! Make a batch and store these veggie sticks in portioned baggies. Now when you're hungry, you can reach for a much healthier bag! Tip: You can add variety by mixing up the seasoning and creating your own healthy snack recipes.
|For more healthy snack recipes check out our collection of Low-Carb Snack Recipes. And if you're in the mood for something sweet, we bet you'll love these dessert recipes that are all under 100 calories!
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