Healthy snacks are something that you will eventually have to incorporate into your daily routine.

Like most of us you may end up in the kitchen because you’re hungry but not too hungry, just in need of a lil’ something to make it until dinner.

What will you have that will help get you closer to your body composition goals?

Here are a few snack ideas that you could have between meals, whether it’s mid morning, mid afternoon or later at night like after dinner.


Classic Cheese and Crackers

1tbsp roasted garlic butter on whole grain cracker or celery

1tbsp Roasted garlic butter on 5-whole grain crackers or celery (Pro5 Carbs15 Fat13 Kcal178)
*Pro5 Carbs15 Fat13 Kcal178

Fan Favorite Rice Cakes and Nut Butter

1-rice cake with 1tbsp. nut butter

1-rice cake with 1tbsp. nut butter  (Pro5 Carbs10 Fat7 Kcal135)
*Pro5 Carbs10 Fat7 Kcal135

The Ol’ Bran Muffin

Whole grain muffin (57g) with 1tbsp (15ml) no sugar added jam

Whole grain muffin (57g) with 1tbsp (15ml) no sugar added jam (Pro5 Carbs27 Fat1 Kcal 140)
*Pro5 Carbs27 Fat1 Kcal 140

The Classic with Avocado

1oz cheese, whole grain cracker, 1 thin slice avocado

1oz cheese, whole grain cracker, 1 thin slice avocado (Pro8 Carbs6 Fat12 Kcal162)
*Pro8 Carbs6 Fat12 Kcal162

Open Face Sandwich

1oz meat, 1 slice whole grain bread, 1 tsp. light mayo

1oz meat, 1 slice whole grain bread, 1 tsp. light mayo (Pro10 Carbs15 Fat4 Kcal127)
*Pro10 Carbs15 Fat4 Kcal127

Mixed Platter

1/2 small fruit, 1oz cheese, 1 small handful of nuts

1/2 small fruit, 1oz cheese, 1 small handful of nuts (Pro12 Carbs31 Fat20 Kcal336)
*Pro12 Carbs31 Fat20 Kcal336

Stuffed Meat Rolls

2oz cheese with 2oz of lean meat with mustard

2oz cheese with 2oz of lean meat with mustard (Pro26 Carbs2 Fat18 Kcal262)
*Pro26 Carbs2 Fat18 Kcal262

Guacamole Dip and Chips

Guacamole (3oz) with 20 fat free tortilla chips

Guacamole (3oz) with 20 fat free tortilla chips  (Pro6 Carbs30 Fat20 Kcal297)
*Pro6 Carbs30 Fat20 Kcal297

When looking for healthy snacks you want to choose foods that are not processed and/or high in sugar. Above are just some of many snack ideas, so be creative! 

Another option for healthy snacks would be a “Super Shake”, which you can find out more on Precision Nutrition’s website.

If you need a reminder of how to plan your meals see the previous article HERE.

*Note the caloric calculations are according to SelfNutritionData and are just approximations.

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