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
Fan Favorite Rice Cakes and Nut Butter
1-rice cake with 1tbsp. nut butter
The Ol’ Bran Muffin
Whole grain muffin (57g) with 1tbsp (15ml) no sugar added jam
The Classic with Avocado
1oz cheese, whole grain cracker, 1 thin slice avocado
Open Face Sandwich
1oz meat, 1 slice whole grain bread, 1 tsp. light mayo
1/2 small fruit, 1oz cheese, 1 small handful of nuts
Stuffed Meat Rolls
2oz cheese with 2oz of lean meat with mustard
Guacamole Dip and Chips
Guacamole (3oz) with 20 fat free tortilla chips
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.