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Food Is Fuel: Healthy Snack Ideas

Food Is Fuel: Healthy Snack Ideas

Did you know that snacking can reduce cravings? Snacking throughout the day will also help you stay energized and focused. If you want to reduce cravings and eat healthier, we can help.  You might want to try these healthy organic snacks.

In this guide, we’ll go over different healthy snacks to eat. Food is fuel, so fill up on nutritious snacks. 

Make a Sandwich

Make an open-faced sandwich on whole-wheat flatbread. You could make a hummus, sliced cheese, or nut butter and banana sandwich. 

The small sandwich will fill you up in the afternoon. 

Try Popcorn

Popcorn is a healthy and fiber-rich snack. Pop the kernels in the microwave or an air popper.

You can add nutritional yeast to your popcorn for a savory flavor. 

Hummus and Veggies

Savory hummus and fresh vegetables are an excellent snack combo. Chop up bell peppers, carrots, and celery. Add a couple of scoops of hummus, and you have a portable and filling snack.

Greek Yogurt and Fruit

If you want to eat something sweet, consider this snack. Yogurt and fruit are easy snacks to prepare.

Chop up your favorite fruit. Pick up Greek yogurt, and top it with your fruit. Your snack is high in protein and full of vitamins, minerals, and calcium.

To change up your snack each day, pair the Greek yogurt with a different kind of fruit.

Make Trail Mix

Enjoy a unique trail mix blend. You can add your favorite dried fruits, seeds, and nuts. Some people will throw in some dark chocolate chips.

Store the trail mix in a glass container. This way, you can grab a small amount for a snack.

Make Homemade Energy Bites

You will get an energy burst after you eat an energy ball.

Mix these ingredients: 

  • 1 ¼ cup of rolled oats
  • ½ cup of your preferred nut butter
  • ½ cup of maple syrup or honey
  • 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  • Add ½ cup of chocolate chips, raisins, or nuts

Shape them into small balls. Experiment with the recipe by adding your favorite ingredients.

You could also pick up some healthy granola if you don’t have time to make these energy balls.

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Guacamole and Bell Peppers

Consider picking up some red bell peppers. These are high in vitamin C.

Pair your sliced red bell pepper with guacamole. Guacamole will add fiber and healthy fat to the snack. 

Peanut Butter and an Apple

Peanut butter and apples are a delicious combo. Apples are high in antioxidants and fiber. You’ll reduce heart risk and boost your gut health. 

Peanut butter has other benefits for heart health. It can increase good cholesterol and decrease triglycerides and bad cholesterol. 

One apple with a scoop of peanut butter is an excellent snack. Peanut butter is a bit caloric. Consume it in moderation. 

Remember That Food Is Fuel

We hope this guide on healthy snacks was helpful. Now that you know that food is fuel, prep snacks for the week. Remember, the benefits of eating healthy are improved focus and energy levels.

Check out our other resources on fitness, health, and more.


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