20 Healthy On-The-Go Snack Ideas

Healthy On-The-Go Snacks

It seems like everyone has less and less time lately to prepare their own meals/snacks while juggling work, school, family, and a social calendar — or whatever it is that has your hands full. This post is dedicated to all of the busy bees out there that need ideas for quick and healthy on-the-go snacks. Any of these recipes can be made in the morning and packed for a pick me up at that 3pm time of day known as “the work lull”.OR. whip up one these at home, for your family or combine a few as a light lunch. IT is just as easy to take a few moments to plan ahead instead of waiting until you are in starvation mode and you think that a quick swing through Whataburger or Chic Fil A is a brilliant idea – put the nuggets down… – People, it is white jeans season. When your blood sugar crashes and you are not prepared – bad things can happen… like a carb fest that you can’t undo. SO pay attention to the below, slice up some bell peppers (they also come pre-sliced), mash an avocado, and start energizing with these simple snack solutions.

  1. pre-pack baggies with veggies like bell peppers, cucumbers, snap peas, carrots and celery // pair with options 2-4 below
  2. classic Sabra 2 oz single hummus
  3. light laughing cow cheese
  4. 2 tablespoons reduced-fat peanut butter, almond butter, or anything in the peanut butter family  (great with apples)
  5. rice cakes – top with peanut butter and half of a sliced banana
  6. 3 slices of turkey – spread mustard or a laughing cow cheese and roll up with veggies or lettuce
  7. a few sesame seed crackers or Triscuits/Wheat Thins with reduced-fat chive cream cheese and top with a sliced cucumber (sprinkle dill for extra flavor)
  8. handful of unsalted almonds or pistachio nuts
  9. light string cheese
  10. 100-calorie popcorn
  11. sesame cracker or 1 piece whole wheat toast/gluten free toast with sliced mozzarella and avocado (drizzle lemon juice or olive oil and top with pepper)
  12. 1 piece toast with mashed avocado or peas with lemon juice, s&p, and red pepper flakes – add pistachio nuts for a crunch
  13. 1/2 cup blackberries, blueberries, raspberries or watermelon
  14. 100 calorie serving of greek yogurt
  15. steamed edamame
  16. 10 corn tortilla chips with salsa
  17. 2 pickle spears
  18. 1 serving of sugar free Jell-O, pudding or popsicle
  19. kale chips (toss roughly chopped kale in olive oil, lemon juice, sea salt, cracked pepper, and red pepper flakes and bake at 350 degrees on a cookie sheet for 10 minutes or until crunchy)
  20. 1/2 cup light cottage cheese with 2 tablespoons chopped fruit and sprinkle with almonds or pecans



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