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    Your Quick Salty And Sweet Bites To Crunch ’N’ Munch…

    Your Quick Salty And Sweet Bites To Crunch ’N’ Munch…

    Chocolate, crackers and crisps are often a go-to choice for the evening munchies. These are full of sugar and/or full of saturated fats that shoot up your caloric intake. So, with which healthy products can you eat to replace these snacks? Here’s your quick ‘n’ easy, yet delicious snacks to give your tummy its mid-afternoon stopping-power! Yep, so give them a go! Simply, pop it all in a container or baggies (above), and wa’la! It’s your on-the-go vitamins galore!

    Salted snacks

    bread

    Bread: Fill up with a quick bread snack. Actually, 100 grammes of bread equals to 250 calories. It is less fat than rice cakes which we think light!

    hummus

    Hummus and Veggies: The Hummus is easy to find in most grocery stores and has a perfect dip for many fresh veggies. Typically made with chickpeas, as in our Traditional Hummus recipe, it can also be made with soybeans, black-eyed peas, or other healthful legumes. In fact  ¼ cup hummus with 4 carrot sticks allows you won’t go hungry for a while.You can choose crunchy veggies like carrots or radishes.

    kale

    Kale Chips: If you’re looking for a chip fix, making kale chips is the way to go.  Not only are they much healthier than regular potato chips, but kale is known as a super food due to its many nutritional benefits!

    popcorn

    Lightly Seasoned Popcorn: Plain home-popped popcorn is a healthy option if you’re looking for a satisfying snack to accompany your TV time!  This recipe calls for coconut oil and sea salt.   It’s a great one for all popcorn-lovers to try. Plus, the many benefits of coconut oil, such as lowered cholesterol and healthier hair and nails, are just a sweet bonus!

    sweet healthy snacks

    Sweet snacks

    To replace your sweet junk food, the ideal snacks are fruits, which are a source of vitamins, fibres and antioxidants. Dried fruits are also attractive because they are rich in fibres.

    cheese

    0 percent white cheese: Cheese contains a lot of calcium. For the chocolate fans, no worries, it is still good for your health because it contains a lot of magnesium, but you should choose dark chocolate with a high amount of cocoa.

    mixed nuts

    Nuts: The ideal nutritious snack! They’ve been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease and may help prevent certain cancers, depression and other diseases. Several studies suggest that eating nuts in moderation can help you lose weight. Nuts contain the perfect balance of healthy fat, protein and fibre. They contain about 180 calories in a 1 oz (28 grams) serving, on average.

    They also taste great and don’t require refrigeration, so they’re perfect for carrying with you when away from home.

    Apples are high in fibre and polyphenol antioxidants that improve gut health and reduce heart disease risk. Peanut butter increases HDL cholesterol and reduces LDL cholesterol and triglycerides. That being said, peanut butter is fairly high in calories. Although it generally hasn’t been linked to weight gain, it’s best consumed in moderation. A medium apple with 1 tablespoon of natural peanut butter provides a nice balance of sweet flavour with crisp and creamy textures at under 200 calories. Also, apples and peanut butter taste fantastic together.

    One last advice

    water

    You must drink WATER! Drinking water, or herbal tea helps to alleviate the urge to nibble. Of course, you avoid sodas and sweetened beverages, check labels. Finally, when one is busy thinking less about eating. So, go walk, do a little tour history to forget this desire of nibbling until the next meal! ” And if you want to lose weight, you can also drink your detox tea with one of the red fruits, you can leave a sweet taste in the mouth.

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