Snacking is something that can make or break how we feel throughout the day. It can be easy to get into the habit of having nutrious main meals every day. But when it comes to snacking – it’s a whole different story. Finding filling healthy snacks that keeps your energy up can be a struggle.
After changing my snacking habits and the types of snacks I ate throughout the day, I noticed a significant difference in the way I felt and even in my overall weight!
I was no longer groggy and bloated, and I felt the same at 3pm as I did at 8am (even before my morning coffee!).
If you are ready to change your eating habits and take control of your snacking, I have put together a list of the best healthy snacks to curb your cravings and leave you feeling satisfied!
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Healthy Savory Snack Ideas
Are you craving something savory but trying to skip out on the extra sodium intake? Because let’s face it, that afternoon bloat is something we all hate to see. Try these healthy savory snacks that will help keep you full without making you actually look full.
Triscuit Crackers & Cheese
This easy snack will keep you full and satisfied for HOURS. I will usually top my Triscuit Crackers with pepper jack cheese and pair it with a fruit of my choosing.
Air Fryer Sweet Potato Chips
I love potato chips, but unfortunately they don’t always love me back. If you have an air fryer at home you have got to try these sweet potato chips and leave the Lays behind.
Healthy Trail Mix
Trail mix is something that can be completely customized to fit exactly what you like! You can fill it with your favorite dried fruits, nuts, and other toppings for an array of flavor options. Each time you make it can be completely different than the last time, so you’ll never get bored!
Air Popped Popcorn
I’ll admit, I’m a sucker for popcorn. I replaced the unhealthy and calorie filled bagged popcorn for air popped popcorn and never looked back! For some additional flavor flare, you can even top it with your favorite popcorn seasoning!
Cheese lovers, this one is for you! Pair these parmesan crisps with your favorite fruit or veggie slices.
Bell Pepper Nachos
Nachos are truly my weakness. When I saw this healthy alternative, my heart jumped for joy! This low calorie nacho alternative will keep you full all afternoon.
Cheesy Cauliflower Breadsticks
Did someone say cheesy bread?!? I haven’t tried these yet but they are definitely on my list.
Healthy Chips and Dips
Chips and Guacamole
You can never go wrong with the classic chips and guac. In moderation, this yummy snack is a great choice! To maximize my health benefits and minimize calories , I will eat a healthier tortilla chip alternative for a guilt free experience.
Spinach Artichoke Greek Yogurt Dip
Spinach & artichoke dip is another classic popular snack to have. Try this healthier alternative to help satisfy your cravings!
Chips & Mango Salsa
If you are tired of plain salsa give mango salsa a try. It is the perfect summer snack to pair with your favorite tortilla chips or add them to your favorite taco recipe!
Sweet Healthy Snacks
Do you have sweet tooth that just won’t go away no matter how much you try to avoid it? These sweet healthy snack ideas are guaranteed to help you curb your cravings!
Easy Snacks to Make in 5 Minutes (or less!)
Fruit & Yogurt Bowl
You can never go wrong with a classic fruit and yogurt bowl. This delicious snack can be topped with your favorite fruit (fresh or frozen), granola, nuts, coconut flakes, and then drizzled with honey.
Smoothie bowls are a great way to lots of healthy fats and protein into your body. When making your smoothie bowl, be sure to add your favorite protein powder and nut butter.
Peanut Butter Yogurt Dip
Pair this yummy dip with a cup of your favorite fruits or veggies for a sweet treat to eat during the day.
Apple Slice Cookies
Apple slice cookies are a great way to make your standard plain apple not so boring! Dress them up with your favorite toppings for a sweet and healthy treat.
Belvita Breakfast Biscuits
Belvita breakfast biscuits are packed with whole grains and actually taste like you are eating a cookie! These breakfast cookies can keep you full for up to 4 hours! Enjoy these for a late breakfast or an after breakfast snack for continuous energy throughout the day.
Best Fruits For Snacking
To keep from snacking on chips and other fatty and high calorie foods, keep fruits such as sliced strawberries on hand.
When you feel your sweet tooth creeping up on you, grab a handful of frozen grapes to ease your cravings.
Meal Prep Healthy Snacks
Peanut Butter Energy Bites
Energy bits are full with nutrients such as protein, carbs, fats, and fiber that help to boost your energy during the day while being 100% guilt free.
Banana Oat Muffins
If you like to meal prep your snacks, these banana oat muffins are perfect for you! You can a make a big batch at the beginning of the week for you to have all week long.
This popular snack can made so many different ways, you’ll never get bored! Rice cakes have fewer calories than bread, but on their own, they aren’t very filling. However, when you top them with avocado, fruit, or your favorite nut butter, they are sure to keep you full before your next meal and keep your energy up!
20 Filling Healthy Snack Ideas
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