10 Scrumptious and Healthy Snacks

 

10 Scrumptious and Healthy Snacks. When the munchies creep up, it can be tempting to reach for a bag of crispy, salty, greasy—and unhealthy—chips. Or how about that chocolate bar that’s been teasing you since last night? When our energy levels are low, and our cravings are high, it’s easy to take comfort in a quick fix. But unhealthy snacks will leave you feeling sluggish and slow soon after consuming them, and more often than not, you quickly regret your choice.

Lundberg Brown Rice Organic Rice Cakes

So, you’ve reached for one—or two—too many cookies. It’s not too late to get back in the game. These healthy snacks are great options for a mid-morning or mid-afternoon fix.

1. Lundberg Brown Rice Organic Rice Cakes

Almost doubling the amount of rice per cake compared to its competition, Lundberg Brown Rice Organic Rice Cakes have immense amounts of flavor and whole grain.

They’re salt-free, sugar-free, wheat-free, and they can be dipped in a small container of tuna or topped with slices of low-fat cheese.

2. Sargento Light String Cheese

Nothing beats the convenient packaging and size of this snack. While Sargento Light String Cheese is high in calcium and protein, it’s low in calories.

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Sargento Light String Cheese

Anyone on a low-sodium diet can soak string cheese in water as this reduces sodium content.

3. Dannon Activia

This low-fat yogurt has more than numerous vitamins to offer. Dannon Activia is the only brand with a probiotic strain of bifidobacteria added to the product. It helps to regulate the digestive systems of those who consume the yogurt for at least two weeks.

4. Sugar-Free Dole Popsicles

Unsweetened and with made 100% fruit juice, Dole’s Sugar-Free Popsicles are a perfect treat. They’re healthy, kid-friendly, and only 15 calories per Popsicle.

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Dole Popsicles

As a result, there is no better snack on a muggy day.

5. Copper Pot Hummus

Pita chips and vegetable are both incredible dipped in Copper Pot hummus. This hummus doesn’t have a potent garlic smell like many others; its flavor is light and nutty.

Not only is it high in protein and fiber, but it’s also available either pre-packaged or homemade.

6. Seapoint Farms Edamame

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Seapoint Farms Dry Roasted Edamame

These organic shelled soybeans have every amino acid building block, and their natural isoflavones provide an antioxidant boost. Some versions come dry roasted, and others come frozen. Another one comes decorated with cartoons for children.

7. Flat Earth Crisps

Flat Earth has created a variety of chips, each made with half a serving of fruit or vegetables in every ounce. Therefore, who knew that flavored cheddar chips could be made with pumpkin?

Furthermore, flavors like apple cinnamon grove and tangy tomato ranch are irresistible.  Hence, chips lovers, rejoice!

8. Pete’s Tofu2go Mambo Italiano

Pete’s organic Tofu2go may be eaten hot or cold, but it tastes best warmed up. It’s preservative and cholesterol free, and high in soy protein and calcium. Also, this convenient snack pack even comes with tangy tomato sauce for dipping.

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Anna Pumpkin Bread Mix

9. Bread from Anna Pumpkin Bread Mix

Nobody is supposed to eat pumpkin bread mix plain; of course, this item needs to be cooked first. It’s a low-calorie, gluten-free snack, rich in fiber and potent antioxidants.

Also, bread made from Anna Pumpkin Bread Mix makes an excellent snack for holiday gatherings.

10. Wolf’s Fire Roasted Almonds

The healthiest nuts out there, almonds are plentiful in nutrients like Manganese and Vitamin B2. Their Vitamin E and monounsaturated fats help reduce heart disease risk.

They’re also great for curbing hunger. Furthermore, they’re delectable!

Final Thoughts: 10 Scrumptious and Healthy Snacks

Snacking throughout the day is one of the best ways to avoid an expanding waistline. In a recent Journal of Nutrition study, researchers found that participants lost significantly more body weight when they added low-sugar, high-protein snacks to their food routine. Why? Because consistent snacking helps maintain blood-sugar levels, keeps you full and prevents your body from storing excess fat.

Some of these foods will only be ready to eat when it’s snack time if they’re prepared beforehand. Once or twice a week, healthy eaters should take a few minutes to do things like slice cheese and put dips in portable containers. Finally, a healthier diet is entirely worth a little extra time spent in the kitchen.

I hope you found this article helpful. If you have anything that you’d like to share or any opinions on any of the content on my site, please do speak up. I look forward to your comments, questions and the sharing of ideas.

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References:

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12 Healthy Snacks For Adults – Facty Health, http://health.facty.com/food/nutrition/12-healthy-snacks-for-adults/ (accessed November 08, 2017).

50 Best Healthy Snacks For Weight Loss | Eat This Not That, http://www.eatthis.com/50-best-healthy-snacks-for-weight-loss/ (accessed November 08, 2017).

 

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34 Comments

  1. Rani said:

    What a list! They don’t really look like a healthy snack. They do Like a YUMMY snacks.

    January 22, 2018
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    • Hi Rani, thanks for joining the conversation. They are delicious but also healthy for you too! Thanks again, Robert

      January 22, 2018
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  2. Amanda Putri said:

    I always LOVE edamame. The rest of the list looks yummy. Hmm.. Surely will start searching for them.

    January 22, 2018
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    • Hi Amanda, you can find them just about everywhere. Thanks for sharing, Robert

      January 22, 2018
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  3. RJay Fuentes said:

    This is definitely a fun and new way to stay fit and healthy. I really would like to try the Sugar-Free Dole Popsicles after my gym workouts.

    January 22, 2018
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    • Hi RJay, the sugar-free Dole Popsicles are great. Thanks for joining the discussion, Robert

      January 22, 2018
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  4. Scott Summers said:

    So even snacks are healthy now huh? I hope softdrinks/ soda would follow suit. I am not familiar with these though except from DOLE.

    January 22, 2018
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    • Hello Scott. Soft drink makers are introducing “healthy drinks” as part of their product line. I hope you give some of these snacks a try. I think you’ll be surprised. Thanks for joining the conversation, Robert

      January 22, 2018
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  5. Alex Summers said:

    I am not familiar with these snacks. Nice to see that snacks can be healthy too.

    January 22, 2018
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    • Hello Alex, give them a try. You have nothing to lose but weight. Thanks for sharing, Robert

      January 22, 2018
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  6. moondebi said:

    I like to snack on roasted almond. This is, I find, one of the most tasty and healthy snack. Moreover, I can carry it anywhere, and have it everywhere.

    January 22, 2018
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    • Hi, moondebi, here’s a tip for you. After eating a few almonds try drinking a glass of water. The almonds absorb the water and expand thereby making you feel fuller. Thanks for sharing, Robert

      January 22, 2018
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  7. Esdyi said:

    I love eating cheese flavored snacks! I would love to try the Sargento light string cheese.

    January 21, 2018
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    • Hi Edsyi, they taste great and are good for you. Thanks for sharing, Robert

      January 22, 2018
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  8. Chatingale said:

    I have a bad habit of craving for junk foods whenever I want to have a snack. It’s time to check out the list of healthy snacks here. Thanks for the tips!

    January 21, 2018
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    • Hi Chantingale, I hope you do check out these snacks and I think you’ll be surprised. Thanks for sharing and you are welcome, Robert

      January 22, 2018
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  9. imkirsten said:

    What a nice article Robert! These foods would be perfect to help me with my diet.

    January 21, 2018
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    • Hi imkirsten, thanks for your remarks and I’m sure these healthy snacks will help with your diet. Thanks again, Robert

      January 22, 2018
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  10. Albeneth said:

    The sugar-free popsicle would be perfect for my kids. Now I don’t have to worry what to prepare for my kids snack.

    January 21, 2018
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    • Hi Albeneth, I’m glad you found this information helpful and I’m sure your kids will like the popsicles. Thanks for sharing, Robert

      January 22, 2018
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  11. Era said:

    This can really help me with my diet! I’ve been finding what types of snacks I should eat on my diet and this just saved me! Thanks a lot!

    January 21, 2018
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    • Hi Era, I’m glad this was helpful to you. Thanks for sharing, Robert

      January 22, 2018
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  12. Edwin Kamau said:

    Thanks for the article. However, at times it’s hard to transform to a diet like this, especially when used to chocolate. Some times you find yourself going bad and forth.

    January 21, 2018
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    • Hello Edwin, if you want to have chocolate make sure it’s dark chocolate. It’s much better for you. Thanks for joining the discussion, Robert

      January 22, 2018
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  13. David Mureithi said:

    A very interesting research at the end of the article. A lot is done to make us have a better health. This article has the same idea; making you and me healthy.

    January 21, 2018
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    • Hello David, thanks for your comments and I hope you’ll try out some of these snacks. Robert

      January 22, 2018
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  14. Andrew Torres said:

    What a list! You are making me drool right now. Haha. Seriously, though I wanna try all of them. They all look delicious and healthy.

    January 21, 2018
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    • That’s great Andrew and thanks for your comments, Robert

      January 21, 2018
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  15. Roma Abuelo said:

    Who says healthy snacks don’t come delicious, right? I wanna try the Sargent light string cheese! Thank you for this list.

    January 21, 2018
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    • Hi Roma, I’m glad this article was helpful for you. Thanks for sharing, Robert

      January 21, 2018
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  16. Raphael Steele said:

    This snacks look so delicious! I will try to get as much as I can online for sure!

    January 21, 2018
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    • Hi Raphael, thanks for joining the discussion. These snacks are not only delicious but they’re good for you. Thanks again, Robert

      January 21, 2018
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  17. Tom Esthber said:

    Great, now you made me hungry again! I will have to try searching for these snacks tomorrow!

    January 21, 2018
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    • Hi Tom, they are available on amazon.com and this website. Thanks for sharing, Robert

      January 21, 2018
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