Snacking in between meals is wrongly frowned upon. It’s one of the biggest weight loss myths that exist, and could not be further from the truth. As long as you are eating the right foods and maintaining healthy portions, then you are well on your way to seeing some great physical and mental results! You’ll stay full longer, have better energy levels, and even feel more rested due to a more peaceful slumber.
Take a look at these 13 healthy snack ideas that help you lose weight quick.
1. Kale Chips
They’ve still got the crunch while embodying the green! They’re better than you think. What isn’t when it has the word “chip” after it?!
Oatmeal will keep you fuller for longer periods of time due to its jam-packed fiber count. This will help you eliminate your mid morning cravings. Throw some fruit and cinnamon on there and it’s golden!
And have you tried almond butter?! Just about the best peanut butter replacement there is. Nuts have all the healthy fats you need, and have tons of fiber to keep you satisfied.
4. Mixed Berry Ice Pops
Frozen fruit treats help dessert stay tasty while still being healthy and good for you. There’s no extra sugars added. Natural sugar is fine in proportion – it’s the artificial stuff that is always a no.
They’re multipurpose – after the gym, a snack, breakfast on the run. You blend up all sorts of nutrients to still taste like dessert!
6. Healthy Deviled Eggs
Protein will help you stay full, so chow down on some deviled eggs that use alternatives to mayo! They make the best snack or side.
7. Spicy Yogurt Dip & Veggies
The words “healthy alternatives” will become you new pal when you see how many delicious foods you can replace with them! Nothing beats a savory dip, and when it’s made with a yogurt base you’ll get a spicy, healthy accompaniment with your vegetables.
Try this liquid version of a salad, or salsa as some call it, with kale chips, veggies, or low-fat pita chips!
Grab an apple on your way out the door. With tons of fiber, vitamin C and potassium you can’t lose with this delicious fruit. Dip it in almond butter and your snacking habits will be changed forever!
Raspberries are another fruit loaded with vitamins and fiber, plus they help lower cholesterol. Throw them in oatmeal, yogurt or a smoothie and you’re good to go!
11. Cheesy Lemon Pepper Dip
This super easy dip is lemon pepper-spiced cottage cheese! The perfect dip for carrots.
12.Veggies with Almond Butter
Almond butter will keep you full for hours, so combine it with vegetables as a dip and you will get nutrients and satisfaction, all in one stop.
13. Sesame Squares
This delicious treat will keep you dreaming about it all day. Chill it in the fridge hours before eating.