8 Convenient & Healthy Alternatives For You To Snack On

If you begin to feel hungry between the three meals you should be eating a day, you’d grab a snack. Hopefully a healthy one! However, healthy snacks aren’t always the most convenient…

Instead of grabbing a bag of potato chips or some cookies, curb your cravings with one of these healthy packaged snacks:

 

1. Dole’s Wildly Nutritious Mixed Berries:

This is a great snack on-the-go and not only can you eat them right out of the bag, they’re a great topping for yogurt and they blend well in a smoothie! This antioxidant blend is high in both fiber and vitamin C.

Serving Size: 1 cupdoles

Calories: 70

Protein: 0 g

Fat: 0 g

Sodium: 0 mg

Carbs: 17 g

Sugar: 11 g

Fiber: 5 g

 

2. S’mores Luna Bars:

Has anyone ever considered a s’more to be healthy? Probably not. Until just now. This Luna product has the melt-in-your-mouth flavor and is always packed with 9 grams of protein and 3 grams of fiber!

Serving Size: 1 bar

Calories: 190LunaProd_LunaBar_smores

Protein: 9 g

Fat: 6 g

Sodium: 180 mg

Carbs: 26 g

Sugar: 10 g

Fiber: 4 g

 

3. Mott’s Healthy Harvest Granny Smith Apple Sauce:

This healthy alternative has 80 mg of potassium! Hard to imagine considering it’s only 50 calories! Not to mention, it’s got no artificial sweetener or added sugar.

Serving Size: 111 grams

Calories: 50 g91oWlNC3gNL._SX425SX425_SY392_CR,0,0,425,392_PIbundle-12,TopRight,0,0_SX425_SY392_CR,0,0,425,392_SH20_

Protein: 0 g

Fat: 0 g

Sodium: 0 g

Carbs: 13 g

Sugar: 11 g

Fiber: 1 g

 

4. RxBars:

Nothing screams healthy like a product made with blueberries, egg whites, almonds, figs and dates and contains 290 mg of potassium. Also, if you’re looking to build some muscle, they come with 12 g of protein!

Serving Size: 1 bar

Calories: 2004_Bars_SamplePack_Small_1024x1024

Protein: 12 g

Fat: 6 g

Sodium: 115 mg

Carbs: 25 g

Sugar: 17 g

Fiber: 4 g

 

5. Sabra Hummus

Hummus is made with cooked chickpeas which happen to be high in protein, potassium and fiber while remaining low in cholesterol and sugar, making this product a great, healthy alternative to other dips!

Serving Size: 2 tbsp

Calories: 70PKTMP0002

Protein: 2 g

Fat: 5 g

Sodium: 130 mg

Carbs: 4 g

Sugar: 0 g

Fiber: 1 g

 

6. Orville Redenbacher’s Smart Pop! Kettle Corn

The popcorn you get at the movies that you douse in butter and salt, yeah that’s no good for you. Orville Redenbacher, however, has made a product that offers some health benefits. One serving contains 4% of your daily iron intake and comes in around a minuscule 140 calories.

Serving Size: 7 1/2 cups

Calories: 14041RdcFpv+kL

Protein: 4 g

Fat: 2.5 g

Sodium: 230 mg

Carbs: 29 g

Sugar: 0 g

Fiber: 6 g

 

7. Cranberry Almond + Antioxidants with Macadamia Nuts KIND Bars

KIND bars have long been associated with healthy diets. There are tons of different flavors and kinds to choose from. This one in particular contains 50% of your daily A, C, and E vitamins.

Serving Size: 1 barkind_bar_cranberryalmond_1_2

Calories: 190

Protein: 4 g

Fat: 13 g

Sodium: 25 mg

Carbs: 20 g

Sugar: 11 g

Fiber: 3 g

 

8. Bare Fruit Apple Cinnamon Chips

Bare is notorious for their organic products. This one is no different, it’s 100% naturally made. They are very high in vitamins and contain no added sugar or preservatives.

Serving Size: 1 oz or 1/2 cup

Calories: 90Bare-Fruit-Organic-Dried-Cinnamon-Apple-Chips-Fat-Free-013971000214

Protein: 0 g

Fat: 0 g

Sodium: 10 mg

Carbs: 26 g

Sugar: 21 g

Fiber: 4 g

 

 

So the next time you start to feel hungry but know that you’ll regret eating that donut or even the entire box, try one of these! You won’t feel guilty and you’ll curb your appetite all the same, if not better.

 

 

Are there any healthy packaged snacks that you enjoy? Comment and let us know!

 

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