Healthy Snacks to Eat

plate of sweet potato fries

Healthy Snacks to Eat

Are you a snacker? Do your snacking cravings result in you making unhealthy decisions? Cravings really get the best of you, especially junk food cravings. However, snacking should not be a crime! It is absolutely okay to snack, but only when you are making healthy choices on what you are putting in your body. Here are 3 healthy snacks to eat to substitute junk food cravings.

Chocolate Hummus

As we all know, chocolate really gets a bad wrap, but there are actually a lot of healthy meals that incorporate it. Hummus is primarily made of beans which is an excellent source of nutrition. Aside from chocolate hummus being nutritious and delicious, this healthy snack fights constipation, helps prevent diseases, and boosts gut health along with suppressing those unhealthy cravings.

a plate of hummus and pita.
“Hummus and pita” by waferboard is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Sweet Potato Fries

Are you addicted to french fries? Yeah, I am almost certain 99.9% nodded your heads profusely. What if I told you there was a healthier alternative for the addictive treat? Traditional french fries are saturated in fat and salt, whereas sweet potato fries have numerous health benefits. Sweet potato fries are only 180 calories, promote gut health, and have a great source of fiber and vitamins. That is just to name a few of the many health benefits!

Hard Boiled Egg

Eggs aren’t only for breakfast. Hard-boiled eggs are the perfect snack to fulfill your deepest and darkest cravings! Not only is this snack full of rich protein, but it is also low-calorie, filled with B vitamins, zinc, and calcium. Once again, that is just to name a few of the many benefits of boiled eggs!

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