Healthy Snack Options For Weight Loss
The solution is to have convenient snacks on hand when you are away from home or don't have time to prepare something nutritious. The following food list contains quick and easy ideas to help you plan snacks each week. This can help you successfully avoid vending machines and unhealthy food choices. Purchase organic fruits and vegetables and raw nuts whenever possible. There are also great tasting organic options for crackers, rice cakes and granola cereals.
Choose a protein and a carbohydrate for your snacks when planning your meals. Eating protein with a carbohydrate will help to regulate your blood sugar and appetite. Prepare snacks for the week in advance and store them in containers for healthy options on the go. You may want to consider making a trail mix of nuts, raisins and granola that you can keep in your car for a last minute change of plans.
The following list makes it easy to combine protein and carbohydrates for easy snacks combinations. Select one food from the protein and carbohydrate category to create a well balanced snack. Mix and match the snacks to create endless possibilities for healthy options for you and your family.
HEALTHY SNACK LIST
Canned white chunk chicken
All natural cheese slices
Chick peas/ hummus
Whole wheat muffin
Whole wheat tortilla
Organic granola cereal
All natural applesauce
Here are some sample combinations to give you ideas for healthy snacks that are convenient and easy to prepare.
HEALTHY SNACK COMBINATIONS
Banana slices topped with almond butter
Tuna with whole wheat crackers
Snack size greek yogurt topped with walnuts
Snack size cottage cheese and a tangerine
Celery stalks with almond butter and raisins
Dark chocolate pieces and raw almonds
Apple slices and pistachios
Whole wheat crackers with almond butter
Whole wheat muffin with almond butter and banana
Canned white chicken and apple slices
Cherry tomatoes and cheese wedges
Greek yogurt with blueberries
Rice cake with cream cheese
Greek yogurt topped with organic granola
Whole wheat muffin with avocado slices
Carrots and hummus
Whole wheat tortilla with tuna and boiled eggs
Snacking can make or break your weight loss plan. Keep a few healthy nonperishable snack options in your purse or car for times when you are traveling and too busy to cook. Prepare your snacks in advance each week and you will have no trouble staying on track with your health and weight loss goals.
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