When it comes to eating healthy, not only is what you eat is essential, but also the portion sizes and the number of carbohydrates, fat, and protein you consume daily.
Sometimes we get too busy to prepare and eat a healthy meal. We all love snacks; thus, having some healthy snacks on hand can be useful. But, you should choose a low-calorie snack cause they can make us fat and they are unhealthy.
So here are ten weight loss friendly snacks to add to your diet and that will help you to live a little bit of a healthier lifestyle.
If you like to eat chocolate ice cream, try to eat a fudgesicle instead. They are only 40 calories each. They are also tasty!
#2 Fruit and honey sorbet
You only need to freeze about 1 pound of fruit (strawberries, peaches, blueberries, etc.) and blend it with 1/4 cup of honey. Now, you have an EXTREMELY healthy and low calorie treat on your hands, and it is is so delicious! And so simple to make.
You can choose a low-calorie popsicle. There are so many kinds of popsicles under 100 calories. Bomb pops have only 40 calories each.
#4 Granola bars
Granola bars can make you gain weight, but, some are low calorie. You can make Sunbelt Bakery chocolate chip bars. They are moist and so delicious. They are only 140 calories per bar! Try it; you will like it!
#5 Hard Candy
When you want a treat, hard candies are a great choice. They last a long time, and there are so many different flavors to satisfy any sweet tooth. Three fruity Jolly Ranchers contain 50 calories. Not bad for a sweet treat.
#6 Fruits, veggies and peanut butter
Fruits and vegetables with peanut butter are such a great combination, and they are very healthy. The peanut butter has about 94 calories per 1 tbs. Just put a bit on each piece of fruit or vegetable is enough to give it some buttery flavor.
You can also put peanut butter on bananas. It is so good!
#7 Trail mix
Nuts are an ideal nutritious snack. Nuts and dried fruits are delicious and are also beneficial for your health. You could make your recipe with the ingredients you like most. A 1 serving of trail mix has about 130 calories depending on what’s in it.
Greek yogurt can make a delicious, nutrient-dense snack. They are not only a great source of calcium and potassium, but, it is also high in protein. One container has less than 100 calories.
#9 Veggies and hummus
Veggies and hummus make a great combination cause hummus is healthy, and it also tastes delicious. I prefer classic hummus, but there are other flavors you may like more. There are only 25 calories per tbs!
When you need a snack, try to have some healthy and nutritious options close by can help you avoid unhealthily and fattening alternatives. Pick one or more of these snacks to stay in shape.
#10 Garlic stuffed olives
Garlic stuffed olives are amazing, especially when you like savory and salty treats. They are only ten calories per olive!