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Super Snacks to Have on Hand

Emilia and I have snacks almost every day, except for Sundays, when our eating schedule is a little off, and we usually have our superfoods shake or a Greek yogurt parfait with our favorite protein bar. For most people, snacking is a daily “meal”. A lot of times this happens at work or after school for kids. Instead of heading to the vending machine it would be cost-effective and beneficial to you if you have a snack with you that helps you reach your health goals.

Here is a list of 5 snacks to have on hand!

Apple – Apples contain flavonoids which are known for fighting fat.  They are also full of antioxidants and dietary fiber. An apple a day is a great motto.

Greek Yogurt – One of our favorites (I’ve even grown to love plain Greek yogurt!). Greek yogurt is full of protein and has a low number of fat and carbs. It also contains probiotics. This kind of yogurt supports a healthy bacterial balance in the gut for everyone.

Oatmeal – Oats are a whole grain that is nutritious and helps you feel full. Use this as a breakfast or snack. It would be easy to keep a few steel-cut packets in your desk to make in the break

Eggs – Eggs have a high amount of protein. They digest slowly and have a small number of calories. Make up a batch of hardboiled eggs and bring them for your snack.

Almonds – Almonds are good fat that digests well. They are also loaded with antioxidants. Keep packets in your bag, desk, or briefcase for those hunger attacks.

So next time you’re at the market, pick up some healthy snacks that will work for you instead of those that provide an instant sugar rush! What will you add to your stash in your desk now?