Staying healthy and following a healthy lifestyle, especially when you’re busy throughout the week, is a difficult task. The last thing you want to do when you get home hungry is prepare some fast-food style snacks for yourself. So we have an easy solution for you! Here are 7 healthy snacks you can prepare well ahead, probably over the weekend that’ll last you through the week.
Store bought yoghurt bowls usually have a lot of added sugar and preservatives even though they make for easy on-the-go snacks. An effective way to sweeten your yoghurt is by adding fresh fruits to it along with granola or any other healthy food that you like. All you need to do is pop it in the fridge and then you can eat these with variations of fruits as you want! Similarly, you can also take it as a healthy breakfast option!
Our personal pick, this one is at the top of our list of healthy snacks. Potato chips are a favourite we all love to munch on, but they’re very unhealthy. A nice and healthy diet alternative to it is baked sweet potato chips which can be made quickly and easily. Store them in an airtight container and binge on them guilt free.
Hummus is one of the most healthy dip or spread to have with snacks. It’s easy to make and can be eaten with almost anything. Plus, it’s filling! Make a big batch of it and you can then store it and use it however you want - be it as a sandwich spread or a dip! See the difference it makes in the long run, a great transition from loading up on salty and fatty spreads to a healthy lifestyle.
Start your day with a healthy breakfast and a good filling salad is the best way to go for it! We all love salads and they are super easy to make. A few salad jars can be made and stored in the fridge and you can take one out whenever you’re hungry! Best part? These healthy snacks are low in calories too!
Another mason jar idea, that is brilliant is burrito in a jar. All you need to do is put all the ingredients of a burrito in a mason jar, like salsa, kidney beans and guacamole and then top it off with some sour cream. These healthy snacks would make for one tasty treat! Include it as part of your healthy diet, too!
Chickpeas are a great source of protein and are great to simply munch on. You can roast the chickpeas with some spices and store them. These healthy snacks are as addictive as popcorn, or even better!
Broccoli is one of the healthiest vegetables, hands down. Here is a simple way to make the boring snack delicious so that you can eat it whenever you want without the guilt that comes with binge snacking.