February 26, 2016

    It can often be hard to find a healthy snack during your midday rush at the office or running around picking your kids up from school. Not all healthy snacks require preparation and time. Check out these 4 quick and easy snack solutions to help curb your appetite and prevent cravings.

  1. Dry Roasted Edamames

    This snack is a perfect solution to curb your appetite midday. With under 150 calories per serving and packed with protein and fiber, you can’t go wrong with this snack at any time of the day. There are snack packs you can buy that are only 100-calories in case you’re worried about portion control.

    Dry Roasted Edamame
    Image courtesy of Fit Sugar.

  2. Vegetables and Hummus

    This is a great way to enjoy your favorite dip by skipping the chips or pretzels. Another advantage is that you can get some of your servings of vegetables in just from snacking. Pack the hummus and vegetables in a container with the correct serving size so you don’t go crazy on the hummus.

    Vegetables and Hummus
    Image courtesy of Home Economics Revival.

  3. Yoplait Light Yogurt

    The best way to get all the vitamins without over-doing it on calories is to choose from the fruit flavors. The calcium will help build bones, while satisfying your hunger and taste buds. There is a large range of flavors, giving you variety and allowing you not to get sick of this yummy snack.

    Yoplait Light Fruit Yogurt
    Image courtesy of Grab A Buggy.

  4. Pistachios

    This type of nut is packed with vitamins and antioxidants. Buying them with the shell on is best, because it can discourage you from over-eating. One serving is only about 100 calories, with an added advantage of curbing your craving for a salty food.

    Pistachios
    Image courtesy of Graber Olives.

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