5 Days of Healthy Snacks

August 21, 2015

Did you know that the more often you eat the more fat you’ll shed? Eating regular, small portions of  nutritious foods will help make you healthier and happier, not to mention your waistline will love you!

To get you started on your healthy journey, we’ve put together 5 days of healthy snacks that will curb your cravings and keep you fuller for longer.

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Peanut butter banana and apple bites

Thick apple wedges topped with a dollop of peanut butter and banana slices are the perfect afternoon pick-me-ups to get you through your 3pm slump.

Apple chips

When you’ve got the nibbles and don’t fancy the guilt that comes from wiping out a whole bag of Doritos, homemade apple chips pack all the punch of pre-packaged goods minus the risk of the dreaded bloat.

All you need is two tablespoons of sugar, one tablespoon of ground cinnamon, and four thinly sliced apples. Simply core and slice the apples, coat them thickly in the combined sugar and cinnamon, and bake in the oven for two hours.

Fruit salad

Whoever said you couldn’t make friends with salad clearly never indulged in a fresh bowl of juicy, fresh fruit. From potassium rich bananas to antioxidant rich blueberries, seasonally selected fruits hold a range of dietary benefits and will give you the perfect energy boost.

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Cottage cheese filled avocado

This fruit and dairy combo is a clear winner for when you’re craving something rich, creamy and a bit savoury. Remove the pit from half an avocado and fill the space with two-ounces of cottage cheese. This tasty snack will score you a good dose of protein and healthy fibre.

Canned tuna and whole-wheat crackers

There’s nothing fishy about this mouth-watering, wholesome combination. With plenty of omega-3 and lean protein this is a winner in our eyes.

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