Best Healthy Snacks To Have

Best Healthy Snacks To Have

May 09, 2019 / Gina Gargiulo

Unfortunately, most snacks these days are definitely not healthy. When you hear "snack," people automatically assume ice cream, chips, pretzels, and sweets first. Nonetheless, it's time to change your mindset and diet. Here are the best healthy snacks to eat that are all low-carb and guilt-free!

Nuts & Seeds

As long as you watch portion control with roasted and salted kinds, nuts and seeds make the perfect healthy snack you can have anywhere. Plus there's a ton of different kinds to choose from:

  • Almonds
  • Brazil Nuts
  • Flaxseed
  • Macadamia Nuts
  • Pecans
  • Pumpkin Seeds
  • Sunflower Seeds
  • Walnuts 

Best Healthy Snacks To Have

Protein Snacks

These are obviously loaded in protein, but also don't require any cooking or preparation. Grab one of these healthy protein snacks next time:

  • Beef Jerky or Beef Sticks
  • Deli Meat
  • Pepperoni
  • Pork Rinds
  • Protein Bars

Butter Spreads

Not actual fatty butter, but butter spreads that come from nuts mostly. You can easily have this with whole wheat bread, crackers, fruits, or vegetables, which makes these a convenient and healthy product to have around your house:

  • Almond Butter
  • Coconut Butter
  • Macadamia Nut Butter
  • Peanut Butter

Seafood Snacks

If you're in the food for something fishy, you don't have to wait to bake an entire filet or shellfish dish. Try these healthy seafood snack options:

    • Sardines
    • Seaweed Snacks
    • Oysters

Fruits & Vegetables

Best Healthy Snacks To Have

Many people forget that these are one of the best healthy snacks. Have them raw, cooked, with dip, dressing, or cheese. The possibilities are endless:

  • Apples
  • Bananas
  • Blackberries
  • Broccoli
  • Kale or Kale Chips
  • Olives
  • Pickles

Cheese Snacks

No - we're not talking about cheez-its or cheese doodles. There's healthier cheese options you can grab on the go or for a quick snack:

  • Cheese Chips
  • Cheese Slices
  • Cheese Wedges
  • Cottage Cheese
  • Light Cream Cheese
  • String Cheese

Healthy Dessert Options

Best Healthy Snacks To Have

When thinking about snacks, the simpler the better honestly. If you want a healthy snack that's more like a dessert though, then try one of these sweet options:

  • Cocoa Nibs
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Fruit Popsicles
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Granola
  • Jell-O (sugar-free)
  • Toasted Coconut Flakes
  • Watermelon

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-Gina