Eating healthy snacks either sugar free or low in sugar with nutrients to boost your energy can help you lose weight, maintain your weight and stay healthy. Healthy snacks keep you full throughout the day and limit your cravings for unhealthy foods. Eating whole-food options that are prepped in advance is always ideal such as making your own baked kale chips, peeling & chopping up cucumbers, salads etc. However, we don’t always have the time to hit the grocery store and prep all our meals for the week into containers. Below we will explore weight-loss friendly snacks to have on the go or while you are slaying away at your laptop into the long evening hours.
Here are five healthy, weight-loss-friendly snacks to enjoy:
- Pickled Asparagus
Pickled asparagus is full of fiber and probiotics, which improves your digestion. Asparagus is a fabulous, healthy and delicious vegetable source for Vitamin B6, calcium, zinc and magnesium.
- Matcha Vibes Granola
Matcha Vibes Granola is packed with antioxidants (125x that of spinach) and L-Theanine, an amino acid that promotes mental clarity and boosts focus throughout your day.
Ingredients: Whole Grain Oats, Organic Coconut Sugar, Organic Virgin Coconut Oil, Sunflower Seeds, Dried Unsweetened Coconut, Matcha Green Tea Powder, Sea Salt, Monk Fruit Extract.
- Lentil Crisps
Lentil Crisps is a wonderful healthy snack. They have much less fat than potato chips and has 7 grams of protein, 5 grams of fiber, and 12% iron. Also, they are gluten free, GMO-free and vegan. Lentil crisps have no trans fat and no cholesterol, you will be more delighted with this tasty snack option than potato chips.
Lentil crisps is a delicious appetizer or afternoon snack. These lentil crackers are made with yellow, black, and red, salt, black pepper, cumin, and asafoetida. Lentils naturally help reduce cholesterol due to their high levels of soluble fiber. They contain 7g PROTEIN, 5g FIBER, 12% IRON, GLUTEN-Free, GMO-Free, NOT-Bioengineered, VEGAN, NO-Trans Fat, NO-Cholesterol.
- Sun Dried Figs
Figs are high in minerals and soluble fibre. Figs are high in minerals including potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron and copper. Plus, have antioxidant vitamins A and K. Figs improve digestion, help manage blood fat, blood sugar levels, and kill cancer cells. Research has discovered that eating figs helps protect your liver and lowers glucose levels.
5. Vegetarian Chili
Vegetarian Chili is easy to make, and you can almost make it instantly. Hearty meatless chili is delicious and healthy ensure you buy a brand that contains No MSG, like the brand we carry. Plus, it provides a great source of fiber and vegetarian protein to keep you full and your body strong. Combining vegetables with low-sodium, lean proteins and spices make this chili a heart healthy dish for the whole family!
Simple to make:
1. Put the vegetarian chili into a medium saucepan,
2. Add: 2 cups of water 1 can (15oz) tomato sauce and bring to a boil. Turn off heat, and stir in the chili mixture.
Volia! then add your favorite toppings, such as shredded cheddar, diced onions, or lentil crackers.
Ingredients of Phil's Famous Vegetarian Chili Mix that we carry are: textured soy protein, precooked pinto beans, chili pepper and other spices including cumin, onion, garlic, sugar & salt. No MSG
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