If you work from home, eating a healthy snack or two during the day isn’t difficult. It’s pretty easy to whip up some hummus and pull a bag of baby carrots out of the fridge. However, if you’re out of the house most of the day finding a healthy snack might be tricky.
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There are some brands out there that produce packaged snacks that are worthy of your attention. They travel well, are tasty, and come in reasonable proportions.
Here are 6 Top Picks to Satisfy Your Need to Munch and Crunch After Lunch:
1) RX Bars
These things are getting more popular by the day. There is a simple reason for this. RX Bars are simple. Each bar is made with a handful of nutritious ingredients and without things you can’t pronounce.
Similar to RX Bars, a few bites of a Nut and Seed or Superfood Laräbar can satisfy cravings and help keep you away from the vending machine candy bars and chips. Laräbars tend to have minimal ingredients and are non-GMO.
3) Nuts for Nuts
Pre-proportioned nuts can be an easy snack to pop into your bag. Frankly, nuts are everywhere. You can buy them off of the shelf at your favorite store or order nuts online. Just beware of added sugars and salt. Back to Nature has some good nuts without added oils, artificial flavors or preservatives.
Seeds can be a fantastic alternative to chips and pretzels. A handful of sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds can satiate and energize you. Like nuts, seeds can be readily found on shelves in small convenience stores, big box stores and everywhere in-between. David is a well-known brand. Or go organic and buy seeds from a company like Eden Foods. There are many options out there. Just watch for added sugar and salt.
5) Roasted Seaweed Sheets
Seaweed (nori) is a wholesome snack full of vitamins B12, A and C, potassium, and fiber. If you’re watching your sodium intake, read the label before digging in. Sea’s Gift is one brand of nori seaweed sheet snacks that can be found at many major retailers.
6) Pirate’s Booty
Pirate’s Booty is one of those snacks you buy for kids and end up eating yourself. The Veggie Booty features baked puffs of rice and corn flavored with kale, carrot, spinach, and parsley. Yohoyummy. The White Cheddar is ahrrrrguably tasty too!