Snacks are enjoyed by almost everyone. Everybody has a list of their favorite snacks. Whether for a quick energy boost or relief from hunger, snacks have become a part of the daily routine.
However, industries today give less focus to the authentic health benefits their products offer. Below are nine of the healthiest snack you will ever put your hands on.
When baked right, cauliflower has the consistency similar to a sweet potato. Take some fresh cauliflower and break them up into florets. Sprinkle with a generous amount of sea salt. Baking them will take up to 40 minutes at 400 degrees. The tips of the cauliflower must turn to a deep brown color.
Being naturally sweet and filling, carrots make for a great snack. Peel and chop big pieces of carrots. Put them in a container. They are travel friendly and convenient. Get some bags for snacks and distribute the slices of carrots. This is perfect for people who are always on the go.
Greek yogurt contains two times the amount of protein packed in regular yogurt. It certainly will make you full. Freeze to achieve ice cream like consistency and mix with frozen berries.
Tea is not a snack but it goes well with the snacks you take. It works like coffee minus those jitters. One mistake people often assume is that, thirst is mistaken for hunger. Tea is great at speeding up the metabolism and keeps the stomach full and satisfied.
Heirloom Tomatoes with Balsamic Vinegar
Heirloom tomatoes are really good. The dark purple ones and the black varieties like a Cherokee are naturally sweet. They do not contain the acidity level of normal tomatoes like roma tomatoes and beef steak tomatoes. Slice the tomatoes drizzled with balsamic vinegar, a perfect snack in the summer time.
Being high in proteins and low I calories (17 units per egg), eggs make a great snack. A thin crepe made out of egg whites, sprinkled with chopped green onions. Add a little sugar to taste.
Despite its convenience, making kale chips requires some preparation ahead of time. Take some kale and give them a light coat of olive spray. Get some fresh sea salt and sprinkle them. Put them in a preheated oven at 350 degrees. It will take 10-15 minutes to bake.
Clear Broth Soup
Opaque and milky broths are made of heavy cream, Stay away from them. Boiling a whole chicken with stock ginger, garlic, and white onions for an hour will make a great broth. This is low-fat.
Make it at home. Sprinkle with popcorn seasoning to taste. You may also add some cinnamon and a little sugar.
Choose healthy food to promote wellness from the inside. Make the list above a part of your next week’s meals.