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10 Great Healthy Snack Ideas

Date: Jul 29, 2021    By: Genesis Fitness

It may not be written on the diet plan but everyone wants a snack now and then. If you don't want to head straight for the chocolate, here are ten healthy snack ideas that may make you feel a little less guilty…


Apple slices dipped in almond butter

With just some almond butter you can make a readily available fruit much more interesting. Take one medium apple, slice it and apply 2 tablespoons of butter for great flavour.

Per serving:

260 calories

6g protein

Cashew nuts

Nuts are always a great snack and cashews are often overlooked. Rest assured they contain 5g of protein are a great bite to reach for when you're in need of a snack.

Per serving:

160 calories

5g protein

Asian pear

You can't go wrong with fruit so why not try this lesser-known Asian pear. It's a great source of vitamin C and has an exotic twist.

Per pear:

51 calories

1g protein

Edamame

A staple of Japanese cuisine, Edamame consists of boiled soy beans. They're full of fibre and protein as well as a host of vitamins and minerals.

Per half cup:

100 calories

8g protein

Honey, walnuts and baked pears

Oh so easy to get ready, but filled with protein, fibre and energy. Just take two large pears, cinnamon, honey and walnuts and you're good to go. You can even add Greek yoghurt to taste.

Per half pear with topping:

110 calories

1.5g protein

Baked sweet potato with yogurt and walnuts

Add some tang to a sweet potato, with Greek yoghurt supplying extra protein at the same time. Sprinkle some walnuts on top for texture.

Per potato:

194 calories

9g protein

Green Goddess avocado dip

Easy to make and compatible with just about anything from bread to sliced peppers. Start with avocado and add scallion, parsley, basil, sea salt, lemon juice and a dash of yoghurt for a smooth dip.

Per 100g:

117 calories

3g protein

Hardboiled egg

Portable, healthy and tasty - hard boiled eggs are full of protein and make a great on-the-go snack.

Per egg:

78 calories

6g protein

Sliced capsicum

Nothing beats the tang and spice of a fresh bell pepper. Full of potassium and vitamins, they're a great option to combine with a savoury dip.

Per pepper:

30 calories

1g protein

Carrot sticks

Easy to prepare yet full of natural goodness and a great source of vitamin C and fibre. Just slice, wrap and they're good to go.

Per 3oz:

35 calories

1g protein

So now you've got 10 ideas for a quick snack… perfect for when you're feeling peckish or need to get some energy.


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