Want to lose weight without having to give up on snacks?
You can! That is if you eat healthy, whole-food snacks laden with protein and nutrients.
These kinds of snacks are integral to weight loss.
As a matter of fact, some can make you feel full the entire day, which in turn, curbs your cravings for unhealthy foods.
Cult-fave foods like Greek yogurt, almonds, guacamole, and pumpkin seeds are all included in this list.
As to why, we will be talking more about them and other healthy snacks in a few seconds, so keep watching, alright? Here goes.
1. Dark chocolate and almonds
Almonds mixed with dark chocolate make a rich yet healthy snack.
Almonds are high in healthy fats and can reduce appetite while dark chocolates can lower blood pressure and helps curb your cravings for other sweets.
2. A piece of fruit
Sometimes a healthy snack can be as straightforward as a single piece of fruit.
Fruits suited for weight loss include apples, grapefruit, grapes, bananas, pears, and oranges.
3. Roasted pumpkin seeds
Feeling festive? There’s no better snack than roasted pumpkin seeds.
Loaded with plant-based protein, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, you’d never go wrong with this healthy and delicious snack.
4. Celery sticks dipped in cream cheese
Fancy a classic low-carb, filling snack that involves cream cheese?
Celery sticks are the best pair for it.
Treat yourself to five small celery sticks dipped in 60 grams of cream cheese, and you’ll only be eating fewer than 200 calories.
5. Coconut chips
Do you miss eating crunchy snacks?
Try no-sugar coconut chips.
It will satisfy your craving for chips while providing your body a healthy dose of fiber, protein, and fat.
6. Ranch seasoned popcorn
Popcorns as snacks? Sounds bad for weight loss?
Nah, believe it or not, popcorn is actually a whole grain.
In other words, it’s a good source of fiber.
Go for air-popped or lightly oil-popped variants.
Season it with garlic and onion powder, dried dill, dried chives, pepper, and salt.
7. Nutty oatmeal
A single serving of oatmeal contains around 150 calories and 3-4 grams of fiber.
Consider eating oatmeal with nut butter for a boost in healthy fats.
Doing this will also improve the flavor and overall satiety.
8. Seasoned avocado
Do you have a ripe avocado that’s waiting to be consumed? Perfect! Eat it for snacks.
Half of it is filled with healthy fats and filling fiber with around 160 calories.
Slice one in half and sprinkle on lemon, pink Himalayan salt, and fresh cracked red bell pepper
9.Greek yogurt and berries
A cup of Greek yogurt contains 12-14 grams of filling protein.
Get a low-sugar, or better yet, unsweetened Greek yogurt.
Oh, and add a cup of berries to boost its weight loss benefits.
Berries are some of the low-sugar fruits that keep you feeling full.
10. Blueberry smoothie
Who can resist a smoothie?
And a refreshing wild blueberry one at that!
Wild blueberries are known to pack filling fiber and antioxidants.
Mix it with half banana, and low-fat milk, and voila–a healthy snack.
Losing weight doesn’t always have to mean restraining yourself from eating snacks.
Keep on snacking those healthy snacks to supplement your weight loss journey.
Let us know how it goes for you below.