Healthy Snacks Part Two

Healthy Snacks Part Two

Snacking is one of my favorite parts of eating healthier. Last week I suggested snacking as a way to help speed up metabolism. This week I want to share some of my favorite snacks that give me energy throughout the day:

Kashi 7 Grain Cracker

#ChristalsTip: Try it with hummus for extra protein!

#ChristalsTip: Try it with hummus for extra protein!

  • Found in: Whole Foods and most retail grocery stores 
  • Main Ingredients: Oats, Wheat, Rye, Brown Rice, Barley, Buckwheat and Sesame Seeds
  • 120 Calories for 15 crackers
  • 3.5g of fat
  • 150mg of sodium

Fruit Leathers

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  • Found in: Trader Joes
  • 50 calories for leather
  • 0g of fat
  • 11g of sugar

Blue Diamond Almond Nut Thins Country Ranch. *Gluten and Wheat Free*

  • Found in: Whole Foods, Vons and Pavilions
  • Main Ingredients: Rice Flour and Almonds
  • 130 calories for 16 crackers
  • 3.5g of fat
  • 220 mg of sodium
  • 3g of protein

Sriracha Hummus 

#ChristalsTips: Perfect with Trader Joes Pretzel Slims

#ChristalsTips: Perfect with Trader Joes Pretzel Slims

  • Found in: Trader Joes
  • Main Ingredients: Garbanzo Beans, Tahini and Sriracha sauce
  • 60 calories for 2 tbsp
  • 3.5g of fat
  • 190mg of sodium
  • 2g of protein

Inner Peas. *Gluten and Wheat Free*

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  • Found in: Trader Joes
  • Main Ingredients: Cornmeal, Sunflower Oil and Garden Green Peas
  • 130 calories for 24 pieces
  • 6g of fat
  • 120mg of sodium
  • 1g of protein

Lundberg Farms Rice Chips- Sante Fe Barbeque *Organic and Gluten Free*

#ChristalsTips: Love this with Red Roasted Pepper Hummus

#ChristalsTips: Love this with Red Roasted Pepper Hummus

  • Found in: Whole Foods 
  • Main Ingredients: Organic Brown and White Rice Flour, Sunflower Oil and Organic corn masa flour
  • 140 calories for 9 chips
  • 7g of fat
  • 105g of sodium
  • 2g of protein    

Naked Green Machine

#ChristalsTips: Since this is high in sugar, I drink ½ of it and save the rest

#ChristalsTips: Since this is high in sugar, I drink ½ of it and save the rest

  • Found in: All retail grocery stores
  • Main Ingredients: Kale leaves, cucumber, spinach, celery, oranges and apples
  • 190 for 1 bottle
  • 34g of sugar
  • 4g of protein

These are some of my favorite snacks, but I'm always looking for more! What do you like to snack on throughout the day?

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