For many people, relying on a pre-made snack that offers maximum nutrition for minimum effort is a vital part of making healthy food choices each day! Especially when you’re busy!
Here are some tasty, nutritious and super easy snacks that you can enjoy on the go!
Chobani Yoghurt Pouch
Chobani’s low-fat Greek yoghurt is a fantastic source of calcium and protein. They make a great post-workout snack as they assist with muscle repair. Eating yoghurt can get a little messy sometimes, so having it in a pouch makes it much easier to eat on the go!
Obela Hommus to Go
Obela Hommus to Go provides you with both obela hommus and wholegrain crackers. Hommus is made from chickpeas, therefore it provides you with a source protein and fibre. It also contains various vitamins and minerals such as iron and folate. Wholegrain crackers are less processed and contain more fibre than white crackers, which means you’ll be feeling for longer!
Cobs Popcorn Sea Salt
Plain popcorn is a light snack that provides a source of fibre. Cobs offers multipacks that contain 5 perfect snack-sized packets, so you don’t need to worry about portioning it out yourself. To reduce your intake of saturated fats, it is best to choose salted popcorn over butter flavoured popcorn.
The Happy Snack Company: Lightly Salted Roasted Chickpeas or Roasted Fava Beans
The Happy Snack Company makes tasty roasted chickpeas and fava beans in 6 snack sized packs. Chickpeas and fava beans are from the legume family and therefore contain a source of protein and fibre. If you’re looking for a low-fat option with a bit of crunch, these snacks are the way to go!
Laughing Cow Light Cheese Wedge
The Laughing Cow Light Cheese Wedge is vegetarian friendly and a great way to add calcium into your diet. The light version has far less saturated fat compared to the regular version. Try pairing this with an apple or carrot for a complete snack!
Sunrice Rice Snacks Mini Bites Original
Sunrice rice snacks are made from air popped brown rice and make a great wholegrain snack. Wholegrains are less processed which makes for a healthier choice. Each packet contains 8 snack-sized packets that are perfect to throw into your bag or lunchbox.
Trail Mix or Almonds
Nuts are a great source of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fat (healthy fats) and are a great option for when we want something a bit more filling. It is best to choose nuts that have no added salt as we need to be mindful of our overall sodium intake. Woolworths and Coles offer packs of 6 x 30g which is a perfect handful.
Carman’s Muesli/Nut Bars
Carman’s offers a large variety of muesli/nut bars that contain far less added sugar and saturated fat compared to other brands. Great options include Roasted Nut Bar: Almond, Hazelnut & Vanilla, Original Fruit free, Classic Fruit & Nut, and Super Berry. These bars are made from wholegrain ingredients meaning they are less processed and will have us feeling fuller for longer.
Want more practical ideas for putting good quality nutrition advice into practice? Join our online program now for free!