10 Healthy Snacks for Your Busy Life

As a new or expectant parent, it sometimes can be difficult to find the time or energy to make healthy food choices. So what better way to kick off National Nutrition Month than with some quick and easy snacks to get through your busiest of days.

  1. Hummus or cottage cheese
    • Suggestions: Serve with pita chips, pretzels, carrots, celery, or cucumbers.
  2. Yogurt
    • Suggestions: For added flavor and texture mix in some strawberries, blueberries, chia seeds, or granola.
  3. Trail mix
    • Suggestions: Throw together some dried fruit, cereal, granola, a variety of nuts and seeds, and dark chocolate chips.
  4. Nut butter
    • Suggestions: Serve with apples, bananas, celery, carrots, or pretzels.
  5. Meat and cheese
    • Suggestions: Serve atop crackers or cucumber slices.
  6. Popcorn
  7. Grab-and-GoHard boiled eggs
  8. Grab-and-Go: Cheese sticks
  9. Grab-and-Go: Energy bites
  10. Grab-and-Go: Barshomemade or store-bought

Experts say the key to satiating your hunger and avoiding the energy crash later is to combine macronutrients – proteins, fats, and carbohydrates. Having a few healthy, hearty options at your disposal will allow you to take care of your family and yourself.

sunrise-looking-banner

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s