5 Healthy Snack Replacements You Have To Try

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Did you know that February is National Snack Food Month? To celebrate, we’re cleaning up our snacking habits. Here are 5 delicious and healthy snack replacements that you have to try!

Delicious & Healthy Snack Replacements

Finding that perfect snack that is healthy, filling, and satisfying can be tricky. Many of the most popular on-the-go snacks may taste good, but they don’t actually fuel or nourish the body. 

If you’re looking for alternatives to some of your favorite snacks, we’ve got you covered! Here are 5 healthy, simple, and delicious snack replacements to try. They’re all easy to transport, so they’re perfect for bringing to work or keeping in your bag when you’re out and about!

For When You Want Something Salty & Crispy: Kale Chips

Once you’ve tried kale chips, you won’t go back to plain old potato chips! Kale chips give you the satisfying savory crunch of traditional chips, but without the super high fat and sodium content. 

Kale is packed with a variety of good-for-you vitamins and minerals. This leafy green has B vitamins and vitamins A and C, and also contains potassium, iron, and calcium. It’s also a great source of fiber. 

Many snack companies sell kale chips in single serving bags, but you can also easily make your own! Home-baked kale chips will last about two to three days, so you can make a big batch and enjoy them on-the-go.

The great thing about kale chips is that you can season them with whatever you’d like. Some great seasoning options include garlic powder, pepper, curry powder, paprika, turmeric, or nutritional yeast – or just go with the classic sea salt and pepper! 

To make this healthy savory snack, dress the washed kale in olive oil and your seasoning of choice. Heat your oven to 300 degrees, and then bake for 15 to 25 minutes – keep an eye on them, and take them out when they look crispy (but before they burn!). 

For When You Want Something Fruity & Sweet: Apple Cider Vinegar Gummies

If you tend to reach for sweeter snacks, one of the best healthy snack replacements for overly sugary fruit snacks or candies (like gummy worms or Skittles) are Apple Cider Vinegar Gummies! The tasty fruity apple flavor perfectly satisfies that sweet tooth, and the nutritionist approved formula delivers some seriously impressive health benefits. 

These Apple Cider Vinegar Gummies use the power of ACV to support good gut bacteria, which promotes a healthy digestion while curbing cravings – so you’ll be less tempted to reach for unhealthy snacks. These vegan-friendly gummies also contain vitamins B6 and B12, which help improve mood, fight stress, and boost brain health! The formula also features folic acid, which improves mental clarity and fights inflammation. 

For When You Want Something Chocolatey: 70% (or more) Dark Chocolate

While there’s no problem in enjoying an occasional freshly baked brownie or chocolate candy bar, we definitely don’t want to overindulge! If you’re looking for healthy snack replacements for chocolatey sweets, pick up a bar of dark chocolate – specifically one containing at least 70% cacao.

Antioxidant-rich dark chocolate typically contains less sugar than milk chocolate. A couple squares of this healthy treat will perfectly satisfy that need for some chocolate. For an extra decadent (but still healthy!) treat, pair it with some fresh fruit!

For When You Want Something Savory: Roasted Chickpeas

A lot of common savory snacks – like pre-packaged popcorn, crackers, or pretzels – lack any real nutritional value, and won’t keep you full or power you through the day. One of the best healthy snack replacements for these nutrient-lacking options is roasted chickpeas! 

Chickpeas are packed with fiber and protein, and also contain magnesium, iron, and vitamin B6. When roasted, these powerful beans turn into a crunchy and satisfying savory snack! They last for a couple of days, so make a batch and bring them to work or take them with you when you’re out running errands. 

Just like with the kale chips, when you make roasted chickpeas at home, your seasoning options are endless – you can make them exactly to your liking. Consider squeezing on some fresh lemon for a citrusy taste, sprinkling on some paprika for a spicy kick, or adding some delicious herbs! Want to make roasted chickpeas at home? Here’s a great easy recipe to try!

For When You Want Something Refreshing: Superfood Tabs 

Superfood Tabs are the perfect replacement for unhealthy, sugar-packed sodas. These sugar-free berry flavored tabs are packed with 15 incredible superfoods, including elderberry, matcha, chlorella, pomegranate, and ginseng root. These natural superfoods work to curb appetite, promote digestion, fight bloating, and make you feel full (which will help you fight against unnecessary snacking!). They also boost energy – it’s the perfect midday pick-me-up! 

Superfood Tabs are the perfect on-the-go snack, because they’re super transportable. If you’re at work or on-the-go, simply drop a tab into your reusable water bottle, fill it up with water, and watch it dissolve into a refreshing and healthy fizzy berry drink!

Use Superfoods as Healthy Snack Replacements!

Ready to swap out unhealthy snacks for nutrition-packed alternatives? Try our Superfood Tabs and Apple Cider Vinegar Gummies!

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