Stuff mini whole wheat pitas (about 2 inches in diameter) with different tastes, such as salsa; cashew butter; cheese; or hummus with cucumber and tomato, recommends Samantha Heller, RD, clinical nutrition coordinator at the Cancer Care Center at Griffin Hospital in Derby, Connecticut. Next, don’t miss these so-called “healthy” snack foods that aren’t that great for you.
Snacking should be as mandatory as breakfast
Think about it: If you allow yourself to get too hungry between meals, it can deplete your energy and make you feel hangry. Instead, try to choose nutrient-rich healthy snacks and filling combos of protein and fiber, like these popular picks from top dietitians and weight-loss bloggers. We ran the following snacks by dietitian and Real Mom Nutrition blogger Sally Kuzemchak, and they are more nutritious than you may realize.