Sometimes, your stomach just can’t make that stretch between breakfast and lunch or lunch and dinner. When that’s the case, it’s good to be prepared with snacks. But not just any snacks! We’ve rounded up 12 of our favorite healthy snack ideas to stave off hunger until your next meal.
Have you fallen for the air fryer yet? If you’ve been thinking about this kitchen appliance as a countertop convection oven — you’re pretty much right. And that’s where all its convenience lies.
The mid-day energy slump is something we all face. Mine usually hits right around 3:30PM, when the end of the day seems like it might never arrive and lunch feels like it was so very long ago. The only thing that tends to get me over that late afternoon hump is a good snack.
When Pirate’s Booty hit grocery stove shelves, it quickly became the snack to reach for. The cheesy, crunchy, puffed rice and corn snack was embraced by kids and adults alike as a healthier alternative to chips and cheese puffs. But is it actually a healthy choice?
I tend to choose my snacks based on what texture I am craving. If it’s something creamy that’s on my brain, I’ll grab some Greek yogurt. Or if I am feeling like something soft, I’ll make myself a jammy egg. Often, though, what I crave is something crunchy.
Before I say anything else, you need to know that I am not much of snacker. Perhaps this makes me square but I am typically quite content with my three meals a day.
Before you resort to take out…
No matter our family structure, whether we’re trying to feed a whole herd or just ourselves, getting a good dinner on the table in no small feat. Work, school, and play tend to fill our days to the brim, which often leaves us ravaged at 7 o’clock with not a whole lot of time or energy to assemble a meal.
Has this ever happened to you: You wake up late and have to fly out of the house before you have time for a decent breakfast, so you either grab a pastry from the coffee place or skip it altogether.