Working from home is here to stay and may even become a new normal in the coming years. As we grow accustomed to the blurring boundaries between work and home, we are also finding ways to take care of our physical as well as mental health. Healthy eating has gained popularity in pandemic times like never before but many of us are yet to perfect the art of munching right when hunger strikes in between meals.
When snack time is near, opt for something healthy & light, that will satisfy your cravings & boost your health. Here are seven delicious snack time options we know you will surely enjoy!
Cottage cheese & khakhra
Homemade cottage cheese is loaded with protein. A mini-meal of fresh cottage cheese combined with whole wheat khakhras is sure to satisfy both your hunger pangs, as well as your taste buds!
Fruits such as apples, pears & cucumbers are loaded with Vitamins, Fibre & Minerals. Top your fruit salad with crunchy flaxseeds or sunflower seeds for better taste & added health benefits.
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Sprouts are a powerhouse of protein, fibre & vitamins. A mid-day meal of boiled sprouts with tossed veggies & chat masala will surely make for a healthy & delicious evening snack.
Air-Fryer Sweet Potato Fries
You can never get enough of these air-fryer sweet potato fries! It's tasty and healthy. Also., Just one sweet potato gives you 400% of the vitamin A you need each day. This helps keep your eyes healthy as well as your immune system, your body's defence against germs. It's also good for your reproductive systems and organs like your heart and kidneys. Do try these delicious fries.
You probably ate loads of those tiny red packs of raisins when you were a kid, which was a smart snack for your caregiver to dole out. Rich in fibre and iron with no added sugars, raisins can combat both a chewy and sweet craving at the same time while serving as a much better alternative to a chewy candy.
Healthy, wholesome & delicious! You can prepare a smoothie using skim milk & fresh fruits or vegetables. A healthy smoothie will boost metabolism & keep you feeling full until you reach back home.
Egg whites & green veggies
Egg whites are low on calories & high on protein. Combine them with fresh green vegetables such as, spinach, lettuce, broccoli etc. to keep yourself fueled throughout the day!
Stay healthy and calm your craving with these healthy alternatives !!