Dieting isn’t easy, which is why it’s so important to have healthy snacks on hand for when those 2pm cravings come around — you know, that time of the day when you’re just dying to dip your hand into a bag of potato chips. Lucky for you, we’ve taken the guesswork out of smart snacking by rounding up 9 nutritious foods and beverages that are not only yummy, but also also 100% guilt-free. Snack on these in place of your favorite junk foods and watch the pounds melt away!
With just 39 calories per cup and no gluten, trans fats or preservatives, this is a delicious snack you can feel good about eating!
Think you can't eat pasta while trying to lose weight? Think again! This low-glycemic index pasta is fortified with all natural ingredients and vegetarian protein from non-GMO sources, making it a suitable choice for both dieters and those watching their weight.
Who said juice detoxes had to be painful? Paleta uses a wide variety of delicious, body-nourishing ingredients that not only taste great (no, really!), but also help boost your metabolism, recharge your system, improve your immune system and rid your body of harmful toxins.
Ok, so this isn't technically a food, but it is filled with 150 delicious recipes that you can whip up at home for healthy, meatless dishes that taste as good as they look.
We are obsessed with this delivery service! Not only is it super easy to use, but it also ensures that you always have a kitchen stocked with fresh, organic fruits and veggies. What could be better than that?!
This naturally alkaline water (a favorite of actor Nick Bateman) is rich in minerals and electrolytes, making it a smart choice for those looking to improve their daily hydration and curb cravings.
These snacks may be high in taste, but they're also low in guilt, making them a healthy, well-rounded snack for around-the-clock.
For a healthy snack on-the-go, try one of these yummy nutrient-packed bars. Not only are chia seeds rich in omega-3 fatty acids and iron, but they also aid weight loss by absorbing sugar and stabilizing blood sugar levels. Score!
These roasted chickpeas pack 5 grams of protein, 5 grams of fiber, and only 130 calories per serving making them a smart and delicious option for when those mid-afternoon cravings come around.