Eating healthy doesn’t have to be torture. 25 snacks you won’t regret.

healthy snack ideas for every diet

You don’t have to live in the dark anymore. You don’t have to be embarrassed about how many donuts you ate. Now, you can eat in the open – because I’ll tell you what snacks you should eat to keep you satisfied and on the road to your fitness goals.

Yesterday, a client asked, “What’s a good snack for weight loss?”

I get asked this question all the time because people are confused. There’s so much information out there, much of it conflicting, and it paralyzes people. Too many choices. In hopes of keeping anxiety (and obesity) down, I’ve created a list of 25 healthy snacks. As the cherry on top, I’ve put the snacks into categories based on your food preferences. Enjoy!

25 Healthy Snacks

If you like nut butter:
1. 1 medium apple, 1 tbsp natural peanut butter
2. 1tbsp peanut butter, 1 slice whole grain bread
3. 5 celery stalks, 1 spoonful almond butter
4. 1 sliced banana, 1 tbsp cashew butter
5. 4 whole grain crackers, 1 tbsp almond butter

If you eat dairy:
6. 1 cup chocolate milk, 1 apple
7. 1 stick string cheese, 1 orange
8. 1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese topped with berries
9. 1 oz parmesan cheese, 3 slices mini pumpernickel bread
10. 1 cup greek yogurt, 1/2 banana

If you need more vegetables:
11. 1 cup vegetable sticks, 1 hard boiled egg
12. 1 sliced tomato, 1 oz cream cheese
13. 1 cup raw broccoli, 1/4 cup hummus
14. 1 1/2 cups of beet, carrot, kale pressed juice
15. 1 1/2 cups cucumbers with vinegar, 1 tbsp shredded nuts

If you like fruit:
16. 1 grapefruit, 1 hard-boiled egg
17. 1 apple, 1 slice chicken breast
18. 1 banana, 7 almonds
19. 1 pear, 1/2 cup tuna
20. 1 cup mandarin oranges, 2 tbsp chopped walnuts

If you love everything:
21. 1 cup grapes, 1/4 cup nuts
22. 1 strawberry smoothie with coconut milk
23. 2 cups air popped corn, top with garlic & rosemary
24. 1 cup shrimp cocktail, 1 small orange
25. 1/2 cup edamame, 1/4 avocado

Things to remember:
1. Do not add an extra scoop of peanut butter, hummus, etc. Those items are sneaky and calorically dense.
2. Consume no more than three snacks a day. Wine is not a snack.
3. Eat unprocessed foods when possible.

Note: The serving sizes are for women or anyone trying to lose weight. Athletes and men should consume more calories.

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