18 Healthy Snacks to Treat Yourself

It’s important to plan ahead and always have nutritious, healthy snacks on hand to boost your metabolism, provide you with energy and help you to stay on target with your healthy eating plan and weight loss goals. Here are a few that I enjoy and  recommend:

Beverages:

  1. Apple slices with almond, cashew, or other nut butter (1 Tbsp)
  2. Hummus, black bean dip, or Guacamole with choice of carrots, red peppers, snow peas, sugar snaps, radishes
  3. Multigrain rice cakes / Mary’s Crackers
  4. Half sweet potato sliced into coins baked with cinnamon/oil or rosemary 
  5. Coconut or dairy yogurt unsweetened (1/2 cup) with nuts/seeds & berries
  6. Marsha’s famous granola
  7. Trail mix – almonds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower, walnuts with 6 choice chips 
  8. Edamame (1/2 cup)
  9. See Snax, kale chips, olives(5), pickles
  10. Cut up fruit – stick to low glycemic fruits (berries, kiwi, 1/2 apple)
  11. Protein shake powder made with water or nut milk after workout
  12. Protein bars (low sugar content, read ingredients and label ieSimply, Vega, Genuine Health, Love Good Fat Bars)
  13. Homemade soups or bone broth to sip on (1 cup serving)
  14. Grass Fed beef sticks (Nicks Sticks), Hard boiled egg
  15. Smoked salmon (Lox) over cut cucumber slices and sliced avocado or guacamole
  16. Lettuce wraps with cut veggies
  17. Frozen date with almond butter
  18. Half can of sardines, wild salmon, tuna

Beverages:

  1. Drink water throughout the day – flavour with mint, ginger, berries or your choice
  2. Green Juices, coconut water or others  read labels 
  3. Replace caffeine with herbal teas/green teas/white teas
  4. Matcha tea, Yerba Mate, Dandy Blend (coffee replacement)

Marsha Fenwick, C.N.P.  R.R.T.

Marsha is not your typical nutritionist. She began her career 20 years ago as a Registered Respiratory Therapist. Later, she earned her certifications as a Registered Nutritional Consultant Practitioner, Certified Nutritional Practitioner, and Registered Orthomolecular Health Practitioner. Marsha is also a Certified Cancer Coach. Her clinical practice specializes in: sustainable healthy weight loss, digestive health, women's hormones, diabetes, heart health, and cancer prevention and recovery. For more information and to book a FREE 15 minute consultation go to Marsha Fenwick Nutrition.