How do you snack? In the vast world of snack foods, there are many ways one can go: crunchy, chewing, sweet, salty, sour, cool, spicy, crispy, flaky — you name it and it exists.
But in the snacking aisle lurks many a nutrition label boasting high sodium content, fat, carbohydrates, and calories. And while these snacks might have you licking your fingers with glee, they won’t take well to your waistline weeks down the road. Instead, why not snack smarter? There are many ways to enjoy delicious foods without putting a tax on your health and wellness.
Let’s start with dips. Here are three delicious and healthy dips that will have you feeling full, energized, and will activate your taste buds!
Made with greek yogurt, lemon, spices, and herbs, tzatziki dip is a delicious and healthy addition to any meal or snack. Tzatziki greek yogurt dip can be eaten with raw vegetables, pita chips, and even as a dressing with salads. When it comes to spicy foods, such as curry dishes, tzatziki provides a cooling and refreshing addition.
The avocado has a rep for a reason. Not only is it heart healthy, full of filling and essential fats and omegas, but it also tastes great too. Creamy, salty, tangy, and zesty, guacamole goes with pretty much everything. Some good recipes with guacamole include sandwiches, pita pizzas, and works as a great dip for vegetables and chips.
Perhaps one o the most popular dips of all, hummus is probably one of the most healthy dips out there. Not only is it low in fat and high in nutrients, but the fiber content will have your appetite satisfied. Pair hummus dips with veggies or pretzels for dunking. For sandwiches, spread a thing layer on and top with cucumbers, cheese, and avocado for creamy flare!
What’s your favorite healthy snack? Tell us in the comments below!