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Snack smart, live well

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Craving a boost of energy but determined to steer clear of snacks that are “bad” for you; like biscuits, chocolates (except the dark ones), and chips/crisps? Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered with our top ten selection for you to try!

  1. Greek Yogurt Bliss: Indulge in creamy Greek yogurt topped with a drizzle of honey or 100% maple syrup and a medley of juicy berries like strawberries, blueberries, or raspberries. For an extra twist, freeze this heavenly concoction and transform it into delectable yogurt bark.
  2. Chia Seed Magic: Experience the wonders of chia seed pudding by mixing a couple of tablespoons of chia seeds into a jar filled with coconut milk. Let it soak, then crown it with luscious bananas or your fruit of choice for a delightful and nutritious treat.
  3. Almonds and Dark Chocolate Delight: Elevate your snacking game with a divine combination of almonds and dark chocolate. Opt for high-quality 70% Lindt dark chocolate to savour the perfect balance of rich flavour and wholesome indulgence.
  4. Cucumber and Hummus Harmony: Refresh your palate with the crispness of cucumber slices paired with a creamy and flavourful hummus dip. This satisfying combo will keep you feeling refreshed and nourished.
  5. Homemade Popcorn Extravaganza: Pop up a bowl of homemade popcorn, seasoned with your favorite herbs and spices. It’s a guilt-free and satisfying snack that will keep your taste buds entertained.
  6. Avocado Sourdough Toast: Craving something a little more substantial? Treat yourself to a mouthwatering avocado sourdough toast, crowned with refreshing cucumber slices and crumbled feta. It’s a winning combination that never fails to hit the spot.
  7. Cottage Cheese Delight: Take a crunchy provita biscuit or cucumber slices and top them off with a dollop of creamy cottage cheese. It’s a simple yet satisfying option that provides a dose of protein.
  8. Fruity Crunch: Slice up some juicy oranges or crisp apples and complement your apple slices with a tantalizing teaspoon of peanut butter. This dynamic duo offers a perfect balance of natural sweetness and nutty goodness.
  9. DIY Energy Bars: Discover the world of homemade energy bars with our incredible recipe for Nutty Superfood Breakfast Bites. Packed with wholesome ingredients, these bars are a delightful and nutritious on-the-go option.
  10. Biltong or Beef Jerky: For those moments when you need a protein-packed snack, reach for some biltong or beef jerky. Enjoy the rich and savory flavors as you fuel your body with a satisfying dose of protein.

With these incredible snack ideas at your fingertips, you’ll never have to compromise on taste or energy. Enjoy exploring this array of mouthwatering options and savour each delicious bite.

Tell us in the comments, are you a savoury or sweet snacker?

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