As important as having a good meal, it is also important to have guilt-free snacks. As what the name suggests, these foods are exactly what they sound like they are. And munching a lot of these treats guarantees you won’t have to feel bad afterwards.
- Seaweed Snacks (1 Serving = 25 Calories)
If you’re craving for chips or just looking for a quick savoury fix, look no further than this healthy alterative. Seaweed snacks can conquer any salty food craving without too much calorie, plus it’s loaded with nutrients and minerals such as calcium and magnesium.
- Chocolate Almond Milk (1 cup = 45 Calories)
For chocolate cravings, there’s no better thirst quencher than chocolate almond milk. Having more calcium than cow’s milk and only two grams of carbohydrates, you can enjoy this choco-milk drink without guilt.
- Air-Popped Popcorn (2 Cups = 62 Calories)
Air-popped popcorn gives you volume for calories. That is, if you opt for an air-pop kernels instead of the traditional, butter-coated microwaveable one. You don’t even have to use a stove for this. Simply toss a tablespoon or two of kernels into a small, brown paper bag; roll the top; and microwave it for a minute.
- Frozen or Dried Apples (1 Serving = 35 Calories)
Satiate your sweet cravings with either frozen or dried apples. Make your own frozen delight by cutting up fresh fruit, storing them in a Ziploc, and popping them on the fridge. If you want dried ones, you can pick up packs of it from grocery stores—just make sure it’s organic and has no additives.
- Pickles (3 Pickles = 24 Calories)
It is recommended to grab a couple of pickles after a vigorous workout. When you sweat a lot, a bit of saltiness can help replenish the body. Plus, they’re crunchy, so you’re satiating two cravings at once—for almost no calories.
These five snacks can be your solution to fatty food cravings, but don’t be afraid to expand your horizon as there are many more healthy options out there.