Healthy Alternatives to Unhealthy Snacks

Finding healthy snacks that satisfy your cravings can be challenging during your college years, especially when you’re stressed mid exam week. So, whether you’re trying to avoid the not-so-healthy midnight snack you always reach for or looking to amp up your diet, try these healthy alternatives to unhealthy snacks:

 

1. Instead of Cheez-It Baked Snack Crackers…

Try reduced fat cheese and whole-grain crackers.

2. Instead of baby carrots and Hidden Valley Ranch…

Try baby carrots and Sabra Hummus.

 

3. Instead of Lay’s Classic Potato Chips…

Try Angie’s Boomchickapop Popcorn.

 

4. Instead of Oreo cookies…

Try KIND Nut bars.

 

5. Instead of Nutella Hazelnut Spread on white bread…

Try Smucker’s Organic Peanut Butter on whole-grain bread.

6. Instead of M&M candy…

Try trail mix with dried fruit.

 

7. Instead of Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream…

Try Halo Top Ice Cream.

8. Instead of Totino’s Pepperoni Party Pizza…

Try Amy’s Bean and Cheddar Cheese Burrito.

 

It's always a good habit to eat healthy on a day-to-day basis. That said, next time you’re deciding between an unhealthy snack and a healthy alternative, think about which option will make you feel better; think about the health benefits.