Spring Break is right around the corner and you’re probably thinking to yourself, “Maybe I shouldn’t have had Whataburger the last three nights in a row…” It’s okay, we’ve all been there. But don’t worry! It’s not too late to get your bod into tip-top shape. With this list of healthy and filling snacks, you’ll be feeling energized and guilt-free. See you next winter, Honey Butter Chicken Biscuits!
Banana and Hazelnut Crackers
For those of you hitting the gym four times a week, you should consider incorporating bananas into your diet. Not only do they protect against muscle cramps and nighttime leg cramps, but they also make you happier in general!
Spread 2 crisp bread crackers with 1 tablespoon chocolate-hazelnut spread. Top with 1 sliced small banana. Super easy!
214 calories | 6 g fiber | 4 g protein | 7 g fat
Banana Ginger Smoothie
Flu season is at its peak during the spring, and ginger is the one of the best ways to prevent you from being bedridden at any point this semester (or worse—during Spring Break).
Combine 1 sliced banana, ¾ cup of vanilla yogurt, 1 tablespoon of honey and ½ teaspoon of ginger. Blend until smooth.
157 calories | 1 g fat | 34 g carbs | 28 g sugars | 1.5 g fiber | 5 g protein
Berry and Greek Yogurt Popsicles
Say hello to the new brain food! Berries are possibly correlated with delaying cognitive aging by up to two and a half years. Greek yogurt also works wonders on the body. It’s a healthy snack to have after a workout because it repairs damage done by exercise.
The process is a little tedious, so just click here for the full how-to.
Honey Glazed Almonds
Fun fact: Almonds are the healthiest of tree nuts. Just a handful of these a day promote heart health and prevent weight gain. They’ll keep you full and satisfied throughout your day so you won’t have the urge to overeat.
Check out the recipe and enjoy!