Snacks are a normal and healthy part of a balanced diet. It also seems like it’s never a bad time for a snack – whether it’s a movie snack, road trip snack or just a healthy snack to get you through till dinner – there are so many options!
Visiting the store to stock up on snacks can be really overwhelming, and it’s very easy to load up on options that are sugary, fatty and very unhealthy. Here are some delicious, filling and healthy snacks to pick up the next time you need to replenish the snack drawer.
- Almonds, Pistachios & Other Nuts
Nuts are packed with fat and protein, and a great choice for anyone especially if you’re following a vegan, vegetarian or keto diet. There are plenty of options to choose from – pistachios, almonds, walnuts, sunflower seeds and so much more.
- Dried Fruit
Whether you reach for dried mango, banana chips or freeze-dried blueberries, these snacks are sweet, flavorful and can satisfy a sweet tooth in a guilt-free way.
- String Cheese
You can eat it on its own or pair it with an apple, but string cheese is a light snack that adds to your daily needs for calcium and protein.
Get your daily dose of gut-healthy probiotics with a yogurt cup! Plain or flavored with fruit, you can also choose to add granola and other delicious toppings to make it a more filling snack.
Is it even worth it to watch a movie without snacks? Yes, but also, it’s so much better when a really good movie is paired with the perfect movie snacks. Check out some of these popular options.
The real MVP of any movie experience – salty, crunchy and delicious, what more could you ask for? You can even spice it up or sweeten it with chocolate drizzle, caramel and more – the sky is the limit!
- Ice Cream
Whether you choose ice cream bites, a scoop in a cone or a full pint of chocolate chip cookie dough – this snack is ideal for all movie genres, from comedy to drama and beyond.
Cheese, pepperoni, veggie or everything, you really can’t go wrong with a delicious greasy slice during an engaging feature presentation.
Skittles, M&Ms, Reese’s Pieces, Twizzlers, Red Vines, Sour candy, Gummy candy…the options are limitless. Whether you’re craving sweet or sour you’re sure to satisfy a craving – and then have some leftover in your teeth.
Road Trip Snacks
The best way to make a road trip even more memorable is to bring along the best snacks to fuel your body and mind and keep you entertained. Any food can be deemed as a true road trip snack, but there are certain options that are better than others. Here are some of the best road trip snacks to pack for the next time you expect to spend a few hours or more in a car.
- Fruit Snacks
You could and should definitely pack some fresh fruit for a lengthy road trip, but it’ll probably get warm and soggy, unless you have to space for a massive cooler that could also leak all over your car. If you’re looking for a guilt-free, mindless and sweet snack gummy fruit snacks are just the thing. You can even buy single-serving packages, so you don’t over-indulge in a full-size bag.
- Beef Jerky
The ultimate road trip snack – packed full of protein, which is the best way to satisfy your hunger. There are many different flavors to choose from, and we encourage you to purchase organic options from a local store versus the gas station jerky that is loaded with preservatives and sodium.
Mindless snacking comes to a peak during a road trip, and chips can be a great snack to curb your cravings. No matter the flavor, chips offer a satisfying crunch that’s full of flavor and can be easily shared with those that are on the trip with you.
- Trail Mix
Trail mix is a delicious and satisfying choice with the perfect combination of salty and sweet flavors. You can munch on it here and there to avoid feeling hangry and then seal the bag back up for later.
The best way to avoid over-snacking is to plan out your snacks in advance the way you would plan out a meal. Research shows that people who snack daily actually weigh less than those who avoid snacks. If you’re looking for ways to improve your lifestyle through a weight loss program and fitness, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team so you can learn more about us and our services.