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20 Easy & Quick Power Snacks Ideas!

By June 7, 2012Recipes

Got the munchies?

Good. SNACKING is a must to fuel your body. We want to eat every few hours to keep our metabolism going strong & prevent blood sugar levels from dropping.

-1 slice whole grain bread (we LOVE Ezekiel Bread) + 1 tbsp natural peanut butter

-1 medium whole-grain tortilla + 2 tbsp hummus + 2 tomato slices (or veggie of choice- I like cucumber slices) + 1 oz tuna (optional)

-1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese + apple slices

-1 low-fat string cheese + 1 small pear

-1 medium banana + 1 tbsp natural almond butter

-1 piece of fruit + ½ cup nuts (almonds, walnuts or pistachios- preferably unsalted or lightly salted)

-1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce

Protein shake or Greens shake- You can NEVER go wrong with one of these 😉

-Dried prunes (or any other no sugar added dried fruit) + 12 walnut halves

-Greek yogurt with berries (try adding cinnamon)

-Tuna salad & rice crackers

-1 small mango + 2 tbsp sesame seeds

-1 kiwi 12 almonds

-piece of fruit + low-fat string cheese

-Peanut butter & rice cake sandwich (use all-natural peanut butter & no sugar added jelly)

-Hard-boiled egg & 1 cup raw veggies or raw nuts

-Hummus & raw veggies

-Ezekiel toast with 1 tablespoon natural peanut butter

-Banana roll up *Spread all-natural peanut butter on whole wheat tortilla. Place banana in center and roll- Try drizzling with honey and/or almond slivers.

-1/2 cup low-fat ricotta cheese with ½ cup sliced strawberries and 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts

Snacking Goal: Tame cravings, restore glycogen breakdown and prevent muscle breakdown.

Time to get your snack on &  fuel your body into a fat-burning machine!

To Your Success,

Julia

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