Nutritious snacks on the go: 5 ways to fill up AND be healthy


Snacking on the right combination of protein and carbs can often beat an afternoon slump, and help get you through the day.


Snacking regulates your blood sugar to combat a drop in energy that hunger can cause.


We have some great recipes and ideas for delicious and nutritious snacks for you to munch on at your desk or to take on-the-go.


You'll thank us later.



1. Apple slices with peanut butter

This snack is delicious and nutritious. You will get protein and one of your five-a-day. 



2. Cubed cheddar with grapes

A quick and easy snack - simply stick alternative layer of cheddar cheese cubes with green or red grapes on a cocktail stick and then enjoy. 



3. Granola and yoghurt

Combine a bowl of healthy granola with a few spoonfuls of your favourite yoghurt for a delicious mid-morning snack. Add some chopped berries or a banana if you are feeling particularly peckish.



4. Hummus with carrot and celery sticks

Hummus is made from chickpeas, which are packed full of nutrients and protein, and make a nutritious mid-afternoon snack. 


This savoury delight is the perfect guilt-free way to banish hunger. 



5. Cinnamon popcorn 

Popcorn contains polyphenols, which are a type of chemical found in plant foods that help neutralise free radicals, that damage your cells and contribute to rapid aging.


Sprinkle a teaspoon of cinnamon and some brown sugar on freshly popped popcorn... YUM!