Healthy Summer Snacks
Do you wonder what are some SUMMER healthy snacks? The good news is that there are various healthy snack ideas that are great for the summer and are also low-calorie! Fruits are a significant part of these snacks, as they provide us with fibre, vitamins, and antioxidants!
1. Greek yogurt and raspberries:
For a nutritious 100-calorie treat, combine ½ cup plain Greek yogurt with 1/3 cup fresh raspberries in a bowl. The protein from yogurt and fiber from raspberries make this a satisfying snack!
Easy to find and portable, blueberries are a great low-calorie summer
snack! One cup of berries contains just 84 calories, as well as fiber, vitamins K and C, and cancer-fighting anthocyanins. To incorporate this fruit into your diet try our Greek yogurt with chocolate, walnuts and blueberries as a healthy and easy snack.
The classic summer fruit is packed with impressive health benefits. Not
only is watermelon low-calorie (one cup has less than 50 calories), it’s also a good source of lycopene, a chemical pigment that may help fight against certain kinds of cancer.
4. Cucumbers and olive tapenade:
Craving something savory? Quarter a cucumber, slice it into bite-size pieces, then top with a small amount of olive tapenade. One cup of cucumber slices has just 16 calories, while olive tapenade has plenty of healthy monounsaturated fats.
5. Hummus and Celery:
Spread two tablespoons of hummus on crunchy celery. Hummus
has about 25 calories in a tablespoon, while celery has 6 calories in a medium stalk. Hummus provides some plant-based protein, fiber, and minerals, and celery contains fiber and potassium.