Healthy Snacking 101 – How to plan your mid meal nourishment!
Did you know that 94% of Americans are snacking twice a day?
And, to top that, 50% of adult Americans snack two to three times a day.
Suffice it to say, snacking has taken on sensational new levels in the last decade. It’s time we take a step back though and Ask the RDN what truly constitutes Healthy Snacking.
First things first, this isn’t the first time we’ve chatted about snacking here on Shaw’s Simple Swaps.
I guess it’s no secret, I love to snack!
Healthy Snacking can surely take on many forms.
For instance, a healthy snack can be a banana with peanut butter and whole grain cereal on top.
The beauty of Healthy Snacking is that you can really make a wonderful and delicious snack to suit whatever craving hits.
The rule of thumb I practice and preach is aiming for 2 to 3 food groups per snack.
By doing so, you really allow your body to become satiated and satisfied.
I thought so!
Here’s a simple guide to give you the basics on this rule.
Lucky for both of us, the Cookin RD has taken on an initiative to STOP SLOPPY SNACKING!
I highly recommend checking it out to get some mouth watering ideas on Healthy Snacking!
And, because I love snacking so much, I did a Facebook Live video featuring the fabulous 365 Snacks Book by fellow RDN Sarah Koszyk!
She’s got a wonderful book that’s filled with a snack for literally every eating occasion!
Check out here book here!
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What’s your favorite healthy snack?!