21 All-Natural and Healthy Snacks

You are what you eat. Choose healthy snacks and your body with thank you!

In a hurry? On the run? No time for a sit-down meal? The snacks shared below are easy to eat while packing a nutritional pow, full of vitamins, minerals, healthy carbs, fats, and proteins. Even better, these are free from artificial additives and preservatives because they are whole foods. Be creative with these natural snacks as you eat and enjoy them.

Use this list as a simple starting point and mix it up with other go-to healthy food options. Think of healthy, whole foods-based snacks that are minimally processed with ingredients you can recognize. Steer clear from snack items with a long complex ingredient list that appears to be sci-fi.

We can create and maintain our health one healthy snack at a time by getting into the habit of looking for and eating these nuggets of love!

Here Are 21 All-Natural and Healthy Snacks

  1. Nuts

Try these:  Almonds, walnuts, pecans, cashews, pistachios, hazelnuts, and pinenuts.

  1. Seeds

Try these: Hemp, sunflower, pumpkin, chia, and hemp. You can add some seeds to yogurt, cottage cheese, salads. Another option is to create your own trail mix with seeds, nuts, and dried fruit.

  1. A piece of fruit

Hands down, fruit is a quick and super healthy snack option for on-the-go snacking. Think bananas, apples, oranges, and grapes.

  1. Baby carrots

Eat these au natural or you can mix them with hummus or yogurt dip.

  1. Hummus and carrots

You can also try hummus with celery or cucumber too.

  1. Celery and peanut butter

You can also skip the peanut butter and replace it with any other kind of nut butter.

  1. Non-Gmo microwave popcorn

Make sure it’s additive-free.

  1. Boiled eggs

These are another great on-the-go option.

  1. Edamame

Packs a nutritious punch. Sauté a batch of edamame pods in garlic, red rice vinegar and chili sauce, and then throw in a small cooler for a road trip snack.

  1. Jerky

Choose organic or all-natural jerky with minimal ingredients. Don’t forget to read the label.

  1. Yogurt

Read the labels for added sugars and artificial ingredients. Choose healthily!

  1. Cottage cheese

Throw in some sliced peaches or berries and have yourself a delicious snack.

  1. Dark “additive-free” chocolate

Add in a handful of nuts, like almonds.

  1. Organic cheese

Cut in cubes for an easy on-the-go snack.

  1. Whole-grain crackers

You can pair up your crackers with cubed cheese.

  1. Organic corn tortilla chips

Dip these in freshly made guacamole or salsa.

  1. Pre-sliced vegetables

Cut up a variety of raw veggies like bell peppers, baby carrots, celery, baby snap peas and cucumbers to eat on the go.

  1. Sliced apples

Eat them plain or with nut butter.

  1. Granola

Read the label to ensure that sugar and fat are not the “key” ingredients.

  1. Fruit and nut bars

There are many natural whole-food-based varieties for you to choose from. Again, don’t forget to read those labels!

  1. Rice or quinoa cakes

Eat these plain or spread on peanut butter, jam or cream cheese.

So, let’s hear from you. What is your go-to healthy snack? Is it something that did not get mentioned above? If so, please share it with us in the comments section below!

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