Bariatrics

Grab-N-Go Snacks for Work and Home

Grab-N-Go Snacks for Work and Home

2/28/2022

When searching for a crunchy snack to enjoy during your day, you don’t have to give up tasty flavors, texture or nutrients. Here are some sweet-and-savory alternatives to try at home or on-the-go.

For cheese flavor and added protein, try:

  • Parm Crisps
  • Whisps
  • Moon Cheese chips
  • Protein Puffs
  • Quest chips

For a twist on traditional crackers, try:

  • Flaxseed crackers
  • Seaweed snacks
  • Pea crisps
  • Roasted chickpeas (homemade or store-bought brands like The Good Bean, Biena, Saffron Road)

 

Focus on protein with:

  • ¼ cup of mixed nuts, including almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, macadamia or Brazil nuts)
  • String cheese or cheddar cheese stick. Add 15 slices of turkey pepperoni for added flavor
  • Cucumber slices, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper
  • Sliced celery with 2 tablespoons of peanut or almond butter
  • Hard boiled eggs with Everything seasoning
  • Four ounces of cottage cheese with blueberries
  • Seven ounces of Greek yogurt, such as Fage 2 percent, sprinkled with cinnamon and unsweetened coconut flakes

Erica Seebeck is an advance practice registered nurse with the Metabolic Medical Weight Loss program in Danbury, Connecticut. Contact the office at (203) 762-3353. Learn more about Nuvance Health’s bariatric and metabolic weight-loss program 
here.