Healthy Snacking Options To Try

healthy snack optionsIt can be really easy to make a promise to eat better, but keeping that promise may literally be easier said than done. In an age where grabbing a calorie-packed snack is as easy as breathing, we have to be more conscious of our habits. When cravings strike, the best way to combat them in a healthy way is to be preemptive. By keeping your kitchen stocked with delicious, better for you snacks, you can conquer cravings without feeling like you’re missing out on anything.

Here is a list of some of our favorite better for you snacking options sure to satisfy unruly cravings. We received samples of these snacks for review purposes.

Healthy Plant Based Snacks


Rule Breaker Snacks has mastered the art of being better for you while remaining healthy. Deep Chocolate Brownie, Birthday Cake and Chocolate Chunk Blondie sound like they are the ultimate indulgence, but the ingredients list brings me back to reality. Rule Breakers Snacks are 100% plant-based (vegan), Gluten-Free, nut-free (which means school safe), top 11 allergen-free, certified Kosher, and certified non-GMO. 

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You would never know how delicious these snacks are from the ingredients list but believe me, they harness the power of beans and other wholesome ingredients to deliver an unbelievably better for you snacking experience.

Making something warm and delicious in under a minute used to mean you were giving up on eating foods that are better for you but Cherryvale Farms Instant Indulgence® is switching things up. These 100% plant-based individual microwave mug cakes are the perfect way to have a quick dessert without the not so good for you ingredients. They are egg-free, dairy-free, nut-free and free from preservatives and artificial colors and flavors. In other words, the perfect better for you warm and delicious snack.

cherryvale farms instant indulgence®

It can be tough to master the perfect microwaved mug dessert, and Cherryvale Farms has done it. Just add water, heat, and enjoy. It couldn’t be easier or yummier.

On the Go Better for You Snacks

When I am on the go, it has proven to be extremely difficult to stay on track with better for you snacks because convenient foods are usually not so good for you. With a little planning ahead, you can throw a few better for you snacks into your purse and head out knowing you are prepared for hunger to strike.

Munk Pack’s ready-to-eat Oatmeal Fruit Squeezes are packed with whole grains, fruit bites, and superfoods. It’s everything you love about oatmeal without the hassle of preparing it. The packaging makes it incredibly easy to enjoy a healthy breakfast or snack of fruity oatmeal any time, no utensils required. Available in five delicious flavors, including Apple Quinoa Cinnamon, Maple Pear Quinoa, and more, they are gluten-freenon-GMO, vegan and high in fiber.

munk pack's ready-to-eat oatmeal fruit squeezes

Munk Pack’s Protein Cookies have 18 grams of plant-based protein {per cookie} from nut butters and grains. They come in flavors like Double Dark Chocolate, Coconut White Chip Macadamia, and Oatmeal Raisin Spice. These vegan, non-GMO, and gluten-free cookies are soft baked and fueled with 6 grams of fiber per cookie.

Go Organically Fruit Snacks come in easy to open packaging, making them perfect for on the go snacking. They are a tasty, gluten-free, USDA-certified organic fruit snack made with real fruit and available in three delicious flavors. Go Organically offers an authentic, easy snack option for both children and adults.

go organically and welch's fruit snacks

Welch’s Fruit Rolls come in flavors like Berry, Tropical Punch, and White Grape Strawberry. They deliver the same quality consumers love in Welch’s Fruit Snacks, in a new, irresistibly fun format. Featuring fruit as its first ingredient, these fruit rolls are gluten-free.

All of these gluten-free snacks are great for keeping on hand and enjoying when you need a fast but better for you snack. There’s no guilt when you enjoy them, and they’re great for the entire family. What are your favorite better for you snacks to keep on hand?

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