Some Healthy Foods For On The Go

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We all have extremely busy lifestyles and even if we are a bit slower on the uptake we definitely appreciate food that is easy and fast to prepare and serve, can fit in small containers or bags and all the while is good wholesome and satisfying.

From a long list of such snacks are here some fruits, nuts and slightly elaborate delicacies. If nothing else comes to mind grab a handful of nuts such as almonds, pistachios, cashews or walnuts. You can eat raisins or clementine as is or have some dry-roasted edamame.

For fruit lovers apple slices that have been sprinkled with lemon juice and a coat of almond butter would do the trick as would toasted pumpkin seeds sprinkled with sea salt. Apricots and pineapple chunks are both delicious and satisfying while a little bit of preparation will give you a frozen fruit smoothie that will give your taste buds a great time. All you need is to blend Greek yogurt, berries, cinnamon and raw honey in freezer pop mold.

Bananas are equally good on the go snacks as slices of banana bread. Grapefruit isa citrus that is known for its help with weight loss and for berry lovers there are always plain strawberries or a mixed berry salad that has blueberries, raspberries, strawberries mixed with raw honey and balsamic vinegar.

Avocado with olive oil and sea salt sprinkles are crisp and fulfilling and diced watermelon with feta cheese sprinkles is a good combination as well. You can even make your own dehydrated fruit that lasts longer or freeze-dried fruit. For a trail mix you only need nuts, seeds of your choosing, dried fruit and a few dark chocolate chips.

But not all snacks on the go are fruit. Roasted cauliflower and marinara are highly tasteful or a veggie wrap of chopped veggies and spinach and hummus rolled in whole wheat tortilla or collard green leaf is equally satisfying. For simpler recipes you can always make a quinoa salad or a spinach salad that has baby spinach, sliced strawberries, goat cheese and olive oil.

A handful of roasted chick peas or toasted spiced pecans are almost as convenient as mashed baked sweet potato with cinnamon. Texas caviar can also be made in advance and frozen for later use. When it comes to eventuality leftover meatballs with broccoli include beef, broccoli, onion, garlic, egg, seasoning and are baked till they get a crisp and serve as delicious snacks for meat lovers.

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Guacamole made with avocado, lime juice, cilantro, diced tomato, onion and jalapeno can be a great dip for sliced veggies. A ranch dressing of Greek yogurt, garlic and onion powder, parsley flakes, dill, salt and pepper will work on both carrots and raw broccoli. You can marinate artichoke hearts and side them cherry tomatoes or make whole grain bagel with low-fat cream cheese and strawberries.

Making your own version of PB energy balls with almond or peanut butter, raw organic honey, unsweetened cocoa powder and organic rolled oats is definitely on the list. If not you can always buy Larabars or make your own rom whole foods.

Other simple snacks include sliced tomatoes with sprinkles of goat cheese and basil, chopped bell peppers or jicama with humus, steamed edamame with a dash of sea salt and diced cantaloupe with honeydew melon.

Making your own beef jerky and pickles and brown rice cake is a good way to have healthy snacks at all times. If not having nectarine, figs with prosciutto, sugar snap peas and grapes and cheese require the least preparation time.

You can eat celery sticks with peanut butter, hard boiled eggs, kale chips, sweet potato chips; pear slices with goat cheese and cranberries, avocado wedges or even a few squares of dark chocolate are miraculous when you get a small craving.

Although some of these snacks take a little bit of time they are worth the wait and definitely amazing go to snacks.

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