Whether you’re working from home or are back at the office, keeping your energy levels up can help you stay at your productive best. But let’s face it, more often than not, the snacks that you munch on while you’re at your desk aren’t really healthy.
Thankfully, I have a few ideas to help you out there!
Baked veggie chips can be an excellent wholesome and healthy snack option to munch on when you’re working, you’ll find lots of options available today based on your personal taste preferences, or if you’re up for it, you can even try making them yourself at home, it is pretty easy!
Nuts and dried fruit are a superb non-perishable snack. Choose from almonds, walnuts, cashews, pistachios, pecans and lots more. If you’re up for it, you can also sneak in some seeds into the mix- flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds and chia seeds are great choices.
Packed with loads of protein and fibre, roasted chickpeas are an incredibly delicious and healthy snack choice, especially if you’re craving for that little crunch factor in your snack. They take just a few minutes to make, and you can season them with the spices you like! What’s best is the fact that can help you feel full for a longer time.
Homemade granola is a great snack to have in your desk drawer for when you’re hit by a hunger pang in the middle of the day. You can opt for the store-bought varieties too, but keep in mind that most of them do contain added sugar and flavouring agents. A simple mix of sunflower seeds, rolled oats, coconut oil, honey, chopped almonds or cashews and dried berries can taste great and is super healthy too.
Dried fruit, or even freeze-dried fruit for that matter, can be a great nutritious snack option. They’ll lend your body a good dose of fibre and are super delicious too. You can start with strawberries or practically any other berries. Dried apricots and dates taste great too.
Believe it or not, air-popped corn is actually a super healthy desk snack to munch on, guilt-free. Experiment with different seasonings like chilli flakes, peri-peri seasoning mix or even just some dried rosemary. You don’t even have to add it in when you’re popping the corn, you can sprinkle it on later too.