Healthy snacking and good planning is the only way to tame 11am craving or 4pm lull at your workplace. Our body and brain need consistent blood sugar levels to work at full potential that is why we need to fit in 2-3 healthy snacks between our 3 major meals of the day. Meal planning is the most crucial part of your diet. If you don’t carry or plan your snack/meals, you are literally forced by your cravings to pick anything and just nosh on. Here’s a list of 3 Protein Rich snacks for your Work days that’ll help you stick to healthy snacking commitment:
Bake a lot of homemade whole wheat or multigrain muffins with loads of chopped nuts and ground seeds. Use desi ghee instead of oil, keep sugar to the minimum possible level. Pack a muffin to address those workplace munchies.
2 Trail Mix
Create a healthy trail mix by tossing (unsalted) almonds, pistachios, walnuts, cashews and raisins. Create 5 small packs of this trail mix and refill them every Sunday to keep yourself fuelled through the week.
Sprouts are living foods that are loaded with protein and other vitamins. Pack a bowl of sprouts and add onion/tomato/cucumber/capsicum/lemon to jazz up its taste.
Apart from these high protein snacks, carry a fresh fruit each day and say goodbye to junkies forever.