Personally, I have always been a snacker. It helps keep my energy levels stable, keeps me focused and prevents overeating at later meals.
I’ve put together 3 of my favourite nut-free snacks. Nut-free, portable options because I know that not everyone tolerates nuts. Many schools and workplaces are also now nut-free zones!
Here are 3 options that I am loving right now:
Looking for a new alternative to veggie sticks? Capsicum boats are the answer! Simply slice the cheeks off 1 capsicum and top them like you would crackers or bread. Opt for a topping that contains protein e.g. ricotta, hummus, tahini, boiled eggs or tuna. Garnish with some fresh herbs and season with sea salt and black pepper.
Sweet Cinnamon Popcorn
Popcorn is always a winner for adults and kids alike! While there are lots of great store-bought varieties available, it is super easy and much cheaper to make your own at home. Find our recipe for Sweet Cinnamon Popcorn here.
This is my go-to afternoon snack. You can make it on the spot or mix it together in the morning and take it with you to work or school. Some yoghurts are naturally high in protein so adding in extra protein powder really depends on the brand and your personal energy needs. I simply mix together the following:
- 100-150g Greek Yoghurt
- 1 tbsp protein powder (optional)
- 1-2 drops stevia
- pinch ground cinnamon
- fresh berries
You can find more delicious recipe ideas in the JSHealth App, along with access to our unique in-app messaging system where you can text a Nutritionist in the JSHealth Clinic. You can download the app on iTunes.