Lola Berry’s guide to healthy snacking

It’s easy to fall off the health wagon when it comes to snacking. Here, are a few handy tricks and snack ideas to keep you on track.

Think about adding more protein to your main meals

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Having more protein in your diet will help to keep you fuller for longer.

Stay hydrated

If you find you’re constantly hungry you may need to drink more water. The first sign of thirst is hunger!

nutsMake your own raw nut mix

You want raw because that means the nuts and seeds won’t have been exposed to extreme heat causing them to oxidise. So it’s much healthier to go for raw. Plus, if you make your own nut mix you can add all the yummy healthy things you like and leave out the things you’re not so keen on! My fave combo is macadamia, goji berries, shredded coconut and pepitas.

Make raw cacao date balls

They are the perfect 3pm pick-me-up for chocolate lovers.

Prepare a smoothie

If you don’t have time to whip one up in the middle of the day just make one the night before, or make extra at brekkie. A smoothie can easily be stored in the fridge.

EggsKeep some boiled eggs on hand.

Try boiled eggs with Himalayan rock salt and paprika! They’re a great source of protein.

Make banana slices

Cut bananas into slices then pop them in the freezer for about 10-15 minutes. Then top them with some tahini or almond butter and a sprinkle of cinnamon. It’s delicious and the cinnamon also helps to balance your blood sugar levels, which stops you craving more!

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