45 Energy Snacks To Boost Your Mood

There's no need to reach for a sugary vending machine snack when you have so many healthy options.

energy snacks to boost your mood

Staying energized during the day is the key to a healthy lifestyle. Skinny Ms. has compiled 45 Energy Snacks To Boost Your Mood that you’ll want to have on hand 24/7. From pan-seared peaches to our clean version of almond joy bars, we have something for everyone. We also made sure to include snacks with few ingredients and snacks that are super easy to put together. We’re all busy, but that doesn’t mean we need to skimp on tasty, energizing snacks!

45 Energy Snacks To Boost Your Mood

1. No-Bake Fruit Energy Bars

Wholesome, energizing bars. No baking required!

2. Skinny Berry Parfait

This sweet fruity snack will satisfy your sweet tooth and keep you energized!

3. Chips and Salsa

If you use the right ingredients, chips and salsa can be uber healthy. If you love the salty snack, give this recipe a try.

4. Spinach and Artichoke Quiche Cups

These healthful ingredients are easy to put together and bake. The dish provides a lot of protein too!

5. Chili Lime Pumpkin Seeds

Zesty, irresistible, and rich with pumpkin benefits.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Bites

6. Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Bites

Peanut butter and chocolate is an award-winning combination. These flourless bites are no exception.

7. Bell Pepper Candy

These energizing snacks are surprisingly sweet and undoubtedly addictive.

8. Baked Banana Chips

Crunchy and delightful, these banana chips are a quick snack that even the kids will enojy!

9. Radishes and Zucchini Hummus

This earthy snack awakens your body when afternoon drowsiness hits.

10. Pan-Seared Peaches and Cinnamon with Greek Yogurt

Make snacktime the best time with sweet, warm peaches.

Sweet Potato Fries

11. Sweet Potato Fries

Crunchy, crispy, sweet and satisfying, sweet potato fries are a healthier, tastier alternative to traditional fries.

12. Pumpkin Raisin Muffins

We love the taste of pumpkin! These muffins are the best.

13. Almond Protein Smoothie

This cold drink is great pre- or post-workout.

14. Chocolate Coconut Almond Balls

These energy balls contain fewer sugars and calories than your average chocolate treat and with the same great taste!

15. Big 5 Superfood Smoothie

This smoothie is packed with nutrients and an ideal immune booster.

16. Chocolate Meal Replacement Shake

Refreshing, healthy, and energizing. This shake can sub as lunch or breakfast. It’s truly that rich in nutrients.

17. Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Throw a quick salad together to keep your spirits high.

18. No-Bake Workout Bars

Pair the sweet taste of chocolate chips and peanut butter with a low-cal energy snack, and voila! You have these delicious energy bars.

19. Popcorn

Our favorite movie snack works as a low-cal and energizing option!

20. Blueberry Breakfast Cookies

Breakfast and snack cookies? That’s right! These oatmeal cookies are packed with energy foods.

Sweet and Salty Chocolate Covered Pretzels

21. Sweet & Salty Chocolate Covered Pretzels

When that afternoon sweet craving hits, pull out a baggie with these yummy energy boosting pretzels. This clean snack is a perfect replacement for potato chips or other vending machine junk food. 

22. Pineapple

This zesty fruit is perfect all by itself!

23. Cranberry Pumpkin Seed Granola

Cranberry and pumpkin make a surprisingly fantastic team.

24. Tuna Cucumber Sandwiches

Freshly sliced cucumbers and savory tuna make a for a crisp afternoon energy snack!

25. Watermelon and Red Onion Salad

Juicy, fruity, and crunchy. This refreshing salad is a perfect pick-me-up.

26. Carrot and Zucchini Whole Grain Muffins

These muffins are a great breakfast boost, and they’re delicious any time of day.

27. Almonds

Crunchy and full of protein – almonds are the nutty way to go.

28. Strawberries

Sweet, succulent strawberries are rich in nutrients and flavor and this sorbet is even sweeter.

29. Slow Cooker Veggie Omelette

Eggs and vegetables give you a burst of much-needed energy.

30. No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars

Salty and sweet snacks are the best. No-bake bars are even better.

Avocado Breakfast Toast

31. Avocado Breakfast Toast

Wake up with superfood avocado and you’re ready to conquer the day.

32. Creamy Pesto Pasta Salad

This quick dish is a flavorful mid-day snack.

33. Quinoa Almond Joy Bars

Close your eyes and dream of the perfect energizing, low-cal snack…with chocolate. Satisfy your sweet tooth with these energy bites!

34. Deviled Eggs

Everyone’s favorite party appetizer makes a great energy snack. Savor the zesty flavor!

35. Sweet and Spicy Nuts

Nuts are some of the healthiest high-protein foods around, throw them together with spices and you’ve got one tasty snack.

36. String Cheese and Grapes

This pleasant combo (plus some high-protein snacks) will provide all-day energy.

37. No-Bake Peanut Butter Fudge

These delectable fudge bites are only 94 calories AND you can fix ’em up in 5 minutes or less!

38. Sweet Potato Crunchies

These are salty, crunchy, and keep well on the countertop for a go-to snack.

39. Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter and Banana Pops

Yes, this healthy snack is less than 100 calories. You can let your jaw drop now.

Skinny Peanut Butter Yogurt Dip

40. Skinny Peanut Butter Yogurt Dip

Creamy, sweet, and simple. Enjoy this quick and easy prep snack with your favorite sliced fruit and get a bit boost in energy levels.

41. Apples and Peanut Yogurt Dip

Juicy apples plus creamy yogurt = satisfaction, guaranteed.

42. Watermelon Salad

Everybody’s favorite melon plus feta cheese. Yes, please!

43. No-Bake Strawberry Mug Cake

Mix the ingredients for these yummy cakes together and you’re good to go.

44. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Dig in, guilt-free hummus with some cut up veggies.

45. Snack Pretzel Stack

They’re stuffed and stacked, like s’mores, but better. Yes, better.

For even more snack options, check out this 100 Calorie Snack List.

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Kara M

Kara is a scientific journalist and a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is passionate about conveying the truth in scientific phenomena and subsequently improving health and public awareness. Kara has a bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in music. She also has research experience in microbiology, specifically work on the infectious agent Staphylococcus aureus.

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