One of the biggest threats to your healthy lifestyle is the dreaded snack attack. One minute, you’re meticulously planning out healthy meals, and the next thing you know, your hand is in a bag of chips. The healthy snack box is one of our favorite ways to battle the allure of the unhealthy snack craving, and we’ve got ideas for snack boxes that are sure to please any palate.
What’s a snack box? It’s a container in the fridge or pantry where you stash easy-to-grab snacks. Snacking right is the perfect way to keep both parents and kids energized during busy days. Customize your snack box to suit your lifestyle by creating a single snack station packed with healthy options, or by pre-packing individual to-go boxes with appropriate portions of yummy snacks.
10 Healthy Snack Box Ideas for the Pantry
- Dried fruit, like apple rings, raisins, or banana chips
- Homemade trail mix
- Easy Homemade No Bake Bars
- Nutrition bars (just beware of brands high in sugar)
- Air-popped organic popcorn
- Roasted nuts, like cashews, almonds, or walnuts
- Roasted pumpkin seeds
- Crackers (preferably without hydrogenated oils)
- Whole wheat pretzels
- Natural peanut butter – homemade recipe
10 Healthy Snack Box Ideas for the Fridge
- Organic, no-sugar added applesauce cups
- Sliced fresh fruit, like strawberries
- Orange segments
- Carrot sticks
- Sliced peppers
- Hummus in single-serve portions
- Low-fat string cheese
- Low-fat cottage cheese
- Greek yogurt
- Skinny Salsa Dip with pepper scoops
For more ideas check out our Ultimate Snack Roundup for TONS of suggestions!
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