10 ways to clean up your diet (8/10): Be snack wise

July 4, 2015
 

Healthy chocolate avocado mousse recipe

Chocolate avocado mousse

If you’re going to be eating your next meal in two or three hours, it’s probably wise to hang on without snacking in order to avoid sugar level spikes – which can lead to wanting more food as well as excess calories.

Experts say the best way to control hunger between meals, is by snacking on combined foods – that means something containing a balance of protein, quality carbs and a little good fat. This explains why, often, a piece of fruit on its own isn’t enough to satisfy our hunger.

Try these balanced snack ideas:

  • Natural yogurt with seeds and berries
  • An apple spread with almond butter
  • Cucumber sticks with homemade hummus
  • Raw carrot with guacamole
  • Or check out the recipe for our chocolate avocado mousse

View our previous tip (#7) here and our next tip here (#9) here


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