10 JUNK FREE JUNE SNACKING LIFESAVERS

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If you’re anything like us, you might be struggling a little with #JunkFreeJune too (especially around 3pm, when the Tim Tams are beckoning).  Never fear – we’ve ranked our top ten healthy snacks which are getting us through the month…

  1. Cottage Cheese with Fruit.  Cottage cheese is great for calcium, and can be helpful in promoting weight loss – top it off with fresh, frozen or canned fruit to curb those sugar cravings!
  2. Celery Sticks with Peanut Butter.  This one might be a throwback to your childhood lunchbox, but it’s pretty satisfying (especially with Fix & Fogg peanut butter).
  3. Pistachio Nuts.  These babies are packed with lots of fibre, monounsaturated fat (that’s the good kind), protein, and Vitamin B.
  4. Hard Boiled Eggs.  A Famous Five diet staple, the humble hard boiled egg packs heaps of amino acids and is great for keeping up muscular strength.  Boil them in advance for between meal snacking.
  5. Yoghurt.  There are so many options – Greek, Icelandic, pro-biotic…take your pick, but watch out for the refined carbohydrates, a fresh unsweetened version is healthiest!
  6. Chickpea Salad.  Throw together chickpeas, lentils, black beans, cucumbers, tomatoes, corn and coriander for an easy salad which will fill you up between meals.
  7. Toast with Tomato & Tuna.  For those moments when the hanger is getting too strong, two pieces of toast topped with canned tuna and a slice of tomato is the perfect satisfying snack.
  8. Hummus with Pita Crisps.  A great alternative for when the potato crisp cravings are setting in, unsalted pita crisps paired with hummus are a great healthy option.
  9. Oats with Berries.  It might seem like something your grandmother would snack on, but oats with milk are rich in fibre and calcium, and very filling.
  10. Trail Mix.  The mixed nuts fill you up and the dried fruit hits your sweet tooth – it’s two birds with one stone.