MEAL PREP SERIES: 40 Grab and Go Snack Ideas


Planning is important when making the food changes required for a good liver or system cleanse. We love to snack because it keeps our blood sugar stable, especially when we are living busy lives & working out. But, we often fail to plan for healthy snack options and opt for the drive-thru lane or a "convenient" option when standing in the check-out aisle.



Below, I've created a list of 40 options to keep your cravings at bay or help shrink your waistline.

  1. Apple with 2 tablespoons of almond butter / sunbutter

  2. Celery with 2 tablespoons of hummus

  3. Chopped vegetables with black bean dip or hummus

  4. Kale chips

  5. Greek yogurt with 2 tablespoons walnuts, almonds, or pumpkin seeds

  6. 1/2 avocado with sea salt & basil

  7. Banana with shredded coconut, cinnamon, and 2 tablespoons of tahini

  8. 1/2 grapefruit with shredded coconut and cinnamon

  9. Toasted pumpkin seeds

  10. Cottage cheese with ¼ cup strawberries

  11. Dairy-free coconut milk or almond milk yogurt with 2 tablespoons of gluten-free granola

  12. 1 slice of Ezekiel bread or gluten-free bread with tahini and honey

  13. 1/2 cup edamame with sea salt

  14. Smoothie

  15. Green juice

  16. Homemade energy protein balls or a healthy pre-made bar from your local natural health food store

  17. Olives and 2 tablespoons feta cheese or Daiya dairy-free cheese

  18. Beef or turkey jerky

  19. Lettuce wraps with 2 ounces of tofu or tempeh

  20. Turkey slices wrapped in lettuce with mustard

  21. Healthy trail mix

  22. 1 hard-boiled egg

  23. 2 pieces of dark chocolate

  24. Baked sweet potato or sweet potato chips

  25. Plantains with hummus

  26. Miso soup with tofu

  27. Tortilla chips and salsa

  28. Almond milk with cinnamon and 5 drops of stevia or raw honey

  29. Frozen grapes

  30. Air-popped popcorn with sea salt and a dash of cayenne pepper

  31. Chia pudding

  32. Roasted chickpeas

  33. Homemade granola – add on top of cottage cheese or your favorite dairy or non-dairy yogurt

  34. Flax crackers with black bean dip

  35. Celery with peanut butter or almond butter (add some raw cacao for some extra sweetness)

  36. Homemade, healthy hot chocolate:  Water with 1 tablespoon of raw cacao with stevia to sweeten

  37. Fresh berries with shredded coconut

  38. Fresh vegetables or chips with guacamole

  39. Fresh tomatoes stuffed with goat cheese

  40. Brown rice tortilla with almond butter and honey

  41. Protein Shake

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