You are working the night shift and feel low on energy. Before you head for your third cup of coffee, consider one of these energy snacks to get you through your shift.
Nuts are not only a healthy mix of unsaturated
Blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, strawberries…take your pick! All berries are packed with antioxidants, which help to reduce the risk of cancer. One cup of berries per day can be a great source of essential nutrients. Berries are a healthy dessert alternative to chocolate and help reduce sugar cravings.
Avocados are high in fiber, potassium, a nd healthy fats which are great cancer-fighting antioxidants. Avocados are delicious to eat plain, miseducating in a salad, spread on toast, or even as a side dish. A great energy booster for your afternoon slump.
- Greek Yogurt
Greek yogurt contains probiotics to aid in digestive health, has twice the protein of regular yogurt, and leave you feeling full longer. To make it even more powerful add mixed notes, berries, or avocado to get an even bigger impact.
Additional quick and healthy energy snacks for grab and go:
- Apply or banana with nut butter
- Air-popped popcorn
- Cheese Kebabs (cheese, cherry tomatoes, basil are a great combo)
- Celery with
nutbutterand raisins (aka ants on a log)
- Veggies and hummus
- Hard-boiled egg