Healthy Snacks to Keep at Your Desk

When the mid-day munchies hit, reach for a snack that will fill and fuel you.

Keep These on Your Desk (Hermetically Sealed):

ADDITIVE-FREE JERKY

Benefits:

— Helps you get daily protein requirements

— Helps you stabilize blood sugar

— Keeps you from grabbing junk food

Serving Size:

Depends on the type, but typically 1 ounce

HOMEMADE TRAIL MIX

[almonds, cashews, walnuts, dried cranberries, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds]

Benefits:

— Helps lower cholesterol

— Makes you feel full throughout the day

— Gives you energy

Serving Size:

Handful

ALMONDS

Benefits:

— Gives you energy

— Makes you feel full throughout the day

— Helps improve brain function

Serving Size:

Handful

ROASTED CHICKPEAS

Benefits:

— Good source of fiber

— Vegetarian-friendly source of protein

Serving Size:

1 cup

DRIED APRICOTS

Benefits:

— Good source of fiber

— Good for those with high blood pressure

— Low-sodium snack

Serving Size:

1/4 cup

KALE CHIPS

Benefits:

— High in vitamins C and K

— Loaded with antioxidants to help detoxify your system

Serving Size:

Approximately 10 chips

Keep These Pairings in the Fridge:

  • Celery Sticks + Nut Butter
  • Bell Pepper Slices + Hummus
  • Sliced Veggies + Guacamole Dip
  • Banana + Nut Butter
  • Sliced Tomatoes + Feta
  • Greek Yogurt + Berries
  • Turkey Slice(s) + Cucumber
  • Turkey Slice(s) + Spinach (Rolled Up)
  • Hard-Boiled Eggs + Cashews
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