Clever Snacks

A snack between meals shouldn’t just be a filler, it should add nutritional value and keep you feeling satisfied until your next meal. The wrong choice of snack does the opposite; empty calories devoid of nutrients, that can spike you blood sugar only to come crashing down triggering hunger pangs and cravings.

The key to healthy snacking is to choose foods high in fibre and protein. The fibre slows down the release of energy into the bloodstream allowing blood sugar levels to remain stable, while the protein promotes feeling of fullness and regulates appetite. 

Set aside some time to make these delicious snacks that will keep in the fridge for a few days. 

Clever snacks

Beetroot Hummus

Beetroot hummus with cucumber and cherry tomatoes

I’m a big fan of traditional hummus, but this clever twist of adding beetroot boosts the health benefits further. The beetroot not only adds colour and flavour but it increases the fibre content and boosts vitamin C, folate and potassium…