Top 10 Work Day Snacks
You likely know that as a virtual business owner, eating right is necessary, but is often done while on the go. You need energy to last you through the long hours of your work day. You also need something quick and easy so you’re not wasting time in the kitchen. Check out these awesome work day snacks that will keep you full and focused to get through those office hours.
Start your day out right with a bowl of oatmeal. It’s a super healthy carb that helps keep your belly full and gives you energy that lasts between meals. Try it with a little bit of cinnamon for some added health benefits and a kick of flavor.
These little berries are not only tasty but full of nutrients like antioxidants that will keep you full and focused throughout the day.
Not only is this veggie is great for the skin, it’s also super hydrating. Enjoy it on it’s own, in a salad, or with hummus or dip.
Apples are chock full of vitamins and minerals. They also have a lot of flavonoids and polyphenols which are antioxidants. Eat one in the morning, maybe with your oatmeal. For a warm sweet snack add some brown sugar, nutmeg, butter and cinnamon and pop it in the microwave. Get the details on how to make this quick treat here.
Packed with minerals and protein, pumpkin seeds are another great snack to munch on during your work day. These are especially good in the afternoon if you still have a long way to go before dinner time.
A hard boiled egg is a quick and easy way to get protein and healthy fats in your diet and keep your belly full longer. Learn how to “hard boil” eggs in the oven here. Do a dozen at a time and keep in the fridge for a quick snack anytime you need it. If you’re not a fan of hard boiled eggs, an egg white omelet is a great way to pack in the energy without loading on the calories.
This green vegetable is packed with fiber and monounsaturated fat. Because of all that fiber it takes longer for your body to digest, which means it keeps you full longer. They are a little higher in calories so these are best eaten alone and when you have a long hectic day where you won’t be able to eat much else.
Greek yogurt is loaded with protein which along with the fat it contains keeps you feeling full. There are a wide variety of flavors and brands of Greek yogurt available these days so there’s bound to be one that is perfect for you.
Nuts contain fats that are good for you. Almonds also have a lot of fiber in them which keeps you feeling fuller longer because they take time to digest. This is a great snack to keep in the car and eat on the go.
Wash it all Down with Water
Okay, so this is more drink than snack, but it’s still an important element to consumer during your work day. The most common form of fatigue is dehydration. Keep yourself properly hydrated by washing all those yummy snacks down with water. As a bonus the water will help you going curb junk food cravings. Add a little lemon to boost your vitamin and mineral intake.
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