Salty Cravings! There always comes that time in the day where we are craving something salty, and we need it NOW! Instead of ending up at the In-n-Out drive thru, we’ve done the research for some healthy options that will crush your salty cravings for a fraction of the calories (and much better for you too).
Healthy Options to Crush Your Salty Cravings
Avocado Toast (A Californian’s Staple)
Avocados are packed with healthy fats and rich in several vitamins and minerals. Spread some on your favorite piece of toasted bread and you have yourself a yummy and filling snack.
With avocado rapidly becoming the new “it” food, the web has become inundated with recipes for ways to spice up this brunch favorite.
Some of these include simple options all the way to gourmet ones. Some of these recipes involve sprinkling on sea salt, adding some feta cheese and even a fried egg for some protein. Plenty of restaurants have hopped on the bandwagon with their own fancy takes on this fan favorite. Now the only problem is finding that perfectly ripe avocado….
Although they may not be your favorite greasy potato chips, they are a great substitute if you are craving that salty crunch without the guilt. You can easily make them at home too. Live a little on the wild side and mix it up by adding different spices.
Bean Dip and Carrots
Since beans are loaded with protein and antioxidants, bean dip can be a great choice for a snack to keep you full and satisfied. Dipping carrots in it will add that extra crunch and dose of daily fiber. You can also dip in some of your other favorites veggies like bell peppers.
Nuts, Nuts, and more Nuts
From walnuts to cashews to almonds, nuts are a great snack to curb your salty cravings. They are a great source of protein and can easily be thrown into a bag for your busy day.
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Still have some pumpkins from Halloween or bought some for the fall holidays? Gut out your pumpkins and bake your own pumpkin seeds are home. They make for a delicious and healthy snack that is perfect for this fall season.