6 Snack Ideas That Will Not Bust Your Waistline


Everyone likes to snack on treats during the day but what if the snacks you love may be delicious but not the healthiest to eat? Do not feel bad because with these six healthy and delicious snacks, you can enjoy snacking without gaining extra pounds.

1. Yogurt With Fresh Fruit

Plain yogurt is filled with probiotics and probiotics are good bacteria that boost your immune system and fresh fruit is a great source of vitamins and minerals. You can make a fruit salad with yogurt. Just combine three cups of your favorite fruits, a third cup of honey, a cup of plain yogurt and a few drops of lemon juice for a tangy flavor. The yogurt parfait can even be made by adding the berry and yogurt blend into a whole grain cereal, making it one of the useful snack ideas for the summer.

2. Grilled Vegetables and Onion Dip

Raw vegetables taste good with onion dip but they taste even better grilled. Some of the best vegetables to grill include eggplant, zucchini, green peppers, carrots and yellow squash. Once you grill the vegetables, drizzle honey on them and sprinkle salt and black pepper on them. You can easily make your own vegetable dip with ranch seasoning and Green yogurt, or get yourself treated to some hummus dip, guacamole.

3. Homemade Trail Mix

This is an especially healthy snack for children and it is a snack they can make by themselves.In a medium sized bowl combine almond slices, raisins, semisweet chocolate chips, dried figs, banana chips, pretzel pieces and apple chips. Combine the ingredients and place in a small Ziploc bag to give to the kids.