Natural Snacks for Summer
During hot and humid summer days, natural snacks are a light, easy way to satisfy your cravings—guilt-free. The tasty treats we've listed below will help you avoid the high-calorie, high-sugar that can sabotage a healthy diet. Choosing healthy snacks doesn't mean sacrificing taste or quality and the following options are proof of that. Get ready for the best summer ever and stock up.
The Scoop: This mix of dried banana, mango, and pineapple is like a tropical getaway in a bag. This classical combination is free of added sugar, preservatives, and oil. It make a great on-the-go snack since it won't get your fingers sticky. This gluten-free and all-natural snack is one you need to try.
What Influensters Have to Say: "Just recently found this product and it's definitely on my must-have repurchase list! Finished the bag in just one sitting! Great guilt free snack!" -Samantha I.
The Scoop: Put your normal potato chips away! These veggie sticks are packed with nutrients and vitamins from real vegetables so you can feel better about snacking. Good Health keeps their snacks free of artificial colors, preservatives, and hydrogenated oils. They've also eliminated all trans fat so you can satisfy your salty cravings in a healthier way.
What Influensters Have to Say: "Amazing, and the good thing is that they're healthy! They don't have that strong vegetable taste like other veggie sticks and they're so crunchy and addicting. I definitely recommend." - Jenny U.
The Scoop: Get your hands on these 100% organic apple chips for a crunchy and sweet snack you won't be able to resist. These gluten-free, non-GMO chips have only one ingredient: apples. They can be eaten as a topping for salads or as a snack on their own.
What Influensters Have to Say: "Best snack ever! Very tasty, low in calories, and no sugar added! Non GMO, fat free, no preservatives, and gluten free! What more could you ask for? These apple chips are so crispy and light. It's like eating chips for real. They are not chewy at all." - Sophia P.
The Scoop: If you're a nibbler, keep almonds nearby at all times. Almonds are full of protein, unsaturated fat, and fiber that help to satisfy hunger without increasing our appetite. Almonds are also perfect to keep in the car or your purse as they won't spoil or lose their crunch in the heat of summer.
What Influensters Have to Say: "These almonds are my go-to healthy travel snacks when I'm in the car or at an airport! They help keep me feel full without me running to the fast food restaurant to grab something quick to eat. You can get them in multiple packaging styles which allow small serving sizes and travel very well. They are packed with protein and completely natural with no other ingredients!" - Ashley P.
The Scoop: These bite-sized pieces are packed full of peanuts, almonds, sweet apples, and dark chocolate for a sweet and savory snack that will have you wanting seconds. Goodnessknows doesn't use artificial colors, flavors, or sweeteners so you can feel good about your snack.
What Influensters Have to Say: "I absolutely love this granola bar! It is a healthy taste good filling snack. I can feel satisfied and not be worried about it being bad for me. It is my go to on the go snack" - Amanda Grace K.
The Scoop: Beanitos harness the nutrients of the bean, a superfood, to create a healthier alternative to potato chips. These chips are packed full of protein and fiber and are gluten-free. Better yet, they taste incredible and have Influensters wanting more.
What Influensters Have to Say: "So delicious and good for me, I rarely eat unhealthy chips from the grocery store and instead look for chips like beanitos which contains wholesome ingredients and are natural and affordable in my local grocery store. Definitely would recommend!" - Amanda Grace K.
The Scoop: Replace your fruit snacks with these organic, vegan, and gluten-free alternatives that don't compromise flavor. These bunny shaped snacks are made with real fruit juice and each packet contains 100% of your Daily Value of Vitamin C. The whole family can enjoy these tasty bunnies that will help you avoid unhealthy fruit-flavored candies!
What Influensters Have to Say: "My 3-year-old loves these. They taste great and the ingredients give me peace of mind. I'm happy there is a healthy alternative so my daughter doesn't miss out and fruit snacks." - Shannon H
The Scoop: For a spicy snack, reach for a bag of quinoa puffs. These gluten-free, non-GMO snacks that balance the spice of real habanero and jalapeño with a touch of sweetness for an irresistible puff. These snacks harness the nutrition of quinoa to make a snack you don't have to regret.
What Influensters Have to Say: "I'm a big snacker. I love baked Cheetos but let's be real. Even though they're baked, after you eat a whole bag, you still feel guilty. Let me introduce you to I HEART KEENWAH puffs. It's made with quinoa, that South American super food! They're crunchy! Tasty! and Full of protein. Go ahead and try them. They're so good, you'll still think you're being bad. All the great taste and crunch without all the guilt." - Ana O.
The Scoop: There's nothing better than a cold treat on a hot day. Ice cream and popsicles can be full of sugar, fat, and other things you want to keep out of your diet. These fruit bars are made with real fruit or fruit juice and sweetened with Splenda for a healthier frozen snack.
What Influensters Have to Say: "I love these Popsicles! They are healthy and delicious! The flavors are very good and I like that you can buy it mixed with a variety of flavors! I like that it's fruit and not just sugar, it's actually no sugar added! Which is awesome! I love them for a little snack!" -Jessica W.
The Scoop: This no sugar added smoothie packs 178 açaí berries into every bottle as well as a ton of other fruits to create a drink that you can enjoy on the go. Each serving has 100% of your Daily Value of Vitamin A and 300% of your Vitamin E in addition to countless other health benefits. Pick up a bottle on the go for a snack that will keep you full until dinner!
What Influensters Have to Say: "I love this juice, it is actually more than a juice, it is a great meal on the go. It is filled with vitamins and nutrients that I need. I find it to be a great quick option when I am at work or just having a busy day on the go. I would definitely recommend" -Joel L.
What healthy snacks do you like to eat during summertime? Let us know your favorites in the comments!