These Healthy Snacks Can Help You NOT Derail Your Weight Loss Efforts

Snacking is what often derails many people’s fitness efforts. Hunger in between meals can be intense, and many do not realize that the seemingly harmless “little bites” taken between meals can often add up to more calories and fat than healthy meals! Instead of allowing yourself to be taken down by midday hunger, plan ahead by prepping these healthy snacks and having them ready to go.

Hummus with Veggies

hummus and veggies

Hummus can be purchased at the store or can be made quickly and easily using a food processor and some garbanzo beans. Pick your favorite ingredients such garlic, roasted red pepper, and cilantro and add them to the mix with spices and olive oil for an easy homemade hummus. Serve with veggies like carrots, celery, radishes, and fresh peppers for a high-protein pick-me-up.