No More Cutting Out Snacks From Your Diet With These Healthy Alternatives

Published on January 24, 2019

Though we are almost a month into the New Year, there is no reason not to continue working on keeping your resolution.

If you did not come up with New Year’s resolutions, it is certainly not too late to try and better yourself. Likely the most popular resolution and goal for most is a healthier diet and lifestyle.

March has deemed the title of National Nutrition Month by many countries around the world. This is meant to encourage their populations to pay more attention to what they are putting into their bodies. Staying on track with the challenge of this month may be difficult if you do not have good habits, to begin with. Changing your habits is one of the most difficult tasks and usually requires a lot of motivation and effort.

Eating habits are some of the hardest habits to change as they essentially require total lifestyle changes. Trying to completely change your diet,  can be extremely difficult to stick to. The better option for most is to try to switch out their unhealthy foods for better alternatives.

With the current push towards nutrition, we are seeing the market flood with healthier options to your favourites snacks. We have listed some of our favourite healthy snack alternatives for dieting. These are available in sweet, salty and savoury flavours to fulfill your urges.  

Rowdy Bar

If you are looking for a snack to satisfy your sweet tooth, give Rowdy Bars a try. These chewy bars are packed with deliciously healthy flavours and natural sweetness. Rowdy Bars uses the yacon root to create a unique texture and sweetness. This uncommon potato-like vegetable provides you with incredible health benefits. It has also has the ability to make you feel fuller.

The bar is paleo made with ten ingredients with less, it is non-GMO and made without gluten, soy, and dairy. There are currently three choices available including Chocolate Coconut Cashew, Peanutty Dark Chocolate, and Sunflower Butter N’ Berries. With these flavourful options, there will be one to satisfy your sweet craving.

Rowdy Bars can be purchased easily online at their website which also offers full ingredient lists and tips on a healthy lifestyle.

Bubba’s Fine Foods

While many diets try and have you stray away from snacking, Bubba’s Fine Foods encourage it. Their line is filled with healthy, paleo friendly and flavourful snack options. They offer three main snacks with a variety of different flavours. Bubba’s Fine Foods first option is a unique spin on potato chips.

Instead of your typical chips, these chips are made with bananas, which explains the name ‘Nana Chips. Do not worry, these chips are not sweet. They offer flavours like Blazing Buffalo and Grand Garlic Parm, you will not be missing your savoury choices one bit.

Bubba’s Fine Foods also sell what they call ‘UnGranola. This is a fantastic blend of nuts and other flavourful ingredients to create a grain and gluten-free granola. These come in Bourbon Vanilla, Cinn-Ful Apple and Uber Chocolate flavours. Their last snack available is a Snack Mix which is a perfect blend of nuts and their ‘Nana Chips. Their Snack Mix comes in three wonderful savoury flavours.

Bubba’s Fine Foods products can be bought in bulk packs or singularly on their website. Their website also offers a variety of recipes made with their products or to accompany their products.

Good Dee’s

Baking, even from pre-packages mixes is an enjoyable venture, especially with company. If you want to be healthy but do not want to give up the experience of baking your own desserts, Good Dee’s has the perfect healthy option. Their line of low carb baking mixes ranges from cookies to cornbread.

Good Dee’s has mixes to meet all your dietary needs including sugar-free, gluten-free and grain-free options. The most popular choices are the brownies, cornbread and pancake mixes which can all be purchased on their website. With Good Dee’s line of products, you do not need to give up your baking hobby for a new healthy lifestyle.  

Trying to diet by only eating healthy, whole meals is extremely difficult. Instead of trying to stop your snacking habit, replace your junk foods with healthier alternatives. These options listed are both healthy and nutritious, while not tasting like diet foods. Sweet, salty and savoury snacks from Good Dee’s, Bubba’s Fine Food and Rowdy Bar will satisfy your snack cravings and help you achieve your dieting goals.

Sophie Price is a Contributor at GritDaily. She was born in Montreal and resides in Toronto, Canada.

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