Easy and convenient? Sure.
Loading your body with preservatives and other chemicals? Probably.
Worth it? Nope.
This is something we talk about all of the time! With a little preparation, you can have a LOT of healthier options at your fingertips.
It’s scary to think of the amount of unhealthy ingredients that are found in these processed foods. Unfortunately, they’re usually laden with sodium, added sugars, preservatives, trans fat, and additives.
Just check out this article if you need more convincing to “Just Eat Real Food”: https://authoritynutrition.com/9-ways-that-processed-foods-are-killing-people
So why attempt to fuel your body with that when there are much healthier alternatives?!
Here are a few links for quick and easy recipes:
And here are a few convenient snack ideas!
Bags of apples, carrots, oranges, or other fruits and veggies
Apple with almond butter
Unsalted nut mixes
Sliced tomatoes with olive oil
Veggies with hummus
Turkey and avocado roll-ups (real turkey)
Taking the time before your week gets busy to plan your meals and snacks will make ALL the difference in being successful with your nutrition each week.
Stay strong, stay focused on your goals. Remind yourself that you’re eating to fuel your body. Don’t put junk in there!
Are you in? Let us know in a comment below what you’re planning to snack on this week.