For some of us, putting together a healthy meal at breakfast, lunch, or dinner can be a breeze, but where we all seem to fall short is in the snack department. Let’s face it, we all snack at one point or another, and choosing between a bag of chips or carrot sticks to get through your afternoon slump is often futile (the chips win). However, you may be able to successfully swap your old snacks for new, healthier ones by thinking about what it is that drives your snacking. Are you craving something sweet? Or do you need a snack with a good crunch? Or maybe you are feeling like a mindless munch to get you through that project. Whatever it is, we’ve got you covered with our Real Nutrition NYC healthy snack swaps guaranteed to satisfy your next snack attack!


** This is a general list. We can help you personalize with our individualized consultations and meal plans. Contact amy@realnutritionnyc.com for more info!

Crunchy Munchy Sweet Thirst Quenchers
Apples w/ cinnamon Sunflower or pumpkin seeds Baked apple Almond milk (unsweetened)
Carrot and celery sticks Avocado on toast or crackers Frozen bananas or grapes Green juice (all veg w/ lemon or lime)
Bell pepper sticks Cherry or grape tomatoes Fresh fruit Low sodium tomato juice
Radishes String cheese 100 cal ice pops Water with citrus slices (ie orange, lemon)
Popcorn Plain or low-fat yogurt with berries Low-fat or fat-free unsweetened fruit yogurt Iced green tea (unsweetened, try with mint and lemon wedge)
Gluten-free crackers Unsalted almonds, walnuts or other nuts Dark chocolate (>70% cacao) Club soda with citrus slices