We’ve all been told time and again that ‘Early to bed and early to rise, makes you healthy, wealthy, and wise.’ But unfortunately, with our hectic routines, to burn the midnight oil has become unavoidable for most of us. Whether it is about finishing that last-minute college assignment or preparing for an important meeting, sleeping late has become the norm for most of us. And what happens when you’re up way past your dinner time? That’s when the hunger pangs start!
Well, while we may not be able to control when we sleep on most days, we definitely can control what we’re eating while we’re staying up late. Research has proven that munching on healthy snacks instead of that packet of stale chips late at night, can help you get more restful sleep, avoid unnecessary weight gain and help you feel more energized in the mornings.
Here we have 5 healthy snacks for you that can help you satiate your midnight cravings, without piling on those extra pounds. From gluten free snacks to organic snacks, we have a little something for everyone.
- Roasted Makhanas or Foxnuts
These little powerhouses of nutrition are the perfect snack to munch on, anytime during the day or night. Full of calcium, protein, potassium, iron and many more nutrients, these yummy nuggets are low on calories and extremely filling at the same time. From plain salted and Pudina flavor to jalapeno and cream cheese flavor, there are umpteen flavors to fulfill all your cravings. Buy them from here and here
- Healthy Crackers
An excellent Gluten-Free Snack that is packed with the goodness of various nuts and seeds like Chia, Flax, and Sunflower. It is a delicious and excellent choice for those who aim to have a good health combined with proper digestion. They’re light on the stomach and are packed with antioxidants that are great for your gut health, skin, and hair. You can combine them with your favorite low-calorie yogurt dip or hummus to make a complete meal out of it. Try the Nut & Seeds Crackers now!
- Quinoa Puffs
Everybody’s favorite superfood – Quinoa! Who says Quinoa has to be boring? You can now enjoy the goodness of this superfood that helps increase your metabolic rate, aids weight loss, improves your digestion, and reduces constipation. Available in a variety of flavors ranging from spicy to cheddar cheese, Quinoa Puffs are a great alternative to your midnight craving for chips and saltines. Buy them here.
- Rice Cakes
Surprisingly tasty and light on the stomach, rice cakes are one of the healthiest gluten-free snacks that you can munch on at night. Made with brown rice, buckwheat, and Amaranth, these savory rice thicks have a delectable nutty-crunchy texture that will keep you wanting for more. Already craving some? Order your rice cakes now.
- Date Bites
With all that savory goodness, how about a little something sweet to get you through the night? They’re nutritious, they’re luscious, they’re healthy, they’re dates! These delicious date bites combine juicy dates with crunchy dry fruits to satisfy your midnight hunger pangs. They’re filling enough to replace your midnight meal, and healthy enough to get your daily dose of nutrients!
You can get your dose of dates here.