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Healthy Snacks — Sweet, Savory or Salty — Which Would You Really Rather?

5 sweet, savory and salty suggestions for healthy snacks that are sure to please your palate and be kind to your waistline

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Let’s face it: for the past year, none of us have been zooming around as much as we used to. We’re just Zooming. Which often means working from home and being more sedentary than a doorstop. But that doesn’t mean your healthy snacks have to taste like said doorstop.

We’ve rounded up five tasty, suggestions for healthy snacks to get you fueled up without all the fat and calories of the usual fare. (In moderation, of course.) Which ones will you try?

5 Sweet, Savory, Salty Suggestions for Healthy Snacks

RX Bars Variety Pack

These bite-worthy bars seem too good to be true – each one contains 12 grams of protein, with egg whites, dates and nuts as its base. Every ingredient is pronounceable and put right upfront. So, what’s the catch? None – they taste as amazing as you’d hope (believe us, we’ve been through a lot of bars! RX hits our sweet-spot.)

12-Fan-Favorite-VarietyPack – $25.99 on Amazon.

Seapoint Farms Sea Salt Dry Roasted Edamame

These single-serving packs of dry roasted edamame cut out the guesswork when it comes to portion control, and they satisfy a salty craving with the simplicity of soybeans and salt. They are heart-healthy and low in calories with no trans-fat or cholesterol. Each serving has iron to keep you energized throughout the day as you strive for the perfect lighting for your next Zoom!

12-Pack – $12.91 on Amazon

Bob’s Red Mill Classic Oatmeal Cups with Chia and Flax

Oatmeal doesn’t have to be boring. Each nourishing cup of Bob’s Red Mill Classic is packed with organic rolled oats, chia seeds, flax seeds and salt, and that’s it! Unless you decide to add some fresh fruit, such as blueberries or fresh peaches, which would be a great idea because then you’d get even more vitamins in every bite.

12-Pack – $23.88 on Amazon

Rhythm Superfoods Beet Chips

These beet chips can’t be beat! (Yes, we said it…) These salty snacks are for fans of the potato chip who love the crunch but hate the paunch. These dehydrated beet chips pack a wallop of protein and fiber (4 and 7 grams, respectively) and the only ingredient is organic beets (if you go with the Naked variety). They also offer Sea Salt and Pickled. Yum!

4-Pack – $14.99 on Amazon

Taza Sea Salt and Almond Organic 80% Dark Chocolate

Okay, so chocolate isn’t exactly a skinny-snack. Buuuuut… nutritionists do say that dark chocolate and almonds are the best combo if you’re going to have a sweet-tooth. Taza is tres tasty, and it’s totally organic and vegan. Tazo stone-grinds their cacao beans because less processing means more bold chocolate flavor and texture. Amaze Bars pair almonds, coconut, maple, and more, and you can choose dark chocolate percents from 60% to 95%.

6-Pack – $37.40 on Amazon

5 sweet, savory and salty suggestions for healthy snacks that are sure to please your palate and be kind to your waistline.