Have you ever thought how to snack so that it is actually beneficial for your body? I’m not just talking about reaching for a healthy apple. Your snacks can be much more powerful, well rounded, and complex. Snacks should be a good ratio of plant protein, complex carbohydrates, and healthy fat so that you feel as if you’ve had a mini meal.
When you’re constantly eating throughout the day, your metabolism stays in high gear and your food turns into energy faster. Your body can then use this energy more efficiently, preventing it from storing as excess weight. Eating upwards of 5 times per day is key! You need to have regular snacks in addition to your three meals a day. Here’s a delicious guac recipe you can use for one of your snacks, with other suggestions below!