Fall is a season of cozy sweaters, pumpkin spice, and delicious treats. However, staying mindful of our health goals is also essential, especially during the holidays.  Black Friday kicks off the hectic shopping season. It is so easy when we are out and about to grab a fast food meal or high-sugar snack, but with some pre-planning, we can pack some healthy snacks to keep our energy up and calories in check as we tackle our holiday shopping and to-do list.  Here are some healthy snack ideas we can pack in a purse or small lunch bag.  One more reminder: don't forget to bring a large water bottle with you to stay hydrated.

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    Apple Nachos

    This classic combo provides fiber, vitamins, and healthy fats. Simply cut an apple into slices, drizzle your nut butter of choice, sprinkle dark chocolate chips, and or coconut flakes, and bake for 10 minutes. 

  • 2

    Trail Mix

    Create your own mix with a variety of nuts, seeds, dried fruits, and a sprinkle of dark chocolate for a sweet and salty treat.

  • 3

    Greek Yogurt with Berries

    Packed with protein and antioxidants, this snack is creamy, refreshing, and full of flavor.

  • 4

    Veggie Sticks with Hummus

    Crunchy carrots, cucumber slices, and bell pepper strips paired with creamy hummus make for a satisfying and nutritious snack.

  • 5

    Hard-Boiled Eggs

    These protein-packed snacks are easy to prepare and can be enjoyed on the go.

  • 6

    Energy Balls

    Made with nuts, dates, and other wholesome ingredients, these little bites are perfect for a quick energy boost.

  • 7

    Roasted Chickpeas

    Toss chickpeas with olive oil and your favorite spices, then bake until crispy for a delicious and protein-rich snack.

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    Opt for air-popped or lightly seasoned popcorn for a low-calorie and fiber-rich snack.

  • 9

    Rice Cakes with Avocado

    Spread mashed avocado on rice cakes for a satisfying snack that's rich in healthy fats.



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    Dark Chocolate Squares

    Indulge your sweet tooth with a few squares of dark chocolate packed with antioxidants.  Just remember, a little is all you need.

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