Healthy Snacks to Keep at Your Desk

Healthy Snacks to Keep at Your Desk

Productivity in the workplace starts with a clear mind, organized schedule, and smart snacking. It's okay to indulge in the occasional comfort foods especially after a long day at the office. However, your brain needs nutritious foods and healthy snacks to keep energy levels up.Depending on the work environment it can be quite a challenge to find time to pre-plan snacks and meals. Besides, other distractions are tempting you; like the spontaneous meeting with donuts or your boss treating everyone to dinner.  Do yourself a favor and keep healthier snack options at your desk, not only with this stop you from binge eating all those donuts but allow you to feel better throughout the workday.

Granola Bars

No, these snack bars aren't loaded with sugar and chocolate, but they do have the perfect mix of salty and sweet to satisfy your mid-afternoon cravings.  And if the above homemade recipe is still too much effort, look for organic and non-GMO labels for regular store bought snack bars. Natural flavors and no additives assure you of this perfect pick-me-up whether it's on the go or at your desk.

Dried Fruit

Summer is all about the fresh fruit but with the fall and winter days approaching, and you need snacks that will stand the test of time (without the help of a fridge). Dried fruits are delicious and easily fit into any desk or workspace.   This sweet treat keeps you focused even on your most stressful days.

Healthy Crackers

Healthy crackers are an office favorite, not only are they the perfect pair with your lunch, but they keep your body feeling energized.  Try these healthy crackers and snack away. Pack apples and cheese for a perfect combo around lunch time.

Popcorn

Obviously, storing movie theater popcorn at your desk is not recommended but opting for a healthier alternative is encouraged. Try a sea salt or lightly sweetened organic popcorn, and look for bags that are individually wrapped to keep the serving size.

Almonds

Raw nuts, like almonds and cashews, help you get your recommended daily protein in.  Also, almonds are delicious when mixed with raw fruits, oats, and trail mix. The snacking possibilities are endless!What are some of your favorite snacks?SaveSave

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