During our summer days, we just can’t stop snacking. It could be the ample free time we have on our hands or just the excessive activities we do, but food is always a huge part of our day. To secure your banging bikini bodies, we’ve come up with a few snacks that could easily maintain your weight but also leave you enjoying a good energizing snack.
Avocados and bread are two great ways to satisfy your hunger without threatening your waist! Mashed avocados are not just a tasty way to rejuvenate but, they also carry many benefits for your body. To assemble your Avocado Toast you will need; 2 slices grainy bread, 1 avocado, mashed with salt and pepper, ¼ cup cubed and cooked eggplant. Toast the bread and spread the mashed avocados on both slices. Then, top the slices with your cooked eggplant, and opt for cubes of Camembert if you’d like.
During the summer, bananas must be your best friends. They’re good for your skin, your hair, your health, and we can’t deny they taste pretty good too. What if we propose Banana Sushi? Intriguing, isn’t it? For banana sushi, you will need a banana, a nut butter/spread of your choice, and nuts/toppings of your choice. Spread your butter/spread on your full (uncut banana), and top it with the toppings you’ve chosen. Then, cut into even pieces resembling sushi pieces, and enjoy!
Frozen Yogurt Cupcakes
With just Greek yogurt, strawberries, a banana, and chocolate chips, you can make fabulous frozen yoghurt cups to satisfy your sugar craving. Fill silicone cups with Greek yoghurt and purees of the fruits picked and mix until the yoghurt changes colour. Sprinkle a couple of chocolate chips on each cup and place all your cups in a tray in the freezer. Leave until they mold together, and take them out just in time for dessert.
Use your common coleslaw mix with a twist. Avoid creamy high calorie dressings, and use the following instead; white vinegar, olive oil, soy sauce, garlic and minced ginger.
Homemade-No Bake Granola Bars
Granola bars are an all-time favourite for everyone who invests both time and effort watching their weight. In just a few quick steps, you could easily create your favourite granola bar at home. With 2 cups of oats, ½ cup shredded coconut, ½ cup sliced almonds, ¼ cup brown sugar, 2 tablespoons of vanilla, half a teaspoon of salt, dark chocolate chips, and chocolate hazelnut spread. Grease up a pan, add a baking sheet, and spread out the oats, coconut and almonds. Toast the pan in the oven for 15-20 minutes until they turn into a slightly gold brown – careful not to burn it. In a saucepan, combine the brown sugar, coconut oil, vanilla and salt. Pour the mixture on the baked oats and push it down until evenly coated. Leave your masterpiece to cool, then cut it up in bars and drizzle your hazelnut spread all over.
Ignore the myths about popcorn. Popcorn is only high in calories at the movies, where there is butter, pounds of salt, and caramel. At home, pop yourself a big bowl of popcorn during the day, just a little snack to fill your stomach and keep your calorie count low.