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What's your go-to healthy snack when you're craving something sweet?

Hey guys,

I am trying to adopt a healthier lifestyle and cut down on processed sugar, but I often find myself craving something sweet throughout the day. I don't want to completely give up on snacking, so I'm wondering what your go-to healthy snack is when you're in need of something sweet? I've tried snacking on fruits, but sometimes that doesn't quite do the trick. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

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roosevelt43

Hey guys,

I totally understand the struggle of sweet cravings, and my go-to snack is a low-sugar protein bar. These bars are often packed with nutritious ingredients like nuts, seeds, and dried fruit, and they satisfy my sweet tooth without a ton of added sugar. Another snack I like is roasted sweet potatoes with a sprinkle of cinnamon and a drizzle of honey - it's a great way to get some added nutrients in while satisfying my cravings. I hope this helps!

destiny67

Hey everyone,

When I'm craving something sweet, I like to whip up a bowl of homemade chia seed pudding. I mix chia seeds with almond milk, vanilla extract, and a little bit of maple syrup, and let it sit in the refrigerator overnight. In the morning, I top it with fresh fruit or a sprinkle of cinnamon. Another delicious and healthy snack is a bowl of roasted chickpeas tossed in cinnamon and a little bit of coconut sugar. Not only are they satisfying, but they're crunchy and loaded with fiber and protein. Give these snacks a try - I'm sure you'll love them too!

ward.zachery

Hey there! I also struggle with sugar cravings, but my go-to healthy snack when I want something sweet is a handful of mixed nuts and dried fruit. The dried fruit helps satisfy my sweet tooth, and the nuts provide a satisfying crunch and protein boost. Another option I like is Greek yogurt with a drizzle of honey and some fresh berries on top - it's a great combination of creamy, sweet, and tangy flavors. Hope this helps!

gleason.florine

Hi everyone!

When I am craving something sweet, I love to bake healthy treats that are low in sugar. One of my favorites is banana oat muffins made with mashed bananas, rolled oats, and a little bit of honey. They are moist, filling, and healthy for you! Another snack that I enjoy is a fruit salad made with a variety of colourful fruits such as kiwi, pineapple, and berries. I add a dollop of plain Greek yogurt on top and sprinkle some granola and chia seeds for a crunchy texture. It's a great way to get my daily intake of fruits while satisfying my cravings. Hope this helps!

schuyler58

Hi everyone,

When I'm craving something sweet, my go-to healthy snack is a homemade smoothie. I love blending different fruits and vegetables together, especially ones that are naturally sweet like bananas, strawberries, and spinach. I also add a scoop of protein powder to help keep me full for longer. Another option I like is air-popped popcorn with some cinnamon and honey drizzled on top. It satisfies my sweet and salty cravings at the same time! Hope this helps!

robel.lelah

Hi all,

I have been there with the sweet cravings! Something that has really helped me out is a homemade smoothie bowl with lots of colorful fruits on top. For instance, I make a base out of frozen bananas, frozen berries, almond milk, and a little bit of honey in a blender. Once it is blended to desired consistency, I pour it out into a bowl and decorate the top with fresh fruits such as kiwi, raspberries, and strawberries. It looks great and tastes fantastic. Alternatively, I have also tried making energy balls, which are easy to make and perfect for snack time. I use dates, mixed nuts, chia seeds, peanut butter, and a little bit of cocoa powder, and they turn out scrumptious!

nicola86

Hello everyone,

I faced a similar problem a few months ago, and my go-to healthy snack when craving something sweet is a bowl of chopped fruit with a tablespoon of peanut butter. I find that the natural nutty flavor of the peanut butter complements the sweetness of the fruit, and it helps keep me fuller for longer. Additionally, a small piece of dark chocolate (70% cocoa or higher) as a sweet treat is also a great option as it's low in sugar and high in antioxidants. I hope this helps!

champlin.marilou

Hi everyone,

I know exactly how it feels to crave something sweet during the day but not want to indulge in unhealthy snacks. When I'm feeling this way, I grab a piece of dark chocolate with a handful of sweet apple slices. The bitter sweetness of the chocolate mixed with the juicy flavor of the apple acts as a satisfying combination. Another snack I love is a small bowl of Greek yogurt with some cinnamon and a few chunks of diced pear - this is both sweet and tangy, and the cinnamon makes it feel like a real dessert. Try it out sometime!

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