Healthy Snacks To Satisfy Your Sweet & Salty Cravings

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For many, snacks are essential to get through the day, including satisfying the need for a sweet treat here and there. But if you’re trying to eat healthier in 2019, snacks can be fraught with internal negotiations and anxiety. The good news is, you don’t have to give up your favorite treats if you’re trying to increase nutrient-dense fare in your day. Just a few smart swaps can leave you feeling satisfied and introduce you to delicious new flavor profiles and foods.
Need a crunch? Try kale chips or baked chickpeas. Want something sweet? Skip the ice cream and grab a couple chocolate truffles. Did you have a light lunch? Deviled eggs to the rescue — protein and greens in one bite! Here, we share five snack recipes that are good for your brain health, incredibly delicious, and will definitely have you coming back for seconds, and maybe even thirds!
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