We can all get a little peckish after lunch, and there’s nothing better than being able to enjoy an afternoon healthy snack.
What is a healthy afternoon snack?
A healthy afternoon snack can range from a variety of different products. Any healthy snacks provide your body with vitamins and nutrients. Fantastic afternoon snacks can include nuts, yoghurt, fruit, and grains. Depending on what type of diet you’re on, different options are available for everyone.
An afternoon snack is usually consumed after lunch and before dinner. Afternoon snacks are usually consumed to tie you over until you can enjoy a larger meal. Whether you're looking for a sweet or savoury meal, there are numerous options to choose from.
Afternoon snacks also give you a burst of energy as you start to feel lethargic. By monitoring your snack intake and ensuring you’re consuming healthy products, the body receives all the calories it needs to make it through the day.
Why do we need healthy afternoon snacks?
Healthy afternoon snacks aid in managing hunger, improve blood sugar regulation and regulate your metabolism. It is recommended that you consume small snacks throughout the day to help maintain a healthy weight. Depending on your dietary restrictions, you may need to adjust your afternoon healthy snacks to best suit your body.
What should you look for in your healthy afternoon snacks?
Healthy afternoon snacks are designed to boost your energy and help you make it through the rest of the day. Afternoon snacks should have enough calories to fill you without the concern of extra weight gain. You want to look for foods that a low in saturated fats and sugars. If your looking for afternoon snack ideas, we have listed our top 10 healthy after snacks below. Have a look at all the different items and have a guiltless afternoon feast.
Top 10 healthy afternoon snacks
At Healthy Hampers, we continually look for healthy snacks for our hampers. All our suggested healthy afternoon snack ideas can be found in either one of our specially crafted hampers or the Make Your Own Hamper section. Read through all the different types and find the perfect healthy snacks we know your loved ones will enjoy.
Brookfarm Nightcap Walkabout Mix 35g
The combination of nuts and dried fruit is always a crowd pleaser. Our Brookfarm Nightcap Walkabout Mix is vegan friendly, gluten free, dairy free and paleo. You can find this delectable snack in our Make Your Own Hamper section, and our Wholesome Gluten Free Treat hamper.
Ceres Organics Chickpea Crisp Varieties 100g
You can give your recipient a vegan friendly, gluten free, organic and dairy free snack. Our Ceres Organics Chickpea Crisp Varieties is a lovely healthy afternoon snack everyone enjoys. Find the Ceres Organics Chickpea Crisp Varieties in our Make Your Own Hamper section and in the following hampers:
Ceres Organics Raw Wholefood Bar 80g
With a range of different flavours, this is the perfect afternoon snack to quench your hunger. Our Ceres Organics Raw Wholefood Bars are vegan friendly, organic, gluten free and dairy free. You can add them to your Make Your Own Hamper or find them in the Vegan Indulgent Snack Hamper.
Harvest Box Dipped Almonds 40g
Nothing can beat a chocolate coated almond. If you’re looking for a vegan friendly, gluten free, dairy free, high protein snack, this is the perfect choice for you. It’s in our Make Your Own Hamper collection along with these delectable hampers:
Harvest Box Nut Mixes 50g
Nuts are a fantastic healthy afternoon snack that are high in protein and comes in a variety of flavours. Our Harvest Box Nut Mixers are vegan friendly, gluten free, dairy free and have high protein. They are a fantastic addition to include in your Make Your Own Hamper and can be found in our Indulgence With Gluten Free hamper.
Byron Bay Cookies Maple Pecan Cookie 60g
If your know a cookie lover, this is a guilt free delight we know they will adore. Our Byron Bay Cookies Maple Pecan Cookie is vegan friendly, gluten free and dairy free. It’s an excellent choice to add to your Make Your Own Hamper and can be found in these hampers:
Livwell Buckweaves 80g
Your recipient can enjoy a high protein, dairy free and vegan friendly savoury snack. Currently, our Livwell Buckweaves are only found in our Make Your Own Hamper collection. You can elevate your gift by including these delicious savoury bites.
Piranha Snaps Varieties 25g
Send a hamper to your loved ones with our gluten free Piranha Snaps Varieties. It’s a tasty, healthy afternoon snack perfect for your friends, family members and work colleagues. You can add this delectable treat to your Make Your Own Hamper order or find it in the following hampers:
Charlie's On the Go Artisan Cookies 20g
It's a delicious afternoon snack to fight the afternoon hunger beast. Your recipient will thoroughly enjoy a hamper that includes some of these sweet delights. The Charlie's On the Go Artisan Cookies are vegan friendly, gluten free and dairy free. Find them in our Make Your Own Hamper section and add them to your gift.
Wicked Nuts Craft Nut Varieties
Our Wicked Nuts Craft Nuts come in a variety of flavours. Nuts are a fantastic healthy afternoon snack, and these savoury nibbles will be well loved. They are vegan friendly, gluten free, dairy free and paleo friendly. Add them to your Make Your Own Hamper and give your recipient a healthy treat they will love.