Even a heavy lunch will not prevent a rumbly belly at 3 PM. This time calls for a snack that will keep you satisfied until dinner is ready. Here is a list of healthy snacks that will fully satisfy your hunger or palate.

Granola Bars

Granola-Bars-12328842433_ea1e504ebcGranola comes in first in the list of healthy snacks is both a snack food and breakfast food that consists of honey, rolled oats and puffed rice that is baked until crisp. This delicious snack is eaten with honey, yogurt, milk or fruits such as strawberries, bananas or blueberries.

Made from healthy ingredients, granola offers about 7 grams of proteins, 4g of fiber and low sugar. It also has several health benefits, which include lowering the level of cholesterol and preventing chronic diseases.

Almond Nuts

Almond-Nuts-3060098365_c2c5dc4786Unsalted and natural almond nuts are a very nutritious and tasty snack that has many health benefits. It is the healthiest tree nut and it is loaded with minerals. A handful of almonds a day helps to prevent weight gain, as well as heart problems. It also helps to fight diseases such as Alzheimer's and diabetes.

This snack is rich in calcium, vitamin E, potassium and magnesium. Additionally, almonds are also a source of fiber and protein and they are low in sugar and cholesterol.

Guacamole

Guacamole-4135509624_df3329d4fbThis snack is made with fresh tomatoes, avocados, aromatic garlic, lime juice and cilantro. It serves as a source of essential nutrients that are very beneficial to your health. However, guacamole contains high amounts of calories; therefore, moderation should be taken when eating this snack. Also consider exercising to prevent weight gain. Other nutrients contained in guacamole include unsaturated salts, vitamin C and vitamin E.

Cookies

Cookies-47025604_0d13bb79ceCookies are also a favorite snack to most people; they are delicious and nutritious not to forget satisfying. Two or three cookies are enough to keep one satisfied for several hours. You can eat your cookies with a cup of fresh blended juice or yoghurt.

Hard Boiled Egg Filled

Boiled-Egg-5757084336_639200a46aA boiled egg sprinkled with pepper and salt and tomato filling is a satisfying snack. Boiled eggs are rich in proteins, vitamin A, vitamin D, fats vitamin C, calcium and fiber. You can either enjoy this snack with salad or eat it plain.

Tomato Toast

Tomato-Toast-3093401187_4b63bb9acbTomato toast is an all-time delicious snack that is easy to prepare and also very nutritious.

In conclusion, a snack a day is a good way to stay satisfied as well as stay healthy. The above list of healthy snacks are easy to prepare, satisfying and have tremendous health benefits.

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