Summer is the best time of year to enjoy the great outdoors. With all the heat, chances are you’ll be showing off a little bit more skin than usual. Keeping your body fit, in shape and healthy during the summer months is important and is possible by watching what you eat and making smart choices. Here are some healthy snack ideas to try out this summer:
- Grilled Watermelon
Watermelon is a refreshing snack that can help keep you hydrated in the summer heat. They are packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants and they are also low calorie, so you can eat as much of this sweet treat as you want. Throw it on the grill for a meaty, smoky flavor.
- Whole Wheat Avocado Toast
Take half of a ripe avocado, mash it up, and spread it on a slice of whole-wheat toast. Add a little salt and pepper for taste. Avocado provides you with healthy fats and is also a superfood with plenty of nutrients and vitamins, fiber, folic acid, and potassium.
- Apples and Almond Butter
This is such a great combo – both healthy and delicious. Almond butter is a good source of healthy fats, antioxidants, and vitamin E. Apples are full of vitamins like vitamin C and vitamin B, minerals, antioxidants, and are low in calories. This is the perfect snack for any age.
- Fruit Kabob
Put a fun twist on a fruit salad and stack your fruit on a stick. You can pick and choose your favorite fruits to enjoy. Fruits like kiwis, blueberries, oranges, strawberries, and papayas are all superfoods and are a great option to snack on to stay healthy.
- Frozen Greek Yogurt Banana Pops
Cut a banana in half, stick a Popsicle stick in the bottom, dip it in Greek yogurt, and put in the freezer for later. Greek yogurt is full of probiotics and is great for digestion. This frozen treat will be as tasty as a regular Popsicle but much healthier and it will keep you cool in the warm weather.
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