Snack ideas for the 3pm slump

Get through your afternoon slump with our top snack ideas!

1. Fruit

Satisfy those sugar cravings and fill your tummy with fibre -filled goodness.

2. 1-2 Tbsp peanut butter

Peanut butter is full of good fats and protein to satisfy your cravings! The slowly- digested goodness keeps you full and helps to prevent energy crashes throughout the afternoon.

3. Plain unsweetened yoghurt

Team this with some chopped fruit or handful of nuts/ seeds for a protein-filled afternoon pick-me up.

4. 2-3 Tbsp nuts and seeds

One of the best snacks you can have! Take to work in a container or snap-lock bag for easy portion control!

5. Hummus or cottage cheese

Team up with grainy crackers or chopped vege's.

6. Popcorn

Make your own with kernels and season with salt/ pepper and vinegar OR choose a "light butter" option and split into 2-3 serves.

7. Mini quiche

Use a crustless quiche recipe and split into a muffin tray then either eat col or pop in the microwave for a winter -warmer.

8.Herbal tea

Grab a sweet fruity flavour to satisfy cravings and rehydrate!

Happy snack- prepping!

ALEXANDRA TULLY- PALMERSTON NORTH DIETITIAN- PALMERSTON NORTH & CENTRAL HAWKES BAY COOKING CLASSES, NZ