9 healthy snacking recipes

9 healthy snacking recipes

Yes, snacking between meals should be avoided to keep the figure. But, if you get hungry in the middle of the day, there are healthy snacks that won’t make you gain any weight.

How to choose a healthy snack?

The golden rule? Your snack should consist of a source of protein and a source of carbohydrates with a low glycemic index. You can turn to protein mueslis available in organic stores for the sake of time.

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However, try tofavor the “home-made” : crispy mueslis, granolas or industrial products remain real sugar bombs devoid of protein.

Regarding carbohydrates, avoid white bread. It can cause your blood sugar to rise. Prefer slow-release carbohydrates, such as the famous whole-grain oatmeal, wholemeal bread, or pancakes made from unrefined flour. etc. If you want to spread them, choose honey or oilseed purees of natural origin.

Fiber, vitamins and fruits Also fit into the list of healthy snacking. Forget pasteurized juices or store-bought cake packages. Barley, oats and rye have a high content of soluble fiber. Breads made from whole seeds, such as wheat, millet, quinoa or flax seeds, will ensure a decrease in the glycemic index.

As for rice, prefer the basmati variety. More tasty, it is made up of a glycemic index much lower than that of white rice.

Why do you want to snack?

Even if you eat at a regular time and achieve fullness, you can sometimes feel your stomach growl between meals. Either your meals are not getting enough nutrients (that is, they are too light), or you are not eating enough. In this case, it is necessary to review the nutritional composition of your meals, as well as the quantity.

Certain ingredients or products, at first glance identical, do not play the same role in your feeling of satiety, your digestion, or even on the fixing of vitamins and minerals in your body. Simple carbohydrates induce quick and easy digestion. But you can slow down this process by combining them with other foods. Conversely, complex carbohydrates, longer to digest, have a fairly low glycemic index. They provide your cells with energy continuously and are not stored in your fat reserves.

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