BariatricPal's Guide to Snacking: Healthy Options for On-the-Go Nutrition

BariatricPal's Guide to Snacking: Healthy Options for On-the-Go Nutrition

Alex Brecher

Hey there, fellow snack lovers! If you're anything like me, the mere mention of the word "snack" has you dreaming of delicious treats to tide you over between meals. But when you're on a specific dietary path, especially a bariatric-friendly one, finding the right snacks that tick both the tasty and healthy boxes can feel a bit like searching for a needle in a haystack. Fear not! We've raided the virtual shelves of the BariatricPal Store and have come up with a list of yummy, nutritious snacks that are perfect for anyone looking to keep their nutrition on point without sacrificing flavor. So, let's dive in!

For the Love of Protein

Protein is a bariatric pal's best friend, offering essential support for muscle maintenance and overall satiety. And guess what? You don't have to settle for bland chicken breasts or shakes day in and day out. The BariatricPal Store is packed with protein-packed snacks that are as delicious as they are nutritious.

Quest Nutrition Quest Bar: Dive into a range of flavors like Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough or Birthday Cake, each bar packed with protein to keep those muscles happy and your cravings at bay.

Cello Whisps Cheese Crisps: These airy, crispy delights come in flavors like Parmesan and Cheddar, offering a high-protein, low-carb way to satisfy your cheese cravings.

Wicked Cutz High Protein Beef Jerky Chips: With flavors ranging from Cracked Pepper to Roasted Red Pepper and Korean BBQ, these jerky options are a savory pick-me-up that's high in protein and low in fat.

Sweet and Satisfying

BariatricPal Protein Smoothie: Packed with protein and available in appealing flavors like Berry Delicious, Aloha Mango and Strawberry Banana, these smoothies are a perfect sweet treat.

FlapJacked Mighty Muffin with Probiotics: These muffin mixes are super easy to whip up and come in delicious flavors like Chocolate Peanut Butter and Maple Pumpkin, making them a sweet, protein-rich snack.

Snacks with a Crunch

Quest Nutrition Protein Chips: Available in flavors like BBQ and Sour Cream & Cheddar, these chips offer the crunch you crave without the carb overload.

Pork King Good Pork Rinds: With flavors like Smoky Jalapeno & Cheese and Nacho Cheddar, these addictive, tasty treat are a crunchy, nutritious snack that's easy to take on-the-go.

Exploring the Savory

BariatricPal Protein Soup: Options like Cream of Chicken and Tomato Basil make it easy to enjoy a warm, comforting, and protein-rich snack that feels like a meal.

Flatout Bread Flatbreads: High in protein and fiber but low in calories, these wraps are a versatile base for any filling, turning snack time into a satisfying mini-meal.

Remember, the examples listed here are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to finding tasty, nutritious snacks that fit a bariatric-friendly lifestyle. Explore the BariatricPal Store yourself and discover the wide variety of options that can keep you satisfied and on track, no matter where your day takes you. Happy snacking!

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