Updated: Apr 10, 2022
If you've ever worked a nine to five or something similar, you know what it's like to be stuck at a desk all day long. Even if you love your job, those days can still be long and repetitive. If you're familiar with this environment, you're also undoubtedly familiar with the break room. There's something about sitting at a desk all day that creates a snack habit to break up the monotony of the day. Taking a trip to the break room or vending machine feels like an escape, allows you to be social, and gets you up and moving. These are all great things -- and today; I want to share with you some of my favorite and simple healthy snacks you can keep on hand for those much-needed snack runs.
The crucial part is to find a mixture of protein, fat, and fiber so your snack has a little bit of staying power. Feel free to mix and match any of these options to create a perfect snack for your cravings.
Seeds, nuts, and dried fruits are easy to keep on hand and store well, meaning you can buy a large bag and keep it in your desk or break room. Less time restocking means less opportunity to run out and need to find a snack that will leave you feeling that afternoon crash.
Pretzels, popcorn, and crackers can be a great option if you need that crunch to create a fulfilling snack. It's easy to find organic,