47 Snacks to Avoid Getting Hangry
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Feeling overly hungry can lead to bouts of hanger. You know, those times when you are so hungry you turn angry? Yeah, no one likes a hangry person so keep bouts of hunger and anger at bay with these 47 snacks to avoid getting hangry. (You, your stomach, and your coworkers will thank you later.)
Alec's Ice Cream
Ice cream may not be the very first thing you think of when you think of a snack, but Alec’s Ice Cream is the first and only premium, regenerative-verified, and USDA organic certified ice cream utilizing 100% A2 dairy. (How cool is that?) The product is manufactured in Northern California and the brand currently offers six creamy, high-quality, and nostalgic flavors all waiting for you to try. Just grab a spoon and dive in. Snack time has never been so sweet.
Granola is a great snack to help keep hunger and hanger at bay so stock that deskside pantry drawer with a bag (or two) of Alter Eco and their organic granola. Made with clean ingredients you can recognize like regeneratively-farmed oats, this granola is free of artificial ingredients, corn, and soy and is sweetened naturally with date powder and monk fruit. These crunchy satisfying granolas contain no added sugar and are available in three mouthwatering flavors to satisfy any snack attack.
Bada Bean Bada Boom Snacks
Beans are delicious and nutritious, but who wants to make beans as a snack? You do not have to when you have Bada Bean Bada Boom snacks. This crunchy broad bean snack packs six grams of protein per serving to keep you satisfied and satiated on the go. These roasted bean snacks boast way better nutrition than your average snack. We are talking five times the amount of fiber and triple the amount of protein compared to potato chips. Beans FTW!
Be bold with your daily snack time with a BeBOLD bar. Crafted using only clean, fresh, plant-based ingredients to make a delicious-tasting snack, these bars feature simple ingredients like chia seeds, honey, maple, nut butter, and nuts. These clean energy bars are made with only the good ingredients your body needs.
Oat Bars, Baked Goods, and Healthy Snacks
It is super simple to run out to the corner cafe when a bout of hanger starts to creep in, but instead of the overpriced sugar-laden baked goods from the local bakery, grab Bobo’s. They offer more mindful baked goods including oat bars, oat bites, and toasties. (Think of a classic toaster pastry except for way better). Made in small batches with real ingredients you can find in your very own kitchen cabinet, Bobo’s are the best because they are an easy afternoon pick-me-up, they are made for on-the-go snacking, and they will help keep you energized until it is quitting time. Who knew you could get all of that in one bite-sized bar?
If you need a boost of brain power, you are going to want a snack (or two) that can give you the energy your brain needs to get you through the day. Brainiac provides the brain fuel needed in foods you love to eat. Think of favorites like applesauce, bars, fruit pouches, and nut butter. Brainiac combines clean, premium ingredients with grab-and-go convenience while promoting brain health and boosting immunity. Consider it a two-for-one punch for you and your brain health.
Sometimes all you want is a bite of a crisp and crunchy pickle and what better way than diving into a jar of Cleveland Kitchen pickles? Whether you are feeling something sweet like bread and butter pickles or something with a little more kick like dilly garlic, there is a particular pickle perfect for your snacking. You could always keep it classy with a King Kosher Whole Pickle, but that is up for you to decide.
Coconut Milk Caramels
If you cannot fight those 3 pm sugar cravings, then opt for a more mindful option instead of a classic candy bar. Try something like Cocomels. Whether you prefer caramel bites, candies, or squares, these sweet treats are made from dairy alternatives like coconut cream and oat milk, which gives every bite a silky smooth taste and texture that is sure to delight. Plus, Cocomels’ are proud to be free of the top eighty allergens as well as cholesterol, corn syrup, and dairy. They are also non-GMO, plant-based, and Vegan.
Chocolate Covered Bananas
When that 3 pm snack attack hits hard and has you reaching for that candy bar stashed somewhere in your desk drawer, choose something a little more mindful yet just as satisfying and sweet as a chocolate-covered banana. Diana’s Bananas are built on real fruit and real chocolate. Their upcycled bananas are hand-picked in Ecuador and are then hand-dipped in Chicago. Plus, they are super delicious and have mass a-peel. (You see what we did there?) If you like bananas you will go bananas for Diana’s Bananas.
Diestel Family Ranch Turkey
You may not be able to whip up an entire Thanksgiving heirloom turkey for a snack, well unless you have dinner leftovers, (lucky you), so instead, grab a few slices of Diestel Family Ranch Turkey. The Diestel family has been raising award-winning turkeys in Sonora, California since 1949, with a special focus on animal welfare, holistic farming, and sustainability without compromise. What makes Diestel different is their commitment to raising the most delicious birds, with no antibiotics, growth stimulants, or hormones, and are fed a 100% vegetarian diet (meaning no animal by-products). Whether you enjoy a few turkey slices all on your own or on a sandwich, you know this snack is going to be good.
Not many snacks are conducive to on-the-go calendars and schedules, especially snacks that taste like a meal. Enter Fillo’s Walking Tamales. Available in both savory and sweet options, these tamales are ready-to-eat straight from the package or after being heated up in the microwave for 25 seconds. That is it! Walking Tamales are perfect for on-the-go whether biking, hiking, walking, or for simply snacking at home, and with up to 7 grams of protein in select varieties, Walking Tamales fit seamlessly into active lifestyles. Now you can enjoy tamales anytime!
Dips and Hummus
If you are adding more vegetables to your daily diet and snack time meals, you are going to want to dip them in something. How about a creamy dip, handcrafted hummus, or savory salsa from Fresh Cravings? Once you try a bite of these you will be craving these every time it is snack time.
Smoothies are a great snack, but if you do not have the energy or time to make one, skip the store-bought smoothies that may be overpriced and chalked full of questionable ingredients and instead, reach for a Fuel for Fire Smoothie. Compact and portable, these shelf-stable smoothies deliver long-lasting energy and high-quality protein. Plus, they are completely shelf-stable and are a great alternative to unhealthy junk food.
Feeling golden? Okay, well maybe not when a late afternoon case of the munchies hits you, but that is when you grab a Get Golden bar. This premium, organic snack bar brand was founded by an NYC Ballet Dancer and is on a mission to redefine what it means to feel good by packing premium, organic, whole ingredients into a convenient format. Choose from Classic Caramel or Chocolate Sea Salt.
Looking for a high-protein snack? Grab a container of Good Culture cottage. This high-protein cottage cheese is formulated with live and active cultures and is made without additives like artificial preservatives, stabilizers, and thickeners. Good Culture’s 3g Sugar Cottage Cheese comes in flavors like blueberry, peach, pineapple, and strawberry and is the perfect size for snacking.
A handful of crackers and pretzels are a good snack, but they would be even more satisfying and substantial if they were paired up with nut butter like Ground Up. Made with nothing but clean ingredients for pure snacking deliciousness, you will not find palm oil, peanuts, or refined sugar in any of their products.
Hijinx Ice Cream Powder
Craving a crazy concoction? Grab a bag of Hijinx ice cream powder and whip up a sweet treat midday. To make your own signature ice cream, blend your favorite beverage or food with water or milk then freeze. That is it! From the classic to the exotic, the sky's the limit on the signature ice cream varieties you can make yourself.
KLIMON Almond Milk Ice Cream
Need a spoonful (or two) of something sweet? Reach for a plant-based pint of KLIMON. These frozen dessert pints are 100% dairy-free, gluten-free, and plant-based. They use a proprietary almond-based blend to capture the decadent texture and creaminess of traditional ice cream…without the dairy of course. Someone pass us a pint!
Legally Addictive Cookies
What will it be? A cookie or a cracker? Why choose one when you can have both? Legally Addictive is made from a cracker and is covered in handmade toffee and sustainably sourced chocolate. It is then topped off with a pinch of sea salt. Bottom line: It is an amazingly crunchy, salty, and sweet flavor combination that is well, legally addictive. You have been warned.
Okay since cake is not always the best afternoon snack time option, opt for a Lundberg Family Farms rice cake. Choose from sweet flavors like apple pie and cinnamon toast or opt for something that channels chocolate like their organic Chocolate Thin Stackers. Grab an ice-cold glass of Blue Diamond Almond Breeze almond milk and you have an afternoon snack that is way better than any slice of cake.
Practicing a plant-based lifestyle? Then check out Lupii. This female-owned brand is unleashing the power of the small-but-mighty lupini bean with delicious protein bars that are available in a variety of flavors. With only 5-6 ingredients per bar, this protein bar is gluten-free and Vegan friendly. Plus, it contains 9-20 grams of plant-based protein and includes ⅓ of your daily fiber.
Mason Dixie Sandwiches
Sometimes a protein bar will just not cut it and that means you need something a little more substantial like a bite-sized breakfast sandwich, except for a snack. Skip the basic and boring bread and opt for a biscuit, like Mason Dixie sandwiches. This clean-label brand offers protein-filled grab-and-go options like biscuit sandwiches with nitrate-free sausage and 100% real egg, and flakey handmade biscuits in a variety of flavors, all made with real dairy. Simply pop them in the oven or microwave, and a healthy breakfast, brunch, or snack sandwich is served in no time.
Nuts about nuts? Then you have to grab a bag of Mauna Loa Macadamia Nuts. Available in tasty flavors like honey roasted and Kiawe smoked BBQ, this Hawaiian favorite also offers chocolate-covered macadamia nuts for your snack-time enjoyment. Chocolate plus macadamia nuts? What is not to love?
MOSH Cookie Dough Crunch Bars
Craving a cookie? How about a cookie-inspired brain bar instead? Inspired by co-founder Maria Shriver’s love for baking, meet MOSH’s newest flavor - cookie dough only without the sugar crash. These delicious, new Cookie Dough Crunch bars taste just like the chocolate chip cookies your grandma used to make but with brain-boosting ingredients galore. a (Glass of milk is not included).
Craving a handful of salty chips? How about a mushroom chip instead? That is right. Mushroom chips. Popadelics offers a line of Crunchy Mushroom Chips made from shiitake mushrooms. These power-packed snacks are a great source of fiber and protein and they are also non-GMO and Vegan-friendly.
A classic snack combination is crackers paired with your favorite spread like hummus or peanut butter, but instead of a box of basic, boring crackers that are probably stale, reach for a box of Phat Crackers. These crackers are a rare combination of dangerously delicious and nourishing. Made with simple ingredients such as almond flour, egg whites, and spices, Real Phat Foods’ snacks are gluten-free, grain-free, and Keto-friendly.
Who said smoothies are just for breakfast after a workout at the gym? Enjoy a midday smoothie just by opening the freezer with a serving of reHarvest Provisions. This conscious natural food brand offers freeze-and-squeeze smoothie pops made exclusively with upcycled fruits, superfoods, and vegetables. Each flavor is brimming with good-for-your-gut fiber and nutrients and is naturally free of added sugar, dairy, and gluten. They are also anti-inflammatory and Vegan-friendly.
If your usual go-to snack is leftovers from dinner the night before (cue the cold chicken), why not give it a second life with a bag of Right Rice? This rice alternative is made from vegetables and easily complements any leftover protein source to make a sensational snack for any time of the day.
Scouting for some seafood? Try Scout. Scout makes deliciously crafted seafood, hand cut, packed, and preserved for convenient enjoyment. The product lineup includes best-selling Atlantic Canadian Lobster in a bright, lemon-infused olive oil, Rainbow Trout with Dill sourced from Idaho spring-fed rivers, and Smoked Wild Pink Salmon sourced from Alaska, plus more unforgettable goods.Scout is committed to protecting the earth’s oceans and waterways while purveying the highest quality possible by working closely with small fisheries and sustainable farms. The Canadian company is a certified B Corp, proudly a member of 1% for the Planet, and Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified.
Skordo Smoothie Kit Sampler
Need a little help in the kitchen whipping up a sensational snacktime smoothie? Grab a smoothie kit! Choose from flavors like Coco Mango and Dark Chocolate Spice. These functional food ingredients and their natural notorious power really shine through in these healthy smoothie kit flavors making them a great snack time treat to keep hunger at bay throughout the day.
Remember those microwave pizza bites you enjoyed as a snack after school when you were a kid? Well channel the vibes of nostalgia and dive into a plate of Snow Days pizza bites. These better-for-you, modern-day frozen pizza bites are downright addicting and are the perfect snack or meal that is loaded with protein and premium ingredients, leaving out fillers and processed ingredients. All of the varieties are USDA Organic, non-GMO, grain-free, certified gluten-free, and have no pesticides, fillers, or added sugars. These high-quality and easy-to-heat and-eat pizza bites make for a great snack (under 240 calories for five big pizza bites) or a freezer-friendly and convenient meal that goes perfectly with your favorite dipping sauce. Now, this is a snack that is approved by kids and adults alike.
If you are sick of peanut butter packets, reach for something different like SoCo Tahini. 100% dry-roasted, stone-ground sesame seeds blended into an aromatic, creamy, and nutritious paste. Enjoy individual packets of original tahini or try a flavorful combination like dates and tahini or pesto and tahini.
Whole Fruit Fruit Gummies
Cannot find a piece of fruit to keep hunger at bay? Reach for a bag of Solely Whole Fruit Gummies. Made with only natural ingredients like real fruit and Vitamin C, these fruit gummies do not contain anything else. That is right. Each 0.7-ounce bag contains no added sugar, no color, no gums, and no preservatives. Just a full serving of fruit.
A bowl of breakfast cereal works well as a snack, but save yourself the extra dish to wash and grab a Special K Protein Bar instead. Made with as much protein as a hardboiled egg or a handful of almonds (6 grams), these snack bars are an easy and delicious portable snack to keep you fueled up on the go and come in two delicious flavors: Berry Vanilla and Brownie Sundae.
In season January through April, Sumo Citrus is the perfect snack for a case of hanger. Easy to peel, enormous, juicy, and incredibly sweet, these are the largest mandarins you have ever seen. Plus, they are seedless, which means no mess for you! Snacking has never been so simple or delicious. Just make sure to check their availability before purchasing to make sure they are available!
Probiotic Yogurt Cups
Skip the sugar-laden yogurt cups and enjoy a scoop or two of The Coconut Cult. This dairy-free, gluten-free, probiotic-packed yogurt is Vegan friendly and pairs perfectly with a spoonful of fresh berries for a refreshing snack that will help keep hunger away until your next meal time.
If you enjoy beef jerky then elevate your snack time with a batch of The New Primal meat sticks and snacks. Choose from beef or turkey and a variety of fun flavors like chicken and maple, pizza, and spicy beef. There is a flavor for everyone in the family. Your stomach and tastebuds will thank you.
Oatmeal is often overlooked as an afternoon snack option, that is until now. The Pinole Project is a high-fiber, high-protein chia oatmeal that combines non-GMO heirloom corn Aztec superfood, chia seeds, and cinnamon for a satisfying and substantial snack. Packed with 10 grams of fiber loaded with plant protein and 2500+ omega-3s, this snack is sure to give you energy and fuel so you can power through your afternoon with ease.
Calling all chocolate lovers! Grab a chocolate bar and indulge in a little afternoon delight. Supplant x Thomas Keller Chocolate Bars are made in Napa Valley in small-batch runs using Venezuelan cocoa beans and Supplant’s sugars from fiber that utilizes upcycled crops. Think of things like cobs, straws, and stems. No sacrifice on taste or the environment is needed. How neat is that?
Tiny Fish Co. Canned Fish
Need something tiny? How about a tiny fish? No really! Tiny Fish Co. uses sustainably sourced, traceable seafood from the Pacific Northwest to tell the stories of underutilized fish from water to tin. They focus on making a big impact with tiny fish, packing restaurant-quality flavor into a ready-to-eat, adventurous package that will have you hooked!
Puffed Kelp Chips
Channel those under-the-sea vibes with a bag of 12 Tides Puffed Kelp Chips. Gluten-free, organic, and free of any added sugar, these puffed kelp chips are seriously crunchy and so delicious, you will not even know they are made from kelp. Choose from three fabulous flavors: Chili Pepper, Everything, and the classic Sea Salt.
If you enjoy Asian food and snacks, but without the funky ingredients you cannot pronounce, grab a bag (or two) of Tochi Snacks. These crunchy, protein-packed snacks are made from salmon skins, which are the most nutrient-dense part of the fish, but are sadly wasted. When you choose Tochi, not only will you be enjoying nutritious ingredients in a delicious snack, but you will be maximizing your own nutrition and helping to minimize global food waste.
If you are looking for some fun new flavors in your protein bar, grab a UNiTE Food. Intentionally celebrating flavors that have traditionally been overlooked, choose from flavors like Churro, Mexican Hot Chocolate, and PB & J. At just 190 calories, this bar contains 9 grams of fat, 10 grams of protein, and 19 grams of carbs. UNiTE checks all the nutritional recommendations boxes for a snack proving the diversity can be nutritious and super delicious!.
Grab a bag of crackers, pita chips, or pretzels and dive into an individual snack pack of veggie dip from Veggicopia. Choose from black bean dip, creamy hummus, or roasted red pepper hummus. These individual snack packs are perfect for a bout of hunger. No more hanger here!
Need a mini meal before an actual meal? Hey, we have all been there before, no judgment. Opt for a ZENB Pasta Agile Bowls. These plant-full cups of goodness will transport your palate with a world of flavor in each bite. Using 100% yellow pea pasta as a base, each wholesome meal cup is ready to eat in just three short minutes. All you have to do is add water and pop it into the microwave. With unique flavor combinations and whole veggie pieces you can see, Agile Bowls offer a complete, gluten-free plant-based meal or snack with 14 grams of protein and 9 grams of fiber.
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