How many of you go and search for food and snacks in the midnight? We all have done that at some point of our lives and still do. Going too long between the meals allows the blood sugar to drop and make you choose unhealthy snacks/food. Making the wrong choices can fill junk in your body and make you gain weight. Also, some foods can act as stimulants wrecking your sleep. If you feel like snacking late night, here are some of the options:
HEALTHY STRAWBERRY SHAKE
If you are craving for something sweet to drink, this healthy strawberry shake can be a right choice for you! Just add kefir, strawberries and honey into the blender and blend until smooth. This strawberry milkshake is full of proteins and digestion-stimulating probiotics.
APPLE WITH PEANUT BUTTER
Apples go very well with peanut butter. Apples have that satisfying crunch and gooey and soft peanut butter can satisfy your cravings in no time. Plus, it can fill your stomach pretty quick and stop you from munching anything else further.
Carrots are healthy, crunchy, and super-duper nutritious. It contains no fat so you can have it without any worries. You can simply wash a carrot and have it or if you are looking out for something more fulfilling, you can chop carrots and sauté it with olive oil, onions and tomatoes along with lettuce leaves and any salad dressing of your choice.
Endangered Species chocolate bars are vegan, gluten-free, certified organic and contain 70-percent cacao. This dark chocolate treat will satisfy your late-night sweet tooth while providing a hefty dose of antioxidants, which can help lower your blood pressure and improve blood vessel function.
If you are avoiding carbs at night and want to make some healthier choices accordingly, grab some walnuts, some cream, cottage or blue cheese and grapes if you have. Place walnuts how much ever you want on a plate. Top it up with cottage/cream or blue cheese and place chopped or whole grapes on it. These quick bites will give you the much needed nutrition without adding on to carbohydrates.
BANANA ICE CREAM
If you are craving for ice cream late night, this could be a healthy choice. You can always keep sliced bananas frozen in the freezer and simply blend it and refrigerate for 30 minutes to one hour if you feel you might want to eat it late during the night. One ingredient banana ice cream recipe >>
If you have Indian flat bread or any other flat bread handy, you can simply convert it into a healthy veggie roll or a frankie. Simply open up the flat bread, spread a mixture of mayonnaise, ketchup and cream cheese on it. Steam any vegetable you like or if you have any vegetable salad i8n the fridge you can simply toss it in between the flat bread. Roll it and your veggie roll/frankie is ready.
YOGURT WITH POMEGRANATE
Greek yogurt carries a significant nutritional advantage, especially if you’re trying to lose weight. It can help calm your stomach, so you’re less likely to wake up with heartburn or indigestion and instead can score a good night’s rest. . The addition of pomegranate seeds gives you a stimulating, tart flavor from some of the world’s most powerful antioxidants. Mix together pomegranate seeds, Greek yogurt, and enjoy.
If you are craving for something tasty but not sweet, you can definitely make half-fry omelette in no time. Simply put a non-stick pan on medium flame and once it is hot, add 2 tablespoons of olive oil in it and break on egg directly into it. Let it cook for sometime and add salt, red chilli powder, onions if you wish and coriander on top of it. Turn off the flame and your quick half-fry omelette is ready.