Just when you thought you were all set for the night with the five alarms and clothes ironed, there is an urge to raid the fridge! Late-night snacking is often discouraged by fitness experts. However, here are 10 healthy snacking recipes for those who can't get the better of these late-night cravings.
10 Healthy and easy to make recipes for those mid-night cravings
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1. Hummus and veggies
Although [chickpeas and tahini] individually are only partial proteins, when combined to make hummus, they become a full protein. You can use hummus as a dip for raw vegetables as a late-night snack resulting in a tasty and delightful snack.
Although you generally only think about oatmeal in the morning, it also has several advantages at night. Oats are a complex carb that, among other things, regulate blood sugar surges that can disrupt your sleep since they digest slowly.
3. Roasted Chana
You enjoy hummus, so why not enjoy these little treats in their crispiest, purest form? Chickpeas is a popular healthy food options that can help you sleep better because they are high in protein, fibre, vitamins, and minerals.
Add a freshly cut onion topping it off with cream and make a healthier deviled-eggs options. Eggs will give you the satisfaction of really have eaten soemthing powered with protein.
5. Fruit Yogurt
Instead of loading your dish with sugary sweetener (which may cause your blood sugar to fluctuate), add fresh fruit and crunchy chia seeds into the a pack of frozen greek-yogurt.
Banana and peanut butter
6. Banana and peanut butter
Potassium, which is present in bananas, helps stimulate relaxation. Combine that with peanut butter for a satisfying late-night snack that is not only delicious but also packed with satisfying good fats.
7. Seed mixture
What's crunchy and tasty at the same time- seeds. With flax seeds being the 'It' thing, simply adding them to any food item you whip up of simply making a seed mixture can give you the needful energy and satisfy your munching cravings.
8. Open- sandwich
A quick fix of sandwich with in-house sauces (mint chutney) layered with store bought ham or cottage cheese for variation.
You're trying to curb a craving, not induce into a full-blown food coma. Popcorn comes into play in this situation. You can have this addictively salty, crisp snack without feeling bloated before heading to bed.
10. Trail mix
A handful of dry-fruit mix can never go wrong and is always the safer option for allthose late night cravings. Given their high protein content and good fats, a mere handful of nuts is an ideal no-cook option.