Dieting Doesn’t have to be a Drag | Healthy Weight Loss Snacks

There is nothing worse than trying to lose weight and continuously being unsuccessful. Although some make it look easy, it isn’t as effortless as it seems for everybody. Having to count your calories every day and feel the rumble in your stomach from eating the bare minimum is a complete drag. Always feeling hungry will be your downfall and can cause you to cheat; would you believe me if I told you that you eating more could result in you weighing less? Well its true! You NEED snacks to lose weight. So, if you’re cutting out snacks in hopes to cut calories STOP! These healthy weight loss snacks are proven to rev up your metabolism!  

Raspberries Burn fat!  

Raspberries are a fruit that increase your body’s ability to burn fat! This is thanks to the vitamin C they possess. Raspberries are a scrumptious snack to eat solo or with yogurt! Throwing some raspberries on some creamy yogurt with a dash of honey can be just the filling snack you need. Mix a single serving container of Greek yogurt, add a cup of raspberries, and add a half tablespoon of honey. This is a pick me up that is ready in minutes and is one you are sure to enjoy.  

Don’t Feel like Using Dishes? No Problem!  

Avocados are natures bowl…well they are today [Symbol] These fruits are savory and great for more than just guacamole! By cutting an avocado in half, removing the pit, and just filling the space with cottage cheese you have an easy snack that is dish free. Perfect for those days we just don’t feel like doing much. This dairy/fruit combo is a creamy and rich snack that is a good source of protein as well as fiber! An excellent healthy snack for weight loss.  

Use This Walnut & Pear Spread for Your Toast!  

This is good for breakfast or a mid-afternoon snack if you can refrain from eating until lunch! If you are like many of us who avoid butter and eat toast plain this spread can save you. Nothing can make your day fade to gray as fast as eating a dry piece of toast in the morning. This simple dish is an awesome way to kick start your metabolism! To make this spread all you need is 4 ounces of low-fat cottage cheese, 1 chopped up pear, and 1 tablespoon of chopped walnuts! Put your cottage cheese in a food processor (or blender) and blend until smooth. Once you have some smooth cottage cheese add in those chopped pears, and walnuts! Stir it up and slather it on some nice sourdough toast! Or whichever toast you prefer.  

If you haven’t had any luck with your weight loss journey give healthy snacking a try! Exercise is also a must but you would be surprised how much just eating right can do for your body. There are many foods out there that are natural fat burners and are also yummy to eat. If you don’t find your taste buds absolutely loving these recipes there are tons of other healthy snacks for weight loss out there. Keep searching and snacking strong until you find what works best for you!