Healthy Snack Ideas Plus 5 Ways to Stay on Track

by Alli

Are you a snacker like me? If so, you’re probably always on the lookout for healthy snack ideas. Sometimes I get too busy and I forget to take breaks during my work day. Once dinner arrives, I’m ravenous. That’s not good. So, I put the ole “if you fail to plan, you plan to fail,” into practice and found healthy snack ideas that actually taste good.

Healthy Snack Ideas

Recently, I invested in a new treadmill. It’s just too hot right now to walk outside and soon I’ll be using the excuse that it’s too cold. There’s something about exercising on a regular basis that causes me to clean up my eating habits as well. With my treadmill and healthy snack ideas, there are no more excuses.

My son will be getting married in November and every single time I think about the mother-groom dance (we’ve been practicing), posing for a gazillion photos  and simply walking down the aisle in front of all those guests, those thoughts help me remember to exercise and eat healthy snacks.

Now that I plan out my day in advance, I find it much easier to stay on track.

5 Ways to Stay on a Healthy Living Track

1.  Plan your daily menu in advance

I have found that if I don’t plan my menu in advance, including snacks, I’ll pick the wrong foods and then feel bad about it.

2.  Get enough sleep

When you don’t sleep well, you’ll sometimes compensate by eating more. Get those zzz’s.

3.  Drink plenty of water

Stay hydrated!

4.  Choose exercises you enjoy

If you hate it, you won’t stick with it. I enjoy walking, so that’s what I usually do. I mix it up with a little weight lifting and I’m good to go.

5. Eat healthy snacks

A healthy mid-afternoon snack helps keep me on track and keeps me from overeating at dinner.

Healthy Snack Ideas

Healthy Snack Ideas

My grocery shopping trip to Publix always includes stopping near the bakery department to grab my favorite Weight Watchers Red Velvet Créme Cakes and Salted Caramel Brownie Bliss. I love that I can swap out unhealthy options with Weight Watchers products without sacrificing taste or convenience. 

Weight Watchers Snacks

Occasionally, my daughter will drop by to enjoy an afternoon snack with me. We usually go out on the porch to eat our snacks and talk about her brother’s upcoming wedding.

Healthy Snack Ideas plus 5 Ways to Stay on Track

The Red Velvet Créme Cake is my favorite and my daughter likes the Salted Caramel Brownie Bliss.

Healthy Snack Ideas

Finally, I’m able to keep snacking in check by swapping out unhealthy options with Weight Watchers products. What’s your favorite Weight Watchers snack? 


This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Weight Watchers, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #WWFoodsAtPublix


Robin Masshole Mommy August 17, 2016 - 6:13 am

Those sound like some pretty tasty treats. I will be on the lookout for some yummy WW treats the next time I go to the store.

Jeanette August 17, 2016 - 8:32 am

I am always looking for good ideas when it comes to snacking and still not get off track. I’ll have to try couple of these.

Heather August 17, 2016 - 9:34 am

Those Weight Watchers brownies are so tasty. For me it’s hard to eat just one..therein lies the problem.

Pam August 17, 2016 - 10:11 am

The salted caramel bites are really good. I tried them not too long ago and was actually impressed.

Jacqui S August 17, 2016 - 10:49 am

Love weight watchers snacks! They helped me a lot when I was working on losing weight. I need to try and get back in with that program!


Jenn August 17, 2016 - 11:07 am

Love Weight Watcher products. I haven’t tried these yet. They look really tasty. Perfect for an afternoon treat.

Jenn @ EngineerMommy August 17, 2016 - 2:17 pm

I love Weight Watchers products. These brownie bites sound absolutely delicious. I can’t wait to pick some up from the supermarket.

Elizabeth O. August 19, 2016 - 9:12 pm

The five tips are really effective. If you stick to those, you’ll definitely feel a lot better about yourself and it’s easier to lose excess weight as well. Those snacks look divine!

Carol Cassara August 19, 2016 - 9:28 pm

When you’re trying to stay fit, it’s important to choose exercise that you enjoy, it makes being active a lot easier! Finding the right snacks is important as well. These bars look amazing, I’d love to give them a try!

Crystal August 19, 2016 - 9:40 pm

Great snack ideas to keep in mind and ways to keep to it

zan August 20, 2016 - 8:38 am

I am always looking for healthier snacks too and these sound awesome. When it gets busy, junk is easier to reach for in place of the good stuff. We don’t have Publix here but my husband and I have been talking about how we need to include healthier options in our diets.

Jenni August 20, 2016 - 9:48 am

Great ideas and those snack bars look yummy. I didn’t realise there was a mother son dance at a wedding x

Alli August 20, 2016 - 7:49 pm

Usually, here in the USA, The father-bride dance is followed by the groom-mom dance. The mother of the bride gets completely left out. 🙂 And she usually does most of the planning, etc, along with her daughter, of course.

Momina Arif August 20, 2016 - 11:52 am

I eat all the time and I’d love to eat something thats fun and doesnt worry me about the far that I am puttibg on. Also i can swear by the water trick. Its like within a week youll see your double chin dosappearing. Its a miracle

Nicky August 20, 2016 - 2:17 pm

oh, it í only 90 Cal per portion. I should know weightwatchers sooner. Thanks for your sharing again.

Rosey August 21, 2016 - 8:38 am

I have a friend doing Weight Watchers. She’s is doing great and looking very svelte, I might add!

Vyjay August 21, 2016 - 9:03 am

Healthy snacks are a great way to calm those untimely cravings for food. They are filling and healthy too.

Nicole Escat August 21, 2016 - 10:11 pm

Woah! This is really fun! I love eating healthy snacks and this one is different!

Claudette Esterine August 22, 2016 - 7:59 am

Thanks for sharing your joy on finding these healthy for you snacks! We all love to find such food. 🙂

Lisa Rios August 22, 2016 - 10:32 am

I am with you when it comes to trying out healthy snacks anytime & these are some wonderful ideas. Usually I drink a lot of water and snacks in the evening has helped me stay energetic all through the remaining day. I would love that Red Velvet Créme right away.


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