FILE: Remember to keep things simple, and pack smartly FILE: Remember to keep things simple, and pack smartly

7 healthy snacks to enjoy by the beach

Wed, Jun. 19, 2019

CAIRO – 19 June 2019: Soak up your daily dose of Vitamin D in style with these snacks in hand. Egypt's North Coast, known as Sahel, is filled with unnecessary food splurge expenses that you can avoid by prepping yourself.

Pack the essentials, but do not forget the healthy beach snacks that will keep your stomach satisfied throughout the day. Here are our favorite summer snacks to enjoy by the beach.

1- Watermelon


Watermelon is a great way to hydrate your body by the beach. Keep them in the fridge over night for a nice refreshing snack.

2- Grapes


Not only are grapes rich in antioxidants, but they are also a quick and easy snack to nibble on. Try them frozen!

3- Almonds


Almonds are very high in protein and satisfy sugar cravings. They also keep you full for hours. A ¼ cup of almonds or 23 medium sized almonds has a whopping five grams of protein and five grams of fiber.

4- Granola Bars


Granola Bars can be a hit or miss depending on the ones you pick. Try to look for ones that are low in sugar.

5- Vegetables with Hummus


Hummus is high in protein and vegetables are a very good source of vitamins. Pick your favorite vegetables from cucumbers, carrots, bell peppers, and celery.

6- Popcorn


Popcorn will keep you full and light for a couple of hours.

7- Trail Mix


Personalizing your own trail mix is the best way to go. Add your favorite nuts, dried fruit along with some chocolate chips.

Be smart about your food choices during this time of year. Fill your plate with three main components, namely vegetables, fruits and protein. Remember to keep things simple, and pack smartly. Happy meal prepping!

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