10 Healthy Snacks to Keep in Your Kitchen

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On the South Beach Diet, you’ll get the opportunity to test your creativity in the DIY department. But, if you don’t have the time or energy to be concocting the ultimate chef cuisine for your healthy snacks, we’ve got you covered!

Life is busy enough. We’re here to make your weight loss journey as simple as possible by providing you with a few ideas for healthy snacks that can be incorporated into your meal plan. From nuts to dips to everything in between, this South Beach Diet snack list will give you ample options in the snack department!

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Here are 10 healthy snacks to keep in your kitchen:

1. Hard-boiled Egg with Salt and Pepper
hard-boiled eggs

This quick and easy-to-make hard-boiled egg is filled with protein and low in calories, which makes it the perfect choice for a weight loss-friendly healthy snack. Try making a few ahead of time so you can grab one on-the-go!

2. Cottage Cheese with Sliced Cucumbers and Fresh Salsa
cottage cheese

Did someone say cheese? Cottage cheese is a healthy way to incorporate healthy fats into your diet plan, so why not add some veggies while you’re at it? Use cottage cheese as a dipper for your cucumbers and add some fresh salsa on top. Or, mix things up by adding one teaspoon of horseradish and some celery sticks for a tasty crunch you won’t have to resist!

3. Turkey Lunch Meat, Lettuce and Tomato Roll-ups
turkey roll up

Who doesn’t love a good lunch meat roll-up? We know we do! Try using lettuce as your roll-up base, add in four to six slices of low sodium turkey and top with some tomato… then roll it on up into a perfect (and healthy) low carb treat!

4. Homemade Guacamole with Red Bell Pepper Slices

Where are our guac lovers at? If you’re looking to add a little flavor to your day, try mashing avocado with cilantro, tomato, red onion and minced garlic to give it a kick. Dip red bell pepper into this delicious concoction to get your full-on guacamole fill for the day!

5. Mixed Nuts
Mixed nuts

Feeling nutty? Add some nuts into your South Beach Diet weight loss phase by creating a mixture of lip-smacking nuttiness. Combine almonds, pistachios, cashews and walnut halves to create the perfect morning snack.

6. All Natural Peanut Butter with Celery Sticks
celery sticks

Sweet yet salty, all natural peanut butter is the perfect addition to your snack menu to maintain your Healthy Fat intake. Spread two tablespoons across some celery sticks for a little punch of flavorful crunch, and you’ll be in peanut butter bliss in no time!

7. Avocado and Tomato Slices with Balsamic Vinaigrette
Avocados and tomatoes

Slice up some avocado to lay on top of fresh tomato slices, drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette and topped with some pink Himalayan salt for the perfect evening snack.

8. Black Olives

“Olive” snacks, and you love snacks! If you are in the mood for a salty treat, a half-cup of black or green olives counts as one Healthy Fat on the South Beach Diet.

9. Cheddar Cheese Cubes

Need something a little cheesy added to your day? Try having cheddar cheese cubes to kill the craving. This deliciously cheesy snack is South Beach Diet-approved and is super simple to grab on-the-go!

10. Greek Yogurt Dip
Greek yogurt dip

Want a healthy alternative to chips and dip? Look no further! Try enjoying a healthy Greek yogurt dip for a snack. Simply mix full fat Greek yogurt, dill, lemon juice and garlic, for a flavorful way to satisfy that dip craving in no time. Dip in cucumber slices and you’re good to go!