Have you ever wondered what the best healthy late night snacks are? Have you got hungry in the middle of night wondering what to eat? Are you looking for late night snacks that won’t make you gain weight or wreck your clean eating?
If any of the above is relevant to you then you must read this post.
Late night eating has been some of the biggest reasons for my weight gain. I wouldn’t know what to eat so I would stand in front of the fridge or cupboard eating anything that gave me instant energy. As a result I would eat and eat until I was physically full “late night binges” they were and I’m so glad those days are over.
The biggest reason for these “episodes” was because I wasn’t eating a big enough dinner or a satisfying one to be exact.
There was a time were I thought fats were the enemy and so I avoided eating them. As a result I constantly overate, constantly needed sugar and constantly was gaining weight, which was making me miserable. If you’re interested in knowing how to lose weight on a sugar free diet then click here:
Anyway Here are some of the best Healthy Late Night Snacks You Can Eat:
- Fresh Crunchy Celery Sticks with 2 tbsps. Almond Butter
- Have 1/2 an avocado with salt and lemon juice
- (Quick Cucumber and Tomato Salad) Sliced cucumber and tomato with red onion, 1/2 tsp. olive oil and lemon juice, salt and pepper
- Carrot and Cucumber sticks with Hummus/babaganoush/ Tahini
- (Quick Avocado Smoothie) 1/2 avocado, 2 tbsp. coconut cream and 1/2 lime
- (Quick Chocolate Avocado Smoothie) 1/2 avocado, 1-2tbsp. cocoa powder and unsweetened almond milk, with Natvia or stevia
- Cucumber and Avocado Smoothie (1/2 avocado, 1/2 cucumber and lime)
- handful of raw unsalted almonds (sprouted nuts is ideal)
- Thins (thin) Brown Rice crackers with sliced tomato and drizzle of olive oil, or hummus or avocado
- Roasted Veggies (New red potatoes, carrot, pumpkin, broccoli, cauliflower)
- Sugar Free Superfood Chocolate Truffles (Sugar Free recipe found here)
- Coconut butter on Thins (thin) Brown Rice crackers
- 1-2 tbsp. coconut oil (melted of course) Straight from the spoon or you can add it to a protein shake or Almond milk
- 2 tbsp. Homemade Sugar Free Nutella (recipe found here)
- lightly steamed veggies with drizzle of olive oil
- toasted seeds (sunflower, Pumpkin, sesame seeds)
The thing to note is eating healthy fats before bed not only helps you consume less food which means you won’t be putting your body under stress during sleep. It also means you’ll be satisfied and kept full for longer so your body won’t be waking you up early morning to because it’s hungry.
You’ll also sleep better and it’s been my experience to wake up the next morning thinking faster and more clearer.
P.S I’ve bolded some of the best healthy late night snacks to have before bed.
take care and talk soon!