Even though there’s not as much daylight, our days are still packed with activities that it’s important to stay energized. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is usually covered but what about snacks? They are an effective way to incorporate extra vitamins and nutrients into your diet, and prevent overeating at mealtimes.
Libby’s® Fruits & Vegetables are a perfect ingredient to incorporate into snack time, offering vitamins, minerals, and essential plant nutrients. Not to mention, they’re tasty, convenient, and affordable!
A perfect mid-morning snack, try this fun Mixed Fruit Pizza made with Libby’s® Fruit Cocktail (no sugar added) and nonfat plain Greek yogurt atop a whole wheat English muffin and sprinkle with cinnamon! Perfect for you, the kids, or both!
Beans are an easy and affordable source of protein, fiber, and vitamins that make for a delicious and satisfying snack. Try this Easy Three Bean Salad made with Libby’s® Black Beans, Kidney Beans and Green Beans, as well as Libby’s® Diced Tomatoes. Scoop it like a salsa with multigrain chips or simply eat it with a spoon!
For an afternoon pick-me-up, this refreshing Apricot Ginger Turmeric Smoothie made with Libby’s® Apricot Halves is guaranteed to add a pep to your step. It’s full of vitamins and nutrients that help digestion, offer protein, and calcium.