5 Fall Snacks to Try
Not only does it satisfy a sweet tooth, but they also serve as a filling fiber filled snack.
Try your apples in a new way:
Topped with almond butter
Baked with cinnamon
Added to a smoothie
On top of a fruit salad
Sprinkled over salads with pecans
Apples are also full of vitamin C and other nutrients that can boost heart, brain, and digestive health. Red delicious in particular are higher in calcium than other apples, so if you need a calcium boost, grab some apples the next time you’re at the store.
Carrots are full of water and carbs, but they’re also filled with flavor in every bite. If you want to change up the color in your diet, you can try yellow, white, red, and even purple carrots for more variety.
Try carrots in a few different ways:
In a smoothie
As baked carrot chips
Dipped in plain yogurt with fresh dill
Carrots are an excellent source of fiber as well as beta-carotene, both of which are known to help reduce diabetes risk. These veggies have vitamins and minerals like potassium, biotin, vitamin B6, and vitamin K1.
Grapes are known for their high antioxidant count that may help prevent chronic health conditions.
Try grapes in a new way:
Tossed into a smoothie
With a scoop of your favorite nut butter
Mixed into your favorite fruit salad
Dipped in plain yogurt and frozen
Grapes are also high in potassium and fiber.
Looking to eat a true superfood? This dark, leafy green is full of nutrients and an excellent way to get essential vitamins. Looking for more color, try the purple or green kale.
Ways to snack on kale:
Make kale chips
Add-in to your smoothie
Mix into your favorite side salad
This low-calorie, high-nutrient food makes kale a perfect healthy fall snack. When you eat it, you’re also getting a dose of potassium, copper, calcium, and vitamins A, K, C, and B6.