Healthier Alternatives to your Favorite Snacks

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True story: One time I ate 164 Weight Watchers points worth of food in a single day, the average person is supposed to eat around 28… whoops. I run regularly, but I do know that eating exclusively junk food will catch up to me pretty soon. To slow that down, I found some healthier alternatives to my favorite snacks.

First of all, I was pretty late to the game and realized that you can get ~reduced fat/sugar~ versions of a ton of things. I bought some, and here is the final verdict:

Reduced Sugar Welch’s Fruit Snacks: Worth it

Hershey’s Syrup Lite: NOT WORTH IT AT ALL GET THE REAL DEAL

Skippy Reduced Fat Peanut Butter: Worth it

Replacing White Bread with Wheat: Worth it

 

On to straight up healthier alternatives…

Its embarrassing how much I love soda. Its really bad. I recently discovered a sod- excuse me, “low calorie water drink” called Mash. If you’re looking for a Sprite or Fanta alternative, this one is for you.

As the summer approaches, we find ourselves eating a ton of ice cream. Its horrible for you, but that really doesn’t stop us. This summer, I am trying to switch out on cold treat for another with either acai bowls or Italian ice instead.

ALSO: Nutella is a great alternative to chocolate. I’m allergic to it, but it was delicious the first few minutes before my throat closed up.