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Flat Tummy Snacks

Whether it’s the 3pm slump that hits you at work or the temptation to reach for the biscuits when watching your latest box set, snacking is a common stifle to an otherwise healthy diet – even if you did use your spiralizer for supper.

Thankfully healthy food blogger has listed her favourite snacking swaps whether you’ve got a weakness for fizzy drinks or just can’t say no to a chocolate cookie.  

Read on for her favourite swaps to consider when reaching for the crisp packet…


Craving: 1 cup fruit-on-the-bottom yogurt

Swap it for: ½ cup diced strawberries with ½ cup natural yogurt

Calories saved: 105


Craving: Chocolate bar

Swap it for: Naked bar

Calories saved: 85


Craving: 1 cup fruit  juice

Swap it for: ½ cup juice mixed with ½ cup sparkling water

Calories saved: 60


Craving: ¼ cup grated cheddar cheese

Swap it for: 1 tbsp Parmesan cheese

Calories saved: 90


Craving: 1 glass of white or red wine

Swap it for: ½ glass of white or red wine with ½ glass sparkling water

Calories saved: 50


Craving: 2 large eggs

Swap it for: 3 large egg whites

Calories saved: 95


Craving: 1 large chocolate chip cookie

Swap it for: 4 squares of dark chocolate

Calories saved: 180


Craving: Full-fat latte

Swap it for: Latte made with fat-free milk 

Calories saved: 120


Craving: 1 cup crisps (about 15)

Swap it for: 2 cups air-popped popcorn

Calories saved: 95


Craving: ½ cup Peanut M&Ms

Swap it for: ½ cup unshelled pistachio nuts 

Calories saved: 90


Craving: 16oz fizzy drink

Swap it for: Water with a squeeze of lemon, mixed berries or fruit of your choice.

Calories saved: 180 


Craving: Iced Mocha Frappuccino

Swap it for: Iced Mocha Frappuccino made with fat-free milk 

Calories saved: 270


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