When Food Is Too Yummy to Be Healthy

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Human beings are migrating to the unhealthy side of living nowadays. There is an overwhelming majority of us who have realized it though and are trying to keep it fit. Taste usually wins over health in most cases and thus, people find it difficult to settle with a diet which keeps them healthy as well as satisfies their taste buds at the same time.

It may seem impossible to find food items which would give you taste, nutrition and health. That is a big misconception though, as we list down 8 food items for the health freak gastronomy admirers.

Jam Yogurt

Who doesn’t love jam? And to those who do not like yogurt, a combination of the two accounts for a healthy snack. A tablespoon of jam mixed in a pack of low fat Greek Yogurt is all you need to create this sinful delicacy.

Hummus Devilled Eggs

Get a Lebanese touch to your food, with this hummus filled egg dish. 2 table spoons of hummus in each half of a yolk free hard-boiled egg, and a pinch of paprika, and you’re good to go.

Protein Trail

This mixture of protein rich munching is guaranteed to satiate your hunger while keeping you healthy at the same time. A desired yet balanced mixture of roasted edamame, air popped popcorn and roasted peanuts makes a great snack for your untimely food cravings.

Peanut Butter Banana Freeze

Peanut butter is loved by many and so is the protein rich banana. Sandwiching the two creates a brilliant snack. Cutting the banana length wise, filling it with peanut butter and freezing this creation for 4 hours is all you need for a brilliant midnight food.

Cucumber Sandwich

Sandwiching whole grain bread with hummus and cold thinly sliced cucumbers is an easy to make, quick snack. It goes well served cold with tea.

Chocolate Chip Delight

Non-fat vanilla Greek Yogurt mixed with semi-sweet chocolate chips is heaven for any chocolate lover. It is a quick snack and tastes when chilled.

Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted Pumpkin seeds with a pinch of paprika marks for a crispy any time, ready to eat snack. Storing it in bulk would save efforts and provide a ready to serve food item.

Banana Milkshake

This one is a milkshake with a twist. In a blender, purée ½ avocado, 1 frozen ripe banana, 1 cup unsweetened almond milk and 1 tsp pure vanilla extract. Vitamin E–packed avocado aids in maintaining healthy skin. The entire shake serves two and in just around 150 calories.

These healthy foods not only help you in keeping fit, but also make sure that you enjoy, while you’re at it.