Healthy Snacks Ashley Brooke Designs



Always Prepared!

I’m the girl you are going to want to sit next to on an airplane, road trip, etc. I always have snacks in my handbag, ALWAYS. It’s one of those things where I’m ranking right up there with keys and phone: I do not leave the house without snacks. I wish I was one of those people who could have black coffee and toast in the morning and then maybe a yogurt around 3:00 p.m., and if the hunger really started to get out of control, a side salad for dinner. Well, friends, I hate to break it to you, but I am not that girl! When I don’t have food, I cannot think, get a little cray cray, and all kinds of dizzy. #hangry doesn’t even describe it. I have learned that snacks are my friend. I am not a fast food girl (besides Chick fil’ A, because come on! That’s not even fast food!); it makes me feel icky and tired, so I try to always be prepared with healthy snacks so that when I get hungry, I know that I can eat something that is genuinely good for my body! 

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Since it’s the new year and all, I thought it would be fun to show you a few of my favorite “always-have-on-hand” snacks!

Healthy Snacks

Nourish Snacks are some of my favorites because they have lots of options, and they are quick and easy to grab! (P.S. use the code ABD at checkout to receive 10% off your NS order!)

Lara Bars – They have just a few ingredients in them, which I love! Too many ingredients on the back of a package, means it cannot be good for you! I always keep a handful of these around; they are the perfect “hold you over” snack!

Apples – I will wash and dry an apple in a paper towel, then wrap it up in the paper towel and put the whole thing in a zip lock back before tucking it into my bag, that way, I have somewhere to put the core when I’m done–plus, a napkin! (I told you I’m good at this!)

Almonds and Dark Chocolate Chips – This combo will forever be my favorite. It’s like dessert, but it’s not! Also, it keeps me FULL.



Okay, now that I’ve spilled all my secrets… what do you keep in your bag?!




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  1. I feel weird if I don’t have H2O with me. Seriously, bag not complete w/out water. Peanuts or peanut butter is a good stand-by for me.
    Just found your blog and started to follow you on instagram for inspiration. Beautiful sights. Be blessed 🙂

  2. Love all these, that apple trick is so smart- I’m going to start using that! And I’m for sure going to try out almonds and dark chocolate chips, I can’t believe I haven’t thought about that before! Thanks for sharing!
    -Angela & Amy

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