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Healthy Late Night Snack Ideas

popcorn_latenightsnackThe best way to avoid turning into the cookie monster at night is to eat a filling dinner that is satiating. However, sometimes late a night you might find yourself rummaging your cupboards for something to eat and turning to not-so-healthy choices like sugary or carb laden foods. So what’s a girl who is trying to be sensible about her diet to eat?

When it comes to snacks (and every other meal, actually) you have to stay away from sugars and carbs. Why? Because sugar and carbs cause an insulin spike in your blood which prohibits fat loss and leaves your blood sugar level so low that you will find yourself feeling hungry again shortly after. If you try to be good and just have one recommended portion/serving size but there’s more of that food around, you can pretty much bet your bottom dollar that you’ll end up polishing off another serving or two, or three before the night is over.

Turn to these low calorie, low sugar/carb alternatives instead. Read More