Having nutritious snacks to eat during the workday can help you stay energized and productive.
Still, coming up with ideas for snacks that are easy to prep, healthy, and portable can be difficult.
Here are 18 simple and healthy non perishable snacks for work.
1. Cocoa Roast Almonds
Portion-controlled snacks are key when it comes to pantry items. These Emerald cocoa roasted almond packs feature a sweet chocolate taste with only 1g of added sugar.
2. Sweet Potato Chips
Terra chips are made from real vegetables, making them a major upgrade from the other types of chips we're used to. Sweet potato is a popular option, but Terra also has plantain and blue potato chips.
3. Peanut Butter Squeeze Packs
We love these classic peanut butter packets from Justin's that are portable, shelf-stable, and perfect for on-the-go. Have them by themselves, pair 'em with a piece of fruit, or add to a rice cake for a filling snack option.
4. Mini Stroopwafels
These sweet snack wafers only contain 1g of sugar and make a great low-calorie cookie option. They have no artificial colors or flavors, and don't have any preservatives, trans fat, soy, or high fructose corn syrup.
5. Dark Chocolate Cocoa Covered Almonds
We all need to make room for a few sweet-treats in the pantry, and Skinnydipped offers cocoa and chocolate covered almonds that are lower in added sugar than other options on the market. These almonds make the perfect grab and go snack for a boost of energy during the day.
6. Organic Snack Bars
We love that Jonesbars are 100% organic and made with real, wholesome ingredients. The peanut butter and coconut varieties are our favorite flavors that they offer.
7. Gluten-Free Cherry Pie Bars
Larabars are one of the few bars on the market that are made with wholesome ingredients and don't contain any additives or fillers.
8. Baked Crunchy Apples
Bare boasts a variety of snacks that are made with simple ingredients, are baked (never fried), and contain no preservatives. Our favorite is the cinnamon variety which is simply real apples and cinnamon baked into deliciously crunchy chips?.
9. Strawberry Freeze-Dried Fruit Crisps
CVS is stocked with tons of pantry-stocking essentials for under $3. We love their Gold Emblem Abound Line that is free from artificial preservatives, flavors, sweeteners, and colors. These free-dried fruit crisps are solely made from strawberries.
10. Seasoned Crunchy Chickpeas
Saffron Road makes incredible crunchy chickpeas, but this falafel flavor takes it up a notch. Made with organic ingredients, this variety incorporates exotic spices and is the perfect healthy snack to munch on.
11. Spicy Crunchy Chickpeas
If you're looking for a bit more heat, try the bombay spice crunchy chickpeas. They have an awesome flavor that makes these good on their own, or mixed in a salad.
12. Sweet Sriracha Roasted Chickpeas
With the perfect kick of Sriracha, these roasted chickpeas are a delicious and filling snack option.
13. Sweet & Salty Kettle Corn Popcorn
Boom Chicka Pop is a favorite of ours, and this particular kettle corn variety has the perfect balance of sweet and salty. Made with simple and real ingredients, popcorn in general is a great staple to stock up on in your pantry to help you get your whole grains.
14. Breakfast Probiotic Bars
These new breakfast probiotics bars from KIND are gluten-free and made with five super grains. We love the orange cranberry flavor and find them to be a great mini-snack option.
15. Bite-Sized Quinoa Rice Cakes
These quinoa and rice cakes have 12 grams of whole grains per serving. The white cheddar flavor is delicious and these bites are naturally gluten-free.
16. Superfood Oats Single Serve Cup
Oatmeal cups can come in handy as a snack or meal option, and these superfood oats from Purely Elizabeth are low in added sugar, and contain quite a bit of fiber and protein.
17. Reduced Sodium Chunk Light Tuna
This reduced-sodium version of chunk light tuna is canned in water and requires no draining due to its pouch container. Simply eat right out of the bag or add to salads. Starkist also offers a variety of flavored tuna that comes in a pouch, such as their lemon pepper and BBQ flavors.
18. Organic Nutritional Shake
Orgain offers a delicious and completely organic all-in-one nutritional shake. This is a great option to have on hand if you aren't feeling well. They also make a nutritional shake for kids.