Get more energy from your snacks! Find a balance of carbs & protein

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Carbohydrates raise our blood sugar to give us energy, and when paired with protein that energy can last even longer than if the carbohydrates were eaten alone. Both nutrients provide energy alone, but when paired together for a balanced snack that energy will get you much further throughout your day!

What You'll Need

  • Apples + cheese
  • Grapes + peanuts
  • Apples + almond butter
  • Whole grain crackers + cheese
  • Whole grain crackers + nut butter
  • Greek yogurt + sliced almonds
  • Veggie sticks + yogurt dip
  • Veggie sticks + hummus
  • Bean salsa + pita chips
  • Celery + peanut butter
  • Trail mix with air popped popcorn, dried fruit, and nuts

What You'll Do

  • Find healthy carbohydrates such as fruit, vegetables, whole grains, or dairy.
  • Pair with protein such as dairy, poultry, fish, meat, nuts, seeds, beans, or eggs

Tips & Warnings

  • Always talk with your doctor before making any significant diet changes.
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