Stop midday hunger in its tracks with these healthy picks.
Bandar Foods Crisped Harvest Vegetables
This flavorful veggie medley, made up of sweet potatoes, purple sweet potatoes, pumpkin, carrots, green beans, onion, and okra, is downright addictive. The chips are crunchy but not greasy, and perfectly seasoned with a touch of sea salt.
To buy: $4.50, amazon.com.
Bitsy’s Brainfood Smart Cookies
These nut-free cookies (which are baked in fun alphabet shapes) are great for school lunches or after-school snacks. You can feel good about the ingredient list—they’re packed with whole-wheat flour, oats, and organic beets. Don’t worry too much about the addition of vegetables—a bit of chocolate ensures the kids will gobble ‘em up.
To buy: $6, amazon.com.
Lesserevil Buddha Bowl Avocado-Licious Popcorn
Okay, okay, technically avocado is a fruit, not a veggie. But we couldn’t resist adding this air-popped popcorn to the mix. It's tossed in cold-pressed avocado oil for a heart-healthy (and delicious) whole-grain snack.
To buy: $35 for pack of 12, amazon.com.
Plum KidsORganic Fruit and Veggie Mashups
Who says adults can’t enjoy snack pouches, too? These convenient applesauce packs make on-the-go snacking a breeze—for kids and adults. The sweet-tart blend is packed with apple, carrot, and mango purees, with no added sugars.
To buy: $21 for pack of 6, amazon.com.
Good Thins Spinach and Garlic
With 60 percent less fat than traditionally fried potato chips, this crispy, crunchy snack is a better-for-you chip alternative. The spinach and garlic variety is like a chip and dip rolled into one, but we also love the sweet potato version.
To buy: $20 for 20 oz. box, amazon.com.