Healthy Bedtime Snacks!

healthy bedtime snack5 Healthy Bedtime Snacks to curb night time hunger–


When you are trying to go to sleep and the pangs of hunger start, you need a healthy bedtime snack so you can get some sleep without wrecking your diet. No need to lay there hoping sleep will overtake you before you succumb to the hunger pains, read on for 5 healthy bedtime snacks that will quench that hunger so you can get some much needed sleep.

5 Healthy Bedtime Snacks

These healthy bedtime snacks all contain protein, and are low calorie so that you can get to sleep and keep your metabolism going through the night without overeating.

1. Cereal & Milk: 1/2 Cup Whole Grain cereal with 1/4 Cup Milk (22 calories), preferably with protein such as Zone Perfect (160 calories) or Kashi GOLEAN Crunch(70 calories).

2. Yogurt and Berries: 1 cup plain Greek Yogurt (130 calories) with 1/2 cup blueberries (42 calories). Add stevia for sweetness (0 calories).

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3. Protein Bar: Half a balanced protein bar, like Zone Chocolate Peanut Butter(105 calories).

4. Peanut Butter & Milk or Banana: A tablespoon of peanut butter (95 calories) with 1 cup Skim Milk (85 calories) or a banana (100 calories). Substitute Almond Butter if you like.

5. Protein Shake & Milk: Protein Shake (50-130 calories) with water (0 calories) or 1 cup Skim Milk (85 calories) or Almond Milk (4o calories). A good choice is Designer Whey Protein Chocolate(100 calories).

Healthy Bedtime Snacks Promote Sleep

Cereals, yogurt, dairy, bananas and whole grains are believed to promote sleep, so not only will you be battling hunger you will also be helping yourself get a good night’s sleep. With these healthy snacks you will finally be able to get some sleep without totally wrecking your diet and exercise for the day.

 

 

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