26 Packaged Snacks To Eat When You’re Trying To Be Healthy

Ideally, when you get hungry in between meals, you’ll grab a simple snack made from whole foods. But sometimes that’s not so easy!

When you need to just grab something and GO, here are some great and healthy packaged snacks that will hold you over to your next meal and satisfy those pesky cravings.

Remember: Snack time is inevitable. And if you’re hungry you should eat.

1. Dole’s Wildly Nutritious Mixed Berries

High in vitamin C and fiber, this antioxidant blend tastes great whether it’s in smoothies, over yogurt, or straight out of the bag by the handful.

Serving Size: 1 cup 70 calories 0 g protein 0 g fat 0 mg sodium 17 g carbohydrates (11 g sugar, 5 g fiber)

2. The Good Bean Roasted Chickpeas, Cracked Pepper

These roasted chickpeas pack 5 grams of protein, 5 grams of fiber, and only 130 calories per serving.

Serving Size: 1 oz 120 calories 5 g protein 3 g fat (0 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 185 mg sodium 18 g carbohydrates (1 g sugar, 5 g fiber)

3. Wholly Guacamole and Wholly Salsa

Wholly products are vegan, gluten free, and are made with only real, natural ingredients, which means no preservatives and no additives.

Wholly Guacamole, Serving Size: 2 Tbsp 60 calories 1 g protein 5 g fat (1 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 105 mg sodium 3 g carbohydrates (0 g sugar, 2 g fiber)

Wholly Salsa, Serving Size: 2 Tbsp 10 calories 0 g protein 0 g fat (0 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 120 mg sodium 3 g carbohydrates (2 g sugar, 0 g fiber)

4. Banana Chia Pods

Each little pod contains 6 grams of fiber, 3 grams of protein, and is made with only natural plant ingredients including chia seeds, which will help keep you full longer throughout the day.

Serving Size: 1 pod 170 calories 3 g protein 10 g fat (5 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 10 mg sodium 21 g carbohydrates (13 g sugar, 6 g fiber)

5. S’mores Luna Bars

All the gooey s’mores flavor but with 9 grams of protein and 3 grams of fiber.

Serving Size: 1 bar 190 calories 9 g protein 6 g fat (2.5 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 180 mg sodium 26 g carbohydrates (10 g sugar, 4 g fiber)

6. UNREAL Dark Chocolate Crispy Quinoa Peanut Butter Cups

If you’ve got a major sweet tooth, UNREAL peanut butter cups are a great alternative to your normal candies. They have 20 grams less sodium and 3 grams less sugar than regular Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. YUM.

Serving Size: 1 oz 80 calories 2 g protein 5 g fat (3 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 40 mg sodium 7 g carbohydrates (5 g sugar, 1 g fiber)

7. Mott’s Healthy Harvest Granny Smith Apple Sauce

No added sugar or artificial sweeteners, 80 milligrams of potassium, and only 50 calories per serving.

Serving Size: 111 grams 50 calories 0 g protein 0 g fat (0 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 0 mg sodium 80 mg potassium 13 g carbohydrates (11 g sugar, 1 g fiber)

8. Mini Babybel Light Cheese Wheels

Get your post-workout snack on with these Babybel cheese wheels that have six grams of protein, 15 percent of your daily calcium, and are only 50 calories a pop.

Serving Size: 1 cheese wheel 50 calories 6 g protein 2 g fat 2 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 160 mg sodium 0 g carbohydrates (0 g sugar, 0 g fiber)

9. Siggi’s Icelandic Style Skyr Plain 4% Whole-Milk Yogurt

Pronounced ‘skeer’, this Icelandic style yogurt has no artificial sweeteners, is low in sodium, and has a magical 11 grams of protein and 16 percent of your daily calcium.

Serving Size: 1 container 100 calories 11 g protein 5 g fat (3 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 45 mg sodium 4 g carbohydrates (3 g sugar, 0 g fiber)

10. Boom Chicka Pop Sea Salt and Vinegar Popcorn

Get your salty fix with this gluten-free, organic, 100 percent whole-grain popcorn that’s only 60 calories per cup.

Serving Size: 2 2/3 cup 150 calories 2 g protein 9 g fat (1 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 240 mg sodium 17 g carbohydrates (0 g sugar, 3 g fiber)

11. dang Caramel Sea Salt Toasted Coconut Chips

Not only are these chips filled with healthy coconut oils, they’re also vegan, gluten free, and a good source of iron and healthy fats.

Serving Size: .7 oz 115 calories 1 g protein 7 g fat (7 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 115 mg sodium 12 g carbohydrates (8 g sugar, 3 g fiber)

12. RxBars

Made with blueberries, egg whites, dates, figs, and almonds, each bar is health in a wrapper. Oh, and they have a whopping 12 grams of protein.

Serving Size: 1 bar 200 calories 12 g protein 6 g fat (0 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 115 mg sodium 290 mg potassium 25 g carbohydrates (17 g sugar, 4 g fiber)

13. Sundate California Pitted Dates

Dates are rich in vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, A1, and C, magnesium, copper, and just one-fourth of a cup carries 260 milligrams of potassium, four grams of fiber, and one gram of protein.

Serving Size: 1/4 cup 110 calories 1 g protein 0 g fat (0 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 0 mg sodium 260 mg potassium 30 g carbohydrates (21 g sugar, 4 g fiber)

14. Sabra Hummus

Hummus makes a great alternative to other dips and spreads because it’s made primarily with cooked chickpeas, which are high in fiber, protein, potassium, and low in cholesterol and sugar.

Serving Size: 2 Tbsp 70 calories 2 g protein 5 g fat (1 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 130 mg sodium 4 g carbohydrates (0 g sugar, 1 g fiber)

15. Orville Redenbacher’s Smart Pop! Kettle Corn

This kettle corn makes a great alternative for your movie theatre popcorn cravings. One serving has four grams of protein, six grams of fiber, four-percent of your daily iron, and is only 140 calories.

Serving Size: 7 1/2 cups 140 calories 4 g protein 2.5 g fat (1 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 230 mg sodium 29 g carbohydrates (0 g sugar, 6 g fiber)

16. Kashi Organic Promise Berry Fruitful

Each little whole wheat “biscuit” is made with grapes, apples, strawberries, and raspberries. You get six grams of fiber, six grams of protein, and 46 grams of whole grain per serving.

Serving Size: 29 biscuits 170 calories 6 g protein 0.5 g fat (0 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 0 mg sodium 170 mg potassium 42 g carbohydrates (8 g sugar, 6 g fiber)

17. Cranberry Almond + Antioxidants with Macadamia Nuts KIND Bars

One bar contains 50 percent of your daily A, C, and E vitamins.

Serving Size: 1 bar 190 calories 4 g protein 13 g fat (1.5 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 25 mg sodium 20 g carbohydrates (11 g sugar, 3 g fiber)

18. Food Should Taste Good Original Sweet Potato Chips

These kettle-cooked sweet potato chips are only 140 calories per serving, gluten free, and have around 70 grams less sodium than the average tortilla chip. Nom, nom, nom.

Serving Size: 1 oz, about 14 chips 160 calories 1 g protein 9 g fat (1 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 95 mg sodium 18 g carbohydrates (4 g sugar, 3 g fiber)

19. Bare Apple Cinnamon Chips

These organic baked chips are high in vitamins and are 100 percent naturally made, which means no added sugar or preservatives. Munch on these to satisfy your crunchy cravings.

Serving Size: 1 oz, about a 1/2 cup 90 calories 0 g protein 0 g fat (0 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 10 mg sodium 26 g carbohydrates (21 g sugar, 4 g fiber)

20. Back To Nature Cashew Almond Pistachio Mix

One serving (1 oz.) of this mix has six grams of protein, two grams of fiber, and a good percentage of your daily iron, calcium, and vitamin E.

Serving Size: 1 oz 160 calories 6 g protein 13 g fat (1.5 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 100 mg sodium 7 g carbohydrates (2 g sugar, 2 g fiber)

21. Fiber One Protein Cookies and Creme

With six grams of protein and five grams of fiber, these chocolate protein bars make a great alternative to your vending machine candy options.

Serving Size: 1 bar 140 calories 6 g protein 6 g fat (3.5 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 105 mg sodium 18 g carbohydrates (7 g sugar, 5 g fiber)

22. Justin’s Classic Almond Butter Squeeze Pack

Each packet has a whopping seven grams of protein, three grams of fiber, and is simply made with two ingredients: California almonds and palm fruit oil.

Serving Size: 1 pack 190 calories 7 g protein 16 g fat (2 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 0 mg sodium 7 g carbohydrates (2 g sugar, 3 g fiber)

23. Horizon Organic Mozzarella String Cheese

String cheese was your favorite childhood snack for a reason. It’s an awesome source of protein (eight grams per stick) and calcium (20 percent of your daily need), has no sugar and contains less than one gram of carbs.

Serving Size: 1 stick 80 calories 8 g protein 6 g fat (3.5 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 200 mg sodium <1 g carbohydrates (0 g sugar, 0 g fiber)

24. Beanitos Black Bean Chips

All the chip taste but with four grams of protein, five grams of fiber, and only 140 calories per serving (12 chips.) Would definitely pair well with the hummus from #14 .

Serving Size: 1 oz, about 12 chips 140 calories 4 g protein 7 g fat (.5 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 55 mg sodium 15 g carbohydrates (0 g sugar, 5 g fiber)

25. Ola Gluten Free Granola, No Nut Vanilla

This all natural granola is made with pure vanilla and maple syrup. It’s gluten free, and has four grams of protein, 2 grams of fiber, and only 1.5 grams of fat per serving.

Serving Size: 1/3 cup 100 calories 4 g protein 1.5 g fat (0 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 10 mg sodium 17 g carbohydrates (3 g sugar, 2 g fiber)

26. Rhythm Superfoods Zesty Nacho Kale Chips

A crispy, tangy snack with all the benefits of the miracle food that is kale.

Serving Size: 1 oz 140 calories 6 g protein 7 g fat (.5 g Sat. Fat, 0 g Trans Fat) 190 mg sodium 12 g carbohydrates (3 g sugar, 3 g fiber)