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10 Snacks to eat when you’re trying to be healthy

Finding tasty snacks and worrying about the calories in them is already hard enough. And with more and more snacks hitting the supermarkets advertising themselves as healthy, shoppers are faced another dilemma of which to choose.

Well, that’s why we are here! We saved you the trouble by narrowing down 10 healthy snacks and reviewing them for you so you can easily find what you like to fill your tummies without worrying about their taste and the crazy calories in them.

 

Mission Multigrain Tortilla Chips

Mission’s Multigrain Tortilla Chips has reduced fat and sugar content without compromising on its taste. However, some thought it might taste better eaten with a dip as it may be a little bland on its own. But to tortilla chips lovers who want to be healthy, this is the perfect tortilla chip for you!

  • Average rating: 6.3/10
  • Price: $4.24

 

 

Seneca Granny Smith Apple Chips

One of the better-known brands, Seneca Apple Chips is absolutely delicious! Baked to crisp, these apple chips taste naturally sweet and tangy with a tinge of crunchiness to each bite. What’s more, they are low in fat and sodium and contain no cholesterol. No wonder it’s a crowd favourite!

  • Average rating: 7.25/10
  • Price: $2.95

 

 

Noi Crispy Seaweed

With the recent craze about seaweed, Noi Crispy Seaweed might just be the thing for you. Seasoned moderately, they are also packed with healthy popping grains like pearl barley and brown rice between each seaweed layer. And with a resealable packaging, you can always save some for later (if you like) and aren’t “forced” to finish the whole packet in one sitting.

  • Average rating: 6.4/10
  • Price: $2.95

 

 

Popchips Salt & Vinegar Potato Chips

Gaining serious popularity among snackers, Popchips are a great alternative to regular potato chips, with no added preservatives, no artificial flavours, no cholesterol and 50% less fat! Some may find its vinegar taste too sour; but for salt & vinegar fans, it delivers the right balance of saltiness and tangy flavour.

  • Average rating: 5.25/10
  • Price: $5.18

 

 

Tesco Salt & Vinegar Rice Cakes

Don’t let its appearance fool you! Tesco Salt & Vinegar Rice Cakes is not your usual rice cake. It’s light and airy, and well seasoned without the overpowering taste of salt and vinegar (though some may argue otherwise). These rice cakes are not only healthy, it also has more flavour than your regular bland rice cakes.

  • Average rating = 5.7/10
  • Price: $3.95

 

 

Greenday Mixed Veggie Chips 

Made from 100% natural vegetables with no added preservatives, Greenday Mixed Veggie Chips are great for those of you who are really health-conscious. These chips look and taste exactly like the vegetables, only crispier. However, if you look for flavour in your snacks, this may not be the one for you. Another downside is that shoppers may find these veggie chips to be slightly expensive given that the quantity is pretty small.

  • Average rating: 5/10
  • Price: $3.50

 

 

SunRice Brown Rice Chips Wild Rice

Definitely not what you would expect! Made with whole grain brown rice with no added preservatives or artificial flavouring, SunRice Brown Rice Chips are absolutely delicious. It looks and tastes almost like a tortilla chip, that is delicious eaten on its own or with a dip.

  • Average rating = 6.9/10
  • Price: $4.95

 

 

Greenday Mixed Fruit Chips

If you love baked fruits, you would love Greenday Mixed Fruit Chips! Made from 100% natural fruits, it has 5 different fruits inside that are naturally sweet and flavourful. But there were mixed views on its texture –  while some loved its crunchiness, others found it too hard. And, again, these chips fall under the pricier range.

  • Average rating = 6.75/10
  • Price: $3.50

 

Surf Sweets Sour Worms

This was the least popular among the 10 snacks. It has a firmer consistency and is not as chewy as regular gummies that most are used to. Ironically, many felt that there was a weird artificial aftertaste, even though it is vegan and made with organic ingredients. But don’t just take our word for it, as everyone has their own unique taste and preference.

  • Average rating = 2.1/10
  • Price: $2.87

 

 

Good Health Veggie Stix

We were slightly disappointed by our last brand. We expected a stronger flavour from Good Health Veggie Stix, especially with its oh-so-appetizing packaging stating it is Sea Salt flavoured. But, beyond that initial disappointment, it has the kind of crunch you normally get from prawn crackers and the satisfaction from crunching on these Veggie Stix will definitely make you reach for more.

  • Average rating = 3.5/10
  • Price: $5.45

 

 

*Disclaimer: This is NOT a sponsored review. No financial or any form of compensation from brands mentioned above were received. This is a personal review and all opinions expressed herein are our own and not influenced in any way.

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