Healthy snacks to enjoy on Euro Cup football night


Homemade snack classic! Popcorn is one of the most popular and healthiest snacks you can eat. It is packed with essential nutrients that offer a variety of health benefits. But how healthy it is, it depends on how you prepare it. It is very important to make your popcorn the right way. Try to avoid sugar, caramel coatings, sweet dressings too much salt or oil. 



Healthy and protein-packed chickpeas turned into a delicious paste. Hummus is one of the healthiest spreads you can prepare. Made with cooked and blended chickpea, sesame tahini, olive oil, cumin, garlic, salt, pepper and lemon juice it contains several important nutrients, including plenty of dietary fibre. 


Roasted Almonds

Nuts are the healthiest snacks you can eat. Although raw nuts are always healthier than roasted or toasted versions, if you pick roasted once in a while won't do any harm. Roasted almonds are still rich in healthy fats, protein, and fibre while low in carbohydrates. They also contain  calcium, vitamin E, riboflavin and niacin. The roasted nuts crunchiness pairs better with beer and other drinks. 



Olives come in many varieties, and are preserved in many ways in brine, marinated, in oil, there can be even fermented olives. These small fruits are a great source of healthy fats and fibre which is great for your digestive system and makes you feel full after snacking. They will also provide you with a great dose of antioxidants and vitamin E. The best thing about olives as snack is that they are a low calorie snack and low in carbohydrates so you can eat plenty! 



Pickles are veggies! And everybody knows veggies are very healthy. If the pickles were fermented this means only salt, water, and naturally occurring bacteria were used for pickling and that makes the pickles a probiotic food which is great for your digestive and immune system. 


Roasted Pistachios

Roasted pistachios are a very nutritious snack. They are a great source of unsaturated fatty acids and potassium. They also contain antioxidants that help you fight anti-inflammatory. Easting pistachios is also helpful to maintain a healthy heart, gut, and reduce belly fat. However, it's better for your health if you opt for the unsalted version.


Dried Fruits

Dried fruits are highly nutritious snacks. One dose of dried fruit contain about the same amount of nutrients as the fresh fruit. However, the nutrients condensed in a much smaller package. If you compare it by weight, dried fruits contain approximately 3.5 times more the fibre, vitamins and minerals than the fresh fruits. The best dried fruits for snacking are: dried whole apricots, dried peach halves, dried pears, dried mango diced, dried papaya diced, banana chips. 


Wasabi Peanuts

This Asian snack has an exceptional taste! Delicious peanuts coated in wasabi paste are for all those who love spicy flavour. Wasabi peanuts are low in calories and they are a reasonably healthy snack.  They provide you with fibre, some protein, vitamins, and essential minerals. 


Bombay Mix

Bombay Mix is made with legumes and pulses so it's relatively a good snack. Legumes are rich in protein and minerals like zinc, iron and magnesium, so it makes Bombay Mix a healthier snack option when compared to ultra-processed snacks like crisps, biscuits or pretzels. However, Bombay Mix is still high in fat and salt so you should eat it in moderation.  


Rice Crackers

Rice crackers come in different flavours. Wether you choose Chilli Rice Crackers or Curry Rice Crackers, you will find a light and crispy texture of small rice cakes which are bursting with flavour. These snacks are for those who love spiciness and depth of taste. 




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