5 on Friday | Midnight Snacks

5 on Friday | Midnight Snacks

The clock is ticking and your stomach is rumbling. It’s late at night and you’re trying to do everything in your power to stay away from snacks. Because snacking late at night is terrible, right? But you’re wrong. Although your metabolism slows down at night, it never fully stops. So sure, your biggest meals are suppose to be saved for the day, but if you’re truly hungry right before bed there is no harm in having a nutritionist-approved late night snack. Below are the top 5 yummiest late night snacks I stumbled across from a lovely little blog from Buzzfeed that I couldn’t help but share. If you need more snack ideas head here for the full list.

 

Peanut Butter and Bananas

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Serving size:
1 banana
1–2 tablespoons peanut/almond/cashew butter

Turkey Slices on Bread

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Serving size:
2–4 slices turkey breast
1 piece whole grain toast
2 tomato slices or 6 cucumber slices

Cheese and Whole Grain Crackers

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Serving size:
1 oz cheese
4–6 wholegrain crackers

Whole Grain Toast with Nut Butter

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Serving size:
1 piece whole grain toast
1 tablespoon peanut/almond/cashew butter

Pistachios

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Serving size:
¼–⅓ cup dry salted pitachios

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