(PIX11)-- Bahar Takhtehchian, editor-in-large at SHAPE magazine, has some savory and sweet options that will satisfy and help you avoid the vending machine and amp up your energy all-day long.
Wholly Guacamole Guacamole Minis
This handy container contains guacamole on the go. Full of chunky tomatoes, onions, cilantro and jalapeno pepper, each 2oz 100 calorie mini cups is ideal for breakfast, lunch or snack. Avocados contain healthy fats and are a good source of fiber.
$10 for a 5 Pack
$36 for a 20 pack
These were started by nutritionist Joy Bauer. They’re a mix of sweet and savory snacks and contain no more than 200 calories. No GMOs, no artificial colors or sweeteners, and they’re gluten free. Great to keep in gym bag, purse, or desk.
$23.95 for 12
These bars allow you to enjoy the benefits of the Mediterranean diet—on the go!
The savory nutrition bars come in sophisticated flavors: sundried tomato and basil and olive and walnuts. Each bar is under 200 calories each. Ingredients are all-natural and naturally gluten-free. Each bar has 6 grams of protein and 6 grams of fiber.
$3.69 Pack of 3
These snack packs combine cheese, nuts and dried fruit in one handy container. It’s a tasty all in one snack that you can take to work or keep in your gym bag. It’s under 200 calories and contains 7 grams of protein.
These are sweet almond thins made with real fruit. They’re light, crunchy, and slightly sweet. They taste great alone or dunked in coffee or a cup of decaf tea during 3pm slump. Each individually-wrapped package has 100 calories.
Chobani Greek Yogurt Oats
This is a blend of steel cut oats and greek yogurt. You get 10 grams of protein and grams of whole grains in every cup. 180 calories. Great for breakfast or after a workout.
Boom Chicka Puff
Made from Corn meal, sunflower oil, whole grain quinoa flower, these are tasty and melt in your mouth. 150 calories per serving (about 21 pieces)