6 Healthier Picks for Guilt-Free Snacking this Festive Season

by Peh Yi Wen
FOOD  |  December 08, 2018
  • Ben Banter Rosemary Seeded Crackers, $11.50 per 170g
    1 / 6 Ben Banter Rosemary Seeded Crackers, $11.50 per 170g

    Instead of sliced bread or buttery crackers on your cheese platter, try these low-carb crackers from Ben Banter, whose products are perfect for anyone on a keto diet. Made of natural ingredients like sunflower seeds, sesame seeds and a touch of rosemary for flavour, they are completely grain- and sugar-free with just 0.4g of carbs per serving.

    Available for purchase at www.benbanter.com, Watsons and Mahota.

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  • Conz Rice Crisps Veggie Mix, $2.40 for 80g
    2 / 6 Conz Rice Crisps Veggie Mix, $2.40 for 80g

    These bite-sized crisps are made with nutty-tasting organic whole grain red rice, which is rich in fibre – to keep you fuller for longer – and antioxidants, for that youthful glow. What’s more, red rice is also known to be diabetic-friendly thanks to its lower glycemic index compared to starchy white rice.

    (Also read: 10 Healthy Low-Calorie Snacks You Can Get From The Supermarket)

    Available for purchase at major supermarkets and www.redmart.com.

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  • Banana Boat Banana Chips, $1.90 per 28 g
    3 / 6 Banana Boat Banana Chips, $1.90 per 28 g

    Potato chips that are typically high in trans-fat and low in nutritional value. If you’re craving that crunch factor, a good alternative is Banana Boat’s Banana Chips. Made from sweet Hom Tong Bananas, these chips contain Vitamin B1, B2 and C, no preservatives and far less sodium.

    Available for purchase at major supermarkets and www.redmart.com.

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  • Nature’s Glory Organic Green Pea Chips, $3.60 for 45g
    4 / 6 Nature’s Glory Organic Green Pea Chips, $3.60 for 45g

    Perfect for pairing with a healthy veggie dip, these pea chips are baked without oil to retain its natural flavour. It’s also gluten-free and makes for an ideal snack for guests who are vegetarians too.

    (Also read: These Healthy Gourmet Snacks & Desserts Won’t Ruin Your Diet)

    Available for purchase at www.natures-glory.com or Fairprice Finest outlets.

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  • ChaCha Potato Cracker Scallion Flavour, $1.20 per 51g
    5 / 6 ChaCha Potato Cracker Scallion Flavour, $1.20 per 51g

    You’ll never go wrong choosing baked over fried nibbles. These oven-baked crackers are extra thin for that satisfying crunch, and are also suitable for the gluten-sensitive.

    (Also read: Stock up on These Healthy Snacks for Your Mid-Day Hunger Pangs)

    Available for purchase at major supermarkets and www.redmart.com.

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  • Garden Picks Knotty Nutty Gift Tin, $10 per tin
    6 / 6 Garden Picks Knotty Nutty Gift Tin, $10 per tin

    Nuts aren’t just heart-healthy snacks – they are weight loss-friendly too. This gift tin from Garden Picks contains 120g of mixed nuts, including peanuts, chickpeas, baked cashews and baked almonds, and 40g of pretzels. Just remember: portion control. A healthy serving of nuts is about 30g.

    Available for purchase at www.gardenpicks.com.sg.

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