Quick Snack alternative: Oatcakes

 Time to time I will provide some quick and easy snack alternatives to have more varieties in your diet and at the same time having a healthy option to use, at the bottom of this post you will find more links with other snack ideas in case you are interested 






Snack alternative: Rough Oatcakes 


Nutrional Value per 1 Oatcake 


Calories: around 50 depending on the brand

Fat: around 2gr but saturated fat are less than 1gr

Protein: 1.2 gr

Carbohydrate: 5.8 gr

Fibers: around 1gr




Benefits:

  • High in Fiber
  • Easy to consume with a varieties of other ingredients 
  • No artificial flavours or hydrogenated fats 
  • Very low in sugar and fat



Things to note:

- Originally from Scotland, Since there are  many variations and brands it's a good idea to check the ingredients to make sure is 90% or over wholegrain

- Extremely versatile you can find the right combination with the other ingredients you are using and choose a different texture:
  • Rough 
  • Fine
  • Crunchy 

Vitamins and Minerals are very low in this kind of product so no relevants values to note in this case, some brands can fortify with specific vitamins and minerlas, so better to check the label as always 


Topping ideas:


- Salmon or Tuna

- Eggs

- Almond butter 

- Low fat cottage cheese




Here some other qucik, easy and heatlhy snack ideas to try:


https://www.safdietitian.com/2020/11/quick-snack-alternative-seaweed-why-to.html


https://www.safdietitian.com/2020/06/10-cal-fruit-jelly-one-of-snack-lowest.html


https://www.safdietitian.com/2019/08/are-seeds-helpful-with-weight-loss.html

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