Ok, let’s say the things with their real names! Midnight snacks are not that bad as everyone says.
There are wonderful healthy snacks for later at night that won’t make you feel guilty. You will have a good sleep and you will be still fitting in your leggings.
I am sure many of you had this period of time when having a midnight snack was absolutely normal.
Dinner leftovers, quick sandwiches, pancakes, and even ice cream. Well, there are better healthy snacks to try out next time when you get up in the middle of the night and empty the fridge.
According to many experts in healthy living and eating, the ultimate dinner time is 2-3 hours before bedtime approximately.
Of course, the dinner meal should be on the right portion, nutrition, and it is recommended to be light for a night of better sleep. Having this in mind, I will give you 25+ healthy midnight snacks and your mind will be free of quality and remorse.
1Frozen Yogurt Bark
Thick and rich in flavors, this frozen yogurt is everything you need in a hot summer late night snack. Pick your favorites fruits, sprinkle some nuts, and enjoy the cool taste.
Full in protein, light, tasty- great light night snack. Spice it up with flavors according to your taste.
3Salt And Vinegar Zucchini Chips
When you have a desire for junk food bake zucchini chips. Crispy, healthy, and tasty alternative to packed potato chips.
4Baked Potatoe Chips
Homemade baked potato chips will be your favorite late-night snack once you try it. Plus, you can seasoning as you like.
5Coconut Oil Popcorn
Enjoy your movie night with homemade healthy popcorn. Made in coconut oil and spiced up with fresh herbs is a great late-night healthy snack.
6Parmesan Wonton Crackers
Wonton crackers are crunchy, salty and sometimes you can eat the whole package at once. Of course, there is a way to bake fresh parmesan wonton crackers at home. Spread parmesan as much as you like and enjoy the salty flavor.
7Sweet and Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Rich of protein, omega-3, and 6 fatty acids, iron, B2, vitamin A, and beta- carotene. Do you need more evidence of how healthy pumpkin seeds are?
8Honey Peanut Butter Bars
When you want to cut processed sugar there are natural sugar analogs- honey, stevia, or dry dates. Try to experiment with adding any of these in your bakings instead of regular sugar and you are going to like it.
One of the superfoods– kale. Rich in vitamins K, B6, A, and C, calcium, and manganese. One cup of kale contains only 33 calories and 7 grams of carbohydrates.
10Chocolate Peanut Butter Cottage Cheese
Rich flavor, creamy, melting texture, chocolate chips peanut butter cottage cheese, and free of quilt mind!
11Healthy Snack For Later Night With Hummus
Hummus is a wonderful source of plant-based protein. Rich of fiber which is good for your digestive health. You can have it as a healthy late snack free of guilt.
12Apple Slices And Nut Butter
The combination of apples and peanut butter works perfectly on blood sugar stabilization. You can have slices of apples covered with peanut butter or any other nut butter without any quilt for a late-night healthy snack.
If you struggle from insomnia, or other sleep disorders, cherries could help you and make you sleep much better. This is possible because of the high leveles of melatonin in the cherries.
Having enough portion of protein before going to bed will help your body and muscles to repair better. Besides, the milk contains a tryptophan which aid you to sleep better.
15Cereal And Milk
A low- sugar cereals and skim milk is ideal midnight snack. Cereal, especially the rice cereals
16Peanut Butter And Jelly Sandwich
Peanut butter is rich of tryptophan, and also boost the metabolism. It will help you to burn some more calories while sleeping.
17Oatmeal Healthy Snack For Later Night
Thanks to the melatonin oatmeal turns to one of the healthiest late-night snacks. This hormone regulates the sleep-wake cycle.
18Banana And Peanut Butter
The combination of proteins from the peanut butter and banana which provides quick carbs is simply heavenly tasty and healthy.
19Strawberries And Dark Chocolate
Strawberries and chocolate are not a St.Valentine treat. It is a healthy snack for later at night. Antioxidants in dark chocolate and strawberries can prevent oxidative stress caused by sleep disorders. They are also rich in vitamin C and boost your immunity in general.
20Avocado Crisbread Toast
Potassium which can be found in avocado is good for reducing midnight weak-ups. So, feel free of a quilt with an avocado toast on crispbread.
21Turkey Slices On Bread
Having carbs an hour or two before bed is not bad idea as many of you are thinking. By the way, carbs help the sleep. It realeses the melatonin and serotinin that give us a healthy sleep. The turkey will give you a portion of protein. Add some greens and mayo and your later at night snack will turn into the best sandwich.
22Healthy Snacks For Later At Night With Eggs
The melatonin in the egg whites and amino acid tryptophan in the eggs in general will give you the chance to sleep like a baby.
23Garlic & Parmesan Kale Chips
Next time when you want a junk food, make a permasan- kale chips. Healthy, tasty and easy to make late at night.
24Avocado Chocolate Mousse
One of the most delicious chocolate mousse. Healthy and free of quilty.
Creamy and full with proteins. Add some cherries or rasberries and your night delicious treat is ready.
26Golden Milk For Good Night
The golden drink- turmeric, honey, milk- the perfect combination. It is anti-inflammatory, and the turmeric protects against oxidative damage and sleep deprivation.