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Warm up your winter evening with tea, and spice it up with these healthy snacks!

Winter is around the corner and what’s better than a cup of hot tea with snacks? Include these healthy snacks to make your winter evening warm.
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These snacks tick the box on health and taste too! Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Aayushi Gupta Updated: 11 Nov 2021, 10:56 am IST
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Winter is here… well, almost! And that’s reason enough to nosh on tea. But with tea, a lot of people also indulge in knick-knacks and snacks! Choosing healthy snacks is in our hands, so let’s do it right!

The cold winds are already pushing away the motivation to live in a healthy way by making us laze around in blankets, craving hot chocolate and binging on our favourite shows and foods. Often, it becomes hard to choose healthy eats.

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Choose healthy snacks only! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

To get the best suggestions for healthy snacking, HealthShots got in touch with Garima Gupta, Co-founder Delicc, who is going to reveal the most healthy snacks which you can enjoy every winter evening. 

So, scroll down and get an idea about how to warm up your taste buds with healthy snacks to go with your winter tea:

1. Roasted Seed Mix

Come on ladies, we don’t even have to exaggerate how nutritious seeds are. The roasted seed mix is a perfect fiber-packed snack to munch on in the freezing evening. Garima says, “Loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, mono and polyunsaturated fats, seeds help the body to reduce blood sugar and cholesterol.” And that’s why they are healthy.  

2. Roasted Nut Mix

Nuts like almonds, walnuts, and peanuts are great winter snacks. Whether you choose raw and roasted nuts, both are good for you and provide health benefits. They are tasty, tanked up with healthy fats, protein, antioxidants, and other nutrients that reduce the risk of inflammation and heart stroke. 

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Bring up your energy levels with nuts and dried fruits. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

So, give yourself an instant energy boost and fight off the diseases. 

3. Berry Mix

Berries are not only delicious, but also extremely helpful in preventing cancer and lowering blood pressure. “A diabetic person can simply enjoy the berries because their natural sweetness is super packed with fiber, making it one of the best snacking options,” says Garima. 

4. Makhana

Winter evening demands you to stay energized to watch the falling fog making its home on the leaves. And what’s better than makhanas? Garima says, “It’s a super healthy, delicious, and micronutrients rich snack, helping you snatch back the power from a gloomy winter day.”

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Enjoy a bowl full of health with your evening tea. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
5. Popcorn

Ditch potato chips and nosh on homemade unsalted popcorn. Don’t misjudge these, because they might surprise you with their uncountable health benefits. Ah, we aren’t kidding! Garima says, “Popcorns are so high in polyphenol antioxidants protecting our cells from damage by free radicals.” 

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Have you been aware of it? If not, now you know! So ladies, keep enjoying your fave popcorn guilt-freely. 

6. Popped Chips

During winter, we look for comfort in warm and tasty foods. And that’s why you can never deny the snack you love. Popped chips are here to satisfy your cravings. “Popped chips serve your desire healthily with their super-light and extra crunchy property. They are 100% free of gluten and cholesterol,” says Garima. 

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Move beyond unhealthy chips, try these popped chips! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

So, whenever a snack craving hits, grab your popped chips.

7. Coconut Chips

Craving something sweet, crunchy, and yet healthy? Coconut chips should be your go-to snack. This extremely delicious yet addictive snack is a gateway to boost energy levels and increase metabolism with its nutrient-rich property. 

So jjust go grab it. They’re so deliciously healthy!

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About the Author

Aayushi Gupta is a health writer with a special interest in trends related to diet, fitness, beauty and intimate health. With around 2 years of experience in the wellness industry, she is connected to leading experts and doctors to provide our readers with factually correct information. ...Read More

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