Women's Health; Feb. 2015
With daytime snacks, it’s easy to depend on your work bestie’s candy bowl or a Dunkin D drive-by, but that obviously leads to not-so-great choices. So what’s a girl to do when the office refrigerator feels like miles away or your food keeps mysteriously disappearing out of the communal one? (Kevin, we know you’re the office food thief, dammit!) Stock up on these non-perishable options to keep at your desk when you need a healthy, filling bite between meals.
Alex Caspero, R.D., founder of St. Louis healthy recipe resource Delish Knowledge, recommends snacks that are high in protein because they are the most satiating. One suggestion she makes is stashing individual portions of almond butter in your desk and toting along fruit to eat with it. (One option is Justin’s, which makes individual packets.) “Apples stay good at your desk for a long time,” she says.
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