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Outdated health advice tells you that snacking works against you, but incorporating a moderate amount of high-quality snacks can help you sustain a healthy diet.
Seed oils are ubiquitous in packaged foods — even seemingly healthy ones. Finding seed oil-free alternatives is possible but involves some legwork.
Whether you want to stock your desk, throw a party, satisfy a sweet tooth, or crunch on something while streaming a new series, we’ve got you covered with a list of seed oil-free snacks for every snacking scenario.
Taking steps to eat better used to mean no snacking and no fun. Thankfully, we now understand that high-quality snacks can be a healthy and enjoyable part of a healthy diet. Still, choosing quality seed oil-free snacks means reading label after label, which can make a quick snack run pretty labor-intensive. So, we’ve put together a list of snacks you can reach for whenever you want a little something — and you don’t have to give them much thought beyond that.
Sometimes you need something sweet in your life. There are plenty of sweet options that do not contain seed oils. Here are a few to get you started:
Straus Family Creamery Organic Maple Cream Ice Cream
Smart Sweets sugar-free candies
Hu Grain-free Cookies
Hu Chocolate Bars
Emmy’s Coconut Cookies
Silk Vanilla Almond Dairy-free Yogurt
Salty and Crunchy Snacks
You might associate salty with fried, and that’s accurate a lot of the time. But you can take care of your cravings for salty and crunchy foods without resorting to snacks that contain seed oils.
Boulder Canyon Avocado Oil Sea Salt Potato Chips
Savor by Susie Grain-free Sea Salt Pretzels
Lesser Evil Organic Popcorn
Pop Daddy Popcorn
Siete Grain Free Tortilla Chips
Dipping makes everything more interesting and fun to eat. And, adding dips to your quick throw-together snack spread makes you feel like you can slap together a last-minute get-together in your sleep.
Cava Traditional Hummus
Primal Kitchen No Dairy Plant-based Queso Style Dip
Good Foods Plant Based Tzatziki Style Dip
Level up your at-home date night or impress a crowd without thinking about whether or not you’re eating clean.
The “Caviar Queen” Danielle’s viral favorite snack, bottom-to-top: Mestemacher Fitness Bread (Whole Foods), butter, crème fraiche, and black caviar
Bruschetta: tomatoes, basil, and red onion tossed in low-linoleic oil, served with toast points
Prosciutto-wrapped apples, brie, or melon
Keep these snacks in your desk, in your car, or in your bag, and you’ll be ready for the next snack attack — no matter where or when it happens.
88 Acres Seed + Oat Bars
Epic Provisions Performance Bar
PowerPucks (meal replacement bars and snacks)
Sans Meal Bars
Whether you’re hit with a craving, your day isn’t going as planned, or you want to have fun with friends, snacks can be part of a healthy lifestyle. The key is to aim for snacks that align with your goals. Labels can be overwhelming, especially if you’re just starting out with a seed oil-free eating pattern. For snack shopping, be sure to use our comprehensive list until you discover your own seed oil-free favorites.
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