Snacks get a bad rap, mostly, but if you do your research and understand what your body needs, they can be the mid-day treat they were always intended to be, without the guilt. In this episode, we go over a list of our faves (guilty and not)!

Snacks We Can’t be Trusted Around:

Favorite Childhood Snacks:

  • Drake’s Cake Yodels
  • Little Debbie Honey Buns
  • Coffee cake

Favorite Chips:

Favorite Nuts:

Favorite Nutrition Bars:

Favorite Fruits:

  • Tangerines
  • Blueberries
  • Apples

Favorite Foodtrainers Snacks:

Favorite Candy:

  • Peach Rings
  • Black licorice

Favorite Chocolate Snacks:

Most Surprising Favorite Snacks:

  • Niman Ranch snack packs
  • Prosciutto and cheese 

Favorite Café Snacks:

  • Tahini latte
  • Decaf cappuccino
  • Almond croissant
  • Blended coffee

Favorite Recently Discovered Snacks:

Snacks Our Families Eat But We Don’t:

  • Cheese crackers
  • Olives

Favorite Crackers:

Favorite Crudité Snacks:

  • Radish
  • Carrots

Favorite Cookies:

Favorite Cheeses:

  • Manchego
  • Swiss
  • Brie
  • Goat cheese

Favorite Healthy Cereals:

Favorite Childhood Cereals:

  • Apple Jacks
  • Lucky Charms
  • Cinnamon Toast Crunch

Favorite Cocktail Snacks:

  • Paloma
  • Mezcal

3 Snacks We’d Need If We Got Stranded on a Desert Island:

  • Lauren: Olives, cheese, and potato chips
  • Kayleen: Pickles, cheese, and Reese’s

Research from the Institute of Food Technologists and Mondelez International’s 2021 State of Snacking Report shows that 47% of adults eat snacks at least 3 times a day, a number that increased during the pandemic. Their studies showed that 46% of people have increased their snack consumption and a strong majority of people said they eat snacks more often than they eat meals.



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