8 Healthier Snacks for Work When You're WFH

8 Healthier Snacks for Work When You're WFH

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We’ve all been getting more work done at home lately, and you may start to feel like you’re constantly rummaging through the pantry, looking for something to eat. That’s why we’ve gathered up a list of our favorite healthier snacks for work — because when you’re working within walking distance of your kitchen, you need to make sure you have plenty of nutritious options on hand.

The best part about this snack list is each of these items can be ordered online, so you don’t have to leave the house to get your snack fix. Whether you need some quick nutrients between work calls, or your kids need a healthy snack to hold them over until dinner, we’ve got shelf-stable options for the whole family. Check out the list below.

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1. Lupini Snacking Beans

If you haven’t heard of them before, lupini beans are the newest superfood. Made with a short list of ingredients you can actually pronounce, these snacking beans come in a variety of flavors — like Hot Chili Pepper and Sea Salt & Vinegar — and provide plant-based protein and fiber.

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2. Lime Chili Kalahari Biltong

Biltong — a dried, cured meat snack similar to jerky — can be added to a salad at lunch or used to decorate a Bloody Mary once the workday is done. With 32 grams of protein per serving, zero added sugar, and a bright, citrus-y favor, Kalahari Biltong may become your go-to snack.

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3. Taali Tikka Masala Water Lily Pops

Don’t have time to whip up a homemade tikka masala? Snack on these popped water lily seeds instead. They pack all the delicious flavor of the popular curry dish into a crunchy snack — along with 3 grams of plant-based protein per serving. You’ll definitely want to make space in the pantry for these.

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4. Thunderbird Cashew Fig Carrot Bars

With so many snack bars on the market, it can be hard to pick a nutritious one. This vegan and paleo-friendly option from Thunderbird should snag a top spot in your snack bag — it has zero added sugars and is made with nothing but fruits, veggies, nuts, and spices that all blend together in harmony.

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5. RX Nut Butter Pouch

These squeezable pouches — available in flavor combos like honey cinnamon peanut butter and maple almond butter — have a short ingredient list and 9 grams of protein per serving. Eat it straight out of the pouch, spread it over a slice of whole grain toast in the morning, or add it to a smoothie or oatmeal.

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6. Annie Chun’s Seaweed Crisps Korean BBQ Flavor

Think of these as the more filling version of the crunchy seaweed snack you know and love! Part roasted seaweed, part crispy brown rice chip, they have the perfect amount of crunch and only 80 calories per serving.

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7. That’s it. Apple + Coconut Bar

There are only two ingredients in this bar — one apple and ¼ of a coconut — making this a great gluten-free, vegan snack option with no added sugar. Keep it in your snack drawer to ease hangry moments.

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8. Youtopia Snacks Espresso Obsesso

Get your coffee fix and snack all at once. This sweet snack is a combination of chocolate covered espresso beans, roasted almonds, and mocha espresso puffs. It sounds decadent, but each snack pack has just 130 calories and provides 8 grams of protein!

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Magdalena O'Neal


Magdalena O'Neal is the Editorial Assistant at Openfit. Coming to Los Angeles from Oakland, California she has self published a book of poetry, written for Brit + Co., and has been studying creative writing and journalism for the last 7 years. She loves baking and coming up with new recipes to fuel her vegan and gluten free companions!