Recent studies have found that late-night snack cravings are a result of the body’s circadian system, the physical, mental, and behavioural changes that follow a 24-hour cycle1.
We all occasionally crave those sweet snacks late at night and it’s normal!
Studies have shown that between the hours of 12am-4am, the snacks we most likely crave are fatty, sweet or greasy1. This is because our bodies are craving fast, easy, and delicious calories; at those hours of the evening, we do not tend to worry about nutrients or intake.
Wouldn’t it be nice if those evening cravings could be beneficial for your body? To snack without feeling horribly guilty the next day? Well, it is possible!
This blog will highlight 5 healthy snacks that won’t leave you with guilt! Sweet treats can be made healthy, with the right ingredients.
Sweet treats that heal your insides? Sounds like a win-win!
Our fast, simple, and delicious Adrenal Choc Fudge recipe is second to none! This snack will hit the sweet spot perfectly; the main ingredient is our award-winning magnesium formula.
Adrenal Switch is one of Australia’s top-selling magnesium recovery formulas. This fudge has many supportive ingredients such as; Magnesium, Zinc, Ashwagandha, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Leucine & Glycine. The combination of these ingredients creates your life recovery aid!
This delicious fudge can meet your snacky needs, but it also will support your metabolism and reduce fatigue.
Give this fudge a try – it is super easy, and the entire family will be obsessed.
This three-layered bar will hit your sweet tooth in one bite! This recipe is a our take on a fave choc snack - can you guess which one?
The Swix bar starts off with an organic shortbread base, then a peanut butter protein filling, to then top with a delicious crunchy chocolate coat.
The WPI 95 bar is a good source of protein that will help your belly feel full until morning and support exercise recovery. The formula contains whey protein isolate, protease enzymes to help protein digestion and zero stimulants. This sweet treat is feeling your muscles with what they deserve!
Don’t feel like baking something? We’ve got you!
The Spiced Collagen Hot Chocolate is SO simple but SO delicious. This recipe can be made from the spices found in the back of your kitchen pantry. All you need is collagen!
According to Ayurvedic medicine, warming spices such as cinnamon and cardamom can help boost energy!
Collagen Switch has multiple benefits for your body inside and out. It supports tissue repair, and healthy hair, skin, and nails, but also is extremely gentle on the gut from the digestive enzymes.
This treat has our delicious Collagen Switch Rich Chocolate, plus throw in some
Give this recipe a go! It will taste lovely, make you FEEL good, and LOOK amazing too.
Craving something fruitier? Give this recipe a go!
These Coconut Mango Bliss Balls are INCREDIBLE!
They are easy to make and extremely healthy. This recipe contains our Adrenal Switch Mango Nectar, one of our most popular flavours. This recipe also has natural nuts, dried mango, dates, hemp seeds, coconut, and lime; this will aid your digestion and feed your muscles.
These Bliss Balls are perfect for that fruity munchie snack. They are also beautiful paired with some natural yogurt!
If you are a peanut butter person, these will be your GO-TO! These bite-sized treats will hit your craving needs, plus fill up your belly!
This snack has few ingredients, all with nutritional benefits in different ways. Dates, peanut butter (natural), roasted peanuts, salt and one scoop of our Protein Switch. Protein Switch is our plant-based protein; it supports exercise recovery, contains fibre, zero stimulants and is vegan! Protein Switch has a creamy formula that is perfect for adding into baking.
Try our Protein Switch in Peanut Butter Toffee for this recipe. This will become a staple in your fridge!
Post-dinner snack cravings are normal! Feeling guilty for wanting a sweet treat isn’t necessary.
Give these healthy, nutritious, and beneficial recipes a try. Feel the guilt fade away!
These five recipes will have you prepared for all snacking occasions. Plus, your entire family will LOVE them.
Sweet snacks with nutritional benefits, sounds perfect to us!
Be sure to let us know what you think of our recipes, we would love to hear how you go making them.
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Disclaimer: The above article is merely a guide and is in no way a recommendation or a treatment protocol for any health conditions or diseases. You should always consult with a qualified health care provider before changing your supplement, training or nutritional strategy. Supplementation should not be attempted by pregnant or breastfeeding women, anyone on prescription medication or children under the age of 15 unless advised by your qualified health care provider.
1Zhuang , E., 2016. Certainty and controversy. SiOWfa16 Science in Our World Certainty and Controversy. Available at: https://sites.psu.edu/. [Accessed September 8, 2022].