7 homegrown brands that are offering really healthy on-the-go snacks
The cleanest snack labels for your mid-day cravings
Do you find yourself reaching out for chips and cookies, basically, unhealthy, carb-loaded snacks between your meals to tame those pesky hunger pangs? Eating healthy is on everyone’s daily schedule but more often than not we end up struggling with healthy on-the-go snacks. What’s next? We resort to ready-to-eat options which are usually loaded with toxic ingredients. But it doesn't have to be that way anymore! Instead of processed junk foods that are full of bad fats and no real nutrition, what we really need is slow-digesting foods that are fibrous and rich in protein to keep us satiated for longer.
Luckily, homegrown brands in India are bucking the trend and offering delicious and nutritious on-the-go snacks that are actually good for us. From energy bars and cookies, to trail mixes and crackers, these brands have us covered with sundry options that are nutrient-dense minus unnecessary additives. So next time you’re looking for a snack to binge upon, be sure to grab one of these.
Nourish Organics was one of the first ready-to-eat brands in India to provide wholesome, nutritious and organic snack options. Each product from Nourish Organics is made with a variety of real ingredients used within their daily recommended doses for easy digestion.
Whether you are looking for crackers, cookies, healthy bars or even breakfast cereals, this brand has it all for you.
If you’re tired of squinting at ingredient labels, this brand is ideal for you. They take pride in every ingredient that goes into their products and declares it upfront because they simply have nothing to hide. From protein bars, energy bars to even chocolates, The Whole Truth foods have 100% clean labels and are free of all additives. And they even have mini-protein bars which are perfect to carry around in your purse for a quick snack any time of the day.
Yoga Bars is a nutrition-led brand that offers a range of healthy snack options to satisfy your hunger pangs on the go. From protein bars, energy bars to even dessert bars, their snacks have no added sugar and are rich in protein and fibre to keep your stomach full. These bars are perfect to eat pre or post-workout to replenish your energy reserves or even as an on-the-go breakfast.
From nut and seed mixes to sugar-free laddoos, these snacks are handmade by women and are vegan, gluten-free, high in protein, and 100 percent natural. If you have a sweet tooth, then the assortment of healthy laddoos from Eat Better Co. are perfect snacks to healthily satisfy your sugar cravings.
Two Brother Organics is a local community of farmers revolutionising convenience foods by offering healthy, farm-fresh foods made with organic foods. Their travel-friendly energy bars are made with nutrient-dense ingredients like Amaranth, oats and almonds to healthily satisfy hunger cravings and keep your energy levels up.
Monsoon Harvest is a family-run brand that uses local ingredients to create sustainable and healthy foods. Their high-protein granola bars are handmade in small batches and are free of artificial flavours and additives. These crunchy granola bars come in an assortment of fruit and chocolate flavours and are non-GMO (Genetically modified organisms) and gluten-free too.
If you are a caffeine addict, you are probably no stranger to this coffee brand backed by Virat Kohli. Their newly launched snack bars and cookies are the perfect on-the-go snacks to fuel your energy. They are gluten-free, preservative-free and made with natural ingredients like almonds, coffee, peanuts and oats.