Like knights in shining armour, these snack-based start-ups come to our rescue every day when the hunger pangs hit, and the weighing scale is no longer kind to us. Low cholesterol, less oil, not fried and essentially healthy, you can have the munchies curated and delivered to you to make life easier too.
It's Snack O'Clock Anytime with These Munch Boxes
The Nibble Box
We couldn’t get through a single sentence without drooling, and of course, eventually ordering from The Nibble Box. Granola bars, breakfast cookies, and raw bars )Date Day Tripper is our stairway to heaven with dates, peanuts, almonds, honey, oats, walnuts, cocoa and coffee) also lure you into a healthier lifestyle. Each box contains four snacks, each with two servings in them, meaning a box lasts a week. And yes, they also do single serves. If it's not for snacks, you can pick up their healthy pancake mixes, hot chocolate mix, and chai munchies too.
Want to eat sugary crunchy stuff without feeling guilty? Get yourself a bottle of granola from Granology. Available in four varieties - Classic, Chocolate Chip (personal favourite), Coconut, and Peanut Butter. All of them have rolled oats, a mixture of seeds (including chia, flaxseed, sunflower and pumpkin) for that crunch, honey for sweetness, and olive oil (or coconut oil for the coconut variant) for a dose of healthy fat. Once you're done, you can opt to get their refill packs too.
The Huda Bar
The granola bars from Huda Bar that have found many fans not just in the city but the world over too. Pick up their seven pack bars (that include versions like peanut butter, chocolate, multigrain rye oat, and vegan) for casual snacking. They have a bunch of options for breakfast too - different styles of oats and some muesli. Top it up with their responsibly sourced raw, and rare honeys and you'll feel great, inside and out.
If chips is all you dream about, then Snackwise is a wise snacking option. With hips made of anything from beetroot and okra, to mango (ripe and raw - available through the year) and garlic! Other options include sweet potato and jackfruit. All vacuum fried, there’s lesser oil than your standard snack options. Experiment with Makhana (fox nuts/lotus seeds) munchies in flavours like Barbeque, pudina, and cream and onion.
Keep it simple and traditional with Goingnuts and pick up regular nuts, trail mixes, and dry fruits when the munchies strike. Almonds, cashews, walnuts, dehydrated berries, you get it all! If you don't want to buy trail mix, pick up lotus, chia, flax, and pumpkin seeds and make your own!
The Green Snack Co.
The Green Snack Co. aims at providing nutritious, healthy and delicious snacks, all made with super foods. The snacks are made using fresh and natural ingredients, with no added sugar, preservatives or MSG. Pick from Kale Crisps (Cheese & Onion, or Thai Sweet Chilli), Quinoa Puffs (with flavours like Peppy Cheese or Saucy Salsa), 6 Grain Stix (Cheesy Jalapenos and Tangy Pickle among others). So when you reach out for some chips-like food, these should have you sorted.
With inputs from Aakanksha Singh Devi