Have you been working from home? Have you been sitting all day on your screen attending meetings and writing mails? Did you eat a healthy breakfast? Did you miss your lunch? Did you just grab a packet of chips and munched all in?
It’s okay we’ve all been there, with work from home or WFH increasingly becoming a norm thanks to Covid-19, the ‘when and what to eat’ has become troublesome. Imagine you’re on a conference call, and you don’t even realize how you wandered off to the kitchen, pop opened a packet of chips or cookies, grabbed a can of cola and before you know it, you’re done with your 05:00 p.m. lunch!
So, what can you do to keep your nutrition in check during this pandemic?
Don’t worry we’ve got you covered!
Here are five super delicious, super healthy munching ideas while you’re busy working from home:
- Easy-peasy virgin mojito
Get rid of soft drinks and packaged juices and take a dig at desi virgin mojito. Simply grab a bottle of chilled carbonated water(soda),pour it in a glass, add a dash of lemon juice, honey, chia seeds, mint, crushed berries and ice-cubes whichever way you like best and sip sipsip !
- Protein power milkshake
Want to hit yourself with a morning power booster to keep you up and about for your WFH? Blend together 250ml of milk and 2 medium-sized bananas with a couple of ice-cubes and enjoy! Want to make it more power-packed? Blend along chia seeds or flax seeds or a few strawberries to give it a punch!
- Grab roasted crisps
Who doesn’t love potato chips and desi namkeens? But next time when you’re grocery shopping, try grabbing a few healthier, roasted, guilt-free alternatives without losing out on the taste such as roasted chickpea crisps, quinoa puffs, jowar puffs and many more!
- Play with nuts and seeds
Whether working from home or not, dry-fruits are the easiest, delicious, healthiest and the most nutritious snack to munch on. Almonds, cashews, walnuts, pistachios, raisins, dates, foxnuts, chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, melon seeds, sunflower seeds, flax seeds are great addition of high nutrition punch in your daily diet. Have them raw or roasted, just grab a few on your next stroll to the kitchen!
- Eat fresh
You have probably heard it a thousand times before, but it is what it is, you need to load up on fresh fruits and vegetables. But there are a few ways to make your freshies even more delicious:
- Add fruits to curd/ yoghurt to make a fruit raita
- Make a mixed fruit salad and sprinkle it with lemon juice, chaat masala, chia seeds and melon seeds
- Squeeze fresh vegetable and fruit juices
- Make a sprout salad
- Add raw veggies to your favourite sandwich
- Make vegetable omelette
We all know it’s often difficult to stick to a schedule, keep track of calories, portion size and eating at the right time, so let’s be realistic and try our best to eat the healthiest version of whatever you love to munch on!
Don’t know where to start? Try Heka Bites Jowar Puffs, Quinoa Puffs or maybe Roasted Chickpea Crisps for your next treat and keep working at the comfort of your home!