Delicious Snacks for Your Dance Bag

 In Blog, Dance and Fitness

Between work, house chores, school, and dance, it gets tricky to keep up with your nutrition. Having a healthy snack handy can undoubtedly save the day, especially when you’re about to hit the dance floor.

On-the-Go Snacks That Pack a Punch

We all know how important it is to provide your body with all the nutrients it needs to carry out its tasks. As a dancer, your nutrition directly relates to how well you perform. If you want to conquer the dance floor, you must fuel your body correctly. That can be hard sometimes, especially, with everything else going on in life.

If you’re snacking on cookies or crackers, it might be time to consider better choices. A substantial snack is, ideally, a combination of three things: good fats, healthy protein, and good carbs. Here are some yummy ideas for snacks you can keep in your dance bag:

Good Ol’ PB&J

You can’t miss with this one. Everyone likes this flavor combo and if you choose organic, sugar-free peanut butter and sugar-free jam, you’ve got a winner. Start with whole grain bread for your complex carbs. Peanut butter is a healthy fat that packs some protein, and the jam adds some sweetness. This snack will have yourHummus and veggies is a great snack energy tank on high for several hours.

Hummus and Raw Veggies

Another great one. Hummus has a little protein and carbs. Just cut up some of your favorite veggies to dip in it and you’re good to go.

Avocado, Chips, and Salsa.

Make some guac and pack some salsa, too. Some whole grain chips would be perfect for this.

Popcorn with a Drizzle of Coconut Oil

Sounds good and tastes good, too! Add some sea salt on top and enjoy.

What’s Your Go-To Snack?

There are tons of great snack ideas out there that are good to keep handy and gas up your tank before you get to class. Tell us how you fuel your body, we’d love to know.