Have you ever heard of guilt-free sweet snacks during tea-time? You can enjoy confections without worrying about bloating and weight gain if you opt for healthier options. The article mentions a few for your reference.
Are you a tea person or a coffee person? It does not matter because tea-time snacking is everyone’s favourite, especially if it is sweet and guilt-free. You need something that pairs well with a cup of tea or coffee without overpowering their flavours. You need snacks that re-energise your body and help you beat hunger pangs without keeping you full until dinner.
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Whether office or home, if you like to enjoy tea-time with a few snacks, here are some indulgences that will surprise you. They are acidic in nature and pair well with an unsweetened hot beverage. The best part is that they won’t cause bloating or weigh you down in any way.
Fruits are acidic in nature, and they taste even more delicious when you have them with a brown crust. These tarts are healthy compared to the creamy ones that are loaded with sugar and other processed ingredients. You can also make a combo of dry crackers, fruits, and whipped cream. When picking up fruits, make sure that you opt for seasonal ones to ensure that they are fresh. Enjoy these munchies with a hot cup of tea, and you will have no complaints.
If you love to indulge in baking and often end up making muffins, try adding fresh blueberries to them. They are rich in antioxidants and would do wonders for your body as well as taste buds. Not just blueberries, you can add any kind of locally produced berries to your muffins to amplify their flavours by adding subtle sour and sweet notes. You can also try replacing maida (all-purpose flour) with wheat flour to make the snack healthier.
Chocolate Chia Pudding
What is not to like in a chocolate pudding? Everyone loves them. You will love them even more if you make them with overnight soaked chia seeds and yoghurt. You can top the dish with your favourite dry fruits or fresh fruits and enjoy this snack during tea-time. This pudding will be high in fibre and low on calories. Thus, a win-win dessert for you.
Banana Mug Cake
Want to make banana cake in a jiffy? All you need is a banana, an egg, and some maple syrup. Add all the ingredients in a cup, mix them, and microwave for 2-3 minutes. Keep checking in between to ensure that you do not over bake the cake. This fine delicacy gels well with tea or coffee in the evening. You can also top it up with some dry fruits and fresh slices of banana.
A Bowl Of Yoghurt
When it comes to pairing snacks with tea, you need something that stands out without overpowering the strong notes of the beverage. How about a bowl of yoghurt with diced fresh fruits? You can replace sugar with honey, and you will have a guilt-free bowl of sweet snack that you can consume at any time of the day.
Since tea breaks are small, you need a snack that you can eat while you enjoy a hot piping cup of the beverage. Coconut macaroons are the best treats with subtle sweet flavour and a lot of nutrients. They can be served during tea parties to entertain guests, and can be made without sugar and with gluten-free options.