To prepare it, you need 1 cup of kale, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, and salt to taste. Preheat the oven and line a cookie tray with parchment paper. Remove the stems from the kale leaves and chop them into bite-sized pieces. Drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle salt, and bake for 10-15 minutes till the edges of the leaves turn brown.
21. Baked Sweet Potato
- Calories: 110 (1 medium)
- Fat: 0.17 g
- Carbs: 23.61 g
- Protein: 2.29 g
Sweet potatoes with the skin on are delicious, and what can be better than having a well-made and well-seasoned baked sweet potato as a snack?
Wash and slice a medium sweet potato, season with salt, black pepper, and oregano. Preheat the oven and line the baking tray with parchment paper. Drizzle olive oil on the seasoned sweet potatoes and give them a toss. Transfer them to the baking tray and shake it to spread the potatoes out evenly. Bake for 20-30 minutes till they become soft and cooked. Let them cool down a bit. You can either pack them to take to your office or school or have them right away.
22. Herbal Tea
- Calories: 2 (1 cup)
- Fat: 0 g
- Carbs: 0.47 g
- Protein: 2.29 g
Herbal teas are made of fresh or dried leaves, flowers, roots, etc. They are caffeine-free, low in calories, and good sources of vitamins and minerals. Moreover, the flavor and smell of the teas help suppress appetite and wake up the senses, thereby increasing your productivity.
Buy pure herbal tea bags available in the market or brew your own by adding ginger, mint, and rose petals to a cup of boiling water. You can add honey and lemon to give it an extra punch of good flavor.
23. TRU Chocolate Dark Salted Almonds
- Calories: 170 (9 pieces)
- Fat: 15 g
- Carbs: 11 g
- Protein: 3 g
Dark salted almonds are not too sweet but hit the perfect notes on your tongue and heart. Per nine pieces, they contain 170 calories, zero cholesterol, and 3 grams of dietary fiber. The best part is, they don’t contain any added sugar. Keep 9 dark salted almonds in a small container and take it to your work or school for the perfect post-lunch snack.