National Nutrition Montha nutrition appreciation and education movementwas created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is observed yearly during the month of March. The goal of the campaign is to direct attention to the value of making healthy choices when it comes to selecting what we consume. It is also aimed to expand awareness across communities nationwide of what constitutes a wholesome meal.

National Nutrition Month plays an important role in focusing attention on creating an appropriate diet in both schools and the workplace. Therefore, now is the perfect time to consider taking a few of these scrumptious yet nutritive snacks along with you to work. This will both reduce hunger and keep your energy up for a productive day at the office.

Top 20 Healthy Workday Snacks

#1 Tuna and Crackers

Three ounces of canned tuna with sesame crackers.

Tuna Crackers

#2 Apple and Peanut Butter

A tablespoon of natural peanut butter with apple slices.

Apple Peanut Butter

#3 Trail Mix

Trail mix without the chocolate pieces.

Trail Mix

#4 Nuts

An ounce of lightly salted pistachios or cashews.


#5 Cereal

One cup of dried unsweetened cereal.


#6 Wasabi Peas

A handful of wasabi peas.

Wasabi Peas

#7 Hard Boiled Egg

One hard boiled egg with a dash of salt and pepper.

Hard Boiled Egg

#8 Yogurt

Honey-sweetened yogurt with granola.


#9 Dried Fruit

Unsweetened dried apricots or mangoes.

Dried Mango

#10 Hummus

Two ounces of hummus with toasted wheat pita corners.


#11 Avocado

One avocado half with lime, salt, and pepper.


#12 Hazelnut and Pretzels

A single serving of hazelnut spread with pretzel sticks.

Pretzel Sticks

#13 Cheese and Strawberries

String cheese and sliced strawberries.

Cheese and Strawberries

#14 Flaxseed Crackers

A large handful of flaxseed crackers.

Flaxseed Crackers

#15 Dates and Walnuts

Two ounces of dates and walnuts.

Dates and Walnuts

#16 Tomato and Rye

A large slice of tomato on rye bread with salt and pepper.

Tomato on Rye

#17 Salsa and Pita

A quarter cup of salsa with pita chips.

Salsa and Pita

#18 Olives

A half cup of olives with feta cheese.

Olives and Feta

#19 Bagel and Peanut Butter

Half of a bagel with natural peanut butter.

Bagel Peanut Butter

#20 Whole Fruit

Fresh whole fruit of your choice.



All of these appropriate desktop snacks are not only incredibly healthy, but are also remarkably tasty, conveniently portable and easy to store.

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