Healthy Eating: Skinny Swaps

Making healthy food choices during summer is always a struggle so if you haven’t been on your best behaviour, there’s no need to panic. Here are some skinny swaps that provide tasty foods without the calories, sugar and unhealthy fats as the move towards Autumn begin and thoughts turn to getting in shape for the festive season.


Clearspring Sea Veg Crispies (available from for 89p per pack) VS Kettle Chips - healthy eating

Put down those kettle chips and reach for a pack of Seaveg Crispies by Clearspring. Lightly salted and with only 28 calories in a whole pack, these crispies will save you a waist-slimming 177 calories!
What’s more, these tasty treats are high in fibre and iodine, vegan-friendly and gluten and MSG free!


Ombar buttons (available from for £1.49 per pack) VS Cadbury’s Dairy Milk Buttons - Healthy Food Lover

Need that chocolate fix? Pick up a pack of Ombar’s dairy-free Coco Mylk Buttons. Made from organic raw cacao and naturally sweetened with organic coconut palm sugar, these dairy-free and vegan-friendly creamy buttons make the ideal go-to for when you need a sweet treat. And at only 149 calories a bag, what’s not to love?!


Kromland Farm Rooibos Caramel (available from for £2.49) VS A traditional caramel latte - healthy food advice

Put down that calorie laden sugar-filled latte and opt for a naturally-sweet Caramel Roiboos Tea by Kromland Farm – saving you around 200 calories a cup! That is a sweet deal!


Higher Living Very Berry Tea (available from for an RRP of £2.20) – glass of cranberry juice - Skinny Swaps

Serve hot or chilled, swap your sugar-filled morning fruit juice for a Very Berry tea by Higher Living. Saving you around 50 calories, say hello to fruity flavour and bye bye to excess sugar.


Nairn’s Super Seeded Oatcakes (available from Waitrose and Morrisons for an RRP of £1.39 per pack) – Jacobs Cream Crackers - Healthy Swaps

Packed full of wholegrain oats and delicious seeds, the new Super Seeded Oatcakes from Nairn’s are high in fibre and protein, keeping you fuller for longer and therefore helping you to avoid unhealthy snacks. Oatcakes are low GI and wheat free.

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Hi, I’m Elsie, the writer, editor, and all-round wordsmith of this blog. I’m a lifestyle journalist and copywriter, and have been writing about beauty and lifestyle for 10+ years.

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