'Eat This, Not That' Swaps: 4 Foods To Replace Less-Healthy Items In Your Pantry

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Perfect foods to replace those less-healthy items in your cellar. Photo: Getty

Making healthy choices while eating on-the-go can be tough. Although temptations are literally around the corner, there are guilt free alternatives and healthier versions of potato chips, crackers and sugary foods.

By making some necessary ingredient swaps, or baking instead frying, you can avoid some food coma and continue with your healthy lifestyle. We have collected 4 simple, easy to find snacks, perfect for replacing those less-healthy items in your cellar.

  • Nosh on good-for-you popcorn instead of chips and crackers: 

The Little Kernel is the perfect healthy snack with a unique, hulless, "miniature kernel." Popped in 100% olive oil, each popcorn is gluten-free, non-GMO, dairy-free, kosher and made with whole wheat. It comes in six delicious flavors: Truffle Sea Salt, Sweet & Salty, Pink Himalayan Salt, White Cheddar, Butter and Naked (No Salt Added).

  • Eat OLIVES, not chips and crackers: 

Gaea Olive Snacks satisfy salty cravings and supply a decent amount of heart-healthy fats to keep you fuller longer! Gaea's olive snack packs are 100% natural and delicious (and less than 100 calories per pack). They are the first olive snack in the world without preservatives and they are packed in an innovative re-sealable packaging. Liquid-free, Pitted and full of authentic Greek flavors, delicious and the perfect healthy and low calories snack for anytime of the day! Available in three flavor options: 100% Kalamata, Green marinated with Chili & Black Peppers, and Green marinated with Lemon and Oregano.

  • Cook with Coconut Flour, not all-purpose flour: 

Swap regular flour for a great-tasting flour alternative. Carrington Farms' Coconut Flour is naturally gluten-free, low in carbohydrates, and perfect for paleo and gluten-free baking. Not only that, but it contains the lowest level of carbohydrates on the market and is an excellent source of soluble and insoluble flour. 

  • Eat Granola, not sugary cereal: 

Viki's Granola is absolutely delicious, gluten-free made with all natural ingredients that you can pronounce (and each flavor has less than 8 ingredients total). Offered in resalable 12oz bags or convenient single-serve 1.5oz on-the-go bags – perfect size for your desk drawer, gym bag or purse.

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