40 Healthy Late Night Snacks for Midnight Munchies

Hummus is a blend of chickpeas, tahini (ground sesame seeds), olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic. Eaten as a spread or a dip, hummus is also packed with plant-based proteins and other nutrients that help fight inflammation and promote digestive health.

Grape tomatoes are a healthful dipping option as they are low in fat and sodium-free. They’re known to contain trace amounts of melatonin which makes them a great pre-bedtime snack.

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Air-Popped Popcorn

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Popcorn is a great late-night snack – so long as you steer clear of the microwave version. Bags of microwave popcorn contain too many unnecessary ingredients and additives, which is why you’re better off air-popping your own kernels.

Regular popcorn kernels, when popped, are a great source of whole grains, fiber, and polyphenols. When you pop your own popcorn, you can lightly season it with a bit of sea salt, nutritional yeast, or cinnamon for sweetness.

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