If you missed it, read the down-low on what Greatist’s Renew Year Challenge is all about.

Yep, we’re giving you an excuse to eat a little bit extra today. Snacks not only help you stay full between meals, but they’re also great for fueling workouts and boosting your mood.

The one caveat? Snacks often come in the form of pre-packaged bites that can wreak havoc on our health. So drop the potato chips and try one of these alternatives instead.

It’s rude to talk with your mouth full. Share how tasty your snack was when you’re done chewing.