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10 Healthy Snacks in the Philippines That Are Ready-to-eat

Fill your stash with these ready-to-eat healthy snack foods!

By: Arrah Camillia Quistadio-Manticajon | July 14, 2022

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Snacks have earned a bad reputation since they contain fat, sugar, salt, and calories. But these healthy snacks in the Philippines can give you health benefits like increased energy and nutrient intake and better focus and performance.

Below are ten healthy snacks in the Philippines and healthy chips you can eat on the go while keeping the calories in check.


1. No cholesterol, no transfat rice bars

Snack Idea: Fitbar (PhP26 per piece)


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Fitbar has oats that are rich in anti-oxidants.

Image: Fitbar PH

First on our list of healthy snacks in the Philippines is the Fitbar, a guilt-free healthy snack you can chew on with only 110 calories and four grams of fat per serving. Fitbar is a healthy snack in the Philippines with oats, wheat, nuts, and corn flakes, making it a fiber-rich snack. It does not have any cholesterol or trans fat and is loaded with calcium and vitamins A, B12, and C. Fitbar is sold in three variants: nuts, fruits, and chocolate.


2. Gluten-free, non-GMO sweet potato chips

Snack Idea: The Daily Crave Veggie Chips (PhP310)
Where to Buy: Healthy Options


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Sweet potatoes have 400% of the daily Vitamin A requirement.

Image: Healthy Options

The second spot in our list of healthy snacks in the Philippines, Healthy Options’ The Daily Crave Veggie Chips, is a healthy chip that is thinly sliced potatoes made with flour and flavored with all-natural vegetables and spices. These healthy chips are gluten-free and non-genetically modified organisms (GMO). It is also perfect for dipping, giving you a healthy and tasty snack.


3. No Cholesterol, no trans fat kale chips

Snack Idea: Kale Chips Vegan Cheeze (PhP220)
Where to Buy: The Superfood Grocer online store (https://www.thesuperfoodgrocer.com/)


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Vegan and no-MSG kale chips

Image: The Superfood Grocer

The third spot on our list of healthy snacks in the Philippines is The Superfood Grocer’s Kale Chips Vegan Cheeze. These healthy chips have no MSG and are wholly plant-based, so it’s a less sinful way to satisfy savory cravings. This healthy snack has other flavors: rosemary peppercorn, sour cream and chive, and Margherita pizza.


4. High-fiber tofu chips

Snack Idea: Tater’s Tofu Chips (PhP295)
Where to Buy: Taters


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Tofu is not just your ordinary snacks at Taters.

Image: Taters

The fourth spot in our list of healthy snacks in the Philippines, Tater’s Tofu Chips, is also a wholesome and healthy snack. These healthy chips are made of wheat, sesame seeds, and tofu.



5. Muscavado-filled piaya

Snack Idea: Original Artisan Piaya (PhP12 to PhP20 per piece)
Where to Buy: Fresh Start Organic


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Artisan piaya has no artificial ingredients or preservatives.

Image: Fresh Start Organic

Need a sugar fix? This one healthy snack can turn into artisan piaya (muscovado-filled unleavened flatbread). Fresh Start Organic Foods artisan piaya is the fifth spot on our list of healthy snacks in the Philippines; compared to refine and brown sugar, muscovado sugar has fewer fats and carbohydrates and has traces of potassium, magnesium, and iron. This artisan piaya comes in regular, bite-sized, and original dark chocolate and peanut butter flavors.


6. Antioxidants, healthy fats nuts

Snack Idea: Cheddar Cheese Almond (PhP155.88)
Where to Buy: Kangaroo Nuts online store (https://www.instagram.com/kangaroonutsph/)


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Almonds are packed with vitamins E and B.

Image: Kangaroo Nuts PH

Next on our list of healthy snacks in the Philippines is nuts! Based on research indicates that eating nuts are healthy for your heart. Singaporean brand Sun Lim Garden Foodstuffs (SLG) offers a variety of nuts such as almonds, pistachio, macadamia, and cashew. These nuts come in fun flavors like mocha almond and cheddar cheese. It is also best enjoyed with a glass of white wine for a truly healthy snack time experience!


7. Cholesterol-free mushroom

Snack Idea: JA Lees’s Mushroom Chicharon (PhP175)
Where to Buy: Raw Bites online store (https://www.rawbites.com.ph/collections/ja-lees)


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Mushroom chicharon: guilt-free grub

Image: JA Lees Farms

Meat lovers can now munch on something healthy, too. The seventh spot in our list of healthy snacks in the Philippines is the JA Lees Farms’ Mushroom Chicharon, which has turned chicharon from a fatty snack to a cholesterol-free fare. This healthy snack comes in original, peri-peri, hickory BBQ, honey mustard, spicy, wasabi, beef tapa, and garlic flavors. The main ingredient of this healthy snack is organic oyster mushrooms, which contain anti-oxidants and anti-bacterial chemicals.


8. All-natural, high-protein nutty superfoods

Snack Idea: Banana Cacao Trail Mix (PhP150)
Where to Buy: Take Root online store (https://takeroot.ph/collections/granola/products/banana-cacao-trail-mix)


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Banana cacao trail mix has all-natural ingredients.

Image: Take Root PH

A healthy snack that is a blend of sweet and nutty superfoods. In our eighth spot on our list of healthy snacks in the Philippines is a banana cacao trail mix from Take Root. This healthy snack contains all-natural ingredients like dried bananas, cashews, and cacao nibs. It is high in anti-oxidants, a good iron source, and no oil and salt added.


9. Organically-grown coconut chips

Snack Idea: Radical Organics (PhP159.75)
Where to Buy: The SM Store


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Triglycerides in coconut chips aid in weight loss.

Image: The SM Store

In our ninth spot on our list of healthy snacks in the Philippines is Radical Organics’ Coconut Chips, which has come up with sweet and salty coconut chips to help you get through a snack attack. This healthy chip is made of organically grown coconuts and coconut sugar; these chips are free of preservatives, additives, and GMOs. You can choose from original, chili and lime, and simply salted variants in 20-, 40-, or 80-gram pouches.



10. Organic oyster mushrooms

Snack Idea: Casi’s Mushroom Chicharon (PhP130)
Where to Buy: Casi's Mushroom Chicharon online store (https://www.facebook.com/CasisMushroomChicharonMain)


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Mushrooms are filled with nutrients like zinc and iron.

Image: Casi's Mushroom Chicharon - Main

The last spot in our list of healthy snacks in the Philippines is another meat-free snack alternative in this list—Casi’s Mushroom Chicharon. This healthy snack is a tub of crispy mushrooms containing organic white oyster mushrooms, cooked and packaged right after harvesting. It is a healthier option than your usual snack food.


When buying snacks, choose ones that are high in fiber and protein and low in fat. Keep portions small to avoid overeating. Happy snacking!


Looking for healthier eats? Make sure to visit Yoorekka Magazine to find more!


Prices may change without prior notice.


This article was originally published in Yoorekka on May 30, 2017.


Check out this video:



healthy snacks in the Philippines, healthy chips, healthy snacks

Item images courtesy of mentioned brands

Snacks have earned a bad reputation since they contain fat, sugar, salt, and calories. But these healthy snacks in the Philippines can give you health benefits like increased energy and nutrient intake and better focus and performance.

Below are ten healthy snacks in the Philippines and healthy chips you can eat on the go while keeping the calories in check.


1. No cholesterol, no transfat rice bars

Snack Idea: Fitbar (PhP26 per piece)


Healthy Snacks in the Philippines - Healthy Chips - Healthy Snacks, healthy snacks in the Philippines

Fitbar has oats that are rich in anti-oxidants.

Image: Fitbar PH

First on our list of healthy snacks in the Philippines is the Fitbar, a guilt-free healthy snack you can chew on with only 110 calories and four grams of fat per serving. Fitbar is a healthy snack in the Philippines with oats, wheat, nuts, and corn flakes, making it a fiber-rich snack. It does not have any cholesterol or trans fat and is loaded with calcium and vitamins A, B12, and C. Fitbar is sold in three variants: nuts, fruits, and chocolate.


2. Gluten-free, non-GMO sweet potato chips

Snack Idea: The Daily Crave Veggie Chips (PhP310)
Where to Buy: Healthy Options


Healthy Snacks in the Philippines - Healthy Chips - Healthy Snacks, healthy chips

Sweet potatoes have 400% of the daily Vitamin A requirement.

Image: Healthy Options

The second spot in our list of healthy snacks in the Philippines, Healthy Options’ The Daily Crave Veggie Chips, is a healthy chip that is thinly sliced potatoes made with flour and flavored with all-natural vegetables and spices. These healthy chips are gluten-free and non-genetically modified organisms (GMO). It is also perfect for dipping, giving you a healthy and tasty snack.


3. No Cholesterol, no trans fat kale chips

Snack Idea: Kale Chips Vegan Cheeze (PhP220)
Where to Buy: The Superfood Grocer online store (https://www.thesuperfoodgrocer.com/)


Healthy Snacks in the Philippines - Healthy Chips - Healthy Snacks, healthy snacks

Vegan and no-MSG kale chips

Image: The Superfood Grocer

The third spot on our list of healthy snacks in the Philippines is The Superfood Grocer’s Kale Chips Vegan Cheeze. These healthy chips have no MSG and are wholly plant-based, so it’s a less sinful way to satisfy savory cravings. This healthy snack has other flavors: rosemary peppercorn, sour cream and chive, and Margherita pizza.


4. High-fiber tofu chips

Snack Idea: Tater’s Tofu Chips (PhP295)
Where to Buy: Taters


Healthy Snacks in the Philippines - Healthy Chips - Healthy Snacks, healthy snacks in the Philippines

Tofu is not just your ordinary snacks at Taters.

Image: Taters

The fourth spot in our list of healthy snacks in the Philippines, Tater’s Tofu Chips, is also a wholesome and healthy snack. These healthy chips are made of wheat, sesame seeds, and tofu.



5. Muscavado-filled piaya

Snack Idea: Original Artisan Piaya (PhP12 to PhP20 per piece)
Where to Buy: Fresh Start Organic


Healthy Snacks in the Philippines - Healthy Chips - Healthy Snacks, healthy snacks

Artisan piaya has no artificial ingredients or preservatives.

Image: Fresh Start Organic

Need a sugar fix? This one healthy snack can turn into artisan piaya (muscovado-filled unleavened flatbread). Fresh Start Organic Foods artisan piaya is the fifth spot on our list of healthy snacks in the Philippines; compared to refine and brown sugar, muscovado sugar has fewer fats and carbohydrates and has traces of potassium, magnesium, and iron. This artisan piaya comes in regular, bite-sized, and original dark chocolate and peanut butter flavors.


6. Antioxidants, healthy fats nuts

Snack Idea: Cheddar Cheese Almond (PhP155.88)
Where to Buy: Kangaroo Nuts online store (https://www.instagram.com/kangaroonutsph/)


Healthy Snacks in the Philippines - Healthy Chips - Healthy Snacks, healthy snacks in the Philippines

Almonds are packed with vitamins E and B.

Image: Kangaroo Nuts PH

Next on our list of healthy snacks in the Philippines is nuts! Based on research indicates that eating nuts are healthy for your heart. Singaporean brand Sun Lim Garden Foodstuffs (SLG) offers a variety of nuts such as almonds, pistachio, macadamia, and cashew. These nuts come in fun flavors like mocha almond and cheddar cheese. It is also best enjoyed with a glass of white wine for a truly healthy snack time experience!


7. Cholesterol-free mushroom

Snack Idea: JA Lees’s Mushroom Chicharon (PhP175)
Where to Buy: Raw Bites online store (https://www.rawbites.com.ph/collections/ja-lees)


Healthy Snacks in the Philippines - Healthy Chips - Healthy Snacks, healthy chips

Mushroom chicharon: guilt-free grub

Image: JA Lees Farms

Meat lovers can now munch on something healthy, too. The seventh spot in our list of healthy snacks in the Philippines is the JA Lees Farms’ Mushroom Chicharon, which has turned chicharon from a fatty snack to a cholesterol-free fare. This healthy snack comes in original, peri-peri, hickory BBQ, honey mustard, spicy, wasabi, beef tapa, and garlic flavors. The main ingredient of this healthy snack is organic oyster mushrooms, which contain anti-oxidants and anti-bacterial chemicals.


8. All-natural, high-protein nutty superfoods

Snack Idea: Banana Cacao Trail Mix (PhP150)
Where to Buy: Take Root online store (https://takeroot.ph/collections/granola/products/banana-cacao-trail-mix)


Healthy Snacks in the Philippines - Healthy Chips - Healthy Snacks, healthy snacks

Banana cacao trail mix has all-natural ingredients.

Image: Take Root PH

A healthy snack that is a blend of sweet and nutty superfoods. In our eighth spot on our list of healthy snacks in the Philippines is a banana cacao trail mix from Take Root. This healthy snack contains all-natural ingredients like dried bananas, cashews, and cacao nibs. It is high in anti-oxidants, a good iron source, and no oil and salt added.


9. Organically-grown coconut chips

Snack Idea: Radical Organics (PhP159.75)
Where to Buy: The SM Store


Healthy Snacks in the Philippines - Healthy Chips - Healthy Snacks, healthy snacks in the Philippines

Triglycerides in coconut chips aid in weight loss.

Image: The SM Store

In our ninth spot on our list of healthy snacks in the Philippines is Radical Organics’ Coconut Chips, which has come up with sweet and salty coconut chips to help you get through a snack attack. This healthy chip is made of organically grown coconuts and coconut sugar; these chips are free of preservatives, additives, and GMOs. You can choose from original, chili and lime, and simply salted variants in 20-, 40-, or 80-gram pouches.



10. Organic oyster mushrooms

Snack Idea: Casi’s Mushroom Chicharon (PhP130)
Where to Buy: Casi's Mushroom Chicharon online store (https://www.facebook.com/CasisMushroomChicharonMain)


Healthy Snacks in the Philippines - Healthy Chips - Healthy Snacks, healthy snacks

Mushrooms are filled with nutrients like zinc and iron.

Image: Casi's Mushroom Chicharon - Main

The last spot in our list of healthy snacks in the Philippines is another meat-free snack alternative in this list—Casi’s Mushroom Chicharon. This healthy snack is a tub of crispy mushrooms containing organic white oyster mushrooms, cooked and packaged right after harvesting. It is a healthier option than your usual snack food.


When buying snacks, choose ones that are high in fiber and protein and low in fat. Keep portions small to avoid overeating. Happy snacking!


Looking for healthier eats? Make sure to visit Yoorekka Magazine to find more!


Prices may change without prior notice.


This article was originally published in Yoorekka on May 30, 2017.


Check out this video:



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Arrah Camillia Quistadio-Manticajon is the current content supervisor for the Visayas region of ShoppersGuide Marketing, Inc. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication degree from UP Cebu. She has previously worked for a business process outsourcing company, a community newspaper, and a global technology company. When not writing, she putters about in the kitchen, baking or testing new recipes.

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