Trying to fall asleep hungry is the worst feeling in the world.

I can't believe how many times I've gone to bed hungry. It's silly. Your body needs food to fuel your body, yes even when you are sleeping.

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There have been more than a handful of times that I have tried to fall asleep and heard the grumble in my tummy. The last thing you should do is eat and entire pie or handfuls of candy before you go to bed. But if you are looking for healthy, delicious snacks to get you through your slumber and help you fall asleep, here are 10 great choices from

  1. String Cheese
  2. Nuts
  3. Whole Wheat Crackers and Peanut Butter
  4. Greek Yogurt
  5. Raw Vegetables
  6. Edamame
  7. Cherries
  8. Banana
  9. Fortified Cereal
  10. Turkey
  11. Cottage Cheese

My go to snack? A giant spoon full of Peanut Butter. The protein keeps me full through the night and I don't wake up from a sugar rush. It has always worked great!