Snacks! I need everyones favorite snack!

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kanan123

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Posted: 10 Jul 2010, 10:55
In the forums lately I have been noticing a lot of people wondering what the heck to eat in between meals...The meals seem to be easy but the inability to stop snacking on the bad stuff is really getting to us...

What are some of your favorite healthy snacks that you grab on the go or eat to tie you over...

Mine are:

Yogurt-100 or so calories

Sugar free, fat free, chocolate pudding (absolutely fantastic for when you have a chocolate attack, and they are sooooo good)- 60 calories

any type of fruit

a portion full size of cereal(either kashi or special k)-120 calories

Low fat cheese and crackers-200 calories

hard boiled egg-78 calories

I am sure I have more, but I don't want to take everyone's idea.. I would love to hear some really unique ones that maybe people haven't heard of yet...It is always fun to add a new snack.




21inchthighs...

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Posted: 10 Jul 2010, 11:21
a bit of peanut butter and honey swirled together when u have a sweet craving.yum!
Nodaa

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Posted: 10 Jul 2010, 11:28
chocolat with fruit bar Very Happy...
cocobutt

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Posted: 10 Jul 2010, 11:53
Fresh cherries are my favorite. Only 4 calories each and they satisfy a sweet tooth better than M&M's.

Special K chocolately drizzle cereal bars are just 90 calories each and absolutely delicious.

A celery stick with low-fat cream cheese (or Laughing Cow cheese spread or peanut butter) and raisins on top is really tasty.

Low-fat string cheese is a quick and easy way to take the edge off hunger. About 50 calories.
kstubblefiel...

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Posted: 10 Jul 2010, 12:06
Thomas Bagel thins - LOVE them. Bagel taste without all the bulk. For savory I'll use Laughing Cow Garlic & Herb, & for sweet I'll use a thin spreading of peanut butter & slice up a banana. Toast the bagel first, of course!

Unsweetened applesauce - only 50 calories for 1/2 cup

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Chanticleer

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Posted: 10 Jul 2010, 12:09
-Caramel flavored rice cakes. Maybe with peanut butter on top, if I'm feeling naughty.
-30 cal Yogurt cups
- egg whites ^_^
Debinator

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Posted: 10 Jul 2010, 13:29
I snack on almonds (20 or so), carrots (100grams at a time) fruit, celery, to name a few
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morelandmama

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Posted: 10 Jul 2010, 19:38
almonds and frozen seedless grapes are my two favorite snacks
Starkissed

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Posted: 10 Jul 2010, 20:28
a snack I discovered today (which automatically moved to the top of my "favorite" snack" list) is a morning star spicy black bean burger patty topped with 2 tablespoons of wholly guacamole - pico de gallo style. It is only 165 calories and 7.5 grams of fat. It also has 12 grams of protein and 5 grams of fiber so it keeps you satisfied for a while !!!
elllledub

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Posted: 10 Jul 2010, 21:13
I make myself little 100-calorie packs of baby sized goldfish crackers. As soon as I get home from the store, I measure & put them in little snack size ziplock bags - about 63 baby goldfish is 100 calories. Since they are smaller than normal goldfish crackers, there are lots of little bites. I bring a little baggie to work in case I'm in need of a less-than-healthy snack. It is a much better alternative than a trip to the office vending machine!
martinigirl9...

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Posted: 10 Jul 2010, 21:14
I'm on atkins.... so a BLT lettuce wrap. A leaf of lettuce, table spoon of mayo, 2 strips of bacon and a slice or two of a tomato. YUM
hummingbird5

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Posted: 10 Jul 2010, 23:43
peanut butter on celery!!
Runesinger

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Posted: 11 Jul 2010, 00:21
Paleo diet - Macadamia nuts - yum!
Misshelle

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Posted: 11 Jul 2010, 00:52
Nature valley crunchy cinimon bars, or chips.
amy1flite

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Posted: 11 Jul 2010, 11:43
I love frozen blueberries...
they are great in greek yogurt as well!!!..
I recently just realized how much i like raspberries!!!! they also taste good frozen!!!!
KrisAnne3

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Posted: 11 Jul 2010, 17:31
almonds are always a good snack but if you are really needing something sweet, try jello or low fat pudding with some whipped cream on top! Also, I love marshmallows!
justbreathe

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Posted: 11 Jul 2010, 18:45
What a great forum idea!

My go to snacks are almonds, and celery & hummus.
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confusedange...

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Posted: 11 Jul 2010, 18:50
i like to use fruit with almonds (i get the 100 calorie packs of almonds, so that i don't go crazy. no more cans of nuts around my house!)

or an apple and some fat free feta.

instant fat free sugar free pudding with chocolate cheerios.

a lite english muffin with some melted feta and an apple on the side.

1/2 a serving of regular peanut butter on fruit or vegetables.

fiber one bars when i'm not at home.

turkey pepperoni with some whole wheat ritz.

basically, anything that gets me some protein and some fiber mixed together, to keep me feeling energized and full.
skinnygirl13...

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Posted: 11 Jul 2010, 19:13
I like a banana with chopped almonds and drizzled with honey.
Also, Special K low-fat granola with some black or blue berries. The heart healthy nut mix is really good.
Fruit bowls are easy to take with you.
thecoach

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Posted: 11 Jul 2010, 19:50
all these are 100 calorie or lower my wife has a list for her patients
Sliced tomato with a sprinkle of feta and olive oil
Vitamuffin VitaTop
Starbucks tall skinny latte
Banana
1/2 c edamame (measured shelled)
Quaker Instant Oatmeal (regular flavor)
8 shrimp and 4 Tbsp cocktail sauce
Curves granola bar
1 c baby carrots with 2 Tbsp hummus
1 1/4 oz turkey jerky
1 c vegetable juice, such as V8, and 2 oz Oscar Mayer oven-roasted turkey breast
1 Tbsp peanuts and 2 Tbsp dried cranberries
1/2 cantaloupe
1 c strawberries and 3 Tbsp Cool Whip Free
1 c raspberries with 2 Tbsp plain yogurt and 1 tsp honey
2 egg whites with 1 slicewhole wheat toast
5 Hershey's Special Dark chocolate kisses
1 oz yellowtail and
1 oz tuna sashimi with
1 packet Kikkoman
Instant Tofu Miso Soup
18 Fat Free Rold
Gold Tiny Twists
Chocolate milk (1 c nonfat milk + 1 Tbsp Hershey's Lite chocolate syrup)
KFC Hot Wings
1 1/4 wings
Krispy Kreme powdered strawberry-filled doughnut
1/3 of a doughnut
Peanut M&M's
10 candies
They've never looked so small before, have they?

McDonald's French Fries, large order
1/6 of a serving, or 1 oz
And forget about ketchup.
Papa John's Pan Crust Cheese Pizza, 12"
About 1/4 of 1 slice
Sara Lee Original Cream Cheesecake
1/2 of 1 serving
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