Personally, I have the same night time snacking issues. I try to work out (treadmill, bike, shovel snow) anything to keep my mind off of food. If I sit on the couch.... my will power dwindles fast. After a workout, I am usually good for quite a while before craving food again, and even if you do eat something a little bad at this point...... your workout has those calories covered ! WIN / WIN.... you get housework/or workout done, and you get to snack !
Good luck, whichever diet you chose to follow.
Start diet Aug 15/12 264 lbs.
Started FS Nov 3/12 at 213 lbs.
Dec 16/12 190 lbs.