Curious about fried vegetable snacks

previous topic · next topic
Xavi

Joined: May 07
Posts: 2

      quote  
Posted: 31 May 2007, 13:48
A friend suggested fried, dehydrated, vegetable snacks as a easy more healthy way to satisfy my salty snack cravings. I bought some and now I am addicted. They sound gross but are some of the best tasting snacks I have ever had. Whole foods has all natural Veggie Beans (Fried Green Beans) and you can also get fried peas online.

I was curious though whether this is a South Beach friendly snack. Vegetables and oil are definitely on the friendly list but what about the process of frying. Any thoughts would be helpful.
jeminums

Joined: May 07
Posts: 39

      quote  
Posted: 01 Jun 2007, 13:03
As long as there are no potatoes or carrots it should be fine. It also depends on what KIND of oil it's fried in. I've had those before too and they are good. I eat peanut butter to satisfy my salt cravings. 1 tbs. is enough for me. My opinion: okay especially if it's not affecting your weight loss negatively.
mcarthey

Joined: May 07
Posts: 71

      quote  
Posted: 01 Jun 2007, 13:45
I agree with the vegetables. Our local store (Piggly Wiggly) sells roasted, salted peas. I love them, as do many of the kids I've let try them. They satisfy my salt craving (which is usually worse than my sweet craving) and I don't feel bad because the ingredient list is only peas and salt.
"I can do all things through him who strengthens me." -Phillipians 4:13
Rascal_fatts

Joined: Feb 07
Posts: 67

      quote  
Posted: 01 Jun 2007, 14:24
Mmmmmmmm...Im gonna have to find some of those roasted peas !!!!!!
~Instead of giving myself reasons why I can't...I give myself reasons why I CAN !!!


reeneejune

Joined: Jan 07
Posts: 95

      quote  
Posted: 02 Jun 2007, 11:23
Another good veggie snack is garbanzo beans/chickpeas. Drain and rinse, roast on a cookie sheet at 350 degrees F for about an hour. They should rattle when they're done. I did mine plain, but I bet if you tossed them with some salt or herbs before roasting they'd be really yummy.
Fast food sure is fast. . .at making you fat!

Holiday Survival Challenge... Go Santa's Helpers!!
jeminums

Joined: May 07
Posts: 39

      quote  
Posted: 02 Jun 2007, 13:31
I am so-o roasting chickpeas tonight!!



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Back at it again...
Eating healthy, taking EHT Brain supplement mimiayer.nerium.ca if you want to check it out. Eating more calories and started Protein Shakes. Let's see what happens - trying very hard to eat properly ...
by mommayer on 24 Aug 16 10:40 AM
RDI Help
THANKS FOR THE GOOD NFO
by lizzammit on 24 Aug 16 09:09 AM
My Weight Loss Journey
Hello Everyone, Today I start my weight loss journey. Date: August 24, 2016 (Wednesday) Current Weight: 279 pounds Target Weight: 170-175 pounds Pictures: Pending Today's Diet ========== ...
by KpTryin on 24 Aug 16 07:37 AM
Tired
That's kind of how I am going. Gradually. It's just a big change. We ate out a lot so I am cooking from scratch now. Husband is enjoying the home cooking
by virginiastollings on 23 Aug 16 09:27 PM
Recommended Calories For Me Seem High? help
i've done a number of these sites and once i plug in my age, gender, weight, height and activity level, the recommended calories are all exactly the same. just be sure that you are entering the c ...
by catkane8662 on 23 Aug 16 09:16 PM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member Sharon Caulkins
eat regularly
07 Jun 13 for diet The South Beach Diet