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awaske14

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Posted: 08 Dec 2008, 13:37
I have been on and off weight watches for about 4 years. When I follow it well, I lose. When I follow it a little, i stay the same. And when I dont follow it, its just bad all around. Anyway what I am looking for is your favorite grab and go WW snacks. I try and keep things in my desk drawer so i stay away from the cafeteria and vending machines. But I am getting bored with my old standby's of soup and canned fruit. I would love some suggestions.
redone750

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Posted: 08 Dec 2008, 13:59
There is a thread of "Foods you can't live without" that has some great ideas. I learned lots from it.
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shantastic

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Posted: 09 Dec 2008, 12:41
lays light chips.
100 calorie packs.
quakes.
light pringles.
kettle corn.
baked doritos.
apples.
oranges/tangerines.

- hope that helped a little. (:
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tabithahulet...

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Posted: 09 Dec 2008, 14:48
WW Yogurts, Kudos 100 Calorie Bars (Snickers, M&M Flavors), Dry Cereal, WW String Cheese Smile
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debbra

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Posted: 09 Dec 2008, 14:54
The best snack for me is fruit. An orange, an apple. I love persimmons and mangos when they're in season. I find that fruit is really filling and that it keeps me in the diet mode. My problem with snack foods is that they don't satisfy my hunger and I end up wanting more. But I will say that at night when I want to just munch, I eat the 100 calorie kettle korn.
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2pokoyo

Joined: Jan 09
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Posted: 23 Jan 2009, 18:21
all bran bites 1 pt crushed in a source yogurt 1 pt
hot choc light 1 pt
light popcorn wih 1 tbsp of kernels carmel sauce tosses the carmel is 1 pt
fibre bars fillinga and sweet
2pokoyo

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Posted: 23 Jan 2009, 18:21
all bran bites 1 pt crushed in a source yogurt 1 pt
hot choc light 1 pt
light popcorn wih 1 tbsp of kernels carmel sauce tosses the carmel is 1 pt
fibre bars fillinga and sweet
Sweetalot

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Posted: 30 Jan 2009, 15:14
For mid-morning:

1/2 cup yogurt with 1/2 cup All-Bran type cereal
or
2 tbsp of Hummus with 4 whole wheat crackers with 6 dried Apricots

For Mid-Afternoon:

Grannysmith Apple with 2 Tbsp peannut butter
Gaëts
SwtDivaHou

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Posted: 30 Jan 2009, 17:11
Fruit, Pop Secret Butter 94% Fat Free Popcorn, Nature's Valley Fruit & Nut bar, FiberOne Bars, Quaker Mini Delights, Sun Chips, Planters Nutrition Nuts (South Beach Diet ones), Crystal Light to add to my water.
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Aurora

Joined: Sep 08
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Posted: 04 Feb 2009, 01:20
I usually go for best life approved snacks
roundy1023

Joined: Mar 09
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Posted: 24 Mar 2009, 18:17
Wheat Thins are a good snack too. maybe with a little peanut butter. If you like tea, make your own with splenda. I love the 100 cal packs too. There are so many to choose from now. Good Luck.
Lizlee

Joined: Mar 09
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Posted: 02 Apr 2009, 08:53
I happen to love the WW muffin recipe
1 box devils food cake mix
1 14oz(?) can of pumpkin (I use Libby's)
1/4 cup water

Mix well and split into 24 muffin tins (cups) and bake for 3- to 35 min at 350

They are 1.5 ponts a piece and they do help that chocolate craving! I have them on hand all the time for my husband... he loves them
sassychiken

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Posted: 05 Apr 2009, 16:28
Kashi bars (I like the chewy ones) they are a good source of protein and fiber, which help during afternoon "nap attacks", and they are yummy too. I think they are about 3 pts apiece?
Babybel (light)
low or non-fat yogurt



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