Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Legal Snacks

We all have the urge to snack from time to time. There’s nothing wrong with snacking, just make sure to keep it legal.  No matter what type of snack you’re craving, here’s some healthy, legal ideas.

Crunchy Snacks
  • Apples
  • Frozen Grapes
  • Rice Cakes (oil-free)
  • Air-popped Popcorn
  • Pretzels (oil-free)
  • Baby Carrots
  • Veggie Crudités w/ Dip (Hummus, Vinaigrette, Oil-free Dressing)
  • Celery with Nut Butter
  • Hummus with Whole Grain Toast, Baby Carrots or Rice Crackers
  • Nuts (avoid if trying to lose weight)

Sweet Snacks
  • Fresh Whole Fruit
  • Apples & Almond Butter
  • Whole Wheat/Gluten-free Bread with Fruit Preserve
  • Dried Fruit (limit if trying to lose weight)
  • Grains to make sweet porridge: drizzle maple syrup and sprinkle cinnamon, add almond/coconut milk or fruit juice and fresh fruit
  • Fruit Smoothies
  • Banana “Ice Cream”
  • Dark Chocolate Chips (vegan)

Salty Snacks
  • Olives
  • Pickles
  • Pickled Vegetables (Carrots, Daikon, Beets and Lotus Root)
  • Steamed Vegetables with Tamari or Braggs Liquid Aminos (soy sauce alternative)
  • Tortilla Chips (oil-free) with Salsa or Guacamole
  • Hummus (oil-free)
  • Sauerkraut
  • Salted Edamame

Creamy Snacks
  • Fruit Smoothies
  • Avocados (avoid if trying to lose weight)
  • Rice Pudding
  • Dips and Spreads, like Hummus and Baba Ghanoush
  • Puréed Soups
  • Puddings made with Silken Tofu, Avocado or Mashed Banana
  • Mashed Sweet Potatoes
  • Chocolate Almond Milk

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