What to Eat Between Meals When You’re Really Hungry

HERE’S SOME GOOD, HEALTHY SNACKS….

Healthy eating including healthy snack options takes planning and shopping. Here’s some easy to eat, fast snacks, most of which are protein,  vegetables or fruit. I love this idea of a healthy snack drawer in the frig (skip the packaged food) which came from the blog, Life is Sweet…in Kindergarten.

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  VEGETABLES

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  • Cut and prepped ahead in refrigerator so that grabbing to go is convenient (see previous blog post)
  • Add peanut butter to celery stalks
  • Dip in hummus, yogurt or guacamole

APPLE SLICES

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  • Use an apple slicer
  • In a to-go container, add peanut butter and a knife to spread it (add a napkin, too)

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  • Slice the apple horizontally and add peanut butter, raisins, walnuts, or your imagination then cut in pie shaped slices

ALMONDS, NUTS, SEEDS, TRAILMIX (without chocolate or other sweet additions)

  • Pre-measure a small palm full into a to-go container to avoid over eating
  • Buy almonds at Trader Joe’s where they come prepackaged
  • toss raw sunflower or other seeds with olive oil and bake

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 AVACADO

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  • half an avocado with squeezed lime and sprinkled with spices of your choice

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  • avocado toast with cottage cheese and tomatoes

HARD BOILED EGGS

  • Pack in a to-go container
  • Add tomato slices and scallions or chopped basil leaves

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TURKEY ROLLS

  • spread with mustard and capers
  • roll olives inside
  • try avocado slices in the middle

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  • with cheese in the middle and a tomato on top

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  •  between slices of cucumber with flavorings of your choice

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SWEET POTATOES

  • baked half with a small amount of butter and walnuts or pecans
  • slices tossed with olive oil and sea salt and baked

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RICE CAKES

  • spread with peanut butter with banana slices on top

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  • topped with avocado, tomatoes, turkey, or your choice

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FRUIT

  • any kind in moderation
  • banana dolphins

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Ok, maybe this is for the kids, but I couldn’t resist. Aren’t they cute! (from blog I’m Just a Wife)

WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE GO-TO AND TO-GO HEALTHY SNACKS??? LET US KNOW BELOW….

 

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2 responses »

  1. That was the best ideas and displays I have ever seen. Thanks, I will do that. Great fun, healthy snacks…. Juana

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  2. Great ideas – I was just thinking about this today. It’s hard to think of any other snacks as the list is pretty comprehensive. Sometimes I’ll dip some crackers in cottage cheese if I really need some protein.

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