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Healthy Snack Ideas

Smoked Salmon with Cream Cheese - Healthy Snack Ideas

One of the hardest things about eating healthy and staying on track with a nutritious eating regime is controlling the urge to snack on junk food when those mid-morning and late afternoon cravings set in. You can certainly curb your desire for unhealthy foods, but reaching for a lighter alternative will help you stay full and satisfy your appetite for something tasty. Here are four quick and easy recipes I came across on Real Simple’s site and loved. They look delicious and are all very low in calories. To view the full list of 19 great snack options, click here. Bon apetit!

Smoked Salmon with Cream Cheese - Healthy Snack Ideas

Healthy Snack Ideas

1. Beet Chips With Curried Yogurt180 calories | 5?g fiber | 6?g protein | 11?g fat

Mix together 2 tablespoons plain low-fat Greek yogurt and ? to ¼ teaspoon curry powder. Serve with 1 cup beet chips.


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2. Ham and Jicama Wraps: 74 calories | 2?g fiber | 8?g protein | 2?g fat

Dividing evenly, wrapjicama or celery sticks with 3 slices of ham. Serve with 1 teaspoonwhole-grain mustard for dipping.

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3. Tropical Yogurt Parfait204 calories | 3?g fiber | 12?g protein | 7?g fat

Top ½ cup plain low-fat Greek yogurt with 1 cut-up kiwi and ¼ cup cut-up mango. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon chopped unsalted roasted cashews.
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4. Cherry Tomatoes With Goat Cheese98 calories | 1?g fiber | 6?g protein | 7?g fat

Dividing evenly, top 5 halved large cherry tomatoes with 2 tablespoons fresh goat cheese. Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons chopped herbs (such as chivesbasil, or parsley).

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