5 posts tagged healthy snacks
Nom! Seriously worth the effort.
Want a delicious, autumn-y late night snack…that’s good for you?? Try this. It was AWESOME!
Pumpkin Pie Yogurt (100 delicious, healthy, and filling calories + 16g filling fiber)
-1 Oikos Greek Yogurt (5.3oz, 80 cals, 15g protein)
-1/4 cup pumpkin puree (20 cals, 1g protein)
-Sugar-free Syrup, or Sugar Free Sweetener (to taste)
-Cinnamon spice (to taste)
-Pumpkin spice (to taste)
DIRECTIONS: Mix it all up, taste test till it’s just to your liking!
Next time I might try heating it in the microwave…serving it with some graham crackers maybe?
Oikos, 1/4 cup pumpkin, sweetener or sugar free syrup, pumpkin spice, cinnamon
DIY pumpkin pie yogurt? We love the brain that hatched this idea. We’d also like to try it with graham crackers.
The 125 Best Packaged Foods for Women (AKA grocery list makeover)
It’s likely that more than half of your grocery budget goes to foods that come in a bag, box, or can. But scan a typical ingredients panel and you’ll see that what you’re really paying for is a lot of added fat, sodium, and chemical preservatives.
To help you get more nutritional bang for your buck, our team of pros did a supermarket sweep for the buys that are as beneficial for you as they are for your wallet. Our list is broken down into categories like breads & cereals, frozen meals, condiments, pasta & rice, drinks, and dairy. Get shopping!
#23: Popcorn, Indiana All-Natural Cinnamon Sugar Kettlecorn
All the hot-buttered satisfaction of carnival kettlecorn in five simple ingredients, with no preservatives and just a hint of tongue-tingling flavor.
Per serving (2 1/2 cups): 130 calories, 4.5 g fat (0 g sat), 21 g carbs, 115 mg sodium, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein, 7 g sugar
Print the whole list of the 125 best packaged foods!
Photo: Mitchell Feinberg
Delicious Low-Fat Dip Recipes
Move over, ranch dressing! Here are five dunkworthy dip recipes that are creamy, healthy, and full of fresh summertime ingredients. Pictured: Edamame Hummus (top) and Sweet-and-Spicy Yogurt (bottom).
#1: Almonds and Other Nuts (With Skins Intact)
Superpowers Build muscle, reduce cravings
Fights Obesity, heart disease, muscle loss, wrinkles, cancer, high blood pressure
See the other 11 foods here.