Healthy SnacksPosted: May 01 in Nutrition by Ethan Lazarus
A good snack is one which contributes to the day’s nutrition, but does not add excessive calories. 200 calories or less is ideal.
½ c. bran cereal with 1 c. sugar-free, fat-free yogurt: 150
7 Whole wheat crackers (Triscuits) topped with turkey pepperoni: 150
Medium apple, sliced, with 1 Tablespoon peanut butter: 165
10 almonds, raw or dry roasted, with or without salt: 174
Mini Bagel with 2 Tablespoons lowfat cheese spread: 150
Banana and 1 ounce of fat free cheese: 200
Smoothie: ½ c. skim milk, ½ c. sugar-free, fat-free yogurt and 1 ½ c. strawberries: 150
Smallest bag of baby carrots with lowfat dip: 150
You may also use pea pods for the same calories
One string cheese and a whole cucumber: 105
Fajita sized tortilla rolled around string cheese and melted in the microwave: 160
Small bowl of whole grain cereal with skim milk and fruit: 200
Stalk of celery with 1 Tb. Peanut butter and 1 Tb raisins: 140
– Tracy Boykin, R.D.