Monday, October 11, 2010

More healthy snack ideas

Whether you are pregnant and not wanting to gain too much weight or have delivered and are working on getting rid of the excess, here are a few ideas for good, nutrient-dense snack food choices:
  • apple slices spread with low fat cream cheese and sprinkled with crushed walnuts
  • yogurt with chopped fresh fruit and nuts
  • whole grain toast with nut butter or applesauce as toppers
  • low fat cheese or hummus and fresh tomato on whole grain crackers or rice cakes
  • tomato or mixed vegetable juice with a hard boiled egg
  • tasty tomatoes from your garden
  • berries or dried fruits such as dates, figs, raisins and cranberries
  • low fat cottage cheese with seasoned salt on whole grain crackers
  • fresh veggies - cucumber, zucchini, carrots, radishes, jicama
  • whole fruit or slices with almond butter or yogurt
  • herb-seasoned popcorn without butter or sweetening
  • crisp bread with avocado slices
  • frozen yogurt pops
  • homemade smoothie (fruit, yogurt, etc.)
  • tuna or smoked salmon with rice crackers or a few saltines
Teaching your children to eat healthy snacks will serve them well throughout their lifetime so share these treats with the family. Best Blogger Tips

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