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Olives and cheese are traditional appetizers in the Mediterranean and they make for great snacks before any meal. Black olives and feta cheese are a favorite in Spanish cuisine, and these are very easy to serve to guests. You might cube your feta cheese, or any other variety of pungent white cheese, and put these on... Read all »
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To stop yourself from gaining weight through snacking, the first thing you need to do is get rid of unhealthy snacks in your house once and for all. This includes cookies, chips and crisps, pretzels, crackers, and sugary items. Don’t make the excuse that you need to keep them for the children as children don’t... Read all »
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Many believe that it's good to load up on protein, so by having one of these bars, it guarantees them that they get plenty in their daily diet. That's just the problem. Studies show that a majority of people eat about twice the amount of protein that they need daily, so most are already getting plenty before they have... Read all »
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The best last minute appetizers may need to include what you have in the refrigerator or cupboards. A fresh salsa is easy to make with a tomato, an onion, a chili pepper, a cup or two of mango, and some fresh cilantro. You can blend this all in a food processor and serve with nacho chips.
Hummus is very easy to... Read all »
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To help plan healthy and low-cal snacks, consider ten that are around 100 calories, are nutritious, and that are quick and simple as well.
Two medium-size pieces of fruit typically add up to about 100 calories.
Bran muffins; read the calorie labels of packaged items or make you own at home.
A quarter cup of... Read all »
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Snack #1: Veggies with a Carrot and Ginger Dip
By whipping up this carrot and ginger dip, you will provide a tasty treat for the whole family. Dipping spring green veggies into the dip will help to keep your energy levels topped up. To make the dip you will need:
Ginger (1/2 inch)
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The main thing that you need to understand is that there is a certain type of snacks that you should avoid. Crisps, sugary biscuits and sweets should all be avoided. Instead you need to focus upon healthy snacks. With spring now well underway, there are a few healthy snacks that you can introduce into your diet. Below... Read all »
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Be determined to have at least one piece of fruit every day. Here are some suggestions for how to do this:
If you have a private refrigerator at work, bring in a bag of fruit every Monday so you'll have it handy. If you have no private refrigerator, grab one piece of fruit with every lunch or as your mid-afternoon... Read all »
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Of course, snacks typically need to be quick and easy and in some cases, they're eaten on the run or while doing homework or something else. To give your kids something nutritious and filling and still convenient, consider some options.
Fruit of course is one good option; it's healthy, filling, and easy. Other... Read all »