What is your favorite healthy snack?

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  1. BradsRawChips profile image59
    BradsRawChipsposted 11 years ago

    When it comes to healthy snacks there aren't many options to munch on. Especially if your looking for something raw...fruit excluded. So what's your favorite healthy snack and where can we find it?

    1. sarovai profile image75
      sarovaiposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      cashew nut,

    2. weeyo profile image61
      weeyoposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Favorite salty snack is pistachios in the shell-for some reason they are more satisfying if i have to work to get them out of the shells, lol.

      Favorite sweet snack--well I'm in Georgia, so I have to say a fresh ripe peach that will drip off your chin.

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      Surabhi Kauraposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I would say almonds smile

    4. aslanlight profile image65
      aslanlightposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Dried dates in plain probiotic yoghurt. I think I'll have some now!

  2. Denise Handlon profile image80
    Denise Handlonposted 11 years ago

    Cashews (small amt) or pistachios...can be found any food or convenience store.

    1. Pcunix profile image92
      Pcunixposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Nuts.

      I make a mix starting with the BJ's salted nut mix.  That is stupidly and dangerously salty, so I take one part of that, add two parts unsalted peanuts, one part unsalted whole almonds, I part unsalted walnuts and one part unsalted cashew halves.   We also buy salted and unsalted pistachios and mix those together after shelling,

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    Uma07posted 11 years ago

    Fresh cucumbers and dates.I love date syrup with milk.

  4. McConnell Group profile image73
    McConnell Groupposted 11 years ago

    Almonds or if I am not in a hurry, sliced tomatoes and cucumbers with a dash of salt and pepper

  5. lxxy profile image59
    lxxyposted 11 years ago

    Unicorn meat! It's an excellent source of sparkles!

    http://lh6.ggpht.com/_BRMr2D3unLI/TCFnDN5w7FI/AAAAAAAAAQM/mg11kCLDrak/s400/unicornmeat.jpg

    1. jennshealthstore profile image84
      jennshealthstoreposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      What is that?

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      logic,commonsenseposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      My favorite!  I just hope habee has a recipe! smile

  6. akirchner profile image91
    akirchnerposted 11 years ago

    A bit of Greek yogurt, a few walnuts, and a teaspoon of ground flax seed - sounds delightful eh?  Actually it kills off 3 things women should eat every day out of 7 so I'm happy! That or a small crisp apple with a tablespoon of natural peanut butter.  One of these 2 snacks is great for maintaining good blood sugar levels and warding off 'the munchies' between meals.

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    Kathryn LJposted 11 years ago

    Dried prunes! I eat them like sweets.  Poor unicorns! But I suppose people have get their sparkle from somewhere.  You don't need sparkle if your regular you know, hence the prunes.

  8. Maddie Ruud profile image76
    Maddie Ruudposted 11 years ago

    I love fat-free cottage cheese with fresh seasonal fruit.  Mmmmmmmm.

  9. Wendy Krick profile image68
    Wendy Krickposted 11 years ago

    sliced apples with cinnamon sprinkled on top.

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      Precious Williamsposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      strawberries, grapes, blackcurrants, chopped banana and a fat free yoghurt, all mixed together.

  10. Sunny_S profile image60
    Sunny_Sposted 11 years ago

    A bag full of summer fruits and almonds and cashwes mixed in.

    1. bayoulady profile image69
      bayouladyposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Chilled pickled okra . great as a snack and is a good  summer side dish.

      ( Just bring okra to a boil, drain,cool and pack tightly in a sterilized jar , add ing 1/2 t of dill.Then pour in aplle cider vinegar to fill the jar.Put a lid on tightly. Refrigerate for 4 days. Salt  and a few jalapeno slices are optional.Enjoy!Vinegar is good for you!)

      1. bayoulady profile image69
        bayouladyposted 11 years agoin reply to this

        uh-oh....the program won't let me edit my mistakes to my pickled  okra post! Sheeeesh!

        1. Sunny_S profile image60
          Sunny_Sposted 11 years agoin reply to this

          No problem.. ill try out the recipe

  11. jennshealthstore profile image84
    jennshealthstoreposted 11 years ago

    Guacamole and tortilla chips!

  12. Flightkeeper profile image62
    Flightkeeperposted 11 years ago

    Smoked almonds, slushes - pineapple orange with strawberries.

  13. prettydarkhorse profile image57
    prettydarkhorseposted 11 years ago

    hi flight, watermelon, cantaloupes, fruit salad, any fruit

    1. camlo profile image83
      camloposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, this is my choice too.
      I should actually do it more often, but vitamin pills are somehow more convenient ...

  14. Flightkeeper profile image62
    Flightkeeperposted 11 years ago

    Hi Pretty, I forgot, refrigerated wartermelon slices on a hot day is the bomb! Thanks for reminding me.

  15. Sara555 profile image68
    Sara555posted 11 years ago

    Apples and peanut butter, strawberries, blueberries (well basically any fruit and berry), fruit salad

  16. Stacie L profile image90
    Stacie Lposted 11 years ago

    I usually reach for an activa yogurt.it is better than eating ice cream..roll

  17. Misha profile image63
    Mishaposted 11 years ago

    A pound of fresh salmon

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    PopcornMovieeposted 11 years ago

    Fiber One Bars smile

  19. sabrinaaq profile image60
    sabrinaaqposted 11 years ago

    A fresh peach or pisatchios! smile

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    kimberlyslyricsposted 11 years ago

    chocolate eclairs lol

  21. tthudium profile image59
    tthudiumposted 11 years ago

    A banana with peanut butter

  22. Smart Rookie profile image61
    Smart Rookieposted 11 years ago

    beer.

  23. seb1a profile image57
    seb1aposted 11 years ago

    chicken breast with brown rice smile

  24. ailang profile image59
    ailangposted 11 years ago

    watermelon and ice "koteng"

    1. sofs profile image79
      sofsposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      corn on the cob

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    wicklesscandlesposted 11 years ago

    Popcorn. No salt, no butter.

  26. fucsia profile image58
    fucsiaposted 11 years ago

    If I can not answer " fruits" ( my favorite snack ) I say my second choise: some bread with honey ( healthy but not very light!)

  27. xboxps3wow profile image39
    xboxps3wowposted 11 years ago

    i really like pine nuts! they are expensive though

    1. camlo profile image83
      camloposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Apparently, they keep down cholesterol.

  28. SuperCC profile image62
    SuperCCposted 11 years ago

    Greek yogurt with honey at the bottom!
    trail mix
    A tasty recipe even though fruit is excluded:
    Half a peach with yogurt inside add a dash of cinnamon!

  29. srwnson profile image60
    srwnsonposted 11 years ago

    Granola bars are best on the road. They keep also.

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    jsmithFTWposted 11 years ago

    Ants on a log!  Cliff bars are a nick quick snack too.

    This site has a huge list of healthy snacks: http://knowledge-nuggets.com/nutritious … huge-list/

  31. sanfayedr profile image38
    sanfayedrposted 11 years ago

    Popcorn!  What's wrong with y'all?  Sheesh it's a vegetable!

  32. Richard Craig profile image61
    Richard Craigposted 11 years ago

    Fresh Pineapple.  Not that packaged rubbish.

  33. amberlybites profile image60
    amberlybitesposted 11 years ago

    whole wheat tortilla roll-up :

    -whole wheat tortilla (for containing it all)
    -smooth peanut butter (for smoothiness)
    -Cinnamon Life cereal (for crunchy)
    -drizzle of Texas wildflower honey (for sweetness)

    also add some sliced fresh fruit like bananas or strawberries!

    i'm pregnant and i LOVE these easy things.

  34. rugsforall profile image60
    rugsforallposted 11 years ago

    I love caesar salad specially the fresh lettuce! Yummy! smile

  35. EatLovePray profile image62
    EatLovePrayposted 11 years ago

    I love apples! big_smile

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    Kathryn LJposted 11 years ago

    Dried prunes.  I eat them like sweets!  They are also yummy in a sponge pudding but that isn't quiet so healthy.

    1. Dave Barnett profile image58
      Dave Barnettposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      So much to eat, so little life time. I cook pro, so I get to snack on a lot of things. Had cheesecake w/ strawberries, whipped cream and chocolate syrup. Made mousse and mousse cups for work. WHITE CHOCOLATE.

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    miolunaposted 11 years ago

    Cashews + almonds + hazelnuts + peanuts + raisins = healthy snack

  38. Palak Verma profile image58
    Palak Vermaposted 11 years ago

    Fruits..

  39. Woman Of Courage profile image60
    Woman Of Courageposted 11 years ago

    I love red grapes.

  40. profile image0
    sarahleeannposted 11 years ago

    Humus and pita chips. Humus is a good way to get protein for vegetarians.

  41. ultimatekboxing profile image59
    ultimatekboxingposted 11 years ago

    Mixed nuts, blueberries or veggies and dip.

  42. Phillip Ball profile image60
    Phillip Ballposted 11 years ago

    does a hot beer and cold pizza breakfast count, that used to get me through many a morning

  43. melodyandes profile image60
    melodyandesposted 11 years ago

    fruit salads

  44. melpor profile image92
    melporposted 11 years ago

    A bag of mixed nuts, apples and grapes.

  45. proteinshakes profile image59
    proteinshakesposted 11 years ago

    homemade protein shake with some low calorie fruit, its nutritious and keeps me full for many hours. stops food cravings. great for losing weight and helps with sharpness with the brain.

  46. The Jet profile image69
    The Jetposted 11 years ago

    Honey roasted almonds.

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    ColmbnQnposted 11 years ago

    fruit, fruit, fruit.....my fav is kiwi.

  48. eatlikenoone profile image60
    eatlikenooneposted 11 years ago

    Nothing beats a great piece of fruit as a snack. I also like to make my own homemade crackers.

  49. profile image51
    MrsFinneganposted 11 years ago

    Hummus and pita chips
    or
    a radish and alfalfa sprout sandwich - hardly any calories

  50. Matt in Jax profile image60
    Matt in Jaxposted 11 years ago

    I'm a big fan of sweet potato chips and quaker rice cake chips.

 
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