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What is your favorite healthy snack?
Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff posted:
A snack can give you an extra boost between meals and help prevent overeating. A snack can also sabotage your day if you make a wrong choice or eat too much.

What is your favorite healthy snack?
What is your favorite unhealthy snack?
~To eat is a necessity, to eat intelligently is an art.~ La Rochefoucauld
Tomato05 responded:
Healthy: fruit and/or plain skim yogurt/cottage cheese, or
egg-whites with fresh herbs and soy sauce, or
cherry tomatoes and alfalfa sprouts.

Unhealthy: Hard candy; unfortunately I cannot stop at two or three pieces...
jis4judy responded:
My healthy snack is my apple slices with natural peanut butter
or an ounce or 2 of pistachios

my unhealthy snack is
Icecream or any baked item ( I don;t usually have these in my house anymore )
Hugs Judy:)
totallywiggedout responded:
Fave healthy is a flax/wheat pita cut into triangles, warmed, served with roasted garlic or artichoke spinach hummus
Fave unhealthy are homemade gooey, rich, frosted brownies
butterflygarden responded:
Fave healthy snack is hummus with either pita chips or pretzel chips.

Unhealthy -- ANY type of crunchy potato chip. Those are my nemesis.

totallywiggedout replied to butterflygarden's response:
Butterfly, try baked Kale chips. They look funny but they taste alot like potatoe chips
1 bag broken up kale leaves found near bagged lettuce
1-2 tblsp olive oil
a sprinkling of "light" salt
preheat oven to 300, wash and thoroughly dry kale leaves toss in bowl with olive oil till completely coated
lay out on cookie sheets, not overlapping
bake about 8-10 min till leaves turn a med golden green color, NOT browned, I flip them 1/2 way through cooking time, others don't . .... bring out, sprinkle with some light salt, let cool completely, these crisp up as they sit and cool, then eat Kale has lots of nutrients and alone is low in calories, olive oil is a good oil and mainly the only calories in these are from that.
cindy8885 replied to totallywiggedout's response:
I have a lot of trouble with snacking. I am going to try this. Sounds great and healthy.
totallywiggedout replied to cindy8885's response:
let me know how you like them Cindy, You can also just use the bunches of "frilly" kale, but make sure to snip the stems way up into the leaves before washing and baking, the stems are edible, but have sort of a bold, funky flavor .

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