Valley Eats – 10 Simple Smart Snacks

Valley Eats – 10 Simple Smart Snacks

Time for a snack break? Check out this list from our “Eating Delicious, Eating Healthy” cookbook.

  1. Raw veggies
    2 tablespoons hummus

  2. Light, non-fat or plain yogurt
    (sweetened with fruit of choice)
    1 tablespoon ground flaxseed

  3. 1 whole wheat, low carb tortilla
    Hummus and avocado, add vegetables

  4. 1/3 cup brown rice or quinoa
    1/2 cup black beans
    1-2 oz. chicken

  5. 1/2 piece fruit and cheese
    (skim or low fat is fine)

  6. 1/4 – 1/2 cup wasabi dried peas

  7. Single-serving pouches of tuna or salmon mixed with light mayo on whole wheat crackers or Wasa cracker

  8. 1/2 cup low fat cottage cheese and veggies

  9. Turkey breast
    Avocado slice
    1 slice whole wheat bread
    Mustard, lettuce greens

  10. 1/2 small (3 oz.) sweet potato
    1/2 cup cottage cheese

These snack selections are part of a recipe collection assembled by Valley’s Diabetes Education & Nutrition Clinic. The recipes were gathered and inspired from a variety of healthy eating websites. See cookbook for a list of website resources.

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