10 Simple Yet Delicious Snack Ideas. Rule number one for sticking to a healthy snacking plan? Don’t get bored. These ideas all make the grade in terms of nutrition, but they’re a lot more imaginative than—snooze—a handful of almonds.
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Roast Beef and Horseradish Cream on Pear
Mix together 1 tablespoon low-fat sour cream and 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish. Dividing evenly, top ½ sliced pear with 3 slices deli roast beef, the horseradish cream, and fresh herbs (such as chervil, parsley, or tarragon).
149 calories | 3 g fiber | 15 g protein | 4 g fat
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Beet Chips With Curried Yogurt
Mix together 2 tablespoons plain low-fat Greek yogurt and ⅛ to ¼ teaspoon curry powder. Serve with 1 cup beet chips.
180 calories | 5 g fiber | 6 g protein | 11 g fat
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Banana, Kale, and Almond Milk Smoothie
In a blender, puree 1 medium banana, 1 cup chopped kale, and 1 cup almond milk until smooth.
201 calories | 5 g fiber | 5 g protein | 4 g fat
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Minty Pea Dip With Pretzel Chips
Mash ½ cup frozen peas with 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint and 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice. Serve with 15 pretzel chips.
209 calories | 5 g fiber | 8 g protein | 0 g fat
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Lemony Avocado With Endive Dippers
Mash ⅓ chopped avocado with 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice and a pinch of kosher salt. Serve with endive leaves.
143 calories | 12 g fiber | 4g protein | 9 g fat
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Rice Cake With Peanut Butter, Coconut, and Dried Cherries
Spread 1 rice cake with 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter. Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons toasted unsweetened shredded coconut and 2 teaspoons dried cherries.
177 calories | 2 g fiber | 5 g protein | 11 g fat
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Dark Chocolate and Nut Clusters
Mix together ¼ cup unsalted roasted nuts and 1 ounce melted dark chocolate (70 to 80 percent cocoa). Drop onto wax paper; refrigerate until set.
195 calories | 3 g fiber | 4 g protein | 14 g fat
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Sweet Potato Fries With Chipotle Yogurt
Cook 14 frozen sweet potato fries according to the package directions. Mix together 2 tablespoons plain low-fat yogurt and ½ teaspoon chipotles in adobo sauce and serve for dipping.
208 calories | 3 g fiber | 3 g protein | 10 g fat
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Spicy Watermelon and Pistachios
Toss 2 cups cut-up watermelon with 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice and ½ teaspoon grated lime zest. Sprinkle with a pinch of cayenne pepper and 2 teaspoons chopped unsalted roasted pistachios.
126 calories | 2 g fiber | 3 g protein | 3 g fat
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Mango and Raspberry Smoothie
In a blender, puree ½ cup coconut water, ½ cup frozen mango, ½ cup frozen raspberries, 2 ounces tofu, and 1 teaspoon agave nectar until smooth.
173 calories | 7 g fiber | 6 g protein | 2 g fat
There you have it. 10 Simple Yet Delicious Snack Ideas including their nutritional value.
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