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#41 Joss

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    Posted 22 August 2009 - 08:15 PM

    In the spirit of summertime:

    * yogurt popsicles with fresh fruit (like blueberries, strawberries) frozen, remove from popsicle form, allow to thaw slightly and roll in crushed walnuts (which are a great source of protein, omega fatty acids and are totally heart healthy).

    #42 courtney_b00

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      Posted 22 August 2009 - 10:47 PM

      Omg you guys have made me so incredibly hungry lol I can't believe how creative some of you are...I need to step up and start playing around with my food. Something I love to eat when I get non-sweet cravings is steamed cauliflower with mustard on top then topped with shredded cheese...not sure how healthy it is but it is delicious!

      #43 Lady_Di

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        Posted 24 August 2009 - 01:06 PM

        - Greek Yogurt with healthy granola and/or fruit (this way i dont have to put any sugar to sweeten it!)
        - Wheat tortilla with PB and honey
        -I add lime/lemon or hot sauce to spice my food up without adding any creamy stuff!

        That's all I can think of!

        #44 inspiredfyre

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          Posted 29 September 2009 - 01:53 AM

          Mmmmm

          portabello sandwhiches!

          toast whole grain bread (or any low fat bread of your choice) in a pan with some pam.

          sautee a medium/large portabella cap with fat free balsamic vinaigrette, or even just balsamic vinegar, for a few minutes.

          put on the bread with thinly sliced red onion, cucumbers, fat free feta (it DOES exist, yes!) and enjoy! They are so tasty. Even skipping the mushroom cap is fine, when you add extra cucumbers, and perhaps some red peppers!

          Ugh, hummus on the side with some veggies to dip is to die for.

          It's also extremely cheap and easy to make at home! All you need is a can of garbanzo beans, a tbl spoon of light olive oil, a tbl spoon tahini paste if you want, maybe a small red pepper, put in a food processor, and voila! warm up some pita, and we're in business!

          banana and peanut butter in a smoothie with fat free frozen yogurt is simply divine! Seems like we love peanut butter and bananas on this forum!
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          #45 isaidyes

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            Posted 15 October 2009 - 10:09 PM

            Tortilla with peanut butter and banana is my favourite.

            Saute veggies (peppers, zuchinni, cherry tomatoes, red onion, mushroom) in olive oil and sprinkle with McCormick's vegetable seasoning...then top with some crumbled feta.

            It's a good way to get a lot of veggies in and tastes awesome

            #46 MayaLove

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              Posted 15 October 2009 - 10:51 PM

              The tortilla w/ PB and banana sounds good. :)

              These aren't too creative but they're some of my favorite healthy snacks:

              *green peppers(cut up in sticks) with ranch dressing

              *frozen grapes

              *homemade tortilla crisps(baked of course) usually eat with salsa or sprinkle some cinnamon sugar on them.

              *slushie cups(usually in the summer time) In a small cup, I put orange juice, a little lemon juice, and add fruit(usually rasberries, blackberries, or cut up strawberries) then freeze.

              *baked onion(lwhole onion usually yellow or sweet onion, core out about an inch, put in a little butter and a buillon cube in the hole, bake until onion is tender). The taste is worth the onion breath! lol

              *grape juice popsicles

              *cauliflower popcorn(seasoning I use depends on my mood)

              *lowfat cottage cheese w/ tomatoes, onions, and cucumbers.
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              #47 lmdavis

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                Posted 22 February 2012 - 11:13 AM


                I love popsicles!! Going to try this!

                Originally Posted by RaydensMama 

                I always make popsicles for me and my son. I like to put orange juice in the container and then add some whole blueberries. Sooooo yummy. And Im a huge fan of the classic Celery with PB!


                 



                #48 lmdavis

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                  Posted 22 February 2012 - 11:14 AM

                  The kettle corn sounds yum!!
                   

                  Originally Posted by Amy&Andy 

                  So I eat pretty healhty and have come up with some odd healthy snacks/desserts when cravings strike. I wanted to hear what you guys make or have made that tastes supprisingly good for being good for you! Here are some of my interesting concoctions:

                  *kettle corn mini bag with cinnamon, splenda, and I can't believe it's not butter spray butter (tastes like dessert)
                  *peanut butter yogurt (half container vanilla yogurt with 1 tbs peanut butter)
                  *frozen peas with garlic salt and parmesean cheese
                  *hot vanilla soy milk with sugar free choc syrup

                  I need some random ideas!


                   



                  #49 lmdavis

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                    Posted 22 February 2012 - 11:14 AM

                    I love the cheesy quakes!
                     

                    Originally Posted by jak27 

                    I'm obsessed with Quakes now that I've tried them. They're too high in carbs for a big snack, but if I get an urge for something sweet or salty, they're perfect. And my FI loves them too!

                    Also, Adora Calcium Supplement, they're not really a snack, but are perfect in the afternoon when you want something sweet. The Dark Chocoalte is perfect. And I get my calcium in w/o having to worry about it.


                     



                    #50 lmdavis

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                      Posted 22 February 2012 - 11:15 AM

                      My mom loves the graham cracker thing! I need to try it!
                       

                      Originally Posted by lauren 

                      mmm cucumbers with hummus...and tzatziki - but not the store bought kind, but usually that's higher in fat.

                      also, i like reduced fat graham crackers w/ ff cool whip! like an ice cream sandwich!


                       






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