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Old 02-16-2008, 01:31 PM   #1
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Default Healthy Snacks?

For the most part I can survive without the sweets, but I am horrible when it comes to the cheesy, sour cream and onion, ranch, etc type snacks. I absolutely love the Quaker Quakes (which thankfully aren't too unhealthy), Doritos, Sunchips, etc. I know the Quakes aren't too bad and they do have Baked versions and/or 100 calorie packs in some of the snack which make them a bit more forgiveable, but do any of you have any other snack ideas that can satisfy cravings for that type of food?
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Old 02-16-2008, 01:40 PM   #2
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Laughing Cow cheese wedges...air pop popcorn...apples (they aren't salty, but they are crunchy)

I'm more of a sugar carb-a-holic myself...
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Old 02-16-2008, 02:19 PM   #3
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Hummus might be good with crunchy stuff like sugar snap peas or jicama.
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Old 02-16-2008, 04:50 PM   #4
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Razz, I know just what you're talking about... I don't keep any of that food in the house. I recently bought a bag of wasabi peas at Trader Joes. I used to eat a whole bag but made it last a week. They're spicy and crunchy but low carb. I also put Tobasco sauce on 97% fat free popcorn for some flavor.

Also: carrot sticks, apple sticks, Ak-Mak crackers with tuna, Fiber One bars.

Some day I hope to have enough self control to have one serving of Cheddar & Sour Cream Ruffles...
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Old 02-16-2008, 05:03 PM   #5
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Rice Cakes
Baked Tortillas w/ salsa
Crackers w/ tuna
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Old 02-16-2008, 07:52 PM   #6
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I like the Garden of Eden Red Hot Blues tortilla chips--they're quite spicy so I don't wolf them down too fast!

I also do 94% ff microwave popcorn, greek salads w/low-fat feta, red onions and kalamata olives (just a bit of dressing) and whole wheat pretzels with basic yellow mustard as a dip.

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Old 02-16-2008, 08:57 PM   #7
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Garden of Eden baked blue corn tortilla chips with either salsa or hummus are my favorites!
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