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Old 02-18-2011, 02:53 PM   #1  
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Last night I wanted like Apple Cobbler or something. So I diced up an apple and threw some cinnamon on it and put it the microwave. I then put some vanilla greek yogurt with cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg in it. It was good, but obviously missing the crunch of cobbler and not quite what I wanted.

So tonight I was going to try it again, but use maybe a little cream cheese or tofuitti cream cheese sweetened with a little agave nectar, vanilla and lemon juice. Then I was going to add a little low sugar or maybe homemade granola on it. I'm wondering how I can improve this and possibly lower the cals on it. My snacks are usually around 200 cals, and I think this will be well over that, but by controlling the proportions I can probably make it work.
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Old 02-18-2011, 03:20 PM   #2  
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What about adding some oatmeal? Make it more like a crisp than a cobbler. Not sure it helps with the calories but it would give you some crunch.
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Old 02-18-2011, 03:26 PM   #3  
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I was going to say oatmeal, too. Maybe... I don't know, bake the oatmeal or something? To make it stand up to the liquids more? Hhm. I'll think some more. But that sounds tasty!
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Old 02-24-2011, 06:19 PM   #4  
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Yes, you can toast the oatmeal on the stovetop and that should add some crunch. You may also want to consider popped rice or hazelnuts (which are higher calorie but still tasty).
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Old 02-24-2011, 11:15 PM   #5  
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Maybe try Food Talk & Fabulous Finds? Foodies may frequent that board.

I'd suggest Grape Nuts or toasted walnuts but you're trying to lower the calories.
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Old 02-25-2011, 12:35 AM   #6  
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The only other thing that occurred to me is Shredded Wheat.
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Old 02-25-2011, 08:03 AM   #7  
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Sometimes I toss on some Fiber One cereal when I'm looking for some crunch.
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