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Default Low Point Snack Ideas

I posted this on a free web site a couple years ago, and it's since disappeared (I think; maybe it's out there somewhere else now). This isn't my list of snacks -- though I've since added a few of my own -- and I'm not sure where it came from. Also, the point values may be slightly different since the list is from 2 years ago. Please tell if the points have changed so I can edit the list! I did fix the serving side on the large breadstick, but I don't really follow WW plan anymore so I'm certainly behind on the changes...

0 POINTS
Beets
Cucumber and Onion slices in vinegar (Use part water)
Cucumber Salad (Slice 2 cuc. And onion (1/2) and marinate in mixture of 1/4 cup cider vinegar and 1/2 cup water, and 2 packets of Equal. Variations, add dill, garlic, or tomatoes.)
Fat Free Jello with Fat Free Coolwhip
Dressing/Dips, Walden Farms
Grilled Zucchini (Slice lengthwise, sprinkle with garlic powder on cut sides, and grill about 5 minutes on each side, back side first.)
Hearts of Palm
Marinated Veggies (Cukes, greenbeans, carrots, whatever, marinated in italian dressing, put in zip lock bag and shake.)
Pickled Okra
Pickles
Pumpkin, Canned
Sauerkraut


1 POINT
Apple Etc (Dip in 1 pkg artificial sweetner and 1/2 tsp of cinnamon)
Apricots - dried, 6 halves
Biscotti, Scotto's Fat Free - 3 pieces (Long Island, NY at Shop Rite)
Boca Burgers (Fat Free)
Bread, Country Kitchen Light Italian - 3 slices
Bread, Natural Ovens, most for 2 slices (1 800 558 3535, ship anywhere in US)
Bread, Natures Own Light - 2 slices
Bread, Wonder Light (2 slices comes in Sourdough, Italian,White,Whole wheat(the Sourdough & Italian are good size slices))
Breadsticks, 1 long
Canadian Bacon, Roses - 3 slices (Cold or Heated)
Celery with 1 1/2 tsp peanut butter
Cereal, Kashi Good Friends Cereal
Cereal, Quaker Puffed Wheat, Puffed Rice (1 1/2 cup)
Cheese, Jarlsberg Light Swiss 3/4 ounces (1 oz counts as a milk (20% calcium))
Chili, Cha-Cha Chili (Dry, add hot water)
Coffee, General Foods Int'l FF/SF - Swich Mocha
Cookies, Santa Fe Farms, Choc Mint - 2 (Also come in Ginger, Choc Chip (not sure on points) --found in cookie aisle/healthy cookies - at Luckys Their number - 505-546-2839 (Amazing Taste!))
Cookies, Apple Newton, fat free, 1
Cookies, Natural Valley Apple, 3
Cookies, Carob Chip, Natural Ovens - 1 (Good size cookies! 1 800 558 3535)
Cookies, Kedeems Tea Biscuits - 5 (International Aisle)
Cookies, Oatmeal Raisin, Natural Ovens - 1 (Good size cookies! 1 800 558 3535)
Cookies, Snackwell Deviled Food Chocolate
Corn, 1 small ear
Corn Chowder w/Salsa Mixed In (1-2 points depending upon brand)
Crackers, Melba Snacks, 5
Donut Holes, plain or iced, 3
Egg Drop Soup, 1 cup
English Muffins, Harvest Pride Low Fat, Country Kitchen Light, America's Choice, Shop Rite) (Giant, Weis Market, Safeway)
Frozen banana, Dianas dark chocolate covered (Frozen banana half - Made in Chicago (sold at Safeway or Jewel))
Fruit Bars, Edy's
Fruit Bowls, Dole
Fudgesicle, fat free/sugar free
Graham Crackers, Chocolate, Oatmeal, Cinnamon, Regular (Plain or add some coolwhip for no extra points. Free into icecream sandwhiches!)
Grapes, (freeze) one cup
Hamburger Bun, Wonder Lite, - 1
Healthy Sensation Bar
Hershey Temptations - 3 pieces (Chocolate, Choc Mint, Carmel, Butterscotch)
Hot Chocolate, Swiss Miss - 1 envelope
Hot Dog Roll, High Fiber, Wonder Light -
Hot Dog, Dietz & Watson Gourmet Lite
Hot Dogs, Fat Free - Ball Park
Hot Dogs, Hebrew National 97% Fat Free (Not low fat, must be fat free)
Hot Dogs, Oscar Meyer Fat Free
Ice Cream Sandwhich, Mock (Graham Crackers/CoolWhip or Vanilla or Chocolate Wafers, add a thin slice of banana or mint flavoring.)
Juice Bars, Welch's
Melon Balls, 1 cup
Muffins, Kashi Fiber (See Recipe Below)
Omelette, 3 egg whites, loaded with veggies
Onion Dip, Heluva Good Fat-Free
Pancakes, Aunt Jemima, Low Fat- 3 (With 1 T Polaner Pourable Allfruit (jar) - additional one point.)
Popcorn, Jolly Time Healthy Pop 1 - bag
Popcorn, air popped (Add butter or garlic flavored Pam)
Popsicle, Sherbet Cyclone
Rice Cakes, Any Flavor (1 regular size (not mini))
Shake, Alba '77 LowFat (Counts as a milk)
Shake, WW Chocolate Fudge (Made with Diet Chocolate Soda)
Sorbet Bar, Chocolate Haagen Daz
Soup, Chicken Noodle (canned) 1 cup
Syrup, Maple - Log Cabin Lite, Aunt Jemima Lite, Mrs. Butterworth Lite - 2 tbsp
Syrup, Cary's Sugar Free, 1/4 cup
Tomato/Artichoke Dip on French Baguette - Qty:3 (See Recipe Below)
Tomatos/Squash (See Recipe Below ? One point? Would it be zero?)
Tootsie Pop
Tortilla, La Tortilla Factory (large flour) (Found in CA, Safeway , 1 800 446 1516)
Turkey breast, Louis Rich Fat Free - 3 slices
Turkey Breast, Sunday House Smoked - 2 oz (Sam's Club)
Veggie Bootie, 1 single serving bag (www.robgourmet.com)
Veggie Burger, Morngingstar Farms Black Bean
Veggie Dogs, Yves Hot and Spicy (Regular Size, Foot Long is 2 points)


2 POINTS
Breadsticks, Alessi Thin (Qty - 9)
Breakfast Bars, Snackwell
Breakfast Cookies, Bakers' (877-889-1090)
Breakfast Tarts, Health Valley Blueberry
Brocolli/Cheese, Green Giant Low Fat, Frozen (2 1/2 points - make sure it is the low fat. Great over baked potato.)
Brownie, Trader Joe's No Pudge
Carmel Syrup, Fat Free - 2 TBSP (Put on apple!)
Cereal, Honey Nut Chex , 3/4 cup
Cereal, Oreo Cookie, 3/4 cups
Cheese, Sargento Light Shredded, 1/4 cup - 4 TBSP
Cheesecake Bite, Sara Lee (small)
Chick Peas, 1/2 cup
Chili, Yves Veggie Cuisine, per serving
Chips, Baked Tostitos Tortilla, 13 Whole Chips
Chips, WOW Brand with Olestra, 1 small bag
Cookies, 1 oz Trader Joe Cats Cookies
Cracker Jacks, small box
Crackers, Low Fat Triscuits, 8 crackers
Egg, Hard Boiled, 1
Enchiladas, Amy's Frozen - per enchilada
Frozen banana, Dianas milk chocolate covered (Banana half - Made in Chicago (sold at Safeway or Jewel))
Fudge, 1 piece plain
Granola Bars, Quaker Low-fat chocolate chip, peanut butter
Grilled Cheese Sandwhich (2 slices of 1 point bread, 1 slice 2% kraft cheese slices.spray margarine)
Ice Cream Sandwiches, Skinny Cow/Silhouette (6 to a package, 3 coffee, 3 vanilla, packaged in a clear plastic tube. www.skinnycow.com - discovered, only certain states!)
Ice, Italian Frozen ice in the cup (Lemon, cherry)
Kudos Bars, M&M or Snickers (Yum!)
Meringues, 5 Trader Joe's Fat Free
Popcorn Healthy Choice Microwave butter flavor 1 bag (6 cups)
Potatoes, mashed, 1/2 cup
Pretzels, Gold Cheddar Cheese Flavor, 16
Pretzels, small twists, 15
Pudding Cups, Jello Fat Free (Suggestion was made to freeze them!)
Pudding, Jello-FF/SF instant w/ skim milk - 1 cup
Rice Crispie Treat - Kellogs
Sandwhich (6 slices healthy choice deli meat, 2 slices high fiber bread, lettuce, tomato, mustard)
Scones, Finnegan's (Found in bakery section of grocery store (New York))
Smores Bar, Kellogs
Sorbet, Chocolate, Hagan Daas - 4 oz, 1/4 of pint
Soy chips, 1 oz
Soy nuts, 1/4 cup (2 or 3 points)
Sushi, 4 pieces
Sweet Escapes Bars
Sweet Success Bars, Nestle
Taco Soup, 1 cup (See Recipe Below)
Tortilla Chips, WOW - 6 chips
Tuna, 2 oz can
Veggie Burgers, Gardenburger brand (So many varieties: santa fe, black bean, mushroom)
Veggie Dogs, Yves Hot and Spicy - foot long
Waffles, Eggo Fat Free - 2
WW 2-points bars
Wine, 1 small glass white
Yogurt, Dannon Light, Breyers Light, Stoneyfield FF Penn Maid, Columbo (both 100 calories)


3 POINTS
Apple with 2 TBSP warm Smuckers FF Carmel Topping
Bagels, Lenders
Bagels, Natural Ovens Blueberry or Cinn Raisin
Carmels, 1 ounce
Cheese balls, Low fat planters, 62
Chips, Baked Lays, 1 small bag
Cookies, 2 small chocolate chip
Corn Dogs, Morningstar Vegetarian (Add a little mustard, and it tastes like the real thing)
Couscous, Near East, most flavors, 1 cup
Crackers, nabisco air crisps - 22 crackers
Crackers, snackwell french onion, 38 (22 are only 2 points)
Crackers Etc (Snackwells cracker pepper (6), one wedge of laughing cow light cheese and an apple sliced in wedges)
Doughnut, 1 glazed
Egg roll, 1
English Muffin with 1 TBSP Jam
Fi-Bar Chocolate Almond Crunch Tastes like a mounds bar, other low fat flavors for 2 points.)
French Toast - Home made (1/4 cup eggbeaters, 2 slices high fiber bread, lite syrup, butter spray)
French Toast - home made (4 pieces of diet bread, 1 sm carton of eggbeaters, vanilla, cinnamon, tbsp of orange juice)
Frozen yogurt, 1/2 cup in a sugar cone
Green beans w/new potatoes (Add lots of fresh cracked pepper)
Instant Breakfast Drink with 1 cup Skim Milk (Carnation, Sugar Free/Fat Free - Vanilla, Milk Chocolate (add fruit or ff yogurt for another two points) - great pickme up!)
Jelly Beans, 15 large
Muffins, Smart Ones Chocolate Chip
Pita, 1 small with 1/4 cup hummus
Roasted Turkey Skillet Dinner, Lean Cuisine, 1/2 bag (Full bag - 6 points)
Salad, McDonald's garden or chef salad shaker with FF herb dressing
Snack Mix, 1 oz pack from Delta Airlines (Yes, I do too many business trips!)
Shrimp Cocktail, 4 oz steamed shrimp with 1/4 cup cocktail sauce
Shrimp Stir Fry, Chef's Choice - Entire Bag! (2-3 servings in bag)
Soup, Bear Creek Soup Mix, per serving
Soup, Cream of Mushroom, 1 cup
Trail Mix, Members Mark Mountain, 1/4 cup
Turkey Sandwhich, Grilled (Grilled red onion, grilled mushrooms, one serving 97% fat free turkey breast, two slices 1-point bread, one slice fat free swiss cheese (Grill veggies, then assemble sandwhich in grill - i.e. George Foreman Grill))


4 POINTS
Almonds, 22
Apple Crisp, Mock (Recipe Below)
Bagel, 1 small and 2 TBSP light cream cheese
Balance Bar
Baked Potato, with 3 TBSP light sour cream
Carrots, baby with 2 TBSP blue cheese dressing
Cashews, 14
Cheese Twists, 1 1/2 cups
Chili, 12 oz Trader Joe's LF Soy
Chocolate Covered Peanuts, 1 ounce
Cookie Dough Sundae, WW
Crackers, Sunshine Cheese-Itz, 27
"Egg McMuffin", vegetarian style (one 1-point English muffin, LF or FF cheese slice, 1 Morning Star veggie breakfast patty, 1/2 cup Egg Beaters)
English muffin, w/1 TBSP Peanut Butter
French fries, frozen/baked, 6 ounces
Garlic Bread, 1 slice
Ice Cream, regular, 1/2 cup
LowFat Frozen Pasta Entrees, Celantano
Luna Bar
Nuts, mixed, 1 ounce
Pizza, 1 slice (cheese or veggie)
Popsicles, Chocolate Covered, Bongo/Silhouette (www.skinnycow.com - discovered, only certain states!)
Potato Chips, 14
Sugar Daddy
Stuffed Shells, Frozen, Celantano Lowfat - 3
Taco, soft, fast food, 1


5 POINTS
Apple with 2 TBSP nutella
Bologna, 1 slice, plus one slice cheese plus 1 small pita
Brownie, 1
Coffee Cake, 2" square/2 ounces
Fish Sticks, frozen, 3 plus 1 TBSP tartar sauce
French Fries, fast food, 1 small serving
Hamburger, fast food, 1 small
Ice Cream Bar, Chocolate Covered, 3 oz
Margarita, 4 ounces
Muffin, 1 large bran
Nachos, 4
Pancakes, 2 with 1 TBSP Syrup
Pear with 1.5 ounces of brie cheese
Saltines, 6 plus 1 TBSP Pbutter and 1 TBSP Jelly


MISC - DEPENDING ON INGREDIENTS
Burrito (1/2 cup refried beans, salsa, taco seasoning, wrap in a tortilla)
Stir fried sugar snap peas (Add butter, thus add points!)
Chili Burrito (Tortilla - 1 or 2 points, 1/4 can of Stagg, Fat Free Chili (1.5 points), 1 oz of grated cheese (2 points))


RECIPES

Tomato/Artichoke Dip

1-28 oz can of Hunt's select diced tomatoes with italian seasoning
1 can of artichokes (in water)
fresh garlic
fresh lemon juice
salt and pepper
french bread baguette

Drain the tomatoes, put in a bowl. Drain the artichokes and do a rough chop - put in with tomatoes. Add garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste. Mix well and let sit in fridge for a few hours. Slice the baguette a bit 1/2 in thick. Spray both sides with butter spray and broil or bake turning until both sides are golden Top with mixture. You can have 3 for 1 pt. Yummy

Mock Apple Crisp

4 oz granny smith apple
1 TBSP water,
1 package sweetner

slice apple and microwave all until apple is tender. Top with lowfat granola and optional (whipped topping) - 3-4 points depending on amount and type of granola.

Tomatoes and Squash

2-14.5 oz cans Stewed Tomatoes, flavored with Basil and Oregano
2 medium yellow squash, sliced

Cook over medium heat until squash is tender. For a little color you can subs. 1 yellow squash for 1 medium zucchini. Serves six at less than one point (actuallly, I see this as no points!)

Taco Soup

Brown, 1 lb lean ground beef and one onion.
Add - Don't drain!

3 cans chili beans
1 can tomato sauce
1 can chopped green chiles
1 packet taco seasoning
1 can corn
1 can chopped tomatoes
1 cup water
1 packet ranch dressing

Bring to a boil and simmer 15-20 minutes.

Kashi Friendly Fiber Muffins

Makes 12 muffins
Preheat oven to 400

1 cup whole wheat flour
2 t Baking powder
1/2 t salt
1 3/4 cup kashi good friends cereal
3/4 cup skim milk, rice, or soy
1/4 cup honey
2 egg whites
1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 medium ripe banana, mashed
non stick cooking spray

In a small bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. In a larger mixing bowl, combine Kashi Cereal and milk and let stand for 2-3 minutes. Add the egg whites and beat well. Stir in applesauce, banana, and honey. Add flour mixture and mix only until dry ingredients are moistened (over mixing will produce rubbery muffins.

Fill sprayed muffin tins. Bake 20-25 min or until lightly browned. 1 point per muffin
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