Snack food Archive

Snack Attack

  If the snack machine always calls to you in the mid-afternoon, you may be experiencing a between-meals drop in blood sugar. Unfortunately, a pack of chocolate chip cookies is just a short-term fix, and a high-calorie one at that. Better Bet: Eat snacks that combine a protein with a whole grain, ...Read More

Food Fraud: Microwave Popcorn

The word “snack” can be a little misleading on microwave popcorn. One popular brand packs 9 grams of bad fat, including 6 grams of trans fat, into each “snack size” bag. Some “snack bags” are labeled as more than one serving as well. It is easy to assume that one bag is ...Read More

100 Calories Or Less

The key to great snacking is to be allowed to eat what you want right? But you have to keep portion control in mind. You can have ice cream… you just can’t have the whole tub to yourself. So, I’ve put together a list of tips and snacks that’ll sneak in at ...Read More

How I Snack

A lot of my email questions center around snacks. Everyone knows that snacking can be a huge help in your healthy lifestyle. It has been proven to help maintain blood sugar levels throughout the day as well as allowing your body to release unwanted fat storage. The real question is what to snack ...Read More

Apple-Honey Cereal Bars

Ingredients 3 cups Fiber One® Honey Clusters® cereal 1/4 cup roasted sunflower nuts 1/2 cup corn syrup or honey 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup dried apple slices, coarsely chopped 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup peanut butter Butter bottom and sides of 8-inch square pan, or spray with cooking spray. Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal ...Read More

Healthy After School Snacks

Now that school is back in, I have been getting a few people asking about healthy after school snacks. The fun thing about having snacks around is that they are easy. The way I see it, you should be able to grab them quickly and hand them out. (or munch on them ...Read More

The Trick Is Planning Ahead

A lot of the questions I get asked are about portion sizes, cooking for smaller groups like 2 or 3, and time involved in making/preparing foods. For all of these things, I offer a single answer… Planning Ahead! I have found that eating healthy (without it costing an arm or a leg), ...Read More

Quick Tips To Eating Better

Did you know that a lot of the day-to-day issues that most people experience can be attributed to a lack of two things? Most people experience a series of things throughout the day like headaches, stomach aches, fatigue, and overeating, among others that can be helped very easily. Most often these are ...Read More