Try sunflower seed butter....SUNBUTTER NATURAL it is peanut free and Trader Joe's Sunflower Seed Butter is made in a nut-free plant. Actually it is lower in saturated fat and higher in fiber than peanut butter.
Apple Apples come in so many varieties, it's easy to find the perfect flavor. Choose one small apple at snack time for a serving of fruit that's also a good source of soluble and insoluble fiber, which helps prevent cholesterol buildup.Among their other benefits, the phytonutrients in apples can help you regulate your blood sugar,...Slows down of carb digestion...grab an apple and 1 ounce of low sodium cheese or
Slice an apple. Sprinkle some cinnamon. Microwave a minute or until cooked. Add a dollop of frozen greek yogurt. Not a pie, but a neat snack.
Pumpkin is one of the most nutritious fruits available and It is one of the very low calorie vegetables... 2-Minute Pumpkin Pie If you need a little something to satisfy your sweet tooth, whip up this 75-calorie pumpkin pie for one. This simple recipe, pared down to the most basic and common ingredients, only takes 2 minutes to make, but the end result tastes as delicious as traditional, calorie-packed pie.
1/2 c. pumpkin puree 1/4 c. egg whites (from an egg or carton) Sweetener Cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice
Mix together all the ingredients. If you prefer a flan-like texture, add more pumpkin; if you prefer a cake-like texture, add more egg whites. Microwave for two minutes. Use a mix of Greek yogurt, hazelnut cream cheese, and pumpkin pie spice for the icing. Top with toasted pecans. Makes one serving.
Rye Bread helps keep you feeling full because it digest slowly and of the way the sugars get absorbed into your blood. The sugars in rye flour are absorbed into your bloodstream much more slowly. Pure rye bread contains only rye flour, without any wheat. Toast it up! Rye bread helps keep you full longer.
Two slices of whole wheat bread now raise your blood sugar more than two tablespoons of table sugar
Oats The benefit of eating cereals like Oats is that they contain a huge proportion of their calorie profile in terms of insoluble fiber. Fiber not only gives you a feeling of satiation and thus keeps you from feeling hungry for a long time & which helps prevent fat storage
Healthy choices such as small pieces of fruit, yogurt, and so on, will help to maintain glucose levels and speed up the body’s metabolism. ..add a little to the oatmeal.
Apples, pears and soup satisfies hunger because your brain perceives it as filling.
Acetic acid in vinegar may slow the passage of food from the stomach into the small intestine, so your tummy stays full longer so have a vinegar & Virgin Olive oil Salad, maybe with matchstick carrots, Black Olives...have 5....good fats help keep hunger away.
1/2 cup Cottage Cheese and a handful of Matchstick carrots, flaxseeds around 75 calories
SUNBUTTER with Celery Sticks
Popcorn is one of the healthiest foods anyone can eat. It has protein, minerals and vitamins… and lots of fiber Popcorn supplies roughage and bulk, Eating popcorn is good way to vary a diet because it contains many valuable nutrients. Have 3 cups of air-popped popcorn, no butter or margarine, no salt..sprinkle with parm or romano which has protein or cinnamon to flavor. Use chili powder to flavor the popcorn or cinnamon powder Use garlic powder to flavor the popcorn as this will give the popcorn enough flavor so that you don't miss the regular salt and butter Drizzle the popcorn with dark chocolate. Microwave dark chocolate chips and pour it over the popcorn...dark cocoa is healthy. No Microwave popcorn, get the kernels and pop yourself. Air popper at Walmart $19.99 You'll be surprised to learn you forgot how good real popcorn tastes. Snacking on popcorn can actually lower cholesterol....It's low calorie, low fat, and high in fiber. Great snack that promotes lower cholesterol levels.
Try some fatty fish too!
Edited by: SUNSHINE6442 at: 10/24/2013 (10:41)
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