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Best Snack Dip | Eat This, Not That 24. Best Snack Dip Muir Glen Organic Garlic Cilantro Salsa (2 Tbsp) 10 calories 0 g fat 130 mg sodium Add a handful of Garden of Eatin’ Black Bean Tortilla Chips and you’ll have a near-perfect mid-afternoon snack: 150 calories, 6 grams of fiber, and a concentrated dose of tasty produce. Salsa should always be your chip dip of choice.
❥ 92 Calories Snack~ 1/3 Cup Edamame~ These young soybeans are among the healthiest snacks you can find. A third of a cup has more than 8 g of protein and 4 g of fiber to help keep you full. As a bonus, you’ll get nearly 10% of your recommended daily allowance of iron. Edamame is available in ready-to-eat containers for a quick snack on the run. Saturated Fat: 0.5 g Sodium: 4.5 mg Cholesterol: 0 mg
Convenient Low-Calorie Applesauce Mott's No-Sugar-Added Healthy Harvest Applesauce This tasty fruit-filled applesauce kicks up your vitamin C quotient: Each 50-calorie snack cup provides 25 percent of your daily needs. Nutrition facts for one snack cup: 50 calories, 0 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 0 mg sodium
Berry Banana Smoothie - Keep the ingredients for this colorful recipe on hand to make a healthy after-school snack. Calories 121, Total Fat 1 g, Saturated Fat 0 g, Cholesterol 2 mg, Sodium 18 mg, Carbohydrate 28 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 2 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 3%, Vitamin C 116%, Calcium 6%, Iron 3%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
❥ 74 Calories Snack~ 1 Cup Tomato Soup~ Tomato soup is full of disease-fighting nutrients, but contains as little as 74 calories per cup, no cholesterol, and less than 1 gram of saturated fat. Just keep in mind that there are many varieties. Cream of tomato is significantly higher in fat and calories. When buying canned soup, look for labels that say "low sodium" and check the calorie count. Saturated Fat: 0.19 g Sodium: 471 mg Cholesterol: 0 mg
Calcium-Added Warming Cocoa Swiss Miss Fat-Free Hot Cocoa with Calcium The antioxidant level in cocoa is even higher than in red wine. Plus, one mug provides as much calcium as a glass of milk. Add a cinnamon stir stick for no additional calories. Nutrition facts for one mug: 50 calories, 0 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 180 mg sodium
Snack on the Go: Almonds and Oranges Twelve almonds and an orange make a great balanced on-the-go snack. Don’t want to count out twelve nuts? Grab a Blue Diamond 100-Calorie Almond Pack with your orange and you are all set. Or, try walnuts. “For around the same calories and fat, you can eat seven walnut halves, the nut with the highest omega-3 count,” recommends Christen Cooper, RD. “Switch the two up to keep things fresh.” Nutritional information for one medium orange and 12 almonds: Approx. 162 calories, 9g fat (0.5 saturated), 13g sugar, 5g protein, 5g fiber.
❥ 84 Calories Snack~ Frozen Yogurt Sandwich~ Nonfat frozen yogurt is a healthy alternative to ice cream, and it's easy to find varieties with no added sugar. Try making a "FroYo" sandwich by spreading two tablespoons of nonfat frozen yogurt between two graham cracker squares. Even with chocolate frozen yogurt, you're only looking at 84 calories. Saturated Fat: 0.13 g Sodium: 104 mg Cholesterol: 1 mg
❥ 84 Calories Snack~ Half a Baked Potato with Salsa~ Microwave a baked potato for an easy snack that's loaded with vitamin C, not with calories. Half of a medium-sized baked potato has 80 calories – keep the skin, which is packed with nutrients. Spread a tablespoon of salsa on top to spice it up without significantly boosting the calorie count. Saturated Fat: 0 g Sodium: 124 mg Cholesterol: 0 mg
Snack on the Go: Turkey Jerky Registered dietitian Karen E. Todd recommends this high-protein, low-fat snack. Some brands are higher in sodium than others, so look for one with a low amount of sodium per serving. Nutritional information for one ounce: 60 calories, 0g Fat, 0g fiber, 5g sugar, 11g protein, sodium 270mg.