Toss those store-bought snack packs in favor of one of these delicious homemade treats that's sure to fill you up while keeping your calories in check.
February 01, 2010
1 of 5Becky Luigart-Stayner
Avocado-Yogurt Dip with Cumin
Avocado-Yogurt Dip with Cumin Recipe If you love guacamole but are looking for a lighter alternative, check out this delicious dip. Mixing in yogurt makes for a creamy, satisfying texture and gives you all the nutritional benefits of dairy, while the avocado's heart-healthy fats keep you fuller longer. Serve with freshly cut vegetables for dipping.
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Raspberry Frozen Yogurt
Raspberry Frozen Yogurt Recipe When your sweet tooth gets the best of you, pass on high-fat, high-calorie ice cream and go for this light frozen treat. Raspberries add tons of antioxidants, and yogurt and milk offer calcium and protein.
3 of 5HOWARD L. PUCKETT
Barbecue Pizza Bites
Barbecue Pizza Bites Recipe Eating healthy is all about keeping your portions in check. You can either cut this flavor-packed pizza into larger slices for a quick supper, or slice it into 16 smaller, snack-sized wedges for a healthy balance of protein, carbs, and fat.
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Chunky Tomato-Fruit Gazpacho
Chunky Tomato-Fruit Gazpacho Recipe Eating healthy is all about keeping your portions in check. You can either cut this flavor-packed pizza into larger slices for a quick supper, or slice it into 16 smaller, snack-sized wedges for a healthy balance of protein, carbs, and fat.
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Spicy Oatmeal Crisps
Spicy Oatmeal Crisps Recipe Sometimes you need just a little something sweet. When that's the case, try snacking on something that will offer some health benefits. These oatmeal cookies feature regular oats, so you'll get the health benefits of whole grains with just a touch of fiber. Plus, the cookies are loaded with spices, like cinnamon, allspice, cloves, and nutmeg–all warming spices that pack in the antioxidants.