Snack options for a shake day

Reminders on healthy snacks:

Don’t forget your SNACKS! Two snacks a day keep your metabolism going and keep you from reaching for the bad stuff later in the day. Here are some great ideas:

Snacks Around 100 Calories

• 1 piece of string cheese

• 1 cup of grapes

• 1 cup of strawberries

• 1 large apple

• 10 baby carrots with ¼ cup hummus

• An orange and 5 or 6 almonds

• 10 cashew nuts

• 10 almonds

• 2 ounces of lean roast beef or turkey

• Half of a small avocado

• 1 hard-boiled egg and half of a sliced cucumber

• ¼ cup of cooked brown rice, with 1 fresh tomato and ½ ounce of hard cheese

• 4 mini rice cakes, with 2 tablespoons of lowfat cottage cheese

• 3 ounces of lowfat cottage cheese and 3 whole-wheat crackers

• ¼ cup fat-free ranch dressing, with mixed raw veggies

• 1 small baked potato, with ½ cup salsa and 2 tablespoons of fat-free sour cream

• One 5-ounce tossed salad with lettuce, tomato, cucumber, and ¼ cup fat-free dressing

• 10 ounces of coconut water

• ¾ cup of cooked edamame

• One 8-ounce nonfat, soy, or almond milk latte (no flavor syrups or sugar added)

Snacks Around 200 Calories

• 25 almonds

• ¾ cup of strawberries with ½ cup of nonfat cottage cheese

• 4 ounces of grilled chicken

• Turkey-and-cheese roll-ups (144 calories): Cut 1 part-skim mozzarella cheese stick in half lengthwise. Roll about 1 ounce of sliced roasted turkey breast around one half of the cheese stick and repeat with the remaining cheese stick and another 1-ounce slice of turkey to make a total of two roll-ups.

• 3 ounces of deli turkey slices with 1 ounce of lowfat Cheddar cheese

• 1 apple with 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon of peanut butter or almond butter

• 2 tablespoons of hummus with 2 rice cakes

• ½ cup slow-cooked oatmeal with ½ cup nonfat milk

• 6 whole-grain or multi-seed gluten-free crackers with 2 teaspoons of nut butter or hummus

• Half of a baked sweet potato (bonus when sprinkled with cinnamon)

• Half of a whole-wheat English muffin with 1 hard-boiled egg, sliced tomato, lettuce, and onion

• 1 small whole-wheat pita (4 inches in diameter) with ¼ cup of baba ghanoush

• 2 ounces of shrimp cocktail, with ¼ of an avocado and 1 tablespoon of cocktail sauce

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