Mid Day Munchies

I don’t know about you but when 1:30pm hits I get the munchies! I suddenly become STARVING and have a tendency to want to grab the first thing I see which isn’t always a good thing. So I have compiled a Top 20 Snack list for you!!

Tera’s Top 20 go to snacks for a mid day pick me up, after school snack, or an on the go life saver. 

1. Half an apple with 2 teaspoons of peanut butter
2. An orange and a few dry-roasted nuts
3. 10 cashew nuts
4. 10 almonds
5. 2 ounces of lean roast beef
6. Half a small avocado
7. 3 ounces cooked whole-grain noodles with 1 fresh tomato and 1/2 ounce hard cheese
8. 1 seven-grain Belgian waffle
9. 4 mini rice cakes with 2 tablespoons low-fat cottage cheese
10. 3 ounces low-fat cottage cheese and 3 whole-wheat crackers
11. 1/4 cup fat-free ranch dressing with mixed raw veggies
12. 6 Wheat Thins crackers with two teaspoons of peanut butter (or any nut butter)
13. 1 small baked potato with 1/2 cup salsa and 2 tablespoons of fat-free sour cream
14. 1/3 cup of unsweetened applesauce with 1 slice of whole-wheat toast, cut into 4 strips for dunking
15. 1/2 cup frozen orange juice, eaten as sorbet
16. 2 large graham cracker squares with 1 teaspoon peanut butter
17. 3 handfuls of unbuttered popcorn, seasoned with herbs
18. 4-6 ounces of no-fat or low-fat yogurt
19. A 5-ounce tossed salad with lettuce, tomato, cucumber and 1/4 cup fat-free dressing
20. Half a “finger” of string cheese with 4 whole-wheat crackers

Any of these would be perfect to snack on mid morning, afternoon, or even after dinner when you feel like dessert. Remember it’s all in the choices.

Healthy Wishes, T

3 comments for “Mid Day Munchies

  1. September 14, 2012 at 12:29 pm

    Great snack ideas!! One of my fav snacks is cheddar cheese cubes and red grapes:)

  2. Tammy
    September 12, 2012 at 9:37 pm

    One of my favorite snacks is avocado toast. Just take one slice of whole wheat/grain bread, toast it, mash up 1/2 small avocado and spread it on the toasted bread, sprinkle a little salt and pepper (or add other seasonings to spice it up) and wa-la! Avocado toast! You can also squeeze a little lime juice for added flavor, but I like it with just salt and pepper. 🙂 Great post!!

  3. September 11, 2012 at 3:02 pm

    hum….I noticed that you forgot 4 Trader Joe’s Joe-Joe cookies. Oh, I am not supposed to put that out there right?

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