Recipes & Dieting Tips: Sweets & Snacks
If you want, every now and then, to allow yourself a guilty pleasure - the key is portion control & moderation. The below list of snacks is not intended to give you a green light to over-indulge, but is perhaps a healthier alternative to the fattening dessert.
- Smart Pop Kettle Korn
- 1/2 measured cup (~ 2 points)
Vegetable sticks: (1 cup = 2 points)
Sweet meal: (2 points each)
a) 1/4 cup low fat cottage cheese mixed with cucumbers & scallions(salt to taste).
b) 2 tbsp. non-fat sour cream mixed with 1/2 cup strawberries/blueberries and
sprinkled with Stevia.
c) 1/4 cup low fat cottage cheese with 1/2 cantaloupe or sliced strawberries.
Rice Cake: (Quaker Oats)
(1 piece only=2 points):
a) Caramel Corn
b) White Chedder
c) Chocolate crunch
d) Apple cinnamon
e) Butter popped corn
Sugar Free - Ice Popsciles (=1 point)
On rare occasion:
1 teaspoon of 'light' whip cream with sprinkles ('Fat Free Reddi-wip' - 5 calories)
a) Blend: kale, parsely, celery, lemon, ginger, 1/2 apple, +/- cayenne pepper
b) Diet Snapple raspberry with frozen strawberry in blender
Baked Apple cooked with Splenda/Stevia or 1/2 can of diet Coke (~2.5 points)