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Posts tagged "healthy-snack" (3)

Why We're Nuts About Nuts!

October 13, 2014, 2:00 pm ARTICLES

Nuts are a delicious and nutritious snack as well as an important ingredient to many dishes. Nuts can be roasted, salted, flavored, tossed in salads, baked in breads, mixed in pastas, or otherwise eaten raw! Once pegged as a high fat and calorically dense food group that we should stay away from, nuts are now embraced and considered highly advantageous to our health. Nuts range between about 160 to 200 calories per 1 ounce serving (about a small handful), making the caloric differences pretty ne...

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Tangy Mustard Cucumber Cannellini Salad

July 25, 2014, 2:00 pm RECIPES

Recipe courtesy of Sydney Allen, check her out HERE. Preparation Time: 8-10 minutes Serving Size: ½ cup; Serves about 6 1 Slice on the Slice Plan. Ingredients 1-15 oz can cannellini beans 1 English cucumber, diced 2 medium bell peppers, diced 1/8 cup of olive oil ¼ cup of stone ground mustard ¼ cup of BBQ sauce ½ TB apple cider vinegar Directions Combine beans, cucumber and bell peppers into a large mixing bowl. ...

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I seem to always get hungry at night when I'm watching tv. I'm trying to lose weight and do well all day. I drink my water and watch my portion but at night I need something to snack on. Home made French fries are my kryptonite. In order to stay away from my French fries I've been eating a small bowl of Sun flower seeds every night. I know it's not good to eat past 8 but is there something I can eat that's night going to make me feel like crap but will keep me busy for a while

May 29, 2014, 7:18 pm DISCUSSIONS

Thanks for your question! This is a common concern and one that should be addressed. Nighttime snacking is the downfall for most people. The reason it is considered unhealthy is because we usually go for sweets or carbohydrate-laden foods (such as French fries). These foods are usually used for energy throughout the day- but at night, we are moving less (and therefore use less energy), so they are stored as excess calories and can lead to weight gain. I do not believe “eating past 8&rdqu...

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