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100-Calorie Snack Ideas from the No. 1 DASH Diet

Resist the vending machine by prepping these healthy snacks ahead of time. Bonus: They’re cheaper than the commercial 100-calorie snack packs you’d find at the grocery store. From No. 1-rated The DASH Diet for Weight Loss.

• 1 rice cake spread with 2 teaspoons almond butter or natural peanut butter

• 1 cup sliced bananas and fresh berries

• 20 unsalted pretzel sticks, 1 reduced-fat string cheese stick, celery sticks (all you can eat)

• 1 medium apple with 1 ounce low-fat cheese

• 1 cup fresh fruit salad sprinkled with 1 tablespoon slivered almonds

• 1/2 of a reduced-fat string cheese stick and 4 whole-wheat snack crackers

• 1/2 medium banana sprinkled with 2 tablespoons shredded coconut

• 3 cups unsalted air-popped popcorn

• 1 cup strawberries with 1/3 cup plain nonfat yogurt

• All-you-can-eat green veggie sticks (cucumbers, bell peppers, celery) with 1 tablespoon “lite” dressing for dipping

• 1/2 cup unsweetened toasted oat cereal with 1/4 cup blueberries and 1/2 cup nonfat milk

• 1 hard-boiled egg with 1 slice melba toast

Discover more recipes in THE DASH DIET FOR WEIGHT LOSS by Thomas J. Moore. 


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Excerpted from The DASH Diet for Weight Loss by Thomas J. MooreCopyright © 2012 by author. Used by permission of the publisher. All rights reserved

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