Snacks galore!

Are you running out of ideas for healthy snacks? A low kilojoule snack will normally consist of a starch or fruit and a protein portion. Any added sauce will count as a sugar or fat portion and must be taken with caution. See table below for examples:

snacks

STARCH OR FRUIT PROTEIN
1 cup mixed fresh fruit 1 cup milk (low fat or fat free)
1 whole fruit (fist size) 100g yoghurt (small tub)
3 – 4 provitas 8 – 12 nuts
1 ryvita or crackerbread 30 – 60g fat free biltong
1 slice low GI bread 1 slice low fat ham
2 cups vegetable sticks (carrot, cucumber, rosa tomatoes, broccoli, baby corn, sugar snaps etc) ¼ cup cottage cheese (fat free)
Dried fruit (see portion on pack) 30g mozzarella cheese
  3 Tablespoon Hummus
  30 – 60g Tuna fish

 

New ideas!

  • Ryvita with cottage cheese, fresh basil and 1 tsp sweet chili sauce
  • 3 Provitas with melted mozzarella cheese, and sprinkled origanum
  • 1 cup fresh berries with fat free vanilla yoghurt
  • 2 cups of fresh veggies with hummus and peppadews
  • Nut and dried fruit snack pack
  • 1 crackerbread with cottage cheese, biltong and pear slices
  • 1 slice olive ciabatta bread with 1 tsp olive oil and balsamic vinegar
  • 1 slice low GI bread with mashed avocado, lemon juice and a pinch of salt and pepper

Happy snacking!

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