Thursday, March 12, 2009

Plan Snacks Carefully


Ingredients to Plan Snacks
* From Barry Sears website
www.drsears.com


You can create an infinite number of healthy brain snacks by mixing one item from each group.



Proteins:
1/4 cup of low-fat cottage cheese
1 oz. part-skim or "lite" mozzarella
2 1/2 oz. part-skim or "lite" ricotta cheese
1 oz. sliced meats (turkey, ham, etc.)
1 oz. tuna packed in water
1 oz. low-fat, part-skim, or "soft" cheese



Carbohydrates:
1/2 apple
3 apricots
1 kiwi
1 tangerine
1/3 cup "lite" fruit cocktail
1/2 pear
1 cup strawberries
3/4 cup blackberries
1/2 orange
1/2 cup grapes
8 cherries
1/2 nectarine
1 peach
1 plum
1/2 cup peaches
1/2 cup crushed pineapple
1 cup raspberries
1/2 cup blueberries
1/2 grapefruit
1-2 Akmak or other whole grain fat free crackers


Fats:
3 olives (green or black)
1 macadamia nut
1 tablespoon guacamole
3 almonds
6 peanuts
2 pecan halves
one tbsp almond butter

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