Snacks. Most people love them. They should be a food group all their own, proteins, fruits, vegetables, grains, fats and snacks. Right?
No, not only do they not have their own food group, wrong, just wrong. We are told snacking, snacks, and snack food is all bad for us. We should shun them like they afe evil. Except they aren’t evil. They aren’t even “bad” for us. Snacks have gotten a bad reputation.
“Don’t snack, you won’t eat supper.” Anyone ever hear that? Maybe you even said it to your kids.
“No, I shouldn’t, it’ll go straight to my hips.” Another one we’ve heard, or said.
Guess what? Snack food doesn’t have to be high calorie, unhealthy, or taboo. Snacks aren’t always cake, pie, cookies, ice cream or candy. Really.
You know what else? Healthy snacks are also tasty. Who knew?
The best thing about healthy snack food? It’s easy. I like easy. Here are my top ten easy snacks for between meals, or sometimes as a meal.
There are fruits:
Then, of course there are the vegetables. How could I be out of carrots? Went to take a picture of the vegetables and, no carrots. Just celery, avocado and cauliflower. That’s okay, you know what a carrot looks like.No
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There you have it, ten snack foods for when the munchie monster appears. Writing about all this food, and taking the pictures has awakened my munchie monster. Time to go feed her. That cauliflower is looking good.
Are you a snacker, or do you eat only at mealtimes?
What is your favorite snack food?
When do you most often snack?
Let a comment below and let share your feelings on snacking. This is post is part of the Ultimate Blog Challenge.