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What do you snack on?

Postby Carley » Thu Sep 23, 2010 12:14 pm

I thought maybe we could share our favourite snacks and perhaps get ideas of other people :)

I love veggie sticks and hummus. I also love fruit. Another one is raw nuts and sultanas.

I only allow myself to snack on fresh foods.

How about you. :)
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Re: What do you snack on?

Postby Shay » Thu Sep 23, 2010 2:49 pm

Fruit! I love fruit *sigh* I also love crunchy snow or sugar snap peas. Oh and a snickers bar is always nice too :P
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Re: What do you snack on?

Postby court » Thu Sep 23, 2010 4:54 pm

raw nuts, seeds, dates mmm I also like organic dark chocolate 85%, homemade hommus mmm, mersey valley cheese, strawberries, any berries actually!
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Re: What do you snack on?

Postby lalalaaa » Sun Sep 26, 2010 11:50 am

I snack too much :oops: I think I could write a thesis on snacks, I have become a bit anal about snacks and have set 100cal limit with them.
So here goes, love fruit, nuts(although I try to limit them), a forme or diet yoghurt, carrot celery and cucumber sticks with hommus, peas from the pod and fresh beans, a jarah hot choc, chick nuts, wasabi peas, and spicy broad beans (also limited to a handful), and when I want a chip-like snack two handfuls of delite rice crackers. Sugar free sweets -Mints,chewing gum and fruit drops.
In my handbag, I have a special k chocaletey bar and some eclipse mints.
My choc hits include funsize milkyway, a freddo or A Dark choc hit.
Then there is deserts.... diet choc mouse or creme caramels (My Saturday night treat).
Yep snacks, I've had a few :lol:
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Re: What do you snack on?

Postby cherieang » Wed Nov 03, 2010 11:40 pm

I like to snack to potato chips. But i will only eat it once in a while. Most of the time I will snack on fruits like apples, pears.
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Re: What do you snack on?

Postby Louisa89 » Thu Nov 04, 2010 1:25 am

Well actually if I could I would snack instead of eating... :mrgreen:
I love fruits, apples and orange are my favourite but in summer nothing beats a good wattermelon...hummmm almost can feel its taste now! Recently I have found a new love for raw carrots. And I have to confess I also love nuts and chips, but these treats are reserved for very very very special ocasions.
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Re: What do you snack on?

Postby Carly :) » Sat Nov 06, 2010 11:20 am

I have 4 crackers with a bit of can tuna or sardines, Or air popped corn.
I also like sugerfree jelly with diced fruit. :) and yum=o hommus is my fave with celery!
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Re: What do you snack on?

Postby JP1 » Fri Nov 12, 2010 11:19 am

I've been pretty religious about snacking and have just basically cut it out.. works for me when I'm on a weight loss kick, I just stick to three straight meals and my daily walks..
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Re: What do you snack on?

Postby dearne » Fri Nov 12, 2010 2:03 pm

im still searching for snacks, im changing my mindset away from the museli bars and chocolate.

I have found (though havent checked the nutrional information lately because i havent had for 2 weeks) that there are the fruit and yoghurt bars i think they are made by natural foods (i knew their see-through and pink... :( ) they taste yumm, and they kinda seem good but i wont say if they are until i get one.

anyone know something little i can keep on my desk at work, or some type of sweet biscuit or other food i can keep on my desk (those dam 3pm cravings!)
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Re: What do you snack on?

Postby court » Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:03 pm

my snacks are now grapes, raw nuts and seeds and dried fruit, sprouted grain bread with nuttelex, fresh berries, flat white.. I am partial to anything that is completely natural and preservative free :D yum now i feel like coffee
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Re: What do you snack on?

Postby brendan » Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:12 pm

I try to avoid the snacking if possible, but if my stomach is screaming out for something I will choose the nut/dried fruit mix too, or maybe an apple.
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Re: What do you snack on?

Postby WillBThin50 » Sun Nov 14, 2010 1:49 am

Hi! I love snacks, it keeps my blood sugar at a constant level which prevents crazy insulin spikes that cause horrible bad moods and overeating throughout the day. This is what I have:

1 Rounded tbspn psyllium husk mixed with 1 scoop of soy protein and half a protein shaker which I sip continuously throughout the day.
OR
1 Mango
OR
5 Cups of coffees with soy milk evenly spaced throughout the day
OR
1 Apple and 1 Banana when necessary
OR
1 little can of tuna with a stick of carrot and a stick of celery
OR
1L of Black Tea

Doesn't work for everyone I know, but you'll find they're all pretty reasonable in terms of nutrients and caloric content...except the coffee and tea, they're just my vices.
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Re: What do you snack on?

Postby thinkingthinner » Sat Jan 22, 2011 9:13 pm

The best thing I snack for mid morning on is a small tin of tuna and a small tin of pineapple chucks I have read that eating these two foods together are benifical the pineapple breaks down the tuna so it digests easier.
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Re: What do you snack on?

Postby äirly » Wed Jan 26, 2011 3:47 pm

I'm one of those people who have trouble with snacking unless its something preplanned, ie from LnE or something. Otherwise I underestimate how much I eat and overdo it :(
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Re: What do you snack on?

Postby CronicBadger » Sat Jan 29, 2011 11:45 am

Bananas are one of my few snacking vices. The trouble is that I go overboard on them.

I can't wait until some bright company genetically engineers a banana that contain less than 50 or so kilojoules. Or maybe someone can do a fake one, like Quorn does fake chicken. :)
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