Weekly Creating Wellness Tidbit
Avoid that afternoon slump -forget the vending machine and try these healthy snacks!
Eating between meals can keep your energy up and keeping the weight off -- if you choose snacks that combine carbohydrates with protein for a pick-me-up that lasts. Try these: sliced red peppers and hummus, apple slices and peanut butter, or cheese on whole wheat crackers.Because peanut butter, hummus, and cheese are high in fat, it's best to limit your daily servings of these.
Choose a frozen fruit treat - skip the bowl of ice cream or the butter popcorn and try this yummy snack!
For a quick and healthy sweet snack, try frozen seedless grapes- just put the grapes in a zip-top bag, and toss them in your freezer. Grapes contain resveratrol, an antioxidant that helps protect your heart, and they're even sweeter when frozen.