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6 Quick Snacks to Beat the Munchies

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FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

We’ve all been there. Those in-between meal cravings for sweet, salty and savory foods can derail your decision to follow a healthier diet if you’re not prepared. Here are 6 quick recipes to get curb those cravings.

 

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Hearty Turkey Zucchini Rolls

Ingredients

For about 6 rolls:

  • 3/4 zucchini
  • ~4 tbsp hummus
  • 8oz low sodium turkey lunch meat
  • 1/4 cup feta crumble (optional)
  • jalapeño
Steps

Approximate macros per roll without feta

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Calories
70
Protein
9g
Fat
2g
Carbs
4g
Sodium
-
Fiber
-
Sugar
-
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Toasted Sugary Cinnamon Sticks

Ingredients
  • 1 small whole wheat tortilla
  • 1 tsp coconut sugar (or 1 -2 packets of zero calorie sweetener)
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp allspice
  • coconut oil spray
Steps
  1. Bake for about 18 min – 20 min at 375 F, let cool and harden. For best results, bake for 10 minutes then flip and spray again, sprinkle remaining spices and return to bake for another 8-10 minutes.
Calories
95
Protein
3g
Fat
2g
Carbs
17g
Sodium
-
Fiber
-
Sugar
-
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Sweet & Spicy Chipotle Popcorn

Ingredients

For 2 servings:

  • 3 3/4 cups air popped popcorn
  • 1.5 tsp coconut sugar
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tbsp chipotle chile
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • spray coconut oil
  • sea salt to taste
Steps
Calories
87
Protein
1g
Fat
5g
Carbs
11g
Sodium
-
Fiber
-
Sugar
-
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Sautéed Fruit with Frozen Greek Yogurt & Cream Cheese

Ingredients
  • 1 apricot
  • fresh mint
  • cinnamon to taste
  • 1 tsp chopped almonds
  • spray coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp reduced fat cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract (for Greek yogurt mixture for added flavor)
  • 1 packet sweetener
Steps

TIP: Freeze greek yogurt and cream for about 45 minutes to 1 hour before eating so it has a quasi-ice cream consistency. Then add fruit, etc.

Calories
190
Protein
14g
Fat
8g
Carbs
15g
Sodium
-
Fiber
-
Sugar
-
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Zucchini Basil Bites

Ingredients
  • 1 zucchini
  • 2/3 cup low sodium marinara
  • 1/3 cup mozzarella
  • fresh basil
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste (optional)

Steps
  1. Sauté on both sides for no more than 2 minutes.  Bake for 10 min at 375F to remain crunchy yet firm.
Calories
165
Protein
11g
Fat
7g
Carbs
16g
Sodium
-
Fiber
-
Sugar
-
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Late Night Protein Crepe

Ingredients
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 scoop Labrada ISO Lean Pro
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 packet zero-calorie sweetener like Truvia
Steps
Calories
190
Protein
40g
Fat
1g
Carbs
0g
Sodium
-
Fiber
-
Sugar
-
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.