Snacks

The keys to a healthy snack for gradual weight loss and weight maintenance:

  1. Always, always, always pair a protein with a carbohydrate

  2. No carbohydrate-only snacks

  3. Portion out your snacks

  4. Avoid mindless snacking​​

Carbohydrate + protein snacks

1 medium apple + 1 Tbsp peanut butter

15 grapes + 1oz cheese

6 triscuits + 1oz meat

1/2 cup berries + 1/2 cup greek yogurt

No-carbohydrate snacks

15 Almonds, peanuts, cashews

2oz hard cheese

3oz lean meat

2 dill pickle spears

Low-carbohydrate snacks

1/2 cup plain/vanilla greek yogurt

1/2 cup kefir