Stay satisfied and on track to lose weight with these healthy, energizing snacks. Each is just 150 calories.
Best Morning Booster: Mocha Yogurt Parfait
Mix 1/2 teaspoon instant coffee with 6 ounces low-fat vanilla yogurt until coffee is dissolved. Spoon half the mixture into a bowl and add 1/3 cup sliced strawberries. Top with remaining yogurt, and garnish with 1 tablespoon low-fat granola. (150 calories)
Why we love it:
• Granola provides a healthy dose of glucose (aka fuel) to help jump-start your morning.
• Calcium-rich foods increase fat loss. One study found that people who ate yogurt three times a day lost up to 22 percent more weight than those who ate none.
Best Way to Satisfy a Chocolate Craving: Indoor Raspberry S’more
Spread 1 teaspoon raspberry jam on 2 graham crackers (don’t break the crackers apart). Top with 1 large marshmallow and 1/2 ounce square of dark chocolate. Microwave 10 to 15 seconds, until marshmallow begins to melt. (150 calories).
Why we love it:
• Don’t deny yourself chocolate. Research suggests that indulging in a little bit can help control your cravings for it.
• Satisfy your sweet tooth with dark chocolate. It’s made with more antioxidant-rich cocoa beansand less sugar than milk chocolate. Look for bars with at least 60 percent cocoa.
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