DailyQuickie: Lunch! Chia pudding, blueberry, oatmeal, Acai parfait- fab, light and filling!
Combine 1/4 cup Chia with 3/4 cup soy milk- stir on and off for 5 minutes. Put in fridge for 30 minutes.
Cook oatmeal in microwave with half soy milk/half water
Layer with Acai and blueberries (I used frozen both)
Now I’m FULL! So healthy!
Keep in mind that banana chips are often dried (which is why they are SOOOO Good and SOOOO Fatty). If you like bananas in chip form, choose freeze dried instead. I also freeze them. If my bananas are about to go bad, instead of tossing them, I peel, cut into 4 large slices, and put them in a freezer safe plastic baggie to snack on later. Fab!
DailyQuickie: Wrinkle Fighting Food- Blueberries!
When:Mon, Nov 14th- snack time!
What: Blueberries- This diminutive fruit is power-packed full of age-defying agents. Blueberries contain more than a dozen vitamins and minerals, but are most adored because of the wrinkle-busting antioxidants and anti-inflammatory phytochemicals they provide. And, yes, frozen are just as nutritious as fresh! Oh, and they are SOOOO DELICIOUS! I buy fresh berries each week at the farmer’s market. If I don’t get a chance to eat them all, they go into a freezer bag and into the freezer. Perfect snack OR w/a spoon of low-fat vanilla frozen yogurt!
DailyQuickie: Kale Chips
When: Wed, Nov 3
What: I am super into Kale right now. It is insanely fibrous, loaded with vitamins, helps with digestion, weight management, and it’s alkaline (perfect for my new alkaline diet). Made into chips, it’s the ideal non-salad (again!) snack! OH, and it’s Vegan Awareness week so it’s PERFECT!
Why: Potato Chips, Corn Chips, Tortilla Chips, even Veggie Chips… when it comes to fat content they are pretty much all the same. Why? Because they are fried. Instead, try these baked Kale Chips that are super tasty, salty, crunchy, satisfying, and only 50 calories and .5 grams of fat per serving!
Fresh Kale- cut into bite-sized pieces, remove rib
1 tbsp EVOO
Sea Salt, White Pepper, Red Pepper Flakes- to taste (you can also try it with curry or garlic powder)
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix the Kale with the Oil and Spices to thin coat each piece. Place on a cookie sheet or aluminum foil for. 15-20 minutes in oven.
Perfect example of a QuickieSnack!
Make your own Black Bean Hummus in just a few seconds! It’s a great snack or meal: low fat, high protein & high fiber.
- 1 Can of Black beans (low sodium)
- 1-2 tbsp of Tahini (optional)
- 2 tbsp lime juice
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 1/4 cup thinly sliced scallions
- 1/4 tsp ground cumin
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- (jalapenos, red peppers, eggplant and any other veggies optional!)
Blend it (or process it in a food processor/magic bullet) and POOF! Done!
Students: save this for later! It’s a cheap way to stay healthy and you can use it as a snack or main. Leftovers keep up to a week, or you can freeze them.
Thanks to Scott & Fit Perez for sharing!
- Reblogged from fitvillains
What: Spoon of Nutella
Where: in the Kitchen
When: October 22, 2011- 10am before my morning walk
Why: I’m taking a cue from Food Network’s Giada de Laurentiis who has the most awesome body and still eats the most decadent, delicious meals! Her secret? Small portions, yoga, and nutella as a quick energizing snack. I’m running out for my looong weekly Saturday am walk with my mom and need something to Break my Fast and energize me until our end of the walk brunch. SO… I’m having a spoon of Giada’s go-to: Nutella. Delish!
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