**Keep snacks high in fiber and protein and no added sugar (no trans fat either)
**Wash all fruits and vegetables (with a vegetable wash) before eating.
*Raw Nuts- almonds, walnuts, pecans, pistachio, macadamia, pine, peanut, etc. I buy them raw with no salt.
*Seeds- sunflower, pumpkin, (flax seed- added to yogurt, trail mix, bread, cereal)
*Popcorn- I buy white or yellow kernels and use a popcorn popper or pop it in oil on the stove. I then add my own salt (and butter).
*Whole Grain Crackers
*Chips and Salsa
*Fresh Fruit / Fruit Salad- melons, berries, citrus, tropical, apples, plums, peaches, pears, etc the possibilities are endless :)
*Dried Fruit- any kind, get ones without added sugars
*Unsweetened applesauce (add cinnamon)
*Vegetables sliced eaten plain or with Hummus or peanut butter
*carrots, cucumber, peppers, mushrooms, broccoli, zucchini, yellow squash, tomato, edamame, snap peas, cauliflower, avocado, etc.
*Peanut butter "cookie" *Spread two graham crackers with peanut butter (add raisins or bananas on top)
*Apples with peanut or almond butter or dipped in (soy) yogurt
*Celery with peanut butter and raisins
*Homemade breads- banana, zucchini, cranberry almond, oatmeal, etc
*Whole grain crackers with cheese slices or peanut butter
*Cucumber slices on cocktail rye bread with (vegan) cream cheese spread * mix/blend one packet of dry italian salad dressing with cream cheese
*Sliced tomatoes with dried basil sprinkled on top (can even add italian dressing)
*Sliced toast with peanut butter and bananas or jelly (could be for lunch too) - try it in a rolled up tortilla