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Easy Healthy Snacks

Over 100 Ways to Snack Healthy

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Updated April 11, 2014

Looking for simple healthy snacks? How about more than a hundred of them? If you have type 2 diabetes, you know that nutrition is important. Browse through this list of snacks. Pick your favorites or invent some new ones. These are just some ideas. Use your imagination to come up with even more easy healthy snacks. The sky's the limit.

1. Fresh Fruits - Naturally Good!

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  • Apple
  • Banana
  • Cherries
  • Clementine
  • Grapefruit*
  • Grapes
  • Honeydew Melon
  • Kiwi
  • Mango
  • Nectarines
  • Orange
  • Papaya
  • Peaches
  • Pear
  • Pineapple
  • Plums
  • Tangerines
  • Watermelon
  • 2. Virtuous Veggies

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  • Bell Pepper Strips
  • Berries
  • Broccoli
  • Carrot
  • Celery
  • Cherry or Grape Tomatoes
  • Cucumber
  • Jicama
  • Mushrooms
  • Snow Peas
  • String Beans
  • 3. Grab-and-Go Goodies

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  • 100 Calorie Snack Packs
  • Baked Bagel Chips
  • Baked Potato Chips
  • Cocktail Shrimp
  • Dried Fruit
  • Dry Cereal
  • Dry Roasted Peanuts (1 oz. serving)
  • Fat Free Saltines
  • Frozen Fruit Bars
  • Frozen Grapes
  • Frozen yogurt
  • Graham Crackers
  • Hard-boiled Egg
  • Low-fat Pudding
  • Low-fat Yogurt
  • Low-fat Granola Bar
  • Melba Toast
  • Olives
  • Pickles
  • Pretzels
  • Raisins
  • Rice Cakes
  • Roasted Almonds (1 oz. serving)
  • Soy Chips
  • Soy Nuts
  • String Cheese
  • Trail Mix
  • Walnuts (1 oz. serving)
  • 4. Fix It Fast and Enjoy

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  • 1/2 Turkey or Lean Ham Sandwich with Low Fat Mayo
  • Air-popped Popcorn
  • Apple Butter on Whole Wheat Toast
  • Apple Slices with Cinnamon
  • Apple Slices with Peanut Butter
  • Bagel with Jam
  • Baked Tortilla Chips and Salsa
  • Canned Fruit in Juice
  • Cold Cereal and Nonfat Milk
  • Deli Ham Wrapped in Lettuce Leaves
  • Fruit Salad
  • Fruit Smoothie
  • Frozen Grapes
  • Green Salad with Lowfat Dressing
  • Hummus and Pita Wedges
  • Low-fat Cottage Cheese and Fruit
  • Peanut Butter on Celery
  • Raw Vegetables and Dip
  • Smoked salmon on Whole Grain Crackers
  • Spinach Salad with Mushrooms/Lowfat Dressing
  • Three-bean Salad with Reduced Calorie Dressing
  • Tomato Stuffed with Lowfat Tuna or Egg Salad
  • Tomato Stuffed with Brown Rice
  • Veggie Wrap with Lowfat Dressing
  • Whole Grain Crackers/Lowfat cheese
  • 5. Cook It With Class

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  • Baked Potato with Lowfat Cottage Cheese or Plain Yogurt
  • Baked Sweet Potato Wedges
  • Canned low-sodium vegetable soup
  • Cream of Rice Cereal with Maple Syrup
  • Egg White Omelet
  • Instant Oatmeal and Fruit
  • Tortilla with Melted Lowfat Cheddar
  • Veggie Burger on Whole Wheat Bun
  • Veggie Pizza
  • Veggie Taco with Lowfat Cheese
  • Whole Grain Toast and Jelly
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