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!
Apple Banana Cherries Clementine Grapefruit* Grapes Honeydew Melon Kiwi Mango Nectarines Orange Papaya Peaches Pear Pineapple Plums Tangerines Watermelon
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2. Virtuous Veggies
Bell Pepper Strips Berries Broccoli Carrot Celery Cherry or Grape Tomatoes Cucumber Jicama Mushrooms Snow Peas String Beans
3. Grab-and-Go Goodies
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)
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4. Fix It Fast and Enjoy
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
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5. Cook It With Class
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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