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What Are Your Favourite Low Fat Snacks?

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by Sheree (subscribe)
Published July 19th 2012
The worst time of day to put on weight is when I am feeling hungry for a snack to get me through to dinner or the next main meal. I don't want to overeat before dinner and sometimes I eat the wrong type of food when my body craves something to eat and I regret it later on.

How can we prepare ahead of time to avoid grabbing for any old food that is in our reach? These low fat snack ideas will satisfy your hunger to help prevent you from grabbing those high sugary and high carbohydrate snacks that pack on the weight.

5 Low Fat Snack Idea's

1. Cooked Pumpkin - cut some Kent pumpkin into small pieces and cook it in the oven until golden brown. Keep the pumpkin in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 5 days and when you are craving for a sweet snack try some pumpkin hot or cold, you will be surprised how good it really tastes.
Cooked Pumpkin
Bake some pumpkin in the oven for a quick snack.

2. Dry Smoked Almonds I love the taste of dry smoked almonds instead of natural almonds, the ingredients are exactly the same but the preparation process is slightly different resulting in a more desirable taste.
Dry Roasted Almonds
Try some dry roasted almonds.

3. Chicken Breast cook a chicken breast on low heat in a fry pan with a lid so the chicken does not become dry or hard on the outside. When the chicken is cooked cut it up into small pieces and keep in a sealed container for up to 2-3 days.
Cooked Chicken Breast
Chicken Breast cooked and sliced into pieces for a quick snack.

4. Dates fresh dates are the best but if you can't afford the fresh ones why not try trident dates they have no preservatives however they do contain vegetable oil to preserve the product.
Fresh Dates are best but Trident Dates taste great too!

5. Boiled Eggs boil a few eggs and keep them in their shell for up to 5 days. When you are hungry, add a bit of vegetable salt and your snack will be delicious.
Boiled Eggs
Boiled eggs are great for a quick and filling snack.

If you have a low fat snack idea that is easy to keep in the fridge or cupboard why not leave a suggestion in the comments box below so we can all benefit from each other's creative idea's for our health and vitality.
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