5 EASY + HEALTHY SNACKS | Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth



5 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

It’s that time of year again. Candy is everywhere! From TV commercials to the receptionist’s cheery pumpkin-shaped jar, candy is calling your name. But along with that candy comes an avalanche of sugary calories. No worries. Here are five ways to outsmart those cravings without depriving yourself!

Mix Candy With Filling, Good-For-You Foods

By mixing your candy with healthier items, you'll feed your craving without going overboard. Try mixing M&M’s or Raisinets with light popcorn, high-fiber cereal, and/or freeze-dried fruit for a crunchy snack that'll satisfy your sweet tooth.

For something creamy, top off light yogurt or low-fat ricotta cheese with your bite-sized candy of choice.

Turn to Mini Versions

Luckily for us all, many of our favorite candies come in miniature versions. These tiny treats are especially abundant around Halloween. They're perfect for trick-or-treaters and adults!

Some minis, like 3 Musketeers bars, give you more bang for your buck; you could have SEVEN of these small squares for just 170 calories. (I recommend sticking with just three or four, though!)

Keep yourself honest by having those open candy wrappers in sight. This way, you won’t lose count of how many minis you’ve had. Studies have shown that visual reminders (like those wrappers!) keep us accountable and help prevent overeating!

Be Choosy With Your Candy

While I think most of us know candy is pretty much a nutritional zero, it isn’t necessarily high in calories. If you make the right choices, you can enjoy candy without destroying your diet.

Befriend Fruit

Fruit is such a fantastic, nutrient-packed snack, and its natural sweetness makes it a great choice when you're craving sweets. Did you know that you can actually train your taste buds to crave healthier food? It might take time if you're a real candy fiend, but if you start eating more fruit, your sweet tooth will catch on! So the next time you feel that demand for sugar, try fruit first.

Go for sweet (not tart) fruits, like grapes (check out cotton candy grapes!) and pineapple. You can still let yourself have those candy treats, but save them for special occasions. I always have fresh fruit ready to go in my fridge, so it’s easy to grab.

Find Better-for-You Swaps

If you’re craving chocolate, a candy bar isn't your only option. Try a mug of low-calorie hot chocolate or a few chocolate-covered strawberries! And dark chocolate is an antioxidant powerhouse, making it a smarter pick than milk chocolate.

There are also tons of low-calorie snack bars that can satisfy your candy obsession. Look for flavors that remind you of your favorite candies. For example, if you love Snickers, try a chocolate-caramel snack bar. If you're obsessed with Reeses, go for PB-chocolate bars. Quaker makes a great line of chewy granola bars with impressive flavors and stats!






Video: 3 Healthy Desserts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

5 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth
5 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth images

2019 year
2019 year - 5 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth pictures

5 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth recommend
5 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth recommendations photo

5 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth foto
5 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth photo

5 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth 5 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth new pics
5 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth new photo

foto 5 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth
picture 5 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Watch 5 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth video
Watch 5 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth video

Discussion on this topic: 5 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet , 5-healthy-ways-to-satisfy-your-sweet/
Discussion on this topic: 5 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet , 5-healthy-ways-to-satisfy-your-sweet/ , 5-healthy-ways-to-satisfy-your-sweet/

Related News


Men’s Fjallraven Skogso Padded Jacket Review – Lightweight Insulated Winter Coat
Marshmallow Puffs Recipe
Winslet: I’m going to love my bum
Trump accuses media of trying to score political points on bomb scare
The No Squats Belly, Butt, and Thighs Workout
REVEALED: The Mona Lisa Is Hiding Another Painting
How to Write a Personal Statement for Law School
How to Ask a Coworker on a Date
Doctors Respond to Gun Violence
Ben Affleck Vents About Dating Jennifer Lopez While Filming Gigli
New York area airports cancel flights in bomb cyclone winter storm
Garlic-Cumin Chicken Thighs



Date: 08.12.2018, 21:42 / Views: 32373