You've heard it before: It takes two to make a thing go right! And by "a thing," we mean "a snack." And by "go right," we mean "be delicious and low in calories." Read on for the easiest snack recipes around!
The Egg Mug Classic
Entire recipe: 125 calories, 1.5g total fat (1g sat. fat), 547mg sodium, 3.5g carbs, 0g fiber, 2.5g sugars, 20g protein
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Don't limit scrambled eggs to breakfast... They're fantastic as a protein-packed snack! And you don't even need a skillet. In a large microwave-safe mug sprayed with nonstick spray, microwave 3/4 cup (about 6 large) egg whites or fat-free liquid egg substitute
for 1 1/2 minutes. Mix in 1 wedge The Laughing Cow Light Creamy Swiss cheese
, or your light cheese of choice. Microwave for 1 more minute, or until set. Stir it up, and dig in! Feel free to top it off with hot sauce, salsa, or your favorite egg-topping condiments.
Baked Kale Chips
Entire recipe: 33 calories, 0.5g total fat (0g sat. fat), 179mg sodium, 6g carbs, 2.5g fiber, 1.5g sugars, 3g protein
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Don’t be fooled by store-bought kale chips loaded with oil... These DIY veggie chips are borderline life-changing! So much crunch for so few calories. Just preheat your oven to 425 degrees, and spray a baking pan with nonstick spray. Place 3 cups fresh kale leaves
on the sheet, spritz with nonstick spray, and sprinkle with a dash of salt
. Bake until crispy, 5 - 8 minutes. How simple is that?!
Mini Yum Yum Brownie Muffins
1/24th of recipe (2 mini muffins): 76 calories, 1g total fat (0.5g sat. fat), 150mg sodium, 16g carbs, 1.5g fiber, 8.5g sugars, 1g protein
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You're about to find out how easy it is to get delicious brownie bites into your life (and your mouth). Preheat your oven to 400 degrees, and spray two 24-cup mini muffin pans with nonstick spray. In a large bowl, thoroughly
mix 1 box of moist-style devil’s food cake mix
(15.25 - 18.25 oz.) with a 15-oz. can of pure pumpkin
. (The batter will be thick.) Evenly distribute batter into the muffin pans, and smooth out the tops. (Optional topping: Lightly press a few chocolate chips into the batter before baking.) Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean, about 8 minutes. Voila! HG tip: Once cool, wrap and freeze the leftovers for quick heat 'n eat treats!
Salsa-fied Egg White Bites
Entire recipe: 59 calories, <0.5g total fat (0g sat. fat), 297mg sodium, 2.5g carbs, <0.5g fiber, 1g sugars, 11g protein
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If you take nothing else away from this email, know this: hard-boiled egg whites are the best snack base ever! Click for tips
on hard-boiling those eggs... You can even find already hard-cooked eggs at the supermarket. Slice three hard-cooked eggs
in half lengthwise, and discard the yolks (or save 'em for another time). Next, place a teaspoon of your favorite salsa
in each half, and enjoy! Also try this with hummus, guacamole, and other savory dips. (Oooh, how good would these be stuffed with Buff Chick Hot Wing Dip
PB Stuffed Strawberries
Entire recipe: 137 calories, 4g total fat (0.5g sat. fat), 69mg sodium, 16.5g carbs, 6g fiber, 7.5g sugars, 12.5g protein
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We're gonna teach you a trick that looks fancy but is incredibly easy to execute. Slice the stem ends off 6 large strawberries
, about 1/2 inch below the stems, revealing an opening in each berry. Use a narrow spoon to remove about half of the flesh inside each berry, allowing room for filling. Mix 1/4 cup powdered peanut butter
with 2 tbsp. water until thick and creamy. (If needed, add more water 1 tsp. at a time.) Spoon into the bottom corner of a plastic bag, snip off the tip to create a small hole, and pipe the PB through the hole and into the strawberries.
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