Monday, February 9, 2009

Are You Counting Calories?

Posted by Cecile at Monday, February 09, 2009
Who hasn't spent way too much moolah on a box of those cleverly packaged 100-calorie baglettes of cookies or crackers? Even though you know they cost roughly twice what a regular bag does -- not to mention that all of that packaging is a mini environmental disaster -- they do limit temptation.

Save your dough and satisfy your snack attacks with one of these treats. Lots are single servings; nearly all the rest can be popped into snack-size plastic bags and thrown into a pocket or backpack. No willpower needed.

5 Hershey's dark chocolate Kisses or, if chocolate's gotta be Dove for you, 2 Dove Promise dark chocolate miniatures
2 fresh figs or 1 juicy pear
English muffin toasted with just enough cheddar to meltingly cover the top
1 heaping cup of cherries or 12 dried apricot halves
12 almonds
1 Dannon Light & Fit Raspberry Smoothie
1 Klondike Slim-a-Bear fudge bar or 2 Dole frozen fruit juice bars
48 Rold Gold pretzel sticks
1 Starbucks 8-ounce Caramel Macchiato, made with nonfat milk

And if you're pregnant and craving nothing but pickles, you can happily munch and crunch through 8 medium dills.


Dee said...

Hi! I came from Rose's blog... The title of this entry caught my attention 'coz I'm like forever counting calories! :) This is helpful. Thanks.

Mom of Four said...

What? 5 hershey's kisses lang ang limi? Wahhhh, I can eat half of the bag in one sitting, lalo kapag almonds, yummm..Ay sus ginoo day! kaya pala ang aking weight di nababa sa 120..bhuhuhuhu!

Thanks for the info...


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