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Need healthy snack ideas FAST

Going grocery shopping today. My daughter and I eat a lot of fruit and veggies for healthy snacks, but my husband absolutely refuses to eat fruit or veggies.

I need some healthy snack ideas that he will actually eat. Pretty please? Protein snacks would be good, I just can't think of any :(

 
Ati_13

Asked by Ati_13 at 1:27 PM on Jan. 3, 2011 in Diet & Fitness

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Answers (14)
  • Nuts are a very good protein snack, especially walnuts.

    Hummus with a whole wheat pita is high protein.

    You can make brownies with black beans & he'll never know he's eating a healthy, high-protein snack ;-)
    mom2aspclboy

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 1:29 PM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • Do you have the recipe for blackbean brownies?
    Ati_13

    Comment by Ati_13 (original poster) at 1:30 PM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • Air-popped popcorn without butter. Whole grain, high fiber, filling. My DH eats it as a meal sometimes.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:32 PM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • Oh, and there's a recipe for black bean brownies on 5dollardinners.com - hit the "blog" button and scroll down a couple of posts, she just posted it in the last couple of days along with a bunch of other recipes.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:33 PM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • How about celery and peanut butter? Mozzarella cheese sticks.
    Heres a good list
    http://www.self.com/fooddiet/2009/06/30-healthy-snacks
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 1:34 PM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • Yes.....

    Black Bean Brownies Recipe

    1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
    3 eggs
    3 tablespoons vegetable oil
    1/3 cup cocoa powder
    1 pinch salt
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    3/4 cup sugar
    1 teaspoon instant coffee (optional)
    1 cup chocolate chips, divided (optional)
    1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts (optional)

    cont. below
    mom2aspclboy

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 1:35 PM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • continued from above...

    1.Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
    2.Lightly grease an 8-inch square baking pan and set aside.
    3.Combine the black beans, eggs, oil, cocoa powder, salt, vanilla extract, sugar, and instant coffee in a blender or food processor until smooth.
    4.Stir in 1/2 cup of chocolate chips and walnuts, if using.
    5.Pour the mixture evenly into the prepared pan.
    6.Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup chocolate chips (if using) over the top of the mixture.
    7.Bake in the preheated oven until the top is dry and the edges start to pull away from the sides of the pan, about 25 to 30 minutes.
    8.Cool completely on a wire rack
    mom2aspclboy

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 1:35 PM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • raisins, carrot cake, pineapple upside down cake, trail mix, peanuts, almonds, blueberry muffins, cereal, yoguat, gronala bars. some of the things you can hide the fruit or vegs. smoothies, applesauce cups,
    momindiana

    Answer by momindiana at 2:54 PM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • Nuts, nut butters, hummus, cheese, yogurt, smoothies, granola, whole grain crackers, veggie chips.
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 5:41 PM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • Almonds, carrots, celery and granola. I am interested in how the blackbean brownies taste though.
    Peajewel

    Answer by Peajewel at 9:18 PM on Jan. 3, 2011

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