Snacks

Snacks

As you know by now, eating every three to four hours is key to your weight loss success. Snacks help keep your metabolism revved so you are constantly burning energy. They also factor into maintaining blood sugar balance, sustaining feelings of fullness, and nourishing those muscles. You can continue to have two snacks a day. Choose anything from the Week 1 list. You also may add the following snack options to your choices this week:

  • 1 ounce low-fat cheese or 1 tablespoon soft goat cheese on 5 whole grain crackers
  • 15 to 20 almonds with jicama slices
  • 8 to 10 almonds with a small pear
  • A small handful (8 to 12) mixed raw nuts: almonds, peanuts, walnuts, and cashews
  • 1 tablespoon nut butter with 5 whole grain crackers or 1 slice whole grain toast

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