(for the times
when you
want more to eat)

Are you hungry?

Craving a little more to eat?

During a meal
Need a little extra to fill up? Try these:

diet drink
blue corn tortilla with salsa
sugar-free Jell-O
extra serving of vegetables
fat-free baked chips and salsa
vegetable soup
raw or cooked vegetables with fat-free dip
salad with fat-free dressing

After a meal
Try these for something to satisfy your craving for something sweet:

sugar-free Jell-O
sugar-free popsicle or Fudgesicle
fruit yogurt shake
sugar-free pudding
piece of fruit

Snack time
If you find yourself really needing a snack, try one of these healthy snack choices:

diet drinks (diet pop, diet Kool-Aid)
atole with sugar substitute
sugar-free Jell-O
fat-free baked chips (about 2 cups) and 1/4 cup salsa
fat-free pretzels (about 45 stick pretzels or 20 "mini")
popcorn, plain (2 1/2 cups) with a small amount of squeeze bottle margarine
celery with non-fat cream cheese
fruit yogurt shake (see recipe)
raw vegetables with fat-free dip
popcorn cakes
rice cakes
sugar-free Kool-Aid popsicles or fudgesicles

Consider these
Eagle approved foods!

Jell-O Waldorf Salad
1 pkg. sugar-free lime flavored Jell-O
1/2 cup diced apple
1/2 cup diced celery
1/2 shredded carrot

Make sugar-free Jell-O.
Refrigerate for about 1 1/2 hours or until thickened.
Stir in vegetables and fruit.
Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm.

Fruit Yogurt Shake
1 cup plain nonfat yogurt
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
1 packet Equal brand sweetener
3/4 cup frozen unsweetened fruit
Place yogurt, vanilla, and sweetener in blender. Whirl, gradually adding frozen fruit.
Serves 2
Makes 2 cups
Serving size = 1 cup

Bananas, peaches, blueberries, strawberries, or raspberries work best for this recipe.

Source: The Joy of Snacks by Nancy Cooper, R.D., CHRONIMED Publishing Minneapolis, MN, 1991.