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31 Satisfying 100-Calorie Snacks

31 Satisfying 100-Calorie Snacks
Healthy eating isn’t all about calorie counting. Nutritious foods are key, but sometimes it’s nice to know you can grab a quick snack that doesn't deliver an entire meal's worth of calories. The next time hunger creeps up when it’s least convenient (like 30 minutes before a dinner reservation), turn to this list for a small and satisfying bite that won’t ruin a healthy day. 1. Pumpkin Yogurt Combine 1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek Yogurt with 1/4 cup pumpkin purée. 2. Dice up half a tennis-ball sized apple and add it to 1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce. 3. Top 1/2 cup of low-fat cottage cheese with 1/2 cup of diced cantaloupe. 4. Toast one slice whole-wheat bread and top with two scrambled egg whites. 5. Slice up one medium red pepper and enjoy with 2 tablespoons soft goat cheese. 6. Hicka-what? 7. Chow down on 10 baby carrots with 2 tablespoons hummus. 8. Cut one medium cucumber into long strips. 9. 10. For a super quick snack, dip 20 baby corns into low-sodium soy sauce. 11. 12. 14. 16. 17. Related:  Loading BayDiet

Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad (for your sandwich or sweet potato). | Yeah…imma eat that. Growing up, I had this friend who was the nicest guy… …unless you brought mayonnaise in his car. If we were on a road trip and your sandwich had mayonnaise on it…just get out, like now. And, honestly, I always hoped I would end up in his car on these trips because I’ve never been a big fan of the stuff either. He had this passionate hatred for mayo. He didn’t care how good that bacon on your BLT was, if it had mayo on it, it was about to be thrown out of the window. And chicken salad sandwiches…don’t even get him started. So with my mild mayo dislike, I’ve never been a huge chicken salad fan either. But for some reason it’s been sounding good lately. After I made it, I ended up wanting something to put it on. It was good. And isn’t that just the cutest little baby sweet potato you’ve ever seen!? Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad serves 3 (makes ~3 cups) 1 large chicken breast, cooked, cooled, and chopped 1/2 cup plain greek yogurt 2 Tbsp dijon mustard 1/2 lemon, juice 1/8 tsp dried dill weed Hello!

Crockpot 101 The crockpot or slow cooker is one of the best time saving appliances in the kitchen. It's great for beginning cooks because all you have to do is fill it and turn it on. Hours later, you come home to a house filled with wonderful smells and dinner ready for the table. Here's how to use a crockpot: Crockpot 101. Crockpot 101 Purchasing and Safety When purchasing a crockpot, look for one with a removable liner. Crockpot General Cooking Tips Only fill the crockpot one half to two thirds full. Specific Crock Pot Cooking Tips For best results, ground meats must be cooked in a skillet before cooking in the crockpot. Crockpot Recipes

Get Crocked Crock Pot Smoked Sausage, Green Beans, and Potatoes - Get Crocked 1 lb kielbasa or 1 lb smoked sausage 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed 1/2 medium onion, sliced 2 (14 1/2 ounce) cans green beans, drained 1/2 teaspoon black pepper salt, to taste Slow Cooker Smoked Sausage, Green Beans and Potatoes is one of the most popular recipes on this website! This recipe is super easy and it’s an entire meal all in itself – a meat, starch and vegetable. Combine all ingredients EXCEPT smoked sausage, and place in slow cooker.Add water to barely cover ingredients. Note: If you like some snap in your green beans, use fresh instead of canned and add them to the crock with sausage (1 hour before done crocking)! Happy Crocking! For over 450 more Slow Cooker recipes, click here to get my eBook! Jenn

Don't swallow it: Six health myths you should ignore Cookies on the New Scientist website close Our website uses cookies, which are small text files that are widely used in order to make websites work more effectively. Find out about our cookies and how to change them Log in Your login is case sensitive I have forgotten my password My New Scientist Look for Science Jobs Don't swallow it: Six health myths you should ignore (Image: Peter Dazeley/Getty) We are constantly being bombarded with health advice, but not all of it is based on rigorous evidence. Drink eight glasses of water per day This myth just won't go away, but the truth is no one even knows where it came from. Sugar makes children hyperactive Many parents are utterly convinced that eating sugary foods makes their kids bounce off the walls. Our bodies can and should be 'detoxed' There are all kinds of programmes and products designed to help us "detox". Antioxidant pills help you live longer Being a bit overweight shortens life We should live and eat like cavemen 14:38 22 August 2013 Subscribe

67 Science-Backed Ways to Lose Weight Healthy habits can quickly go out the window when we’ve got a tight deadline, no time for the gym, and few options but take-out food. Losing weight is no easy task, and doing it the healthy way can be even harder. We’re advocates for making small changes each day, rather than making drastic changes all at once. Disclaimer: This article is not meant to be a comprehensive weight loss guide. Tips for Eating 1. “I got the blues” may conjure up memories of those macaroni and cheese commercials from the ‘90s, but we’re talking about blue dishware. 2. Skipping out on snack time won’t necessarily lead to weight loss, since low calorie consumption can actually slow metabolism . 3. Next time you need groceries, circle the perimeter of the store before going in. 4. Make an effort to fill the fridge with healthy produce and proteins (from perusing the perimeter!). 5. Skipping breakfast in order to “save your appetite” for dinner probably isn’t a safety shield for late-night noshing . 6. 7. 8. 9.

The Kitchn's One-Ingredient Ice Cream recipe from Food52 Author Notes: Making one-ingredient ice cream couldn't be simpler. It comes out like the frozen bananas you ate at the boardwalk as a kid, except (thanks to the high pectin content) it whips up like Marshmallow Fluff. Vegan and raw foodists have long known this trick, but a few years ago, The Kitchn published a photo tutorial and one-ingredient ice cream went mainstream. Serves 4-6 1 bunch bananas Peel your bananas. This recipe is a Community Pick! Popular on Food52 and Provisions

101+ Delicious Slow Cooker Recipes - Beautifully BellaFaith Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. When purchasing from the links at the bottom, you will be helping Beautifully BellaFaith run. Thank you! If you’re like me, there’s nothing compared to a meal simmering in a slow cooker. I find myself using my slow cooker more than any other kitchen appliance – the stove, oven and microwave included! It’s such a convenient tool to have in my kitchen because I can prepare dinner without having to watch over it, in case it boils over…or worse – BURNS! 1. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84. 85. 86. 87. 88. 89. 90. 91. 92. 93. 94. 95. 96. 97. 98. 99. 100. 101. New to the slow cooker world?

Crunchy Taco Chickpeas - Super Easy & Super Fast! How fruit juice went from health food to junk food This week, it looked as if fruit juice might finally lose its claim to healthiness and be put into the same category as fizzy drinks. It emerged that a headteacher, Elizabeth Chaplin, who runs Valence primary school in Dagenham, wrote to parents about a new rule to confiscate juice cartons from children's lunch boxes. Instead, pupils would only be allowed to drink water. Days earlier, Susan Jebb, a government advisor and head of the diet and obesity research group at the Medical Research Council's Human Nutrition Research unit at Cambridge University, told the Sunday Times that the government's official advice that a glass counts towards your recommended minimum five-a-day servings of fruit and vegetables should be changed. "Fruit juice isn't the same as intact fruit and it has as much sugar as many classical sugar drinks," said Jebb, who has stopped drinking juice. This comes on top of a year or so of stories about the high sugar content of fruit juice. Does she drink juice?

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Smashed Chickpea & Avocado Salad | Chickpea Salad Recipe Smashed Chickpea & Avocado Salad Sandwich I’ve never liked egg salad, potato salad, or macaroni salad. Don’t get me wrong, I love salads, just not the mayonnaise based kind. I can’t stand mayo! My lunch time is usually rushed because Caleb needs mama’s attention, so I love that this healthy salad can be made in minutes. After you get the chickpeas and avocado smashed together, stir in fresh cilantro, green onion, and lime juice. This Smashed Chickpea & Avocado Salad is also great as a dip for veggies, crackers, and pita chips. If you are looking for a quick and healthy lunch idea, make this Smashed Chickpea & Avocado Salad Sandwich. And now for a few “housekeeping” items: Today is the last day to enter our giveaway for 3 SIGNED copies of The Pioneer Woman’s new book, Food From My Frontier. If you like this Smashed Chickpea & Avocado Salad Sandwich, you might also like:

MOVIE BITES – QUIDDITCH PLAYER’S PIE Musical pairing – The Quidditch Match by John Williams I am completely in love with the world of Harry Potter. I wear my Gryffindor scarf with pride. I pick up sticks when I’m on walks with my husband just to wave them in the air at him and say “Expelliarmus!” When we visited The Wizarding World of Harry Potter last October, I literally went running through the park like some sort of crazed madwoman just to get to the ride “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.” So when I went search for Harry Potter-based recipes, I was excited to find so many. Quidditch Pie is one of the many culinary delights that I imagine Molly Weasley bakes in her charming cottage kitchen amidst all of her knitted potholders and dark wooden furniture. She uses magic. Anyone can be a great cook if they can wave a wand at their ingredients. First I spooned the ground beef/carrot/onion sauce mixture into a lasagna pan. The icing bags I was using were super thin. The Quidditch Pie was wonderful.

Sunbutter bites | A Dash of Compassion Sunbutter bites Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve had a thing for peanut butter. That smooth, nutty butter melts so perfectly in between a slice of toasted whole-grain bread and just-ripened banana slices, or on a square of dark chocolate that is dipped into the PB jar when nobody is looking. And then I discovered a new love: sunbutter. Made of roasted sunflower seeds, it resembles the appearance and texture of PB, but with a milder, toasty flavour. Aren’t my new sunbutter bites cute? Print Save Ingredients: Homemade sunbutter: 2 cups hulled sunflower seeds1 tbsp ground flax seeds3 tbsp sunflower or canola oilpinch of sea salt1 tbsp maple syrup (optional) Sunbutter bites: 1/2 cup sunbutter1/4 cup maple syrup or agave nectar1/4 cup brown rice syrup2 tbsp agar flakes (see notes below)1 1/2 cups crispy brown rice cereal1/2 cup kamut flakes1 cup granola (preferably homemade)Optional additions: handful of hemp hearts, dried fruit, poppy seeds, pumpkin seeds, ancient grain cereal flakes,etc.

Drink two espressos to enhance long-term memory - health - 12 January 2014 Coffee has long been a friend of students working through the night, but it does more than just keep us awake. A study provides the first convincing evidence that caffeine enhances long-term memory in people – provided the dose is right. The effects mirror similar results seen in honeybees, where a boost to memory from caffeine-laden nectar may help bees return to certain plants. Researchers strongly suspected that caffeine enhances memory, but studies that tried to show this in people weren't conclusive, as any apparent benefits in memory could have been due to increased attention, a known benefit of caffeine. Studies in animals such as rats, meanwhile, suggested that it enhances memory consolidation – the process of strengthening memories between acquiring them and retrieving them – which should affect long-term memory. Seahorse similarity Too much caffeine He concludes that caffeine enhances long-term memory by improving the process of memory consolidation. Caffeinated bees Recommended by

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