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Healthy Snacks for a Hectic Life by FavePages Team

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It's not too good to be true! Ditch those frozen entrees and try some of these fantastic snacks and easy to assemble meal ideas - all perfectly suited for eating at your desk!


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BLOG POST: 7 Easy Meals to Cook in a Microwave

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Suggested by Claudia

These are some really easy recipe ideas that Anyone can follow!

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BLOG POST: Your Daily Serving - Build a Better Lunch Box

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Suggested by Erin

Great ideas for healthy snacks and lunches. Danielle really knows what she's talking about, so you'll learn a lot from this!

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ARTICLE: Whole Food Wednesday: Healthy Snacks

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Suggested by Claudia

Nuts, Cheese, Berries etc... There are some really great snack ideas on here.

Jackie: I think I'll bring kale chips for the office to try soon :)

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ARTICLE: 15 Super-Fast Breakfast Ideas for Crazy Mornings | Parenting.com

parenting.com

Whip up one of these yummy morning meals and take it to go!

Suggested by SkinnyScoop Member

Crepes on the go or the smoothie sound delicious and satisfying!

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Sweet Potatoes (in the microwave!)

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Sweet potato is rich in Vitamin A (betacarotene) and Vitamin C. Both...more

Suggested by Krista

I love a sweet potato for a healthy, filling snack. I usually microwave one for 3-4 minutes. I won't lie...I've been known to eat one for breakfast too!

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Egg Whites (in the microwave!)

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Egg whites are the perfect meal/snack for on the go. They are very...more

Suggested by Claudia

To make: Add egg whites on plate with your desired seasonings (I like salt and pepper). Put on for 1 min. If you like them runny that should be good. If not, heat up a little longer. Enjoy!

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Hard Boiled (and already peeled) Eggs

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I have found these to be super convenient when you need that extra snack. They work great with salad and there is no need to peel. It's all done for you! Also great before/after working out to keep you satisfied while giving you some needed protein.

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String Cheese

Suggested by Larissa

High in protein, it offers a bit of fat and has only 80 calories. Also has a longer shelf life than most snacks, 2-3 months! My go-to brand is Precious, great taste and the stringiest!

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Fage Greek Yogurt

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Fage Greek Yogurt

A great source of protein and super tasty with some granola and berries. Yummy!

Jackie: I like to add sliced almonds into my Greek yogurt to give some crunch, texture, and a little more substance :)

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Frozen Berry Medley

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Calories in Trader Joe's Berry Medley (frozen). Get healthy...more

Suggested by Krista

I love these! One bag has three servings, and one serving is a generous portion that almost fills a small mug. The perfect mid-morning pick me up.

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Frozen Grapes

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Food Network invites you to try this Frozen Grapes recipe.

Suggested by Krista

Frozen grapes are an amazing, healthy treat! One of my go-to's when I'm craving something sweet.

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Frozen Yogurt Strawberries

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I love frozen fruit, and I adore yogurt. Put the two together, and you...more

Suggested by Krista

This one is easy - dip strawberries in yogurt and freeze. You can even do it in the morning and eat them in the afternoon. Yum!

Jackie: Omygoodness!! I want to try these :)

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Apple Sandwich

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Suggested by Krista

I love this! Two sliced apple rings with peanut butter and raisins make for a really quick, filling and nutritious snack.

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Steel Cut Oats

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Steel Cut Oats

Looking for a new healthy breakfast??? This one is healthy and has a little crunch to it since its not your ordinary oatmeal! Add fresh fruit, raisins, honey to boost the flavor. Very filling and full of nutrients!

Larissa: My favorite breakfast, instead of adding sugar, I throw in a banana and cook it with the oatmeal.

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Pita Bread & Hummus

Low fat and full of healthy benefits, mini pitas and hummus are a...more

Suggested by Krista

Low fat and full of healthy benefits, mini pitas and hummus are a great afternoon snack. My favorite are whole wheat pitas and spicy hummus, both from Trader Joe's!

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Open Faced, Healthy Ham & Cheese Melt (in the microwave!)

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Using a slice of whole-grain bread (or one of those yummo Sandwich...more

Suggested by Krista

"Melt down the cheese in the toaster oven, top with ham and veggies, then eat it open-faced. The sandwich has enough protein and fiber to keep you feeling full until dinnertime."

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Carrot, Cream-Cheese + Raisin Rollup

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Snack Girl Lisa Cain did well with this one! "The sweetness of the...more

Suggested by Krista

Surprisingly delicious, this easy 'mini meal' is perfect for your desk! With only four ingredients, all it requires is a quick trip to the grocery store and 5 minutes prep-time at work. Plus, 4-5 small rolls equals around 100 calories!

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Fig and Goat Cheese Crostini

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Suggested by Jackie

This is so yummy! Claudia and I were introduced to this by a Trader Joe's sample actually. Get some figs and goat cheese and put them on top of a slice of toasted sourdough bread = DELICIOUS!

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Turkey Jerky

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Tender slices of lean turkey are gently seasoned with a delicate blend...more

Suggested by Eden Godsoe

I love beef jerky but turkey jerky is a healthier choice. I've tried premium jerkies which are a great option, though Jack Link's turkey jerky is a great grab & go too.

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Raw Fruits and Veggies

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Suggested by Haleh Rabizadeh Resnick

You get your vitamins straight from the source plus you're rarely looking at major calories- so have two!

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