Tag: snack bar

5 Foods That Should Always Be in Your Desk Drawer

by in Healthy Tips, March 30, 2014

When the hunger pangs strike in the middle of your busy work day, don’t run to the nearest vending machine. Stock your desk with these healthy picks.

4 Snack Bars That Actually Deserve to Be Called Healthy

by in Healthy Recipes, February 20, 2014

Let’s face it: A store-bought snack bar is usually just a distant cousin of the candy bar. You know, the long-lost relative with a crunchier-than-thou attitude that’s really just covering a host of insecurities about all that refined sugar and those weird preservatives. Why not skip the imposters and bake up one of these trulyRead more

Protein-Enhanced Foods: The Good, Bad and Ugly

by in Healthy Tips, July 31, 2013

It seems like everywhere I turn, new and “improved” high protein-versions of seemingly healthy foods are being advertised. How do they boost the protein content? And are they really a good-for-you choice? So I did some digging, and it turns out, it depends! Cereals The addition of soy protein isolate will virtually double the amountRead more

Weekly Bits: Snack Happy

by in Reader Tips & Comments, January 23, 2010

Snacks are an important part of any healthy eating plan — provided you’re snacking on the right things. This week’s compilation of reader comments has plenty of healthy between-meal ideas, from favorite snack bars and homemade granola to a frozen treat for your sweet tooth.

Smarter Late-Night Snacks

by in Healthy Tips, December 7, 2009

With a jam-packed refrigerator and holiday junk food lurking in every corner, late night snacking can blow your attempts at healthful eating out of the water. Here are some tips for those who like snacking after dark.

5 New Supermarket Finds

by in Food News, Grocery Shopping, June 4, 2009

Attendees at the Greater New York Dietetics Association annual meeting don’t just discuss healthy foods — we eat them, too. This year, I found some great new products — many at your grocery store now.