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Try These For Teenage Snack Attacks

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 12:00 AM

Having a snack/mini-meal attack? Try a week's worth of grab-and-go combinations, featuring protein, low-glycemic carbohydrates and healthful fats:

MONDAY

1 ounce cooked chicken
1/2 apple
A few almonds

TUESDAY

1/4 cup low-fat cottage cheese or 1 stick string cheese
1/2 pear
2 macadamia nuts

WEDNESDAY

A cup low-fat yogurt, mixed with 1 teaspoon protein powder

THURSDAY

1 ounce deli turkey breast, rolled and speared on a toothpick with 2 olives
1 small piece whole-grain bread

FRIDAY

1/4 cup hummus
1 cup celery sticks
and 1 cup soy milk

From Clinical Nutritionist Carol Forman Helerstein

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