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Healthy snacking made simple

Preparing healthy snacks for yourself or your kiddos shouldn't take a lot of time and ingredients. Here are several suggestions for snacks that are quick and easy to make—plus one refreshing drink.

Snacks that satisfy

1. Salsa crunch. Dip whole-grain tortilla chips in zingy salsa. Yum!

2. DIY trail mix. Combine plain, air-popped popcorn; unsalted nuts; and raisins.

3. Veggies with hummus. Carrot sticks, bell peppers and cauliflower are dippable and delicious.

4. Ants on a log. Spread peanut butter on celery sticks; top with raisins for naturally sweet fun.

5. Spiced apples. Sprinkle cinnamon over apple slices.

6. Cheese quesadilla. Melt low-fat cheese inside a rolled-up, whole-wheat tortilla.

7. Water with a twist. Add a citrus or cucumber slice to chilled water.


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