Skinny Snacks

These veggie crunchers pack bold flavors at only 150 calories.


Sugar Snap Pea Crisps
High in fiber and B complex vitamins, these tasty bites will leave you feeling full and energized.

To Prepare: Remove stem end and strings from 1 lb. sugar snap peas. Toss with 3 Tbs. nutritional yeast, 2 tsp. olive oil, ¼ tsp. garlic powder, 1/ tsp. salt and a pinch of cayenne. Roast on baking sheet at 425 degrees F for 10-12 minutes, turning once. Serves 4


Zucchini Fries

The crunch of a French fry without the fat and calories.

To Prepare: In a bowl mix 1/3 cup Panko bread crumbs, ¼ cup grated Parmesan and ¼ tsp. salt. Cut 3 zucchini into sticks, dip in milk, then dredge in crumbs, pressing to adhere. Arrange on a rack on a baking sheet. Coat the sheet with cooking spray. Bake at 425 degrees F for 25 minutes, turning once. Serves 4


Sweet Potato Chips

Low-glycemic sweet potato chips are digested slowly to keep you full for hours longer than regular chips.

To Prepare: Slice 1 sweet potato very thinly, ideally with a mandolin, then toss with 2 tsp. olive oil, ½ tsp. salt and ½ tsp. dried thyme. Microwave in batches on parchment paper 2.5-4 minutes or until crisp, watch carefully. Serves 2

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