Healthy & Simple 15 gram Carb Snacks

Sep 22, 2017 | Healthy Living

  • Spread 1 tablespoon cream cheese on 1 full graham cracker and top with 5 halved grapes
  • Sprinkle 1 tablespoon dried cranberries and 1 tablespoon toasted slivered almonds atop a 6-ounce carton of plain fat-free Greek yogurt.
  • Enjoy a small pear and a light cheese stick
  • Dip 1/2 a red bell pepper and a 1/2 cup of carrot sticks in 1/4 cup guacamole.
  • Cut 1 ounce of thinly sliced deli ham into long strips and fold the slices accordion style.
  • Alternately skewer the folded ham slices with ¾ cup of pineapple chunks.
  • Go for 1/4 cup salsa with 6 tortilla chips.
  • Mix 1/2 cup blueberries with ¾ cup cottage cheese
  • Mix 3/4 cup whole strawberries with 15 almonds and 1/3 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • Spread 1 tablespoon of peanut butter on 1 regular slice of whole wheat bread
  • Spread 1/4 cup whole milk ricotta cheese between two stoneground crackers and drizzle with 1/2 tsp of honey

    • Fill a bowl with 3 cups of unbuttered, unsalted popcorn
    • 3/4 cups lightly salted edamame
    • Spread 1 tablespoon of peanut butter between 3 celery sticks. Generously sprinkle 2 teaspoons of raisins over top.
    • 1/3 cup of granola
    • Enjoy a lunch box size apple (small fist size) with 1 tablespoon of peanut butter or 2 tablespoons of almond butter
    • 17 grapes, red or green
    • Go for 6 saltine crackers with 1 tablespoon peanut butter or 6 slices of cheese
    • Enjoy a cup of your choice of veggies and 1 tablespoon of Ranch dressing
    • 1 hard boiled egg and half of an English muffin
    • 1 Fun-Size Snickers or other Fun-Size bar of your choice
    • 1/2 cup of your choice of ice cream
    • 2 Oreo cookies
    • 1 Snack Size pack of your choice of potato chips
    • 1/4 cup of trail mix or mixed nuts

    Alcohol

    • 12 ounce regular beer
    • 10 ounce stout beer
    • 10 oz. of dry champagne
    • 10 oz of dry white wine or red table wine
    • 15 oz light beer

    Resources:
    LOW-CARB COUNTIN’ CAFÉ: http://diabetes.ufl.edu/files/2009/08/Low_Carb_Snack_Menu_12.081.pdf

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