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Oct 17, 2006 10:28 PM

Good supermarket snack food?

I have a tendency to graze/snack all day when I'm studying, so I'd like to ask if any of you have supermarket favs that isn't messy to eat, and is not too unhealthy (I should be able to pronounce the ingredients).
Ever since I've discovered kozy shack, I've been hooked on rice pudding. Damn them.
I also like lindt dark chocolate and costco nuts.
What else is good?

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  1. TLC crackers (made by Kashi), Snap Pea crisps, and White Cheddar Pirate's Booty. All are cheapest at Trader Joe's. No guilt.

    6 Replies
    1. re: maestra

      I like TJ's honey wheat pretzel sticks... perfect psuedo-healthy snack food.

      1. re: maestra

        Trader Joe's is a mecca for fairly healthy snacks. My favorites:

        > Trader Joe's Chocolate Chip Granola Bars (2 Grams of Fiber!)
        > Spicy Mango; Dried Cranberries & Goji Berries
        > 50% Less Salt Cashew Pieces (1 Pound for $2.99!)
        > TJ's lower carb Corn & Flaxseed Chips
        > Edamame

        If you are willing to put in a little time.. make your own humus (its easy) & purchase whole wheat pita or naan at TJs

        1. re: maestra

          Oh my! Thank you maestra for tipping me off to the Snap Pea Crisps- they are tasty! How do you keep from polishng off the bag in one sitting? :)
          I got the original flavor- are the caesar worth trying?

          1. re: sweet ginger

            I accidentally bought the Caesar once, and I didn't like them at all. I gave them away. I almost never buy flavored things, though, so I'm not a good measure for that.

            1. re: maestra

              Good to know- I'll stick with the original...

          2. re: maestra

            snap pea crisps? you mean the vegetable equivalent of chicharrones? no guilt? h-m-m-m.

          3. I like the Quaker Oats rice cakes, especially the Multigrain ones. I don't know how healthy they really are, but they're light and not too sweet.

            1. Wasabi Peas - kinda healthy right?
              Real Fruit Juice Gummy Bears
              Cucumber and Miso
              Nori wrapped rice crackers

              1. Glenny's Soy Crisps or Spud Delites
                TJ's freeze-dried fruit
                Barbara's Puffins cereal
                Baby carrots
                Babybel light cheese
                Popping corn (pop it yourself in the microwave so you can skip the chemicals)

                1. Maybe a little more than a light snack but I like to grab a bun and then head to the deli counter. Not particularly unhealthy if you put the right stuff on it.