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Nov 23, 2009 06:12 AM

What is your favorite healthy snack?

I'm always looking for snack ideas - and also I'm wondering if Chow readers care about calories.

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  1. Popcorn. I pop it in a brown paper bag with a little bit of oil in the microwave. I top with pecorino and fine salt.

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    1. re: KTinNYC

      Popcorn is my favorite diet snack, too. Although, I use a bit of spicy sesame oil in my popcorn popper.

      1. re: KTinNYC

        i make it in the brown paper bag in the microwave, too, but i don't use any oil.
        after it's popped i drizzle a little melted butter over it and salt.

        when i'm being UNHEALTHY, i make a microwaved warm slurry of peanut butter and melted chocolate and dip the popped kernels in this stuff.

        1. re: westsidegal

          I make the slurry and skip the popped corn. ;-) I consider PB and dark chocolate to be health foods, not just for breakfast any more!

      2. Mix of raisins and peanuts

        1. pickles, pickled veggies, and these chips satisfy my snack cravings.

          1. Pickles, soynuts, low fat cottage cheese, yogurt cheese, fiber crackers and dip (usually ajvar or baba ghannouj). Holiday season often gets me calorie counting when I start to feel celebratory meals piling on around the midsection, so I try to keep my snacks healthy but satisfying with some crunch.

            1. Easy answer. Almonds. Preferably dark roasted with minimal salt.