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Any Midnight snacks you enjoy ?

emglow101 Mar 26, 2013 09:41 PM

I don't often snack late. But I do enjoy a liitte bit of cheese,crackers ,or a piece of fruit before bed sometimes.On the otherhand if I eat ice cream or cookies late I get heartburn. What snacks do you enjoy late at night?

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    suzigirl Mar 28, 2013 03:05 PM

    I go for leftover cold protein. Chicken, steak, pork chops. Or if its a sweet I crave its a peaches and cream curty wurty popcicle. Or a fun pop

    1. Fowler Mar 28, 2013 01:53 PM

      Ice cream, popcorn or Ants on a Log.

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        Pwmfan Mar 28, 2013 08:31 AM

        Almond butter on saltines
        Real popcorn
        Cold pizza
        Cold steak

        1. WhatsEatingYou Mar 28, 2013 06:47 AM

          Cold cereal with almond milk or just dry out of the box, cottage cheese with bread or crackers dipped in, frozen yogurt

          1. KaimukiMan Mar 27, 2013 08:31 PM

            whatever might be left over from dinner. I tend to like spicy food late at night, although I read its not a good idea, apparently it keeps some people awake. When I read the title line my first thought was 'bowl of chili', the next was 'cold pizza', after that spaghetti, hamburger, which deteriorated into any kind of sandwich I can easily slap together.

            I'm not a light snacker. If I'm hungry enough to wake up, i want something more than a candy bar or some nuts. I know the nuts or a piece of fruit might be better for me - but in the middle of the night I'm not known for rational thinking.

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              jbsiegel Mar 27, 2013 06:50 PM

              Any kind of dessert - preferably containing chocolate and/or ice cream.

              Also, mixed nuts.

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                ohmyyum Mar 27, 2013 06:49 PM

                Cottage cheese and peanut butter, aka bodybuilder's snack.

                1. jmcarthur8 Mar 27, 2013 06:15 PM

                  A bowl of any colorful or chocolate cold cereal that I wasn't allowed to have as a kid, topped with vanilla almond milk.

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                    fldhkybnva Mar 28, 2013 09:15 AM

                    +1 I will often dive into a bowl of Cap'n Crunch and vanilla almond milk

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                      Beach Chick Mar 28, 2013 09:26 AM

                      I'm not a cereal chick but reading the beloved Cap'n Crunch has my mouth all drooling for a big bowl right this second..

                      Going today and getting me some of that!

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                        fldhkybnva Mar 28, 2013 09:32 AM

                        Yea, not a big cereal fan either unless it's Cap'n Crunch or Bran Flakes.

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                          HillJ Mar 28, 2013 09:45 AM

                          Cap'n Crunch use to cut the inside of my mouth to bits. Each time I was pregnant though Rice Krispies kept me from hurling.

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                            fldhkybnva Mar 28, 2013 09:47 AM

                            Oh it still does this especially as I hate soggy cereal.

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                              HillJ Mar 28, 2013 09:54 AM

                              I'm a wimp-cut me and I dash!

                    2. HillJ Mar 27, 2013 05:55 PM

                      sliced apples, those Cutie oranges and celery with PB.

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                        noodlepoodle Mar 27, 2013 05:44 PM

                        Peanut butter on saltines
                        Greek yogurt with a little maple syrup
                        Wheaties with milk
                        Toast with butter and jam

                        1. gingershelley Mar 27, 2013 01:12 PM

                          cheese and crackers if I get peckish before bed.

                          Sometimes, ice cream - but that gives me CRAZY dreams!

                          1. Beach Chick Mar 27, 2013 11:13 AM

                            Cheese
                            Rolled turkey with cheese with a little mayo.
                            Trail mix with a dollop of bleu cheese
                            Dark chocolate dipped into PB or the crack Biscoff spread..holy crap its so frigging good.

                            1. alliegator Mar 27, 2013 11:07 AM

                              Usually salted nuts. Hold your jokes, now...
                              Peanuts, cashews, almonds, etc...
                              They're satisfying without making me feel stuffed.

                              1. pinehurst Mar 27, 2013 10:29 AM

                                A big spoon of peanut butter right from the jar.

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                                  mrbigshotno.1 Mar 27, 2013 12:55 PM

                                  I do that!

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                                    pinehurst Mar 27, 2013 01:07 PM

                                    btw, just between the two of us, I lied about the one-spoonful bit. It's more than one. Shh.

                                2. njmarshall55 Mar 27, 2013 10:17 AM

                                  A generous peanut butter and jelly sandwich on multigrain bread and a BIG glass of cold milk.

                                  1. juliejulez Mar 27, 2013 10:00 AM

                                    Peanut butter and honey sandwich... actually I like that at any time.

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                                      blimpbinge Mar 27, 2013 06:44 PM

                                      now i want to try..

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                                      jlhinwa Mar 27, 2013 09:49 AM

                                      Ice cream is my favorite midnight snack. Also cheese.

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                                        Emme Mar 28, 2013 08:00 PM

                                        my OH does the same... well he eats rainbow sherbet. or blood orange sorbet. but likes his dessert then.

                                      2. fldhkybnva Mar 27, 2013 09:43 AM

                                        Omelet

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                                          pitterpatter Mar 27, 2013 06:23 AM

                                          Only my friends believe me -- previously steamed, cold kale, chard and other greens, dipped into vinegar. Yum. Can't get enough.

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                                            suzigirl Mar 28, 2013 03:02 PM

                                            Okay, it isn't a late night snack for me but you aren't alone. Greens in vinegar, cold or hot. Yum

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                                              fldhkybnva Mar 28, 2013 03:18 PM

                                              Oh wow, enlighten me! I love greens and I love vinegar!

                                            2. Will Owen Mar 26, 2013 09:53 PM

                                              In my youth, a big greasy grilled cheese from the place down the street, with as many fries as would fit stuffed into it. Now, my last glass of wine. In the fifty year gap between? Whatever fit.

                                              I have always tended to be either hungry or not; I don't know how typical/atypical that might be. I know that if I eat much now within a couple of hours before bed I'll probably regret it, but I wake up ready for serious food, unlike Mrs. O who needs a slow introduction.

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