Healthy Menu Ideas

 variety of healthy snacks

Breakfast

Lunch

Snacks

  • 1/2 cup fresh fruit (strawberries, melon balls, bananas, sliced apples or peaches) . Blend a little plain low fat yogurt, frozen orange juice concentrate, a dash of vanilla and top with a sprinkle of cinnamon for dipping
  • 1/2 cup raw vegetables (no dipping sauce or dressing)
  • Low fat string cheese
  • Hard boiled egg
  • Low fat chocolate pudding made with 2% milk
  • Low fat fudge Popsicle
  • Almonds and raisins
  • 6 oz none fat sugar free yogurt with 1 tablespoon of granola (make your own with sliced almonds and raisins)
  • Whole grain English muffin with soy butter and sliced banana
  • 1 small fruit juice bar (no sugar added)
  • 1/2 cup nonfat frozen yogurt
  • 1/2 cup no sugar added apple sauce
  • 1/2 cup sugar free gelatin
  • 4 halves of dried fruit such as apple, pineapple, apricots, prunes, dates
  • 4 baked sweet potato fries
  • Fruit smoothie: use of seasonal fruit, a little orange juice and add low-fat vanilla yogurt mix in blender
  • Home made veggie chips: thinly slice sweet potato, zucchini, and other root vegetables include green beans, lightly brush with oil, bake @ 375 degrees , turning after 15 minutes for 20-30 minutes until crispy. Let cool and seal tightly in a container.
  • Plain Graham crackers topped with soy or peanut butter and applesauce
  • Apples with cheese or peanut butter
  • Yogurt topped with fruit, cereal and nuts
  • Fill celery with peanut butter with raisins on top ("ants on a log")
  • Freeze unsweetened applesauce with a Popsicle stick in it
  • Mix dried fruit, cereal and nuts
  • Air popped butter-free, salt-free popcorn and top with grated Parmesan cheese