Grains On the Go

Grains for Your BrainIf you have experienced the grumble of mid-afternoon hunger, here are some healthy options that will satisfy your cravings and

get you the energy you need, when you need it

  • Two brown rice cakes with two tbsp. of crunchy peanut butter
  • Four homemade pita crisps with 4.5 oz. bean dip
  • Four rye crisps with four tbsp. of hummus
  • One cup homemade snack mix
  • One lemon blueberry yogurt muffin
  • One raisin scone
  • Two oz. tortilla chips with two oz. of salsa
  • Two oz. pesto bagel chips
  • One cup of dry whole wheat cereal
  • Sixteen wheat crackers with one oz. cheddar

Each of these snacks offer protein, fiber and a healthy amount of calories.

In case you don’t know, your diet should consist of 25-30 grams of fiber. It helps you feel full and tide you over until your next meal.

Protein is easy to add to your on-the-go snacks with foods such as cheese, beans and peanut butter. USDA MyPlate recommends most people consume between 5-6 oz. of protein per day.

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