Quick & easy snacks Beat the 3PM crav­ings

It’s easy to overdo it on snacks and drinks. Th­ese de­li­cious ideas won’t break your kilo­joule and carb bud­gets

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LEMON PEP­PER CU­CUM­BERS

Driz­zle a bit of fresh lemon juice and freshly ground black pep­per over 1 small Le­banese cu­cum­ber, sliced,

for just 80kJ and 3g of carbs.

Snacks are a great way to sneak in fruit and ve­g­ies – just re­mem­ber to tally the carbs. Even a small snack can af­fect your blood glu­cose level, so count ev­ery carb gram to man­age your lev­els. Snack on 10 halved cherry to­ma­toes sprin­kled with shred­ded basil for just 25kJ and 1g carbs. Most of thefi­bre and nu­tri­entsare found in the peel of thecu­cum­ber, so to get thefull health ben­e­fit of thistasty veg­etableal­ways keep the peel in­tact!

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