EX­PERT AD­VICE: 10 SNACKS TO STOP SUGAR CRAV­INGS

Look­ing for some­thing to sat­isfy your sweet tooth? Check out th­ese tasty — but health­ier — choices!

Healthy Food Guide (Australia) - - CONTENTS -

Di­eti­tian-ap­proved snacks to hit your sweet spot us­ing less sugar

1 You’ll love this baked pear dessert for less than 800kJ (191cal), plus 9g fibre! Halve a ripe pear, sprin­kle it with cin­na­mon, wrap it in foil and bake for 20 min­utes. Serve pear with ½ cup re­duced-fat yo­ghurt. 2Proud & Punch It Takes Two to Mango Frozen Greek Style Yo­ghurt is a creamy dessert that’s low in fat. Two scoops has 360kJ (87cal). 3Warm 1 cup of frozen berries in the mi­crowave, then swirl through ½ cup of yo­ghurt. Just 530kJ (127cal). 4Cool your sweet tooth with a Smooze Fruit Ice Co­conut + Mango. Each frozen fruity pouch has 276kJ (66cal).

5Whip

up a healthy ba­nana smoothie by blend­ing a frozen ba­nana with a dash of milk and vanilla, then top with a ta­ble­spoon of chopped mixed nuts — for just 700kJ (168cal)! 6For a warm­ing night­cap with less than 200kJ (48cal), sim­ply add wa­ter to a Jar­rah Classic Hot Choc Sa­chet. 7Bel­mont Bis­cuit Co Rice En­tice Dark Choco­late will sat­isfy a choco­late crav­ing! One rice cake has just 337kJ (81cal).

8Keep

a box of Un­cle Tobys Farmer’s Pick Dark Choc, Rasp­berry & Cashew bars for when a sweet crav­ing strikes. Each bar has 610kJ (146cal) and 4.9g fibre. 9Halo Top Vanilla Bean is a sweet dessert that packs a pro­tein punch! Two scoops has just 293kJ (70cal) and a huge 5g of hunger-bust­ing pro­tein. 10 For a nutty choco­late freezer treat, spread a tea­spoon of peanut but­ter over half a ba­nana, then sprin­kle with a chopped-up square of dark choco­late. Less than 600kJ (144cal) per por­tion!

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