EXPERT ADVICE: 10 SNACKS TO STOP SUGAR CRAVINGS
Looking for something to satisfy your sweet tooth? Check out these tasty — but healthier — choices!
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).
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).
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!