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Almond Joy Balls

Almond Joy Balls

A scary fact: Americans gobble up 90 million pounds of chocolate at Halloween time. Even scarier? Along with the rich, sweet stuff comes a bunch of artificial ingredients, colors, preservatives and other gunk that turn treats into tricks on your heal ...
Spicy Power Walnuts

Spicy Power Walnuts

A handful of nuts can really hit the spot, both in terms of satisfying hunger and packing in quality nutrition at snack time. If you choose walnuts, a palm-ful (about half a cup) brings in 9 grams of protein, plus omega-3 essential fatty acids, fiber ...
Fresh Mango Salsa

Fresh Mango Salsa

Ta ta, tomatoes! This salsa’s gone tropical, filled with chunks of mango, colorful peppers and fresh, flavorful herbs. Scoop it up with whole-grain crackers or organic blue corn chips for a healthy, hearty snack. It’s also great on grille ...
Cheesy Cauliflower Poppers

Cheesy Cauliflower Poppers

Poppers made with peppers are spicy, deep fried and stuffed with gooey, melted cheese. For a lighter, milder, hot-from-the-oven snack, try these  creative veggie  bites. Crunchy chunks of cauliflower are tossed with olive oil and herbs, then coated w ...
Sweet Potato & Black Bean Nachos

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Nachos

Piled high, nachos are more of a meal than an appetizer. But if you fill your plate with deep-fried chips, clogging cheese and over-the-top toppings, your tummy may be headed for trouble. Instead, sub in healthy favorites, starting with oven-baked sw ...
Heavenly Honey Protein Parfait

Heavenly Honey Protein Parfait

Simple. Satisfying. Healthy. Heavenly? With just 364 calories and 4 grams of fat, this light, layered breakfast is a dieter’s dream. Start the day with creaminess, crunch and a kick start from a cleverly mixed-in scoop of protein powder. Pre-ma ...
Walnut-Stuffed Avocado Boats

Walnut-Stuffed Avocado Boats

They may not be able to tow you on water skis, but these flavorful vegan “boats” do make the perfect healthy appetizer for any party. They’re also filling enough to serve as a main course. Plus, it’s fun to fool your non-vegan ...