Healthy - Good Food finds..

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  1. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2011
    Central IL
    (*maybe we can sticky it??)

    I am on WW and here are healthy options for me (and even for you..even if you DONT do WW)

    Breads:

    Mission -- Carb balance Tortillas (really high fiber and low fat)
    Arnolds:-- these sandwich thins I use for everything and are super good for you..
    arnolds - fill ems or whatever..they are used for hot dogs etc..

    Flatouts-- tortillas -- VERY good for homemade pizzas with pizza sauce, cooked veggies and turkey pepperoni

    snack:
    Baked/reduced fat triscuits with 1 wedge of laughing cow spreadable cheese (my fave is the chipotle/queso..and the
    Weight watchers brand is the jalapeno flavor)..

    hostess 100 calorie li'l snack cakes: I <3 the carrot one...yumola!

    PEANUT BUTTER:
    PB2 -- Powdered PB..they process it so ALL the oils are out..super low in points..it allows me to have my PB and
    bake with it etc..and eat it lol

    http://www.bellplantation.com/

    I'll add more as I go..but just wanted to get the post started!!



    PLEASE when you make your contribution; please let me know if its low fat..'bcuz if its high fat/reg fat..then I can't use it..but it
    doesnt mean someone else cant..

    TIA! Looking forward to your faves..
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Are you talking about good fats vs bad fats? Because I think WW doesn't care, and they should. Avocados - good fats. Peanuts - good fats, well all nuts for that matter. Eating good fats balanced with fruits and veggies is very effective in eliminating cellulite. And making your skin smooth. And having more energy.
     
  3. hikerchick

    hikerchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2009
    Dover, PA
    I am trying to figure out by what standard a hostess snack cake is considered "healthy".

    What is healthy about it?
     
  4. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:[​IMG] In MY life healthy is about eating foods that have fiber and lower bad fats. And yes it included cheesburgers and onion rings.

    I can actually say "Where have you been Nora?" Kinda nice to see you again, if you can believe it.

    ETA: She is talking about the 100 calorie snack packs they have out now. Completely unsatisfying IMHO.
     
    Last edited: Mar 7, 2011
  5. cluckcluck42

    cluckcluck42 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 4, 2009
    Quebec
    Hmm, almost all of the foods you mentioned are not exactly healthy. Choose apples, carrots, homemade hummus, guacamole, organic corn chips, homemade granola, lunch meats, cheese, bananas, hardboiled eggs etc as healthy snacks. Don't be afraid of fat, just eat the good kinds. Stay away from processed foods. Not only is the packaging wasteful, you are getting preservatives and sugar (or unhealthy sugar subsititutes) in all of those things you mentioned.
     
  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Ok, the OP is trying to follow Weight Watchers. I have joined that danged program more times that I want to count. Finally coming to grips with what was wrong in my life helped more than that program ever did.

    However, some people really need that program to lose the weight, so lets hear her out and she needs (I was confused by the original post, actually).
     
  7. Carols Clucks

    Carols Clucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    spaghetti squash instead of pasta

    quinoa instead of white rice
     
  8. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:Ewww. Sorry.
     
  9. Carols Clucks

    Carols Clucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hey....you wanted healthy (not tasty) hehehe
     
  10. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:LOL!!!! Ok that is funny!

    My downfall is cheese. All cheese.
     

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