snack swap

Snack Swap

Do cravings for certain foods motivate your snack choices? Try swapping your favourites for lower-fat taste-a-likes.

Do cravings for certain foods motivate your snack choices? Try swapping your favourites for lower-fat taste-a-likes. For example, instead of ice cream, try low-fat frozen yogurt or sherbet.

A few suggestions

TryCalories & Fat gramsInstead ofCalories & Fat grams
Baked tortilla chips 50 g. 260/12 Potato chips 50 g 280/18
Fig bar fat free 30g (2 cookies) 90/0 Chocolate chip cookies 32 g 140/5
Low-fat granola bar 40 g. 140/4 Chocolate bar 218/7
Dried fruit (prune, apricot, pears) 1oz. 68/0 Candies, milk chocolate 1 oz. 150/8
Arrowroot, digestive cookies, ginger snaps, graham crackers, 2 cookies 44/2 Cream filled cookies, 2 cookies 164/8
Angel food cake (small slice 1/12 of cake) 72/0 Pound cake, 1 piece or 30 g 116/6
Air-popped popcorn 8 g (1 cup) 31/0 Microwave popcorn, 1 mini bag, low-fat butter flavour 28 g 100/1.5
Chocolate pudding with skim milk, 113 g 140/4 Brownies (prepared from scratch), 24 g (2" square) 112/7
Tea, 1 cup 2/0 Latte with skim milk, 1 cup 204/11

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