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Healthy Late-Night Snacking Made Easy

While many of us assume late-night snacking is a no-no, especially if you’re trying to lose weight, you can snack before bed. You just need to choose your snacks wisely.

It’s late at night. Your stomach is growling. Now’s the worst time to have a snack, right? Well, not entirely. While many of us assume late-night snacking is a no-no, especially if you’re trying to lose weight, you can snack before bed. You just need to choose your snacks wisely.

Here are 10 late-night snacks that won’t leave you with regret in the morning:

  • 2 cups of air-popped popcorn with 4 dice-sized cubes of cheese
  • ¾ cup of plain yogurt topped with ½ cup of blueberries
  • ½ whole-grain pita spread with hummus
  • ½ cooked oatmeal made with ½ scoop of unsweetened protein powder
  • 1 banana spread with 1 tablespoon of nut butter
  • ½ cup of cottage cheese mixed with ¼ cup of pineapple
  • Sliced veggies dipped in 2 tablespoons of Greek yogurt dip or hummus
  • A simple smoothie made with 1 cup of plain kefir and ½ cup of frozen peaches, berries or mango
  • Whole grain crackers topped with ¼ cup of ricotta cheese and a drizzle of honey
  • 1 slice of whole-grain raisin toast topped with 1 tablespoon of nut butter
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