Try one of these quick and tasty snacks to ease between-meal hunger.
Guacamole. Yum!1. Spicy edamame guacamole:
Per serving (1/2 cup): 110 calories, 6.3g fat, 5.3g fiber, 6.8g protein
Pack some more protein into this summer party food by adding in edamame. Serve it with fresh, crunchy veggies like sliced peppers, carrots, celery, or cucumber to stay keep it under 200 calories .
1 medium ripe avocado
1 cup shelled frozen edamame
2 cloves of garlic
1 jalapeno pepper, washed and seeded
juice of 1 lime
2 tbsp fresh cilantro leaves (approx 5-6 sprigs)
1 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp sea salt
1 tsp black pepper
In a medium saucepan, boil the frozen edamame for 4-5minutes, until bright green. Drain and set aside to cool (you can skip thisstep if you decide to use fresh edamame instead). In a food processor, combine garlic cloves, cilantro, jalapeno and lime juice and puree. Add cooled edamame and puree until smooth. In a mixing