GPP Approved Snacks

Having a snack is an essential part of your daily nutritional program. Below are GPP approved snacks to help you get between meals in the healthiest way possible. To do this right, you should combine 1 protein, 1 carbohydrate and 1 fat for each snack.

PROTEINS

  • 1/4 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1 ounce part-skim or "lite" mozzarella
  • 2 1/2 ounces part-skim or "lite" ricotta cheese
  • 1 ounce sliced meat (turkey, ham, chicken)
  • 1 ounce tuna packed in water
  • 1 string cheese
  • 1 1/2 ounces deli meat

CARBOHYDRATES

  • 1/2 apple
  • 3 apricots
  • 1 kiwi
  • 1 tangerine
  • 1/3 cup "lite" fruit cocktail
  • 1/2 pear
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 3/4 cup blackberries
  • 1/2 orange
  • 1/2 cup grapes
  • 8 cherries
  • 1/2 nectarine
  • 1 peach
  • 1 plum
  • 1/2 cup peaches
  • 1/2 cup crushed pineapple
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 grapefruit
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 cups sliced celery
  • 4 cups sliced cucumber
  • 2 red or green peppers, raw
  • 1/4 cup hummus
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 1/2 cups snow peas, raw
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes

FATS

  • 3 olives (green or black)
  • 1 macadamia nut
  • 1 tablespoon guacamole
  • 1 tablespoon avocado
  • 3 almonds
  • 6 peanuts
  • 2 pecan halves
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon natural peanut butter