Fab Snack Finds For Keeping It Fun

September 16, 2011   8 Comments

Snack Girl LOVES to surf.....the internet. Actually, I have tried actual surfing in the ocean and my style is more "under the water" surfing.

Healthy Snack Finds

Above is a photo of surfing candy that is much better for you than your Snickers Bar. Clandestino Candy makes a "banana energy bar" that is simply dehydrated banana covered in dark chocolate in a cute package (see above).

This is a great energy snack compared to those terrible energy drinks (Monster) - and its marketing seems to sing to teenagers (and 42 year old mothers who want to drive convertibles). They taste delicious - sweet, chocolatey and luxurious.

Think of them as a "healthier for you" treat!

Nutrition facts for one bar of chocolate covered banana candy:

109 calories, 2.5 g fat, 20 g carbohydrates, 1 g protein, 2 g fiber, 7 mg sodium, 3 Points+

They cost $1.30 each and can be found here: Clandestino Retailers - I hope they get an online store soon!


Dried fruit is a great solution when you are out of fresh fruit. "That's It" came up with a bar that includes ONLY the fruit photographed on the front of the package. So, you get one apple and one pear in your apple-pear bar.

The other flavors are apple and cherry and apple and apricot. These are a great addition to your purse or backpack to keep you from the crappy snacks in the convenience store.

Nutrition facts for apple pear bar:

100 calories, 0 g fat, 27 g carbohydrates, 1.0 g protein, 3 g fiber, 15 mg sodium, 3 Points+

You can buy them for about $2 per bar on their site here: That's It Fruit or on (below).


Like munching? Why don't you try some roasted chickpeas? I have tried to make roasted chickpeas in the oven - and they just didn't work out. The "Nutty Bean Co." has come out with a whole bunch of flavors for your chickpea consumption.

It really is hard to get more nutritious than beans! There is over 10% of your daily value of Iron in a package - and there is lots of fiber, too.

These come in 6 flavors - Sesame Crunch, Tuscan Garlic & Herb, Chai Vanilla, Hot & Spicy Chili, Pepper and Spice, and Honey Roasted. Just think of them as a healthier version of a peanut.

Nutrition facts for 1/2 package of Sesame Crunch:

100 calories, 4.0 g fat, 17 g carbohydrates, 4 g protein, 4 g fiber, 280 mg sodium, 3 Points+

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Oh my goodness!! These snacks look wonderful! I love how natural and low calorie they are!

That banana chocolate bar looks great!

Darn, I was hoping this post was going to include a giveaway. They all look really yummy!

@Shanna- when I did my survey - people said they didn't like the giveaways so I decided to only give away totally awesome stuff. they are kinda a pain actually.

My new snack obsession is TANKA bites. Buffalo and cranberry. WONDERFUL.

I made roasted chick peas in the oven this past weekend. They're really yummy! Coated them in cumin, smoked paprika, pepper, garlic powder and just enough oil. Took about 30 minutes at 375, checking them every 10 minutes. Then I used them as croutons on my salad. I used dried chickpeas if it matters.

Thanks for the roasted chickpea recipe Kristen! I'm going to try it.

I have a roasted chickpea recipe that is totally yummy. Toss a can of chickpeas (drained and rinsed) with a couple slices of diced bacon, some garlic, and a sprinkle of cumin. Roast at 350 for 15-20 minutes, until the bacon is well cooked, stirring once. I use it as a garnish for tomato soup, and it's so yummy my husband always compliments the meal even though he's not crazy about tomato soup or chickpeas. It's maybe not the healthiest snack, but you could probably cut back on the bacon and it would still be good. No need for oil or salt because the bacon provides plenty of each. :-)

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