Eating three meals and two snacks a day has always been an awesome metabolism booster for me. I try to eat at exactly the same time every day and balance the types of foods I eat. Because my metabolism is constantly firing, I am VERY ready to eat by snack or meal time. The worst feeling ever is to walk into the kitchen and find that the only thing there is to eat is carrot sticks and rice cakes. I enjoy these snacks but come on....boring!
I'm not even sure they still make these, but some company used to make little packs of cottage cheese that came with a side cup of fruit. I loved those! Our grocery store doesn't carry them so I bought a tub of low fat cottage cheese and a package of dried berries and made my own. I'm a teacher and have to pack my own lunches, so to make it easy on myself, I use those tiny tupperware containers that I used to never use, fill each one at the beginning of the week, and take them and the package of dried berries with me every day. Drop a small handful of berries into the cottage cheese, mix, and enjoy.
My favorite brand. Depending on what's on sale, I don't always buy it, but I love it.
Here is the most INCREDIBLE dried fruit you will every taste.
There is actually blueberry IN the cranberries. Why did I not notice these before?
I've included the nutritional facts for the berries: guilt free.
Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs