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    Default After dinner snacks

    So I'm starting a new eating regime, but the time that I really struggle is after dinner. I crave sweet food, ice cream, chocolate, bikkies! And I know this is the worst time of day to eat such foods.
    I'm looking for inspiration for something healthy but yummy!
    What do you have as an after dinner snack?

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    Firstly, good luck with your new plan!

    That is the hardest time of the day for me too. I have a huge pot of peppermint tea and that helps me avoid junk at that time of the night. Or if I'm really struggling, I steam a pear and sprinkle some cinnamon on top - its very sweet and hits the spot. You could also try a small square of dark choc (no bigger than a credit card size)

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    I love snacking after dinner too...and am generally not bothered by it :P
    However, I second the idea of a pot of tea. I find a pot of herbal tea (usually lemongrass from the garden) along with something small and sweet (eg. a couple of squares of chocolate) very satisfying.
    Another sweet but healthy snack (provided you only have a little) would be bliss balls - so easy to make, and very versatile...this was the last lot I made:

    1 cup dates (pre-soaked, keep the water)
    1 cup unsalted cashews (any nuts work...though soft ones are easier to work with)
    a few tablespoons of cocoa

    Put ingredients in a food processor, add date-water if it's too stiff, a little honey if too bitter.

    Roll into balls & dip in coconut.

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    I have fruit. Banana. Sultanas. Apple. Sometimes make a bit of a fruit salad.

    Banana sandwich. It's got a sort of sweet hit but better than tackling a bag of Jaffas.

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    I find a cup of tea with a bit of honey in it normally works, but if it doesn't 1 biscuit or a fun size chocolate (100 calories)

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    I can be perfect all day and that blardy after dinner time snack gets me too... I just polished off a large chocolate sundae......

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    Dark chocolate or fruit or frozen berries with natural yoghurt

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    Coconut, almond, date & apple whizzed up served with Greek yoghurt. Yummo!

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    Another after dinner snacker here!! I don't crave sweet things though, I want savory!
    I'm going to try a pot of tea!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Renn View Post
    I love snacking after dinner too...and am generally not bothered by it :P
    However, I second the idea of a pot of tea. I find a pot of herbal tea (usually lemongrass from the garden) along with something small and sweet (eg. a couple of squares of chocolate) very satisfying.
    Another sweet but healthy snack (provided you only have a little) would be bliss balls - so easy to make, and very versatile...this was the last lot I made:

    1 cup dates (pre-soaked, keep the water)
    1 cup unsalted cashews (any nuts work...though soft ones are easier to work with)
    a few tablespoons of cocoa

    Put ingredients in a food processor, add date-water if it's too stiff, a little honey if too bitter.

    Roll into balls & dip in coconut.
    Yum! That sounds good


 

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