- Almond butter/banana;
- Baked apple with cinnamon and yogurt;
- 1/4 cup granola, yogurt and berries;
- Plantain chips with guacamole or hummus and veggies.
The fitness lifestyle affords us a little wiggle room when it comes to our choice of treats. When I'm in training mode or have a particularly active week, I feel free to indulge in something that I would normally avoid. Over the years, these "treats" have become healthier. My newfound joy of making homemade energy bars and chocolate truffles saves money and gives me the feeling of eating something decadent. Yes, I still crave an occasional bowl of Breyers™ ice cream or something from our local bakery, but I have many snack alternatives from which to choose: