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Fill the Plate

We have found these to be great lunch or snack suggestions to “Fill the Plate.” We’d like to hear from you as to what has worked — and what has not worked!

Free Foods: (under 5 grams of Total Carbohydrates)

  • 1 String Cheese
  • 1 Celery Stalk with Tablespoon of Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 Cup of Sugar Free Jello
  • Sugar Free Diced Peaches (Del Monte No Sugar Added. 3.75 oz)
  • Cucumbers with 2 Tablespoons of Hummus or Ranch Dressing
  • Rolled up Deli Meat
  • Sugar Free Popsicle
  • 17 pieces of Turkey Pepperoni (Hormel)
  • 1 link of Chicken Apple Sausage from Evergood Fine Foods

One Carb (15 grams) Choice Snacks:

  • 15 Pop Chips
  • 30 Trader Joe’s Reduced Fat Cheese Puffs
  • 2 cups of Trader Joe’s White Cheddar Corn Puffs
  • 7 Ritz crackers
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1 cup of honeydew melon or cantalope
  • 1/2 cup of Goldfish
  • 18 grapes
  • 1 cup of berries — strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc.
  • 1 rice cake with 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar free apple sauce (Mott’s or Wegman’s brand)
  • 2 cups of Trader Joe’s White Cheddar Corn Puffs
  • 1 sugar-free Fudscicle (really 10 grams)
  • 1 medium apple with 1 tablespoon of low-fat peanut butter
  • 18 small pretzel twists with 1 ounce of low-fat cheese
  • 3 cups of low-fat microwave popcorn and 6 to 10 unsalted nuts
  • 1 cup baby carrots, red pepper slices, or raw green beans with 1/4 cup of hummus
  • 6 oz carton of light yogurt
  • 6 low-fat, whole wheat crackers with 1 ounce of low-fat cheese
  • 1 graham cracker with 1 tablespoon of low-carb peanut butter
  • Gelatin with fruit – add small chunks of your favorite fruit before chilling
  • Baked chips (about 8) with salsa
  • Eight non-frosted animal crackers
  • Four medium fresh apricots or seven dried halves
  • 1/2 of a banana rolled with 2-tablespoons Grape Nuts© cereal
  • 1 cup cubed cantaloupe
  • 1/2 cup chow mein noodles
  • Three dried dates
  • Two small dried figs
  • Three gingersnaps
  • Three graham crackers (2 1/2-inch square)
  • 1/2 low-fat granola bar
  • Five kumquats
  • Five slices melba toast
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • One small nectarine, orange, pear, or peach
  • Three peanut butter sandwich crackers
  • 16 Mr. Phipps Tater Crisps
  • Two small plums
  • 24 oyster crackers
  • 3 cups popcorn (popped by hot air, or low-fat microwave)
  • Three dried pitted prunes
  • 15 fat-free potato or tortilla chips
  • 3/4 ounce pretzels
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • Two rice cakes (4″ diameter)
  • One tangerine
  • 15 Teddy Grahams
  • Five reduced-fat Triscuit©