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Sensible Snacking

December 29, 2010
Family Features
Chicken Divan Toppers This is a warm, savory treat that’s great for entertaining. For eight servings, (2 topped crackers each): 1 sliced, cooked, boneless and skinless chicken breast (1/4 pound) 2 tablespoons reduced fat sour cream 1 teaspoon Grey Poupon Harvest Coarse Ground Mustard 16 small cheddar cheese slices 16 broccoli florets 16 Triscuit Rosemary and Olive Oil crackers Combine mixture ingredients in a bowl. Place crackers on a baking sheet and top with the chicken mixture, adding one cheddar cheese slice and one broccoli floret to each cracker. Bake at 350°F until the cheese melts.

Turkey Club Crackers For a quick pick-me-up between meals, try this smaller version of a sandwich. To prepare twelve servings, simply combine: 3/4 cup chopped lettuce 1 cup chopped, cooked turkey breast 3/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese 2 tablespoons Grey Poupon Country Dijon Mustard (made with coarse ground mustard) 1 tablespoon reduced fat mayo /3 cup chopped tomatoes 24 Triscuit crackers Spread mixture on top of crackers.

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Fifty-six percent of Americans eat three or more snacks per day, according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s “What We Eat in America” 2007-2008 study. Snacking sensibly while trying to balance work, the kids’ after-school activities and the season’s get-togethers, however, is not easy.
One way to help control appetites and feel energized is to enjoy nutritious snacks. This is especially important when eating on the go or gearing up for holiday parties. So the next time that afternoon hunger pang rolls around, munch on these simple tips and delicious recipes.
For more recipe ideas and tips for healthy lifestyles, visit and click the healthy living tab.



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