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Healthy Snacks

Our healthy snack recipes and ideas are perfect anytime, whether you and your family are at home or on the go.

Gina: Whenever we were fussy about what we ate as kids, my mom would say, "Don't judge it by the way it looks." This is the case for me with hummus.

These are terrific for on-the-go snacking, to power up before after-school activities or even as a healthful option for a bake sale.

Afternoons play out the same way in pretty much every house: Kids come home from school and head straight to the kitchen. Keep these eats and drinks on hand.

Getting kids to skip the usual empty-calorie snacks is simple: You just need a stash of alternatives they actually like! The choices here will fill them up, and might even make them smarter.

Her popular cookbook and PBS show are both called Jazzy Vegetarian, a name that strikes just the right chord with Laura Theodore.

Snacking between meals is a great way to slim down. Here's expert advice on what to eat and when.

When food shopping, picking the healthiest groceries can be tough. Say one bag of potato chips is "baked" while another is "kettle-cooked." Which is the better choice?

Nuts come in a cornucopia of sizes, colors and flavors. But many of these healthy snacks have a secret: They're not technically nuts. Time to crack the mystery.

Check out these diet-friendly, light bites that are all less than 175 calories.

A new system, being used in more than 750 supermarkets across the country, can help you figure out the healthiest food choices.

These snacks can help lower cholesterol by capping unhealthy fats that can raise total and "bad" LDL cholesterol but shrink your "good" HDL.

Whole grains, low-fat dairy products, nuts, seeds, fruits, and vegetables are all major players in the DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension), an eating plan developed by the National Ins

From dark chocolate to homemade trail mix, we've got healthy options to satisfy any craving. Stick to one snack per day if you want to drop pounds, two if you're maintaining.