We all know that a surefire way to pack on pounds is to keep munching all evening. However, sometimes we just can’t shake the feeling of wanting more. That’s where these three delicious desserts come in. Packed with superfoods that turn off hunger, don’t deny your cravings, treat them to a snack that’s as healthy as it is delicious!
Frozen Berry Bar
In a blender, mix 2 cups of plain yogurt, 11⁄2 cups of raspberries and 2 Tbs. of honey. Pour into 8 ice pop molds. Freeze.
SUPERFOOD SECRET: Plant compounds in berries reduce hunger causing blood-sugar swings by 22%.
Nut Butter Balls
Mix 2⁄3 cup of nut butter, 1 cup of old-fashioned oats, 2 tsp. of cocoa powder and 2 Tbs. of honey. Roll into 12 balls. Coat with almond slivers. Chill 30 minutes.
SUPERFOOD SECRET: Oats prompt the stomach to release hunger-suppressing hormones to cut the urge to snack by 81%.
Chia Seed Pudding
In a bowl, mix 1⁄2 cup of chia seeds, 1 cup of plain Greek yogurt, 1⁄2 cup of almond milk, 1 Tbs. of vanilla and 2 Tbs. of honey. Refrigerate for 5 hours. Spoon into 4 glasses. Top with fruit.
SUPERFOOD SECRET: Chia seeds slow the movement of food through the GI tract, helping you feel satisfied for four hours.
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