Dr. Oz's After-School Snack Recipes

Added to Recipes on Thu 04/22/2010

The seemingly small decision of what to eat for an afternoon snack can not only make a big difference in your health, but the right choice can also save you time and money. For other tips about how to improve your eating habits and better the health of your family, click here.

 

Find the perfect snack to complement your daily routine!

 

Sports Snacks

Whether you're looking for energy for the big game, team practice or a post-work jog, these snacks will give you the energy boost you need to get and keep you going!

 

Popcorn

The complex carbohydrates of popcorn will give you the energy you want without the crash. Sprinkle on some brewer's yeast to add some protein and nutrients. At only 25 cents per serving, this snack will save you time and money!

 

Soy Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Shake

Soy is a great source of protein. It gives you energy and helps your muscles. Although it may seem sweet, this shake has a whopping 7 teaspoons sugar less than 1 serving of soda!

 

Ingredients

12 oz. chocolate soy milk (or soy milk with dark cocoa powder and 2 tsp sugar)

3 tbsp oat flour

3 tbsp peanut butter (optional)

 

Directions

Blend all ingredients with ice.