Don’t you just love watching the Olympics? I do. Whether you are a hard-core athlete or simply a couch-potato watching the Games,  you Golden medal isolated on whitedeserve to celebrate with the champions by enjoying these healthy snacks:

Green Pea Guacamole: If guac doesn’t rock in your book, try this avocado-less alternative.  It has a fraction of the calories, but even more fibre than the traditional Mexican dip.

Roasted Chickpeas:  More protein and fibre than popped corn, these can be seasoned as mild or as hot as you’d like.  I’d  toss them in coconut oil, which is more heat-stable.

Mushroom Pate: Here’s a flavourful low-calorie spread for your favourite crackers that gives you the immune boost provided by shiitake mushrooms. These prized mushrooms are usually purchased dry, then soaked in water.

Banana Oat Bread:  This gluten-free “pound cake” will not tip the scales because it has no added sugar!

Enjoy! But remember to take exercise breaks every half hour during your marathon viewing sessions!

By Andrea

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