Snack Swap: Cheese-Stuffed Dates
Walk away from that box of chocolates. Don’t reach for that bag of jellybeans. Try taming that sweet tooth with a naturally sweet alternative like this recipe for Cheese-Stuffed Dates. 20 large jellybeans = 13 teaspoons of sugar (52 grams) This snack swap will give you so much more: natural sweetness, fiber and iron from the dates, plus calcium from the cheese. So this afternoon snack will leave you feeling full and fulfilled. This snack swap is courtesy of Dana Angelo White, a registered dietitian, certified athletic trainer, and nutrition and fitness consultant who specializes in culinary nutrition, recipe development and sports nutrition.