When you want a snack, don't reach for chips and dip. Try hummus and crunchy veggies for a healthy snack instead. Hummus is a super creamy and smooth dip, but it is much healthier than dip filled with mayo or cream. It's made mostly of chickpeas -- and it tastes great! Check out this Veggies and Hummus snack from Chef Lizzie's FIT Kitchen.
Remember to always get your parent's permission and help when you use a knife or work in the kitchen. This makes enough for 1 person.
If you want to eat smart, deciding what to eat is only part of the answer. You also need to figure out when you're really hungry. But isn't that easy? If you're hungry, you're hungry, right? Not always!
Your brain can make understanding what you need very tricky! When you're feeling sad, stressed out, excited, or bored, you may try to fix those feelings with food. That can cause you to overeat. Plus, you probably have not fixed what's causing your mood or stress.
So before you eat a snack or...