Healthy snacks...

Looking for some "clean eating" ideas to use for meal planning or for healthy snacks while you're on the go? Being prepared ahead of time is the key to making healthier choices throughout the day. When we aren't armed with a plan, we're more likely to hit a vending machine or drive-thru for a quick fix.

Even if you aren't into planning your meals for the week though, it's easy to throw some snacks in plastic bags or containers so they're ready to grab as you walk out the door. Keeping non-perishables in your car or handbag is a great way to avoid your blood sugar from taking a nose-dive and causing you to be hangry.

Steer clear of items in the grocery store that are labeled as "fat-free." These items are