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28 Ways to Curb Pesky Cravings

28 Ways to Curb Pesky Cravings

Before you dive into the bag of potato chips or hit up that pint of rocky road — pause. 

Now consider these healthier options. Whether you're craving something sweet, salty, or a combo of the two, these snacks come with satisfaction, not regret.

READ: Still Hungry? Here Are 10 Low-Calorie Late-Night Snacks

Similar to a glossary (but better), this snack guide will tame your taste buds no matter what you're in the mood for. See all 28 delicious options below:

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Creamy: Vegan Vanilla Milkshake

If you're craving something rich and creamy like a milkshake, a smoothie makes a healthier option. To give fruit smoothies a more creamy consistency, add protein powder, yogurt, or soy milk. This vegan smoothie recipe tastes just like a vanilla milkshake.

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Creamy: Banana Peanut Butter

If ice cream is your weakness, then save calories by filling your bowl with vegan alternatives using frozen fruit. Go for this banana peanut butter, or try one made with mango. One serving is only 150 calories.

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Creamy: Frozen Yogurt Cups

When frozen fruit just won't cut it (and you know ice cream is too high in fat and calories), frozen yogurt makes a great alternative. If you can't get to a Pinkberry, then make these 30-calorie frozen yogurt cups.

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Creamy: Banana Protein Smoothie

This simple, low-calorie vanilla banana protein smoothie can be enjoyed before or after a workout; protein powder and almond milk help fuel your workout, and adding half a banana to the mix helps keep your electrolytes balanced.

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Creamy: Strawberry Banana Creams

This healthy, low-calorie dessert tastes like oh-so-decadent strawberry cheesecake. It's made with a handful of ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen, so it's a cinch to whip up; you'll be amazed it's under 150 calories per serving.

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