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The ‘Crunch’ mouthfeel

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Darceysbadtoe Fri 04-Oct-19 16:42:50

Aside from crudités and the crisper lettuce leaves, it seems to be quite challenging to find the satiating ‘crunch’ of say, a piece of toast, a crispy roast potato, Doritos and crisps, while trying to lose weight. Broccoli if done al dente, yes...but other than that, have you found any little tricks to get around this issue, which admittedly is mostly psychological I guess?

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raisinseverywhere Fri 04-Oct-19 19:10:22

Corn thins are nice.
And pistachio nuts are not too high in fat.

CloudsCanLookLikeSheep Fri 04-Oct-19 19:14:18

M and S have started doing salami crisps now which is good for low carbers like myself!

WildCherryBlossom Fri 04-Oct-19 19:18:06

Good to know Pistachos are lowish in fat. They take a while to eat too as you have to shell them.

Ittsu Seaweed thins are good but an immoral amount of packaging for 5 calories or whatever. If anyone knows another seaweed crisp maker...

Rice cakes. I'm into some by Kallo that are made of lentils. I think they are really tasty.

LuckyKitty13 Fri 04-Oct-19 19:18:24

Kale crisps (roasted kale in the oven for 10 mins with small amount of oil, salt pepper and chilli flakes!) So yum!!!

Laniakea Fri 04-Oct-19 19:32:37


RedLipsAndRosyCheeks Fri 04-Oct-19 19:34:38

Sugar snap peas

CottonSock Fri 04-Oct-19 19:37:19

Ditto gherkins and rice cakes.. frozen grapes too.

SmilingButClueless Fri 04-Oct-19 19:38:20

Pickled onions work well if you also want a strong flavour

Lwmommy Fri 04-Oct-19 19:40:11

A bag of pretzels comes in under 100 calories

namestar Fri 04-Oct-19 19:43:03

Ryvita rye rice cakes or roasted chickpeas coated in chilli flakes and smoked paprika - 20 mins in the oven and they're done.

30not13 Fri 04-Oct-19 19:51:52

Any of the rvita crackers

Darceysbadtoe Fri 04-Oct-19 19:59:55

Cloudscanlooklikesheep - just looked the salami crisps up - seems they do Serrano ham and chorizo versions as well! Woo hoo, no carbs and air dried not fried. Faintly miraculous, thank you!

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HotCrossPun1 Fri 04-Oct-19 20:13:38

Danish white bread toasts nice and crunchy. Good with marmite if you like it. Crackerbread is good (although not if you load them up with all the forbidden things as I do). Snack a jacks I love.

Darceysbadtoe Fri 04-Oct-19 23:08:47

Lovely suggestions here, thank you all!

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DownUdderer Fri 04-Oct-19 23:28:37

Low gi bread toasted?
Celery? I like celery, Philadelphia, chicken breast cut up, walnuts, mixed up.

Campervan69 Fri 04-Oct-19 23:30:19

I snack on baby plum tomatoes because they're gorgeous very sweet and can eat an entire punnet of them for minimal calories

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