Frozen bananas. Yeah, it sounds weird, but trust me. The recipe is rather complicated, by the way; you might need to write it down: Peel a banana. Cut into half-inch slices. Put into a plastic bag. Freeze. Yum. A banana has about 100 calories, so figure 12 per slice. Your mouth will be so happily frozen you’ll probably only want a few.
Popcorn. Pour about a quarter-cup into a brown paper bag. Squeeze out the air and seal by rolling the top of the bag down a few inches. Microwave on high for two minutes. Add salt and butter if you’d like (I won’t tell). Calorie count (sans butter) is almost embarrassingly small: 40 or so per cup.
Gingersnaps. I just discovered Triple Gingersnaps from Trader Joe’s and now have to hide them from myself. Well, not too well; they only have 22 calories apiece.
Pistachios. It’s kind of embarrassing how many pistachio shells I find in my car and kitchen countertop. How can I help myself? It takes 23 of those little nuts to make 100 calories.
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