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Healthy Snacks Cave Creek AZ

Local resource for healthy snacks in Cave Creek. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to healthy snacks such as fresh fruit, dried fruit, raw vegetables, whole grain snacks, fruit juice and many more. Read on for more advice and content on healthy eating and healthy lifestyles.

Safeway
(480) 563-9335
29834 N.Cave Creek Rd
Cave Creek, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Coinmaster,Wells Fargo Bank Branch
Store Hours
5:00 AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
480-563-9331
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 8:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Costco
(480) 375-2850
2450 E Beardsley Rd
Phoenix, AZ
 
Alberston Market
(623) 582-4985
3130 W Carefree Hwy
Phoenix, AZ
 
Target
(623) 869-8070
2727 W Agua Fria Fwy
Phoenix, AZ
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Alberston Market
480.342.8231 (No Pharmacy)
21001 N Tatum Blvd, Suite 76
Phoenix, AZ
 
Safeway
(623) 492-0165
18631 N. 19Th Ave
Phoenix, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,U.S. Bank Branch
Store Hours
5:00 AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
623-780-1557
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-5:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Safeway
(623) 551-0200
3655 W. Anthem Way .
Anthem, AZ
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,U.S. Bank Branch
Store Hours
5:00 AM-11:00 PM
Pharmacy #
623-551-0220
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 8:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Target
(480) 419-9380
21001 N Tatum Blvd Ste 20
Phoenix, AZ
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Costco
(623) 293-4403
19001 N. 27Th Ave
Phoenix, AZ
 
Walmart Supercenter
(623) 551-6314
4435 West Anthem Way
Phoenix, AZ
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(623) 551-6327
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Nutrition, Easy Snack Ideas for a Healthy Diet

By Erin Rogers

Most experts agree that snacking is a part of a balanced and healthy diet, as long as the snacks don't pile on empty calories. Like any other part of your diet, it's important to put some thought into what kind of snacks to have on hand; otherwise it's all too easy to pick something high-calorie, high-fat, or high-sugar.

It's a good idea to not let yourself get too hungry before eating a meal or snack, since this is a surefire way to encourage overeating. Drinking sufficient water throughout the day (8-10 glasses is generally recommended) will not only serve to keep you well-hydrated, but will also help you feel less hungry. Another good idea is to include some protein with your snacks, as this will help keep you feeling full for a longer period of time.

Following are some ideas for different types of snacks. You may be hungry for different kinds of snacks at different times, or on different days. Pick what sounds best, what you have on hand, and what fits best into your eating plan or strategy.

Crunchy/Salty:

∗ Flavored popcorn or rice cakes 

∗ Pretzels (with or without some honey mustard dip) 

∗ Light microwave popcorn 

∗ Baked tortilla chips with salsa

Fruits& Veggies:

∗ An apple (with or without some caramel dipping sauce) 

∗ Sliced strawberries with fat-free half and half 

∗ Raw veggies (try a dip with ranch seasoning and fat-free sour cream) 

∗ Frozen grapes

Dairy:

∗ String cheese 

∗ Light yogurt 

∗ Chocolate milk (made with low-fat milk)

∗ Cottage cheese with canned pineapple

Drinks:

∗ Banana-chocolate whip (In a blender, combine 1 cup fat-free milk, 1 small banana, and a squeeze of chocolate syrup. Optional: toss in a few ice cubes for a frostier concoction) 

∗ Orange whip (In a blender, combine, 1 cup orange juice, 1 carton orange nonfat yogurt, and a few ice cubes) 

∗ Light Root Beer Float (Diet root beer with 1 cup low-fat ice cream 

∗ Steaming mug of fat-free hot chocolate/cocoa (with added calcium)

Sweets:

∗ 2 whole wheat fig bars (look for these in the organic food section) 

∗ 2 low-fat graham crackers spread with 1 T. chocolate frosting 

∗ 3 Hershey's kisses 

∗ Animal crackers (1/2 small box) and a cup of low-fat milk

I recommend keeping a list of your favorite healthy snacking ideas, either on your refrigerator, in your purse, on your computer, or even your PDA. Sometimes it's hard to think of a good snack option. With your list, you'll never have to worry again and it will help with shopping, too!

Related Information: Holisticonline.com Healthy Recipes Infocenter for recipes on healthy foods from around the world.

Erin Rogers, a work-at-home mom of two, is the founder of Health-E-Meals.com, providing practical heal...

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