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Healthy Snacks Oregon City OR

Local resource for healthy snacks in Oregon City. 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.

Haggens Foods
(503) 451-7900
19701 Hwy 213
Oregon City, OR
 
Safeway
(503) 723-2680
95 82Nd Dr.
Gladstone, OR
Services / Departments
Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,starbucks,Wells Fargo Bank Branch
Store Hours
5:00 AM-1:00 AM
Pharmacy #
503-723-2688
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Safeway
(503) 652-5620
15099 S.E. Mcloughlin Blvd.
Milwaukie, OR
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,wi-fi,Wells Fargo Bank Branch
Store Hours
5:00 AM-1:00 AM
Pharmacy #
503-654-8751
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Costco
(503) 794-5500
13130 Se 84Th Avenue
Clackamas, OR
 
Safeway
(503) 675-4480
401 A Ave
Lake Oswego, OR
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar,wi-fi
Store Hours
5:00 AM-12M
Pharmacy #
503-675-4488
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Danielsons Oregon City
(503) 655-7866
Po Box 2200
Oregon City, OR
 
Safeway
(503) 650-8954
22000 Salamo Rd
West Linn, OR
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks, DVDPlay Kiosk,wi-fi
Store Hours
5:00 AM-1:00 AM
Pharmacy #
503-650-6724
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Safeway
(503) 698-1121
12032 S.E. Sunnyside Rd
Clackamas, OR
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar,Coinmaster
Store Hours
5:00 AM-1:00 AM

Target
(503) 659-1057
9000 Se Sunnyside Rd
Clackamas, OR
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.

Safeway
(503) 266-5890
1051 Sw 1St Ave
Canby, OR
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster
Store Hours
6:00 AM-1:00 AM

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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