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The Kelly Mac Snack

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This is a featured recipe taken from The Biggest Loser The Weight Loss Program to Transform Your Body, Health, and Life By the Biggest Loser Experts and Cast with Maggie Robinson, PhD

"I don't really make any exciting food items that are original. I do make this snack thing that I try to eat instead of an energy bar. It's called the Kelly Mac Snack. It's the same calories as a bar, except more natural."
Yield: 1 serving

22 dry-roasted unsalted almonds
1 tablespoon dark chocolate chips
2 tablespoons raisins

Put the almonds, chocolate chips, and raisins in a little snack bag and pop it in your bag for the day. Try not to get stuck eating energy bars on the go.

Almond Factoid: A compound called flavonoids in almond skins may be responsible for the nuts positive effect on cholesterol levels.

Nutrient Analysis per serving:
210 calories. 5 g protein; 25 g carbohydrates; 12 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 2 g polyunsaturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 3 g fiber; 8 mg sodium

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