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Quick and easy snacks

27 February 2013
Quick and easy snacks -  Snacks Homemade dill dip
Quick and easy snacks -  Snacks lemon tuna avo snack

Prepare a quick and easy dip for snack time or a more substantial snack for the kids before sport. The following quick and easy snacks will help you keep your energy up with no effort required.

Homemade Dill Dip

This delicious dill dip takes 5 minutes to make and serve it with a variety of fresh vegetables for you to snack on.


1 cup reduced fat sour cream
1/2 cup reduced fat mayonnaise
2 tablespoons finely chopped Vidalia onion
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh Italian parsley
1 tablespoon finely chopped dill weed
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
freshly ground pepper to taste


Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Refrigerate until well chilled.

Lemon Tuna Avocado Snack

Avo’s make quick, easy and healthy snack options as they are filled with healthy fats and nutrients.


1 ripe avocado

Zest and juice of 1 lemon

1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil

200g canned Tuna

1 tablespoon sunflower seeds

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Fresh basil leaves, for garnish (optional)


1. Halve avocado lengthwise, and remove the pit. Scoop out 2 tablespoons avocado flesh from each half, and leave the shells with the remaining flesh intact.

2. Mash the 4 tablespoons avocado with lemon juice and olive oil until smooth. Toss with tuna, sunflower seeds, half the lemon zest, and salt and pepper to taste. Fill halves with tuna mixture, and garnish with remaining lemon zest and basil, if desired. Serve immediately with a spoon.

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