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Let's Dish: What's Your Before-Bedtime Snack?

Let's Dish: What's Your Before-Bedtime Snack?

Last month, I shared a dark secret with you: I'm reluctant to climb in between the sheets without snuggling up to a glass of red wine and a hunk of chocolate first. Before I was of drinking age, my favorite way to wind down before bed was with a cup of Blue Bell ice cream or a bowl of chilled, sliced fruit, like watermelon, mango, or papaya.

What do you feel inclined to eat right before you hit the sack?

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weffie weffie 7 years
If I'm hungry I'll have cereal or toast, but usually after dinner I'm done for the night... except for hot peperoncini peppers, I have those at any random time because I'm always craving spicy!
Sadko Sadko 7 years
Wow, I"m impressed by the self control so many of you appear to have! I "wish" I could just go to bed without eating. I actually eat the "majority" of my calories at night and yes, a bulk of them are right before I get in bed. My bedtime snacks are usually, Fage 2% mixed with honey and a handful of raw oatmeal or almonds. Maybe a bagel with pb or hummus. A bar, such as Luna or Zone and a cup of soy milk. english muffin with laughing cow cheese and tomato. Sometimes I just eat a bunch of hard boiled eggs (whites only) and dip them into pasta sauce! Weird, yes, but high protein and an acquired taste!
Nyrina-Windu Nyrina-Windu 7 years
I don't really snack every night before bed. If I do I make something quick like cereal.
alcook87 alcook87 7 years
a nice cup of yogi tea
filmgirl81 filmgirl81 7 years
I don't like to eat before bed. Mainly because I brush my teeth right after eating dinner. But if I'm hungry, it's all about drinking a warm glass of milk to help me fall asleep.
kellylouise kellylouise 7 years
Depends on the season, but usually it's cheese or some crackers, or both. Nowadays I eat a lot of popcicles, but we're slowly entering the season of hot chocolate.
lydialee_home lydialee_home 7 years
Ice-cream with Cereal as topping. :)
Segat1 Segat1 7 years
Blueberries, raspberries, whole almonds and thick, organic greek yoghurt with honey. YUMMMMMMMMMMMM
zeze zeze 7 years
I only eat sometimes, when I do it's usually frozen berries or stove popped popcorn. Sesame crackers are also yummy.
shoegal1221 shoegal1221 7 years
pizza and beer on weekends. chips and candy on weekdays
miamixo miamixo 7 years
fruit, cereal, or chocolate milk
ellenp1214 ellenp1214 7 years
i usually eat a second dessert before bed.. typically a cup of hot tea and chunk of dark chocolate or a date stuffed with almond butter. the idea that you can't eat before bed has no grounds: if you're hungry, eat. if you want 50 calories of chocolate to help yourself wind down, it is not going to make you gain weight. that's just ridiculous.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
A glass of wine.
wolfjinx25 wolfjinx25 7 years
My trainer told me that it's not good to eat really late at night. For example, Like coming home at 2am from a party and then eating something...say a slice of pizza, that will cause weight gain. Also, I do not eat fruit at night = they're really high in carbs which turns into sugar = fat.
Spectra Spectra 7 years
The whole myth about eating before bed causing weight gain is such bunk. I usually eat an apple or a bowl of berries with yogurt before I go to sleep. Sometimes I'll snack on some mini rice cakes, too, but they make me retain water, so I don't eat them as often.
Rancher'sGirl Rancher'sGirl 7 years
Say "ewww" all you want to about this, but I love a cup of hot milk with Horlicks or Carnation malted milk powder mixed in it. Very, very relaxing! :)
miznic miznic 7 years
Frozen grapes during the summer, Mexican hot cocoa in the winter. If I feel like it, a piece of toast with sugar-free jelly.
rafaela-losardo rafaela-losardo 7 years
I ALWAYS have a big bowl of oatmeal. tradition.
nikkeeb nikkeeb 7 years
ever since i was little i've always had cereal as a late night snack...and almost never for breakfast. i'm a milk-a-holic, and there's such a wide variety of cereal that you never get bored with it
wolfjinx25 wolfjinx25 7 years
I try not to eat before bed. I usually like to have a glass of cold water. If I do eat before bed, it's usually a few Wheat Thins or popcorn.
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