3-Ingredient Spicy Cucumber Snack SticksRecipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Customer Submitted, Snacks
Looking for an unlimited snack for your Nutrisystem plan? Fill up on these Spicy Cucumber Snack Sticks! This refreshingly hydrating treat is packed with flavor and fiber to crush your junk food cravings and keep you satisfied.
This user generated recipe was submitted by Leaf visitor, Jennifer, through our Recipe Submission page. “Focused on losing weight and getting my life back,” says Jennifer. She describes this recipe as “a tasty cucumber snack” and we’re so glad that she took the time to share it! We know you’re always looking for healthy recipes that work with your Nutrisystem plan and this simple snack idea definitely fits the bill.
Healthy Hacks: Don’t have any chili lime seasoning? Try using regular chili powder and a drizzle of fresh lime juice! You can also feel free to swap it out with other spices and herbs that you enjoy. Try a bit of smoked paprika, lemon pepper seasoning, red pepper flakes or cumin. You can also add a bit of vinegar for a refreshing zing of flavor that’s low in calories! You also don’t have to limit these snack sticks to just cucumbers. Cut up some sticks of jicama, carrots, zucchini and even bell pepper strips to enjoy with your favorite seasonings.
One serving of these Spicy Cucumber Snack Sticks contains just 40 calories! You can log it as one Vegetable serving in your NuMi app journal. The best part about this light and healthy snack? It’s completely unlimited on your Nutrisystem program! Just be sure to watch your salt intake. We recommend eating at least four servings of non-starchy vegetables each day. However, this is just the minimum amount required and you can always have more than this if you’re hungry! Non-starchy veggies are low in calories yet absolutely packed with vitamins, minerals and fiber.
Cucumber is a refreshing and hydrating ingredient that is perfect for your healthy summer menu! Check out some of our favorite ways to use up this tasty veggie below:
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Calories per Serving: 40
On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 Vegetable
- 1 cucumber
- 2 tsp. chili lime seasoning, low-sodium
- Pink Himalayan sea salt, to taste
- Partially peel cucumber in long strips
- Slice cucumber into sticks.
- Sprinkle with chili lime seasoning and sea salt to taste.