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5 Snacks for When You Have the Munchies

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5 Snacks for When You Have the Munchies

Ok, ok, to be clear, even though “the munchies” are generally associated with marijuana, I am not advocating indulging in illegal or medicinal mood enhancers. I am simply saying that, instead of indulging in some mood altering substance and then indulging in all manner of junk food, salty snacks, and unhealthy foodstuff, when your judgment is obviously impaired, why not eat something nourishing, healthy, and texturally and flavorfully stimulating. Your stomach will thank you, as well as your blood pressure and blood sugar levels. And these suggestions are not only for those of you who have indulged, but they are for anyone who might have the munchies for any particular reason:

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Eric Steinman

Eric Steinman is a freelance writer based in Rhinebeck, NY. He regularly writes about food, music, art, architecture, and culture and is a regular contributor to Bon Apptit among other publications.


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8:05AM PDT on Jun 7, 2012


3:02PM PDT on Jun 1, 2012

I love apple slices and peanut butter, but I never thought to add honey. I'll have to try it, thanks.
When I get the munchies I usually have unhealty snacks.

8:03AM PDT on May 20, 2012

apple slices with pb... hmm... ty

5:19PM PDT on May 17, 2012

Yes Nicole M. Smoke Healthy, Eat Weed... no, that's not right...

Ah hell, I'm getting some munchies... :)

9:44AM PDT on May 14, 2012

interesting! i've never heard of quinoa in cookies before.

10:56AM PDT on May 13, 2012

I munch frozen blueberries, better than M&Ms, sort of, well, at least for you.

7:03AM PDT on May 13, 2012

Thank you

3:32PM PDT on May 12, 2012

I usually don't eat nuts when I'm hungry, drys my mouth out

12:28AM PDT on May 9, 2012

Popcorn is my go to snack food.

9:26PM PDT on May 8, 2012

i liked read this, are good suggests that i was needing. tnks.

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