A snack is a small portion of food generally eaten between meals.[1] Snacks come in a variety of forms including packaged snack foods and other processed foods, as well as items made from fresh ingredients at home.

In the food context, a snack is a small amount of food that is consumed between meals. Snacks can be sweet or savory, and they can be enjoyed in many different forms. Here are some examples of different types of snacks:

  1. Chips and dip: Chips and dip is a popular snack that involves dipping potato chips, tortilla chips, or vegetable sticks into a dip made with sour cream, mayonnaise, or salsa.

  2. Nuts: Nuts are a healthy and filling snack that can be enjoyed raw or roasted. Some popular options include almonds, cashews, and peanuts.

  3. Fruit: Fruit is a sweet and nutritious snack that can be eaten fresh, dried, or in the form of a smoothie. Some popular options include apples, bananas, and berries.

  4. Popcorn: Popcorn is a light and crunchy snack that can be seasoned with salt, butter, or other flavors.

  5. Crackers and cheese: Crackers and cheese is a classic snack that involves pairing crackers with different types of cheese, such as cheddar, brie, or goat cheese.

  6. Granola bars: Granola bars are a convenient and portable snack that can be made with oats, nuts, and dried fruit.

  7. Jerky: Jerky is a protein-rich snack made from dried meat, such as beef, turkey, or venison.

  8. Hummus and pita bread: Hummus and pita bread is a healthy and flavorful snack that involves dipping pita bread into a dip made from chickpeas, tahini, and other ingredients.

  9. Yogurt: Yogurt is a creamy and satisfying snack that can be flavored with fruit or honey.

  10. Energy balls: Energy balls are a snack made with nuts, seeds, and dried fruit, often rolled into bite-sized balls for easy snacking.

Snacks are a great way to satisfy hunger and provide energy throughout the day, and they can be enjoyed on-the-go.

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