snack food

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snack + food

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snack food (countable and uncountable, plural snack foods)

  1. A food traditionally or commonly consumed as a snack between meals.
    The consumption of snack food is linked with obesity.
  2. Any other food consumed as a snack.
    • 2010, David Wolfe, Superfoods: The Food and Medicine of the Future, ISBN 1556439822:
      ... Bee Wise with Bee Pollen, Bee Propolis, Royal Jelly smoothies or other drinks, or it may be eaten plain as a snack food by the spoonful.
    • 2010, Amy Kates & ‎Jay R. Galbraith, Designing Your Organization, ISBN 1118047516:
      ...in Italy, customers can buy an espresso; in India, the restaurants use lamb instead of beef; and in Athens, McDonald's sells spanakopita as a snack food.
    • 2013, David Wolfe, Longevity Now, ISBN 1583946314:
      You can have salads that taste extraordinary! You can eat amazing foods like avocados and literally become hooked on them as your favorite snack food.

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