If I've used up all my day's calories but still have the munchies at night, I make a cup of hot herbal tea, sweetened with stevia. It is sweet and comforting, occupies the mouth and hands til the urge to munch has passed, and even fills the belly for a *little* while.
Sometimes I add a dash of skim milk to make it feel more like a treat. Note: Make sure you use DECAF tea, and maybe even something like a "tension tamer", "sleepytime" or "calming" tea.
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Water at work tastes AWFUL, even with Brita pitcher, so I steep fruit/herbal tea in 8 ounces of water until it's dark, then pour over ice with cold water -- better than crystal lite because there's no artificial sweeteners, no caffeine. I'm drinking much more water this way.
Herbal, caffeine free teas work bets -- Right now I'm working through a box of Celestial Seasonings Fruit Tea Sampler.
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