What Snacks Have 100 Calories or Less
When it comes to snacks, it can be very easy to overeat. However, there are lots of smart snack options that are low in calories yet filling and satisfying. 5-Minute Crafts will tell you how to beat your hunger with the least calories and the most benefits.
1. Diced watermelon
3. Zucchini with parmesan
Cover a baking tray with aluminum foil and coat it with some butter spray. Place 1 cup of zucchini slices over the baking sheet, spray some more butter from the butter spray over them, and sprinkle 1 tbsp of shredded parmesan on top. Bake in the oven for a few minutes until the cheese starts to brown.
4. Sliced strawberries
Strawberries are a great source of vitamin C and fiber.
Some research says that cod helps to reduce levels of ghrelin, the hormone that stimulates hunger.
Oranges are rich in vitamin C and also provide you with fiber.
7. Hard-boiled egg
8. Baked potato with salsa
Bake potatoes with the skin for extra nutrients. Add a heaping tablespoon of salsa for taste and to keep it under 100 calories.
9. A slice of raisin bread
Enjoy it in the morning along with some nut butter.
10. Mozzarella string cheese
A portioned snack is perfect if you’re on the go.
11. Hummus with carrots
Take 2 tablespoons of hummus and 2/3 cup of carrots for a satisfying snack packed with fiber, protein, and healthy fats.
Blueberries are packed with antioxidants and are a great source of vitamin C.
13. Shrimp with cocktail sauce
Pair 5 pieces of shrimp with 1 tablespoon of cocktail sauce for a low-fat, high-protein treat.
14. Frozen mango cubes
This is a refreshing treat that will provide you with energy and vitamin C.
15. Apple and peanut butter
Take 50 g of sliced apple and 12 g (1 tsp) of peanut butter for a sweet, creamy, crunchy snack.
17. Baked beans on toast
Take a 22-gram slice of toasted whole grain or wholemeal bread and put 60 g of baked beans on it.
18. Microwave popcorn
This is a big, fun portion for very few calories.
19. Cottage cheese and a small wedge of sweet melon
The protein will help you stay full for longer, while the sweetness of the melon will brighten your day.
20. Baked spiced chickpeas
Take 1 tin of chickpeas and drain, rinse, and pat them dry. In a bowl, cover the chickpeas with 2 tsp of coconut oil, 1/2 tsp of cumin, 1/4 tsp of cayenne pepper, and 1 tsp each of sea salt and black pepper. Spread on a baking tray and bake at 200°C (400°F) for 30-35 minutes. It makes 5 servings.