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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

This refreshing snack will provide you with essential micronutrients, like vitamins A and C.

2. Edamame

Edamame will deliver you a good portion of iron along with protein.

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.

5. Cod

Some research says that cod helps to reduce levels of ghrelin, the hormone that stimulates hunger.

6. Orange

Oranges are rich in vitamin C and also provide you with fiber.

7. Hard-boiled egg

Eggs provide you with protein, healthy fats, and even some vitamin D.

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.

12. Blueberries

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.

16. Almonds

14 almonds are packed with healthy fats and proteins, as well as with vitamin E and magnesium for just 97 calories.

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.

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