100 – 150 Calorie Snacks

Who doesn’t like to snack?  In fact, snacking is good for you.  If you want to lose weight, you should eat five or six small meals or snacks per day. Your body burns calories by digesting food, so if you’re feeding yourself at regular intervals throughout the day you’re burning more calories.

 

Healthy, low calorie snacks are the key. These partial lists has been taken from Dr Ian Smith’s book Shred: The Revolutionary Diet

150 Calorie Snacks:

  • 20 grapes with 15 peanuts
  • applesauce and cereal:  1 applesauce pouch and 1/2 cup of dry cereal
  • kiwi and oats:  Slice a kiwi with a 1/2 cup of oat cereal
  • sliced banana with 3 Triscuits
  • strawberries and chocolate:  1 cup of whole strawberries dipped in 1 tablespoon melted semisweet chocolate chips
  • 45 shelled pistachios
  • medium apple with 1 tablespoon natural peanut butter
  • 1 cup snap peas with 3 tablespoons hummus
  • 1 medium pear and 1 cup of low fat or skim milk
  • baby burrito:  6-inch corn tortilla, 2 tablespoons bean dip and 2 tablespoons salsa
  • 1/4 cup low fat cottage cheese and 1/4 cup fresh pineapple
  • 1 packet Quaker’s Low Sugar Instant Oatmeal prepared with water
  • 1/2 cup roasted pumpkin seeds (keep in shells)
  • 2 squares of graham crackers and 8 ounces of skim milk
  • 4 turkey slices and 1 medium apple
  • 1/2 medium avocado sprinkled with sea salt
  • small baked potato topped with salsa
  • 1 cup yogurt parfait and 1 tablespoon of granola
  • 15 cashews
  • 1 Skinny Cow Ice Cream Sandwich
  • 10 walnut halves and 1 sliced kiwi
  • egg salad:  1 whole egg, 1/2 teaspoon low-fat mayo, and spices spread on half of a toasted whole-wheat or whole-grain bagel
  • 5 pitted dates stuffed with 5 whole almonds
  • blueberries and sorbet:  1/2 cup fruit sorbet topped with 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 10 baby carrots dipped in 2 tablespoons of lite salad dressing
  • 3/4 cup halved strawberries with 3 tablespoons light Cool Whip
  • 1 small baked potato topped with a mixture of salsa and 1 tablespoon of low-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups diced watermelon
  • 1 can tuna, drained, season to taste
  • 2 frozen fruit bars
  • 1/2 cup roasted chickpeas
  • 12 baked tortilla chips and 1/2 cup salsa
  • 21 raw almonds
  • 9 chocolate covered almonds
  • 12 saltines
  • 1/2 blueberry muffin
  • 1 Jello Fudge Sugar Free Pudding with 5 sliced strawberries and 1 tablespoon of whipped cream
  • 2 cups air popped popcorn
  • 1 large apple, sliced and sprinkled with cinnamon

100 Calorie Snacks:

  •  chocolate banana:  1/2 frozen banana dipped in two squares of melted dark chocolate
  • 1/2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt with dash of cinnamon and 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 1/4 inch thick pineapple rounds, grilled or sauteed
  • 1 cup blueberries with 2 tablespoons whipped topping
  • citrus berry salad:  1 cup mixed berry salad (raspberries, strawberries, blueberries and blackberries) tossed with 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 2 graham cracker squares and 1 teaspoon peanut butter, sprinkled with cinnamon
  • 10 baby carrots with 2 tablespoons hummus
  • cucumber sandwich:  1/2 English muffin with 2 tablespoons cottage cheese and 3 slices cucumber
  • cucumber salad:  1 large cucumber (sliced) with 2 tablespoons red onion and 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • chickpea salad:  1/4 cup chickpeas with 1 tablespoon sliced scallions, a squeeze of lemon juice, and 1/4 cup diced tomatoes
  • spicy black beans:  1/4 cup black beans with 1 tablespoon salsa and 1 tablespoon nonfat Greek yogurt
  • strawberry salad:  1 cup raw spinach with 1/2 cup sliced strawberries and 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup low fat granola
  • crunchy kale salad:  1 cup kale leaves chopped with 1 teaspoon honey and 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 1/2 sheets graham crackers
  • 7 saltines
  • 3/4 cup cooked carrots
  • 1 large raw carrot
  • 2 stalks raw celery
  • 1 medium cucumber
  • 1 baked potato (2 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup mashed potatoes
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 3 ounces tuna, canned in water
  • 14 almonds
  • 10 cashews
  • 25 dry roasted peanuts
  • 17 pecans
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
  • 1 hard boiled egg
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1 medium corn on the cob with seasoning
  • 30 grapes
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce with 1 slice of whole wheat toast
  • 1 – 6 ounces of low fat yogurt
  • 3 pineapple rings in natural juices
  • 1 cup radishes
  • 1 cup chicken noodle soup
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar snap peas
  • 2 slices deli turkey breast
  • 1 tablespoon peanuts and 2 tablespoons dried cranberries
  • 1 cup raspberries with 2 tablespoons plain yogurt
  • medium grapefruit sprinkled with 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 20 grapes with 15 peanuts
  • 1/2 pound fruit salad
  • 4 dates
  • 1 small baked sweet potato
  • 3 cups air popped popcorn
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 large cucumber sliced
  • 2 ounces lean roast beef
  • 1 seven grain Belgian waffle

 

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