Low Calorie Snacks
Mindful snacking can have numerous benefits, such as improving daily nutrient intake and sustaining energy throughout the day. Moreover, low-calorie snacks between meals keep extreme hunger at bay. Avoiding extreme hunger is an excellent strategy for choosing healthier foods while out and about, normalizing blood sugar levels, and maintaining a higher metabolic rate. The higher your metabolic rate, the more calories your body burns and the easier it is to get (and stay) trim.
Check out our "tasty ten" low-cal options that are quick and easy to prepare, nutrient-dense, and always have us asking, "is it snack time yet?"
Healthy Carrot Fries: Crispy, salty, and crunchy, these vitamin-packed fries are a fantastic snack to fuel the day's adventures. These fries can be made in advance and popped into the oven for a short 5 min!
Everything but the....Celery Snack: Grab celery, the well-loved Everything But The Bagel seasoning, and some soft cheese to whip up this mature twist on a childhood favorite: ants on a log.
Roasted Buffalo Chickpeas: It's easy to give 'peas a chance’, especially if covered in vinegary hot sauce! These roasted chickpeas are low-fat, high-fiber, and completely addicting.
Keto Broccoli Cheddar Bites: Who knew snacking on vitamin C, vitamin K, and fiber could be so delicious? For those who prefer extra yumminess, try dipping these savory bites into a low-carb dressing!
Spiced Edamame: If loving edamame is wrong, we don't want to be right. This spicy version is just as beautiful as it is addicting. Make it a healthy snack or crowd-worthy appetizer. You won't be disappointed!
Easy Yogurt Bark: Here's a low-calorie snack that is family-friendly and customizable. You can eliminate the sweetening agent (honey) to reduce carbs and play around with toppings to make it your own and keep it interesting.
Strawberry Cheesecake Dip: Whether you're looking for a healthy way to satisfy a sweet tooth or need some more protein-packed snack options, this dip is a winner. Better yet? It's kid-friendly!
Peanut Butter Whips: Combine peanut butter powder and light cool whip. Freeze it. And wait for a low-cal treat that tastes every bit as delicious as it sounds!
Chocolate Chia Pudding: This pudding recipe is a "snack of all trades." Eat it for breakfast, as a dessert, or between meals to fuel your body with healthy fats, fiber, and complex carbs!
Vegan Protein Muffin: The muffins that prove you can have it all! They are vegan-friendly, gluten (and oil)-free, and completely delicious.