10 Hunger-Killer Low-Calorie Snacks That Are Neither Sad Nor Boring

low-calorie snacks

Unbelievably delicious low-calorie snacks that have only 200 calories or less.

Are you tired of eating celery sticks and rice cakes for snacks? Do you want to enjoy some delicious treats without feeling guilty or hungry afterward? Well, you’re in luck, because I have some great news for you. Plenty of healthy low-calorie snacks are filling and satisfying, and they don’t taste like cardboard or sadness.


Snacking can be a great way to keep your hunger at bay and boost your energy levels. There are many options for snacks that are low in calories but high in protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, that will make you full and nourished.


If you’re looking for some healthy snacks that can keep you satisfied without adding too many calories to your diet then give these snacks a try. They can help curb your hunger, boost your metabolism, and provide energy and nutrients.


All of these low-calorie snacks are under 200 calories and are great to make ahead and take on the go.

10 Low-Calorie Snacks That Will Keep You Full

1. Mushroom pizza

This healthy mini pizza will satisfy your cravings while keeping your calorie intake in check. You’ll be using portobello mushroom instead of pizza dough to make a filling and healthy snack. To make this delicious mushroom pizza, take the stem out of the mushroom cup, fill the cup with marinara sauce, top it with a slice of mozzarella cheese, and sprinkle with oregano. Bake your mushroom pizzas 

Calorie content

Portobello mushroom, 2 medium-sized = 20 calories

Marinara sauce, 2 tbsp = 40 calories

Mozzarella cheese, 2 slices = 140 calories

Total = 200 calories


2. Stuffed pita pocket

Delicious, creamy, juicy pita pocket packed with herbal flavor from the pesto. Take one-half of the large pita bread and stuff it with ricotta cheese, pesto, and halved cherry tomatoes. Enjoy immediately or pack for later to enjoy on the go.

Calorie content

Wholewheat pita bread, ½ of bread= 85 calories

Ricotta cheese, 2 oz = 60 calories

Pesto, 1 teaspoon = 20 calories

Cherry tomatoes, 5 pcs = 15 calories

Total = 180 calories


3. Breadsticks with hazelnut spread

A childhood favorite pretzel sticks and nutella is making a comeback, only this time in a grown-up healthy version. With wholewheat breadsticks and a healthy 4-ingredient hazelnut spread. Treat yourself guilt-free to this 200-calorie snack that is finger-licking delicious.

4-ingredient hazelnut spread recipe

To a high-speed blender add 400g roasted hazelnuts and blend on low speed until creamy and smooth butter is formed. Melt 100g 80% dark chocolate and add it to the blender together with 1-2 tablespoons of maple syrup, and a pinch of salt, blend all together.

Calorie content

Wholewheat breadsticks, 2 pcs = 60 calories

4-ingredient hazelnut spread, 2 tablespoons = 140 calories

Total = 200 calories

4. Spicy broccoli with cream cheese on seed bread

If you are in the “I hate broccoli” club I must warn you, once you try it in this combo you are going to become a devoted fan of a veg that looks like a tree. 

For this snack to taste as heavenly as possible it’s imperative to steam the broccoli for no longer than 6 minutes. 

Spread the cream cheese on top of one slice of seed bread. Season with chipotle pepper flakes and smoked sea salt. Place broccoli florets on top of the cheese, and season with chipotle flakes once more.

Calorie content

Broccoli florets, 2 cups = 60 calories

Cream cheese, 2 tbsp = 70 calories

Seed bread, 1 slice = 70 calories

Total = 200 calories

5. Veggie chips

Veggie chips are low in calories but high in fiber that will fill you up.

Take kale, zucchini, beetroots, sweet potatoes, carrots, and parsnips, and turn them into healthy chips. It’s a delicious low-calorie snack full of essential nutrients that will support your health and help you stay away from other unhealthy snacking options.

Of course, you can go and buy veggie chips. Depending on where you live you might find some relatively clean versions. However the homemade version is so much healthier, and to be honest it’s really not hard to make. Also, you have the freedom to flavor your chips however you want. 

Basically, all you need to do is slice your veggies on a mandoline, toss them with a little bit of oil and spices of your choice, and then bake at 400°F/200°C for 10 minutes, flip, and bake for 5-10 minutes more. 

If you want even fewer calories, leave out the oil and use an air frier or dehydrator to make chips.

Calorie content

Kale chips, 1 cup = 120 calories

Zucchini chips, 1 cup = 120 calories

Beetroot Chips, 1 cup = 170 calories

Sweet potato chips, 1 cup = 160 calories

Carrot chips, 1 cup = 250 calories

Parsnip chips, 1 cup = 150 calories

6. Edamame and dried seaweed

Edamame are young soybeans that are high in protein and several essential minerals. Crispy, dried seaweed is a low-calorie, nutrient-dense snack that is rich in iodine, calcium, iron, copper, vitamin A, and B vitamins. Crumble dried seaweed snacks over edamame beans, and toss with a drizzle of olive oil for a dose of healthy fats. This is a balanced healthy snack that, thanks to the seaweed’s umami properties, tastes amazing.

Calorie content

Edamame, ½ cup = 100 calories 

Seaweed snack, 2 grams = 10 calories 

Olive oil, 1 tsp = 40 calories

Total = 150 calories

7. Turkey roll-up

A protein-rich snack that will give you energy and keep you satiated until your next big meal. It makes an excellent last-minute and make-ahead snack. Just take 2 slices of turkey breasts, place each on a salad leaf, spread some mustard, and place a slice of cheese on top, then roll it up. 

Calorie content

Turkey breast, 2 slices = 45 calories

Salad, 2 leaves = 2 calories

Cheese, 2 slices = 150 calories

Mustard, 1 teaspoon = 3 calories

Total = 200 calories

8. Ranch dip and crudités

Greek yogurt flavored with ranch seasoning makes a delicious dip. Coupled with some fresh veggies you have an exquisite low-calorie snack. The high protein and fat content in greek yogurt together with the fibers in veggies will keep you full and happy. For the dip, mix ½ cup of greek yogurt and ½ tablespoon ranch seasoning. Then just wash, peel, and cut some veggies in sticks. Dip and enjoy! 

Calorie content

Full-fat greek yogurt, ½ cup = 140 calories

Cucumber, 4 sticks = 8 calories

Yellow pepper, ¼ of a large pepper = 10 calories

Carrot, ½ medium =  12 calories

Radish, 1 medium = 2 calories

Celery, ½ stalk = 4 calories

Total = 176 calories


9. Tuna salad toast

Tuna is a nutritious fish high in protein and omega-3. Make your own light tuna salad by mixing tuna (from a can in water, drained), chopped onion, chopped fresh parsley, pepper, and greek yogurt. Take a slice of whole wheat toast, place 1 salad leaf on top of it, and spread the tuna salad on top of the salad leaf.

Calorie content

Whole wheat toast, 1 slice = 70 calories

Tuna, ½ of a 5 oz = 45 calories

Onion, ¼ of a small onion= 6 calories 

Greek yogurt, 1 tablespoon = 13 calories

Salad, 1 leaf = 1 calorie

Total = 135 calories


10. Roasted chickpea snack

Make this nutritious sweet low-calorie snack by mixing roasted chickpeas with cranberries and dark chocolate chunks. Chickpeas are rich in protein and fiber while cranberries and dark chocolate are great sources of antioxidants. To make roasted chickpeas toss them with a tiny bit of oil and sea salt, then bake at high temperature until crispy and golden. Leave them to cool before adding cranberries and chocolate. 

Calorie content

Roasted chickpeas, ⅓ cup = 80 calories

Dried cranberries, 1 tablespoon = 55 calories

80% dark chocolate, 10 g = 55 calories

Total = 190 calories


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When comes snack time you don’t have to choose between healthy but boring or delicious but unhealthy snacks. These 10 low-calorie snacks are both delicious and healthy, and you can guilt-free enjoy them every day.

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