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.
20 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
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.
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.
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 8 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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.