100 Calorie Snacks*

Grab-n-Go Healthy Snacks!

 

* Cheese and tomato. One portion (size of two AA batteries) of natural cheese such as cheddar or Monterey Jack with one sliced tomato.

* Endive and tuna salad. One endive leaf with one tablespoon tuna salad, prepared with hummus in place of mayonnaise. Mediterranean Delights makes delicious, organic, low-fat hummus in flavors like tomato basil, and low-glycemic endive makes a handy container for the tuna salad.

* 3 oz. mixed nuts (a small handful)

* 10 almonds and celery stick

* 29 pistachios

* 12 cashews

* 20 peanuts

* 2 tbsp. sesame seeds

* 4 Brazil nuts. Great for getting your selenium!

* 1/2 sliced apple and 3 walnuts

* 1/2 apple with 2 tsp natural peanut batter. Make sure it’s all-natural peanut butter: just peanuts and salt.

 

* 1/2 cup fresh strawberries with 2 tbsp. light whipped topping

* 1 cup fresh cherries

* 1 medium apple

* 1/2 cup blueberries (high glycemic) or strawberries (lower glycemic) with a dollop of yogurt

* 1 orange

* 1 pear

* 1/2 peach with 2 tbsp. yogurt

* 2 cups raspberries

* 30 raisins

* Fresh veggie mix. 1 cup broccoli, red pepper, cauliflower with 1 tbsp. low-fat ranch dressing.

* 6 pieces basic, sliced tomato, and hummus

* Herbal lentils and one tomato

* Celery sticks with 1 tbsp. natural peanut butter

* 1 cup fresh spinach salad with olives

* 1/4 cup egg salad with lettuce or endive

* Half small avocado

* Cauliflower (size of paperback)

* 1 cup tomato and cucumber soup

* 1/2 cup guacamole. Combine avocado, tomato, lime juice, and hot pepper to taste.

* Basic, tomato, and hummus (1 tomato)

* Grilled Portobello mushroom sprinkled with cheese

* 5 cherry tomatoes with one portion cheddar cheese (size of two AA batteries)

 

* 1/2 cup endive and cottage cheese spread. In a food processor or blender, mix cottage cheese, red pepper, fresh parsley, chives, and chopped jalapeno. Spread on endive.

* Eggplant pizza slice. Sprinkle a slice of eggplant with oregano and roast. Melt cheese on top.

* 1 cup vegetarian chili

* 1/2 cup edamame (soybeans)

* Half red bell pepper dipped in 3 tbsp. hummus

* 1/2 cup cucumber slices

* 1 large dill pickle

* 1 Carrabolla (starfruit)

* 2 cups baby carrots

* 3 celery sticks with 1 tsp natural peanut butter

* 1/2 cup hummus and avocado dip with 3 celery stalks

* 1 cup mashed lentils and tomato

* Vegetables and dip. Choose either 1/2 cup cucumber slices, 6 celery sticks, 6 slices red pepper, or 1/2 cup raw broccoli florets and dip into 2 oz. fat-free, sugar-free ranch dressing.

* 1 cup bean and chickpea salad. Toss diced celery, green pepper, cooked red beans, cooked chickpeas, and fresh parsley together with a low-calorie balsamic vinaigrette.

* 1/3 cup low-fat cottage cheese and 1/2 medium tomato

* Yogurt with 1/4 cup berries. Yoplait Light plain yogurt is a great choice.

* 1 Yoplait Light Smoothie

* 1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese with 5 strawberries

 

* 1 serving of string cheese

* 3 oz. frozen nonfat yogurt

* 1 square 70% or higher dark chocolate with 5 almonds

* 1 whole deviled egg. Cut a hard-boiled egg in half, mix the yolk with hummus, and fill the egg.

* 1 cup of soup (cream of tomato, cream of chicken, chicken noodle, or vegetable)

* 1 slick Wasa crispbread with 1 oz. smoked salmon

* 1 slice whole grain bread (such as Fiber for Life) with 2 oz. fat-free turkey breast

* 1/2 cup couscous with celery sticks

* 4 slices Melba toast

* 1 slice Wasa crispbread and 1/2 sliced tomato

 

Once you’ve reached a healthy weight, you can add these to the list as well:

* 1 cup fresh mango

* 1 cup cantaloupe

* 1 medium banana

* 28 grapes

*Borrowed from Take Shape for Life – Optavia program

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