Snacks Under 100 Calories
Here are some great snack ideas for a mid-meal refueling!
Peanut Butter Celery Stalk
One stalk of celery dabbed with a tablespoon of natural peanut butter (the kind without added hydrogenated oils) - 100 calories
Six of these crunchy whole-grain crackers will help fill your stomach with it's fiber content! - 100 calories
Dry-Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
A quarter cup of this mineral-rich snack comes out to about 75 calories
For a quick and easy chocolate fix, take about six tablespoons of any brand of light whipped cream or light whipped cream substitute, and fold in a teaspoon of a powdered cocoa mix. Blend it thoroughly. - 50 calories
Cheese Stick with Marinara Sauce
Put a low-fat mozzarella cheese stick into a bowl along with a quarter cup of marinara sauce. Heat briefly in the microwave (be careful not to overheat or you'll end up with soup). 100 calories
Half-Cup of Sherbet or Sorbet
A good ice cream substitute, and under 100 calories.
Root Beer Float
Take eight ounces of diet root beer. Add a scoop of non-fat vanilla frozen yogurt. 90 calories.
Two cups of watermelon cubes are fairly filling and equal only about 85 calories.
Puffed Wheat Cereal
Grab two-thirds of a cup of puffed wheat. Add a half cup of skim milk and a teaspoon of sugar or sugar substitute. 100 calories.
They're delicious fresh from a farmer's market. A cup equals only 90 calories.
Teddy Grahams Crackers
The chocolate ones are particularly yummy. Fifteen clock in at 82 calories.
Three on the small side add up to around 90 calories.
Make a half-sandwich using a slice of whole-wheat bread and about two ounces of low-fat turkey breast. Add mustard and/or lettuce or a thin slice of tomato if you like. 100 calories
Seven-Ounce Bottle of Dannon Lite 'n' Fit Carb Control Smoothie
Good source of protein and calcium. Only 70 calories.
A convenient microwavable soup that you sip right from the container. The chicken noodle flavor is only 80 calories.
Fruit and Whipped Cream
Take a half cup of your favorite kind of berries -- raspberries, blueberries, boysenberries, etc. -- and place them in a bowl. Top with two tablespoons of a low-fat whipped cream or whipped cream substitute. About 100 calories.
Dried cranberries make a nice change of pace from raisins. Four tablespoons come to around 90 calories.
Ever try them frozen? A great treat! Thirty are under 100 calories.
A half a bagel with a very light sprinkling of low-fat butter substitute will be around 100 calories.
The kind with sesame seeds -- two of 'em add up to about 85 calories.
Snyder's of Hanover Sourdough Hard Pretzels
They're naturally fat-free and they'll satisfy even the worst case of stress-induced munchies. 1 serving (1 ounce) is 100 calories
Pop Secret Light Butter Premium Microwave Popcorn
It's got more flavor than the 94 percent fat-free kind, and you can still scarf down nearly half of a 12-cup bag! You'll also get three grams of heart-healthy fiber. 100 calories
Small baked potato
Top with salsa or fat free sour cream, 83 calories
Half an apple with caramel dip
Dried apricot halves
10 equal 83 calories.
Easy to prepare, and they provide an excellent supply of protein. 78 calories
Fat-free pudding cups
Craving something sweet that won't derail your diet? These creamy treats taste like the real deal. Plus, they're fat free, and you can get sugar-free too. 60 to 100 calories
One stick of this childhood favorite is about 80 calories.
100-calorie cracker packs
These low-cal snacks are all about portion control. Whether you're craving a cheese cracker, graham cracker, wheat crisp or other cracker, there's a choice for you. A typical pack has just a few grams of fat and about 15 to 20 grams of carbs.
A "skinny" latte, made with skim milk, 55 calories.
Hummus and a small pita, 100 calories.
Fat-free pretzels (a handful or one ounce), 100 calories.
Strawberries (1/2 cup), topped with fat free Cool Whip, 58 calories.
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