Whether you’re following a diet or are simply wanting to make some healthier choices when it comes to your snacks, here are six healthy snacks to try that are under 100 calories.
(14 to be precise!) Nuts are a great snack and source of protein, and they’re also rich in healthy fats and can help keep you fuller for longer. They’re low in cholesterol, high in fiber, and under 100 calories, too, making them the perfect pick for on the go.
A Protein Shake
A protein shake is a great option if you’re looking for a convenient, low-carb, and low-calorie snack. There are many different types to choose from, and most are under 100 calories, but be sure to have with water or almond milk to make it even lower.
As far as healthy snacks go, edamame beans are hard to beat. Just half a cup is packed with 8 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber to keep you feeling full. You will also get 10% of your daily recommended iron intake from this super snack!
Carrots and Hummous
If you prefer savory snacks over sweet, then this crunchy carrot dip combo is an ideal option. For under 100 calories, opt for eight baby carrots – these will provide you plenty of vitamin A and beta carotene while the hummus is packed with protein.
Apple and Peanut Butter
Offering the perfect balance between sweet and salty, apple, and peanut butter is a top tier healthy snack. To ensure you stay under 100 calories, try to stick to just two teaspoons of peanut butter.
Chocolate Rice Cakes
Rice cakes are a popular go-to snack for anyone trying to eat ‘clean’ or pick healthier snack alternatives. They’re available in a range of different flavors and are typically around 100 calories per cake. To curb any sugar cravings, try a dark or milk chocolate coated rice cake.