21 of the Best Snacks Under 100 Calories

August 13, 2015

21 of the Best Snacks Under 100 Calories

Eating healthy isn’t all about your caloric intake. However, If your main source of nourishment is junk food you are starving yourself nutritionally. With this in mind, it’s nice to know you can grab a quick snack that doesn't deliver an entire meal's worth of calories. So, the next time hunger creeps in, turn to this list for a small and satisfying bite that won’t ruin a healthy day. Here are 21 snacks under 100 calories.

 

  1. Baked Apples

    Check out number 8 on this list! Did you ever think apples could look this good? They taste like dessert but provide the same vitamins and fiber as their fresh counterparts. You can even sprinkle cinnamon on top without adding extra calories.

  2. Boosted coffee

    For all you coffee lovers out there, check out this delicious caffeine fix without all the calories.This snack is the perfect mid-day pick-me-up that will help energize you and dial in your focus. Be sure to order your latte with skim milk, and skip the sugary flavored syrups.

  3. Bacon brussel sprouts

    These delicious little bite size brussels sprouts have exactly what you’re looking for in a mid-day snack! And It has bacon. Need we say more?

  4. Ham omelette

    Here’s a breakfast recipe that will keep you right on target for daily caloric intake! Whip up a mini ham omelette in just 5 mins! Whisk the egg in a cup and pour onto a small hot pan. Add in the chopped up ham slice—the smaller you cut the ham the more you can spread the flavor through the omelette. This protein-filled breakfast will keep you happy until lunch time.

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  5. Hazelnut cookies

    Who ever said cookies were bad for you? Check out this cookie recipe under 100 calories. These crispy delights are made with Piedmontese staples-hazelnuts and eggs, and called brutti ma buoni: literally, “ugly but good.” But they are really more plain-looking than ugly, and pack a powerful, sweet, nutty burst of flavor, making them the perfect addition to any meal.

  6. Banana Muffins

    The best and easiest brunch or dessert snack! These banana muffins are not only very healthy and low-calorie, but they taste incredible too! Check out this recipe for your low-calorie banana fix.

  7. Perfectly portioned muffins

    This link is a guide to getting by with those “no-no” carbs everyone avoids. These perfectly portioned muffins are the perfect on the go snack that won’t put you over on your daily carbohydrate intake! Check out this link to learn more!

  8. Chili-Lime Shrimp

    Toss 10 large boiled shrimp in 1 tablespoon lime juice. Sprinkle with ½ teaspoon chili powder. Here’s the kicker: This little snack has over 10 grams of protein! Shrimp also has a high concentration of the antioxidant astaxanthin, known to reduce inflammation. This little snack packs it all!

  9. Olives

    Eating low-calorie snacks can sometimes leave you hungry and wanting more. This snack is packed with iron, fiber, and unsaturated fat! Try out number 2 on the list and you’re sure to be full until the main course rolls around.

  10. Dark Chocolate Sandwiches

    Did you know chocolate is actually really healthy for you? These tiny dark chocolate sandwiches will satisfy your sweets craving in seconds, without wrecking your diet. Go ahead, indulge yourself with this chocolate delight!

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  11. Veggies and hummus

    Give number 6 on this list a try! This is the perfect snack under 100 calories that you can easily take to work or bring with you anywhere. About 10 baby carrots with 2 tablespoons hummus and you’re still on track for your daily caloric intake!

  12. Healthy fro-yo

    Check out this video for the best frozen yogurt ice cream recipe that is perfect for satisfying your late night cravings. It not only tastes amazing and is completely healthy for you, but you can make it within minutes! give it a try!

  13. Carrots

    Food Network lists carrots as the perfect 100-calorie snack. Carrots are a rich source of beta carotene, a powerful antioxidant, which, among other vital uses, can be converted into vitamin A in the body to help maintain healthy skin. Carrots are also great for the digestive system, because they increase saliva and supply essential minerals, vitamins and enzymes that aid your body in digestion.

  14. Babyel original cheese

    Try out this super filling cheese snack that won’t bust your waistline. Yes, you can eat cheese! These conveniently packaged snacks are easy to toss into your bag on the go and are perfectly portioned so you don’t have to panic when you realize that you really have no clue what one ounce of cheese actually looks like. They may be tiny, but they’re great for staving off hunger.

  15. Greek yogurt with berries

    Check out this classic low-calorie snack that is high in both protein and fiber. Mix ¼ cup of low-fat vanilla yogurt with ½ a cup of blueberries and raspberries. You will love this delicious snack that will keep you full until your next meal and only yield you 90 calories!

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  16. Maple-pumpkin yogurt

    Try out number 15 on this list for an unexpected healthy seasonal snack! Mix together a cup of nonfat plain yogurt (go Greek for extra protein), with 2 tablespoons of pumpkin puree and 1 teaspoon maple syrup. This snack is perfect for a cozy fall afternoon!

  17. Rice cakes

    Did you know that rice cakes are the perfect snack option? They are high in fiber and carbohydrates, which is a great source of energy! But we know how bland rice cakes can be, so here’s a video recipe that blows any other rice cake out of the water.

  18. Quick mini quesadillas

    Check out this quick party snack high in protein that is sure not to break your diet. In just 5 minutes, you can make this healthy mini quesadilla recipe using protein-rich beans and your favorite fresh salsa. For a party appetizer tray, make a big batch and serve these quesadilla wedges with guacamole and sour cream, too.

  19. Caramel apple oatmeal cookies

    This delightful snack will give you the flavors of fall year-round! Go ahead, indulge yourself with these low-calorie cookies with dried apples and caramel candies in every bite!

  20. Apple and cheese slices

    We all know how important it is to get our fruits and veggies, so here is a delicious fruit snack that will keep your diet on track. Top half a medium apple with a 1-ounce slice of low-fat extra sharp cheddar cheese. You will love this 90 calorie snack!

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  21. Popcorn

    If you’re looking for a mini-meal high in fiber and vitamins, check out number 8 on this list. This is an especially good option if you feel like you’ve been hit with the “munchies”, but with less than 100 calories, you don’t have to blow your diet to satisfy your craving.

 

 




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