Healthy Snacks Under 200 Calories
Tired of the same old low-calorie snack? Find fresh and satisfying inspiration with these 15 homemade snacks that are all less than 200 calories per serving. Whether you’re craving something savory or sweet, (at least) one pick on this list will hit the spot — while holding the guilt.
1. DIY Dried Mango
Save on money, calories, and chemicals by making your own homemade chewy treat:
sweet dried mango. It’s the perfect project on a cold Winter day.
Calories (for six to eight pieces): 67
2. Light Ranch Dip
Rethink your ranch by substituting Greek yogurt for sour cream and mayonnaise in this
light dip recipe. You’ll get the creamy texture you’re craving with the added bonus of protein and probiotics.
Calories (for half the recipe): 93
3. Banana Smoothie Muffins
Inspired by one delicious smoothie, these
banana smoothie muffins are even more deliciously sweet and moist than anticipated. They’re made with puréed banana, spinach, and strawberries.
Calories (per muffin): 155
4. Seaweed Chips
Skip the greasy potato chips, and opt for these low-calorie
seaweed chips instead. They’re cholesterol-free and high in vitamin A.
Calories (for seven chips): 42
5. Frozen Yogurt Cups
If you’re craving frozen yogurt, make these
low-calorie frozen yogurt cups that keep portion control in check.
Calories (per cup): 30
6. Curried Kale Chips
Instead of overspending at your health food store, cook up these
cheesy curry kale chips in your own kitchen. Inspired by one of our favorite flavors of Rhythm Superfoods kale chips, this snack is high in vitamins A and C, protein, fiber, and iron.
Calories (for one-fourth the recipe): 194
7. Almond Butter Apricot Bites
If you’re in need of a snack that’s high in protein and flavor, whip up these quick and easy
almond butter apricot bites. You don’t even need your oven to create this sweet treat.
Calories (for two bites): 118
8. Strawberry Banana Creams
low-calorie dessert tastes like strawberry cheesecake! It’s made with a handful of ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen, so it’s a cinch to whip up; you’ll be amazed it’s under 150 calories per serving.
Calories (for eight strawberries): 145
9. Roasted Honey Cinnamon Chickpeas
High in protein and fiber, chickpeas offer a satisfying crunch when roasted, and if you
toss them with a little honey and cinnamon, you’ll have a sweet treat that also offers a boost of energy.
Calories (per serving): 146
10. Roasted Edamame
Roasting these fiber-filled soybeans brings texture and flavor to snack time, serving as a satisfying post-workout snack packed with muscle-building protein. The black sesame seeds add just the right amount of extra crunch to the table.
Calories (for one-sixth the recipe): 102
11. Creamy, Peanutty Apples With Grapes
Craving something crunchy and nutty but don’t want all the calories and fat that come along with plain peanut butter? Here’s a
sweet, low-cal alternative that’s also high in protein.
Calories (for six apple slices): 151
12. DIY Fruit and Nut Bars
Inspired by Paleo-friendly Lärabars, these
homemade fruit and nut bars are made with almonds, dates, and raisins and clock in well under our 200-calorie mark.
Calories (per bar): 148
13. Vegan Cucumber Tofu Rolls
Who says tofu can’t be part of a light snack? Prepare tofu ahead of time and store it in the fridge to whip up these protein-packed
vegan cucumber tofu rolls in a matter of minutes.
Calories (for three rolls): 117
14. Roasted Brussels Sprouts Chips
Whip up a batch of
crispy veggie chips made from roasted brussels sprouts. In less than 10 minutes, you’ll be snacking on a vitamin-rich recipe you’ll want to grab by the handful.
Calories (for one-fourth of the recipe): 50
15. Cinnamon Apple Chips
For a sweet, crunchy, yet light snack, look to these
cinnamon apple chips from POPSUGAR Food that uses the oven instead of a food dehydrator.
Calories (for one-fourth the recipe): 107
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