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27 Healthy Low Calorie Snacks

Make your very own low-calorie snacks! These healthy snacks are great when you’re counting your calories or just trying to eat healthier than usual. The recipes are simple, delicious, and easy to make.
healthy low calorie snacks

Are you trying to lose weight? Then you’re probably following some kind of diet.

But no matter what diet you’re on, the premise is still the same. You need to eat low-calorie meals to lose weight.

If you’re like most people, you probably have your dinners planned. The same goes for your lunches and breakfasts.

However, you may not have your snacks planned out. Or you may be getting tired of eating fruits and veggies for every…single…snack.

That’s why I’m sharing 27 Healthy Low-Calorie Snacks. They not only taste great but will also keep you on track with your weight loss goals.

So, what are you waiting for? Let’s get snacking!

1. Raspberry Smoothie with Ginger

raspberry smoothie

 

Source: allnutritious.com

After a long workout, you just want to recover your muscles. And you want to cool down too.

My Raspberry Smoothie ticks both boxes. It’s creamy and refreshing.

The lemon juice adds a pleasant tang. And the ginger adds some heat.

Meanwhile, the frozen raspberries make it nice and sweet.

Besides being delicious, this smoothie is good for you. One serving provides a whopping 15 grams of protein.

Protein helps your muscles recover after a challenging workout. And it even boosts your metabolism.

So, you lose even more weight. Yay!

This smoothie also contains a ton of fiber. In fact, one serving provides close to 40% of your daily fiber needs.

So, it helps you feel full – and is great for your digestion.

Making this smoothie is very easy. Just add all your ingredients to a blender.

Then blend until smooth. I recommend this blender here.

It’s the perfect size for smoothies. And it’s pretty durable.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 198
  • Fats: 3.9g
  • Protein: 15g
  • Carbs: 29g
  • Fiber: 9.4g
  • Sugar: 17g

Recipe

2. Pico De Gallo

Pico De Gallo

Source: stephaniesain.com

Craving Mexican? Try this Pico De Gallo.

It’s full of Mexican Flava. The jalapenos add a pleasant heat.

And the red onions add some sweetness. Meanwhile, the lime provides some tang.

After having this, you won’t buy the store-made stuff. Good thing it takes only 10 minutes to make!

This Pico De Gallo goes great with tortilla chips. But to keep it low-calorie, you can serve it with baked pita chips.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 32
  • Fats: 0.3g
  • Protein: 1.4g
  • Carbs: 7.2g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 4g

Recipe

3. Nut Free Apricot Bliss Balls

Nut Free Apricot Bliss Balls

Source: goodiegoodielunchbox.com.au

Need a sweet treat that won’t blow your diet? These Nut Free Apricot Bliss Balls are a great option.

They contain only 73 calories. And they have no added sugar.

But best of all, they taste amazing. The combination of apricot with vanilla, cinnamon, and orange zest is pretty tasty.

And the pepitas, sunflower seeds, and shredded coconut amp up the flavor – and texture.

What’s more, these bliss balls are a no-bake snack. Just place your ingredients in a food processor like this.

Then blend until smooth. Next, use the mixture to make balls.

Roll your bliss balls in shredded coconut, and you’re good to go.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 73
  • Fats: 3.9g
  • Protein: 2.1g
  • Carbs: 7.2g
  • Fiber: 1.7g
  • Sugar: 1.3g

Recipe

4. Matcha Energy Balls

Matcha Energy Balls

Source: allnutritious.com

Looking for another no-bake treat? I’ve got you covered.

My energy balls are playful and delicious. The dates and shredded coconut provide natural sweetness.

And the cashews add a nice boost of protein and heart-healthy fats. Meanwhile, the Matcha green tea powder adds earthiness and a funky green color.

Matcha green tea powder is also good for you too. It has a ton of antioxidants.

And it even helps you feel more alert and awake. It may even promote heart health.

Besides using matcha in your energy balls, you can also add it to smoothies or puddings. If you’d like to stock up on some matcha green tea powder, you can get some here.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 40
  • Fats: 2.7g
  • Protein: 0.9g
  • Carbs: 3.8g
  • Fiber: 0.4g
  • Sugar: 2g

Recipe

5. Raspberry Fruit Roll Ups

Raspberry Fruit Roll Ups

Source: beyondthechickencoop.com

Are you a fan of Fruit Roll Ups? Me too!

But I’m definitely not a fan of all the sugar it contains. One Fruit Roll Up contains as much as 7 grams of sugar.

Not only that, but it also contains artificial colors too. Yuck.

These Raspberry Fruit Roll Ups are much healthier. They contain no added sugar.

Instead, they’re made with just 2 ingredients: fresh raspberries and honey. So, you can feel good eating them.

And they’re the perfect balance of sweet and tart.

Making these fruit roll ups is easier than you think. In fact, they take just 10 minutes of prep time.

Then you put them in a dehydrator to dry up.

Don’t have a dehydrator on hand? There’s a great deal on this dehydrator right now.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 27
  • Fats: 0g
  • Protein: 0g
  • Carbs: 6g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 2g

Recipe

6. Peach Salsa

Peach Salsa

Source: fitmealideas.com

Do you have some peaches handy? Make this peach salsa.

It has a nice balance of sweet, tangy, and spicy. And the bell peppers add a great crunch – perfect for dipping your pita chips in.

What makes this peach salsa shine is grilling your peaches. Grilling your peaches enhances the sweetness of the peaches.

And it adds smoky notes too.

Besides being low in calories, this salsa also contains Vitamin C. So, it’s great for your immune system.

Don’t have a grill to grill your peaches? You can use a grill pan like this instead.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 57
  • Fats: 1g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbs: 14g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 11g

Recipe

7. Baked Apple Chips

Baked Apple Chips

Source: allnutritious.com

Apples are great for weight loss. In fact, just by eating apples, you could lose 2 pounds in 10 weeks.

But after a while, apples can be kind of boring. My Baked Apple Chips bring back the fun of eating apples.

They’re crispy and yummy. And the cinnamon adds an extra boost of flavor.

Bet you can’t stop at only one. Good thing one chip contains only 6.5 calories!

And they’re good for you too. That’s because they’re packed with Vitamin C.

They also contain polyphenols which are good for your heart. Apples also contain prebiotics which promotes good gut bacteria.

To get your apple chips crispy, you’ll want to slice your apples super thin. You can do this with a sharp knife.

Or, for extra convenience, you can just use a mandolin slice like this. Just watch your hands, as the blades are pretty sharp.

Also, make sure your apple slices don’t overlap on your baking sheet. Finally, keep your apple chips in a mason jar to keep them crispy. This mason jar should work just fine.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 6.5
  • Fats: 0g
  • Protein: 0g
  • Carbs: 1.7g
  • Fiber: 0.3g
  • Sugar: 1.3g

Recipe

8. Grilled Peaches with Greek Yogurt

Grilled Peaches with Greek Yogurt

Source: fitmealideas.com

Need a super healthy treat to satisfy your sweet tooth? You can’t go wrong with Grilled Peaches and Greek Yogurt.

The peaches are perfectly caramelized. This makes them even sweeter.

And the cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves add a lovely warmth. Plus, they’re topped with luscious Greek yogurt and crunchy nuts – your taste buds will be in foodie heaven.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 61
  • Fats: 1g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Carbs: 12g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 10g

Recipe

9. Sugar-Free Pure Fruit Popsicles

Sugar-Free Pure Fruit Popsicles

Source: foodmeanderings.com

So you buy tons of fruit at the grocery store. But despite your best intentions, you end up not eating it all.

And it starts to get too ripe or get on the verge of spoiling. So, what do you do – toss the fruit in the compost?

No! You can use them to make these fruit popsicles. These fruit popsicles are a sweet, refreshing treat.

And you don’t need a lot to make them. All you need are frozen berries and whatever overripe fruit you have on hand.

This can include apples, bananas, or even cantaloupes.

Cut off any bruised part of your overripe fruit. Then place it in the processor, along with some frozen berries.

Process until smooth. Next, place the mixture in popsicle molds.

I recommend these popsicle molds because they’re BPA-free. And they come with a special brush to get into those tight corners.

Finally, freeze for 6 hours. Love the low calorie snack? You might also want to incorporate more 200 calorie meals into your diet.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 52
  • Fats: 0g
  • Protein: 0g
  • Carbs: 13g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 10g

Recipe

10. 3-Ingredient Banana Cookies

3-Ingredient Banana Cookies

Source: pastryandbeyond.com

Looking for a good way to use your over-ripe bananas? Use them to make these 3-Ingredient Banana Cookies.

They’re chewy and full of banana, oatmeal, and chocolate goodness. Bananas are rich in potassium which supports healthy blood pressures.

Oatmeal is rich in bone-building minerals, including manganese. And it is rich in beta-glucan fibers, which support your gut and keep you full.

Meanwhile, dark chocolate is rich in antioxidants. In fact, it contains even more antioxidants than blueberries.

Making these cookies takes only 15 minutes. Start by mashing your banana with a fork.

Then add oatmeal and dark chocolate, mixing well. Next, place spoon-fulls of the mixture on a parchment-paper-lined baking sheet.

Finally, flatten the mounds and bake for 10 minutes.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 54
  • Fats: 1g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbs: 11g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 3g

Recipe

11. Parmesan Zucchini Bites

Parmesan Zucchini Bites

Source: allnutritious.com

I’m a big fan of game day, as I’m sure many of you are too. After all, you get to spend time with your friends.

And, of course, cheer on your favorite team.

But game-day can be a minefield when you’re on a diet. That’s because of all the yummy but calorie-laden snacks.

My Parmesan Zucchini Bites are perfect for game day. They’re cheesy and flavorful.

In fact, you’ll think you’re cheating on your diet. But one zucchini bite contains only 7 calories.

So, you can snack on a couple – and not feel any guilt.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 6.8
  • Fats: 0.3g
  • Protein: 0.5g
  • Carbs: 0.6g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Sugar: 0.3g

Recipe

12. Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas

Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas

Source: joyfoodsunshine.com

After a long day at work, you just want to relax when you get home. And you can’t relax without binge-watching your favorite show, right?

So you plop yourself in front of your TV with a bag of chips. And before you know it, the bag of chips is empty.

And you’ve eaten 500 or more calories – in one sitting.

These roasted chickpeas provide a healthier alternative. They’re crunchy, smoky, and full of aromatic flavors.

That’s because you’re using spices like ground coriander and cumin. So, whip out your measuring spoons.

I like these spoons right here because they’re made with stainless steel. So they won’t fade or rub off.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 53.3
  • Fats: 1.3g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Carbs: 8.7g
  • Fiber: 1.7g
  • Sugar: 0g

Recipe

13. Vegan Spring Rolls

Vegan Spring Rolls

Source: namelymarly.com

Looking for some Asian eats? Try these Vegan Spring Rolls.

They’re vibrant, fresh, and packed with tons of veggies. You have zucchini, red bell peppers, carrots, green onions, red cabbage, and lettuce leaves.

So, you’re eating a rainbow of colors. But the peanut sauce is the icing on top of the cake, ahem, spring roll.

It’s an awesome combination of spicy, savory, tangy, sweet, and umami. You’ll be licking your lips.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 235
  • Fats: 7g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Carbs: 39g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 4g

Recipe

14. Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

Source: namelymarly.com

Do you love hosting dinner parties? I do too.

You get to mingle with your friends, and of course, eat good food. But dinner parties can be hard to navigate – particularly when you’re watching your calories.

And you don’t want to serve your guests rabbit food, right? That’s where these Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes come to the rescue.

They look elegant and taste even better. They’re savory, creamy, and sweet – your guests will be so excited.

And so will you. That’s because one serving contains only 20 calories.

Now, that’s my kind of snack.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 20
  • Fats: 2g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbs: 1g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 1g

Recipe

15. Grape Popsicles

Grape Popsicles

Source: twohealthykitchens.com

When it’s hot outside, you want something frozen to cool down. So being a good guy or gal, you get some frozen grapes.

But everyone around you is eating ice cream. So, the frozen grapes don’t quite cut it.

So what do you do? Have Grape Popsicles, aka frozen grapes, on a stick.

They’re sweet, refreshing, and oh, so easy to make. All you have to do is pulse some grapes in a food processor.

Next, spoon your mixture into popsicle molds. Then freeze.

Besides being tasty, grapes are so nutritious. Grapes contain lutein and zeaxanthin, which are good for your eyes.

They also contain compounds that may boost your memory. So, eat those grape popsicles!

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 43
  • Fats: 0g
  • Protein: 0g
  • Carbs: 11g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 10g

Recipe

16. Donut Apples

Donut Apples

Source: saltandbaker.com

In the mood for some donuts? Have these Donut Apples instead.

Apple slices are slathered with nut butter. Then they’re sprinkled with toppings.

“Which toppings, you ask?” Well, the choices are endless.

You can add sliced almonds, chopped pecans, toasted coconut – even sprinkles.

So, they’re a snack you and your kids will love!

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 95
  • Fats: 1g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbs: 25g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 19g

Recipe

17. Sweet Potato Truffles

Sweet Potato Truffles

Source: healthylittlefoodies.com

Time for some sweet potato truffles. Yes, you read that right.

Instead of having a chocolate center, you have mashed sweet potatoes. And it’s all mixed with dates, cacao, cinnamon, and almond meal.

Then it’s topped with unsweetened coconut. Yum!

Besides adding sweetness, sweet potatoes are full of nutrition. They’re packed with Vitamin A.

One cup of baked potato provides close to 800% of your daily Vitamin A needs. Vitamin A boosts your immune system and your gut health too.

Sweet potatoes are also rich in manganese which promotes bone health.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 59
  • Fats: 3g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbs: 6g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 2g

Recipe

18. Yoghurt Filled Raspberries

Yoghurt Filled Raspberries

Source: healthylittlefoodies.com

Looking for a fancy dessert to make with your kids? These Yoghurt Filled Raspberries are a good option.

Simply pipe Greek Yoghurt in a raspberry. And you’re good to go.

What you get are juicy, creamy morsels of deliciousness.

Besides adding creaminess, Greek Yoghurt is very nutritious. It has twice the amount of protein as regular yogurt.

And it contains calcium which builds strong bones. It also contains probiotics that boost your immune system and keep your gut happy.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 25
  • Fats: 0g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Carbs: 4g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 1g

Recipe

19. Baked Cucumber Chips with Salt & Vinegar

Baked Cucumber Chips with Salt & Vinegar

Source: lowcarbyum.com

Craving potato chips? Have these Baked Cucumber Chips instead.

They’re crispy and flavored nicely with salt & vinegar. So, you get all the taste of salt & vinegar chips – without all the guilt.

As an added bonus, they’re low in carbs. So, they’re a great option if you’re on a low-carb diet.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 25
  • Fats: 2g
  • Protein: 0g
  • Carbs: 1g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Sugar: 0g

Recipe

20. Everything Bagel Cucumber Bites

Everything Bagel Cucumber Bites

Source: alldayidreamaboutfood.com

Looking for another low-carb snack? These Cucumber Bites are for you.

Cucumber slices are topped with Greek yogurt and cream cheese mixture. Then you add Everything Bagel Seasoning on them.

So, you get an explosion of flavor and tastes.

Now, this dish uses homemade Everything Bagel Seasoning. But for extra convenience, you can use this prepared Everything Bagel Seasoning.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 93
  • Fats: 7.9g
  • Protein: 1.5g
  • Carbs: 2.7g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Sugar: 0g

Recipe

21. Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Source: currytrail.in

Movie night is the perfect time to wind down. And what would movie night be without some munchies?

But your typical snacks are loaded with calories. And those extra calories go right to your waistline.

These Roasted Pumpkin Seeds are here to the rescue. They’re nice and crunchy, and they’re delicious too.

The chili powder adds a pleasant heat, while the granulated garlic adds savory notes. You’ll be popping these babies in your mouth like there’s no tomorrow.

Besides being yummy, pumpkin seeds are nutritious too. They contain immune-boosting vitamins such as Vitamins A and C.

They’re also packed with antioxidants that fight free radical damage. And they contain beta carotene that promotes healthy skin.

Yay!

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 48
  • Fats: 4g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Carbs: 1g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 1g

Recipe

22. Pistachio & Pomegranate Frozen Yogurt Bark

Pistachio & Pomegranate Frozen Yogurt Bark

Source: recipesfromapantry.com

The Christmas holidays are the perfect time to be festive. But a lot of those festivities include cookies and candy.

So, come January, you’re battling the winter bulge.

This Frozen Yogurt Bark provides a healthier alternative. It’s made with wholesome ingredients like Greek yogurt, pistachio nuts, and pomegranate seeds.

And the green pistachios and purple pomegranate seeds make it extra festive.

Best of all, it takes only 5 minutes to make. So, you can get to the rest of your holiday cooking.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 72
  • Fats: 2g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Carbs: 5g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Sugar: 0g

Recipe

23. Salted Caramel Protein Bliss Balls

Salted Caramel Protein Bliss Balls

Source: fitmealideas.com

Looking for another holiday snack? These Bliss Balls are an excellent option.

They’re soft, nutty, sweet, and topped with shredded coconut. So, they look kind of like little snowballs.

You’ll definitely enjoy sinking your teeth in these.

As an added bonus, they’re packed with protein. So, they’re really filling.

To amp the protein content, you’ll be adding whey protein. I recommend this one here.

It contains 24 grams of protein per serving. And it has no added sugars, hormones, or fillers.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 88
  • Fats: 2g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbs: 15g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 12g

Recipe

24. Keto Tuna Salad

Keto Tuna Salad

Source: recipesformen.com

Time for some Keto Tuna Salad. I know you’re probably saying that’s for lunch.

But trust me, it makes the perfect snack – particularly after a workout. That’s because it has protein which helps your muscles recover.

It’s also packed with heart-healthy omega-3s.

But nutrition aside, this Keto Tuna Salad tastes terrific. The olives add a pleasant saltiness.

And the cherry tomatoes provide natural sweetness. The fresh herbs really amp up the flavor.

With a snack like this, who needs potato chips?

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 86
  • Fats: 3g
  • Protein: 12g
  • Carbs: 2g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 1g

Recipe

25. Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Source: joyfoodsunshine.com

Are you a chocoholic? Then you’ll definitely want to make these banana oatmeal cookies.

They’re packed with ooey-gooey chocolate chips. The mashed banana and honey add extra layers of yumminess.

And the quick-cooking oats make these cookies so wholesome.

Who knew healthy snacks could taste this good?

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 79
  • Fats: 2g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Carbs: 15g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 8g

Recipe

26. Watermelon Salsa

Watermelon Salsa

Source: flavormosaic.com

Looking for some Mexican flavors? Then give this Watermelon Salsa a try.

Now, I must admit it sounds weird. But it definitely works.

The heat of the jalapenos is offset by the coolness of the watermelon. And the strawberries provide sweetness and a bit of zing.

The fresh basil and mint take the salsa to the next level. You’ll definitely want to dip your tortilla chips in this.

Need to stock up on some tortilla chips. These Tortilla Protein Chips are a great option.

They taste just like regular tortilla chips but are full of protein. So, you feel full after eating them.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 36
  • Fats: 1g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbs: 9g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 8g

Recipe

27. No-Bake Energy Bites

No Bake Energy Bites

Source: saltandbaker.com

Need a quick pick-me-up? Munch on these No-Bake Energy Bites.

They’re nutty, delicious, and sure to give you a nice boost of energy – without all the calories.

As an added bonus, they’re packed with heart-healthy fats. So have an Energy Bite – or two.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 63
  • Fats: 3g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Carbs: 7g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 5g

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