40+ low calorie snacks and fruits for weight loss and energy

It is a usual experience feeling hungry before lunch or dinner time. That great craving for something sweet, nutritious, and an energy booster.

The solution is simple, a little satisfying sweet snack rich in nutritional value but low in calorie.

There is an option of low-carb diets too.

Yes, just something right to nibble on for a good low calorie treat.

You are in the right place.

We’ve compiled a list of more than 40 different low calories snacks you can get anytime the stomach clock hits that special time.

Here are our favourite low calories snacks

 

Kale Chips

2 cups raw kale (stems removed), tossed with 1 teaspoon olive oil and baked at 400 degrees until crisp

Sweet Potato Fries

1 light bulb-sized sweet potato, sliced, tossed with 1 teaspoon olive oil, and baked at 400 degrees for 10 minutes. You’re good to go. A meal of low calorie

Cucumber Sandwich

This is among the very few bests; it is low in calorie and also extremely nutritious. 1/2 English muffin with 2 tablespoons cottage cheese and 3 slices cucumber

Turkey Roll-Ups

2 slices smoked turkey rolled up and dipped in 2 teaspoons honey mustard

Apple Sandwich

Carrot fries

Banana nutella protein muffins  

Sweet Potato Quinoa Cake

Cheesy Roasted Asparagus

6 spears, spritzed with olive-oil spray, sprinkled with 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, and baked at 400 degrees for 10 minutes

Carrots and Hummus

12 medium baby carrots with 2 tablespoons hummus

Spinach and Feta Egg White Scramble

3 scrambled egg whites mixed with 1/2 cup raw spinach and 1 tablespoon feta cheese, cooked over the stove or in the microwave until egg whites are no longer runny

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Crunchy Kale Salad

2 cups chopped kale leaves tossed with 1 teaspoon honey and 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

Chickpea Salad

1/3 cup chickpeas tossed with 1 tablespoon sliced scallions, 1 squeeze lemon juice, and 1/4 cup diced tomatoes

Grilled Garlic Corn on the Cob

1 small corn cob brushed with 1 teaspoon sautéed minced garlic and 1 teaspoon olive oil, grilled until tender

Pretzels and Cream Cheese

15 mini pretzel sticks with 2 tablespoons fat-free cream cheese

Bacon Brussels Salad

7 thinly sliced Brussels spouts mixed with 1 crumbled piece turkey bacon

Rosemary Potatoes

1/3 cup thinly sliced potato tossed with 1 teaspoons olive oil and 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary

Spicy Black Beans

1/3 cup black beans with 1 tablespoon salsa and 1 tablespoon nonfat Greek yogurt

Caprese Salad

1 ounce (about 1 hockey puck) fresh mozzarella with 1/3 cup cherry tomatoes and 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar

Goldfish Crackers

38 crackers

Chips and Salsa

10 baked tortilla chips with 1/4 cup salsa

Mini Ham Sandwich

2 slices honey-baked ham with 2 teaspoons honey mustard, rolled in 1 lettuce leaf

Lox Bagel

1/2 whole-wheat mini bagel with 1 ounce (2 thin slices) lox

Chocolate Trail Mix

8 almonds, 1/2 tablespoon chocolate chips, and 1 tablespoon raisins

Chocolate-Hazelnut Crackers

5 Wheat Thins dipped in 1/2 tablespoon Nutella or other hazelnut spread

Strawberry Salad

2 cups raw spinach with 1 cup sliced strawberries and 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

Cacao-Roasted Almonds

8 nuts

Vanilla and Banana Smoothie

1/3 cup sliced banana, 1/4 cup vanilla Greek yogurt, and 1 handful ice, blended until smooth

20. M.Y.O. Banana Chips

1 sliced small banana dipped in lemon juice and baked

21. Baked Apple

1 small apple, cored, filled with 1 teaspoon brown sugar and 1 sprinkle cinnamon, baked until tender

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22. Fruity Waffles

1 toasted Kashi 7-Grain Waffle topped with 1/4 cup mixed berries

23. Skinny S’more

2 graham cracker squares with 8 roasted miniature marshmallows and 1 teaspoon dark chocolate chips

24. Cinnamon Graham Crackers and Peanut Butter

2 graham cracker squares with 1 teaspoon peanut butter, sprinkled with cinnamon

25. Cereal and Milk

2/3 cup crisped rice cereal with 1/3 cup skim milk

9. Nuts ‘n’ Berries

2/3 cup blueberries sprinkled with 1 tablespoon slivered almonds

10. Dark Chocolate

1/2 ounce (about 1 block or 3 squares)

11. Nut-Stuffed Date

1 medjool date filled with 1 teaspoon natural unsalted almond butter

12. Chocolate Milk

6 ounces skim milk mixed with 2 teaspoons chocolate syrup

13. Cinnamon Applesauce

1 cup unsweetened applesauce, sprinkled with cinnamon

14. Citrus-Berry Salad

1 cup mixed berries (raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, and/or blackberries) tossed with 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed orange juice

15. Maple-Pumpkin Yogurt

1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt (go Greek for extra protein) mixed with 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree and 1 teaspoon maple syrup

16. Chocolate Pudding

1 4-ounce container fat-free pudding.

17. Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

7 strawberries dipped in 1 tablespoon dark chocolate, melted. Low calorie

 Why people go for low calorie diet?

Being on a low calorie diet means one is getting between 800 and 1,500 calories a day. A low calorie diet is good for a short-term weight loss program.

Below are health foods we’ve found to be of low calorie
  1. Celery
  2. Oranges
  3. Cabbage
  4. Asparagus
  5. Beets
  6. Cucumber
  7. Lemons
  8. Cauliflower

Fruits such as grapefruit, strawberries, watermelon, and papaya are all low calorie fruits you can try out.

With the knowledge of the above, we believe you can put a few things together to get your own low calorie foods, for breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack.

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