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10 Smart Snacks Under 200 Calories

October 7th, 2019 Posted in Lifestyle

Whether you’re craving sweet or salty, these healthy snacks are the perfect choice.

Believe it or not, snacking helps you maintain a healthy weight. The right snacks help fuel your body between meals and prevent you from binging on not-so-healthy foods. The key is choosing health snack options that are low in calories, high in protein and filled with nutrients — not processed junk food. Try some of these delicious and satisfying snack ideas, each under 200 calories.

4 ENERGY-BOOSTING SNACKS

These simple snacks are rich in protein, which helps keep you full and give you energy.

Cheese and crackers: 1 oz reduced-fat cheddar cheese6 reduced-fat whole-wheat crackers (Triscuit).

Tuna salad with crackers: ¼ cup prepared tuna salad,7 whole-wheat crackers (Kashi).

Yogurt: 5.3 oz fat-free vanilla Greek yogurt.

String cheese: 1 low-moisture, part-skim mozzarella string cheese.

3 SNACKS FOR FRUIT-LOVERS

These delicious snacks are packed with essential nutrients, such as vitamins A and C, folate, potassium and fiber.

Hard-boiled egg and fruit: 1 hard-boiled egg5 large strawberries.

Fruit and pumpkin seeds: 1 large orange2 tbsp roasted pumpkin seeds

Apple with peanut butter: 1 small apple1 tbsp peanut butter

3 HEALTHY, CRUNCHY SNACKS

Craving something crunchy? Put away the bag of chips or the chocolate chip cookies and choose one of these healthy snacks instead.

Veggies and hummus: 6 baby carrots,10 strips of bell peppers, 3 tbsp hummus

Almonds: 14 raw almonds

Granola bar: 1 roasted almond crunch granola bar (Nature Valley)