Here is a list of delicious and heart healthy snacks, all under 200 calories! Super easy to fit in to your healthy lifestyle!
Apple, Cottage cheese & Wholegrain crisp bread: Fiber packed and nutrient dense apples and wholegrain crisps, go great with protein rich lowfat cottage cheese. This is a great and filling snack!
Nutritional for two whole-wheat crisps, ¼ cup cottage cheese and ½ apple: 150 calories, 3g fat, 5g fiber, 8g sugar, 9g protein
Avocado with Sea Salt: Avocados are filled with heart healthy fat and a great food for your skin, hair and nails. Halve an Avocado and sprinkle with some sea salt which is rich in minerals. So yummy and satisfying!
Nutritional for 1/2 medium avocado: 125 calories, 11g fat (less than 0.5g saturated fat), 2.5g protein, 2.5g fiber
Banana and Nut butter: First off, YUM! Crunchy nut (peanut or almond) is a perfect accompaniment to soft and sweet banana. Filled with potassium and healthy fat, this snack will truly satisfy. Put down the snickers!
Nutritional for 1 banana and 1 tbsp of crunchy nut butter: approx. 190 calories, 5g protein, 0g fat, 16g sugars, 8g fat, 4g fiber
Blueberries with Greek Yogurt: Blueberries are packed with antioxidants while plain greek yogurt is full of protein, healthy fat and digestive enzymes. Enjoy 1/2 cup each of plain greek yogurt and sweet blueberries for a fabulous snack! Avoid flavored yogurts as they are packed with empty calories and sugar!
Nutrition per serving: 120 calories, 15g protein, 10g of sugar, 0g fat, 1.6g fiber
Blue cheese stuffed olives: Olives are full of monounsaturated fat which helps keep you full longer. The blue cheese adds a nice kick, and they are scrumptious! To make this treat Vegan, go for almond, garlic, or onion stuffed olives.
Nutrition for 7 olives: 140 calories, 14g fat
Carrots & Hummus:Super high in fiber and packed with nutrients, this is a great snack to help keep you satisfied! Just take 10 baby carrots and 2 tablespoons of hummus and go to town! Yum!! Make your own hummus with this great Hummus Recipe.
Nutritional for 2 oz. classic hummus with 10 baby carrots: 170 calories, 12g fat, 3g sugar, 4g protein, 5g fiber
Lowfat Cottage Cheese with Pineapple: Be sure to grab lowfat (4% or less) cottage cheese and fresh (not canned) pineapple. Protein packed cottage cheese balances the sugar in sweet pineapple, making this a great and filling snack!
Nutrition for 1/2 cup cottage cheese and 1/2 cup fresh pineapple: 151 calories, 15g protein, 10g sugar, 5g fat, 1g fiber
Healthy Deviled Eggs: Make this healthy and super easy deviled egg recipe. Eggs are full of healthful benefits, and it is absolutely safe to have a couple eggs a day! These are a great treat to have for snacks or even bring to a picnic!
Nutrition for 4 filled egg halves: 96 calories, 3g protein, 1g fat, 1g fiber
Edamame: Edamame, which is a soybean, is protein packed, and rich with antioxidants and phyto-chemicals! Plus they are delicious! Sprinkle a cup of these lovely beans with some sea salt and enjoy!
Nutrition for 1 cup: 189 calories, 1g fat, 3g sugar, 8g fiber, 17g protein
Roasted Garbanzo Beans:Rinse, drain and set out to dry a can of Garbanzo beans. Once dry (set out on a towel for a couple hours), spray with olive oil and sprinkle generously with your favorite seasoning, I personally love a good Cajun spice! Bake in 450 degree oven for 30-40 minutes or until golden and crisp.
Nutrition for 1/2 cup: 158 calories, 3.1g fat, 5.3g fiber, 5.9g protein
Nut butter and Apple: Protein packed nut butter (peanut, almond, etc.) mixed with fiber and nutrient rich apples is a fantastic snack for under 200 calories. Just be sure to watch your nut butter intake, as it is fairly calorie laden and can be a diet buster!
Nutrition for 1 tbsp of nut butter and one medium apple: Approx. 166 calories, 4g protein, 4g fiber, 15g sugar
Orange and Almonds: Fiber and nutrient packed oranges with heart healthy fat and protein packed almonds are a fabulous duo! Slice up one orange and pair it with a dozen almonds and you have a perfect snack!
Nutrition for 1 orange and 12 almonds: Approx. 162 calories, 9g fat (0.5 saturated), 13g sugar, 5g protein, 5g fiber
Pear & String Cheese: Sweet and salty is such a yummy combo! Throw a string cheese and a pear into a handy “pear packer” and go! This is a nice protein and fiber packed snack.
Nutrition for one part-skim string cheese and one medium sized pear: 160 calories, 7g protein, 17g sugar, 3.5g fat, 6g fiber.
Pecans and Applesauce: Choose sugar free organic applesauce and raw pecans, sprinkle with some cinnamon and you have a very satisfying treat!
Nutrition for 1 cup no sugar applesauce and 10 pecan halves: 148 calories, 10g fat (less than 1g saturated), 2g fiber, 11g sugar, 1.5g protein.
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds: So tasty and extra healthy! Clean your seeds of pumpkin and toss with a little olive oil and seasoning, put in your oven at 350 and roast for 45 minutes, shaking occasionally. Additionally, these little seeds are full of magnesium, zinc and anxiety-calming tryptophan.
Nutrition for a 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds (in shell): 143 calories, 6g fat, 6g protein.
Raspberries: Raspberries are filled with anti-aging antioxidants and fiber! Plus they are delicious! Feel free to snack on an entire pint of raspberries to help ward off any sweet tooth cravings!
Nutrition for one pint of fresh raspberries: 162 calories, 2g fat, 20g fiber, 13g sugar, 3g protein
Sweet Potato and Cinnamon Greek Yogurt: Pop a sweet potato (stabbed with a fork a couple times) into your microwave, and heat on high for about 8 minutes. Quarter and top with a couple tablespoons of nonfat plain Greek yogurt. Sprinkle with cinnamon and you have a snack that you will fall in love with! Delicious, nutritious and filling!
Nutrition for 1 medium sweet potato and 2 tbsp of plain, nonfat yogurt: approx. 190 calories, 0g fat, 15g sugar, 6g protein, 7g fiber
Veggie sushi Veggie sushi will last a lot longer than the fish version. Try to find veggie sushi made with brown rice for an even healthier, fiber rich snack.
Nutrition for 5 pieces: Approx. 140 calories, 3.5g fat, 1g sugar, 3g fiber, 4g protein.
Hard Boiled Eggs: Protein packed eggs are a fabulous choice for a mid afternoon snack. Sprinkle with spicy seasoning, hot sauce, salt & pepper… anything your healthy heart desires.
Nutritional for two hard boiled eggs: 160 calories, 10g fat, 12g protein
Almonds: Almonds, one of the worlds healthiest foods! Eat a handful a day to keep the doctor at bay. Packed full of dietary fiber, healthy fat, protein, vitamin E, manganese, magnesium, tryptophan, copper, vitamin B2, phosphorus.
Nutritional for 1 ounce (24 kernels): 163 calories, 14g fat, 6 carbohydrates, 3.5 fiber, 6g protein
Cherries: Did you know that a single Acerola cherry provides the daily RDA of vitamin C? It also has vitamins A, B1, B2 and B3 as well as carotenoids and bioflavonoids. This makes cherries an absolutely ideal snack! Plus they are low calorie so they are great to pair with other yummy snacks like pistachios and almonds!
Nutritional for 1 cup: 74 calories, 0.2g fat, 18.7g carbohydrates, 2.5g fiber, 1.2g protein
Pistachios: Pistachios contain copper, magnesium, thiamin, vitamin B6, and have many antioxidants. Pistachios are also believed to lower cholesterol levels. They are a perfect for a snack at your desk to help get you through the afternoon drag.
Nutritional for 1 ounce (49 nuts): 158 calories, 12.6g fat, 7.9 carbohydrates, 2.9g fiber, 5.8g protein