When your looking for the perfect snacks that hits the spot, but doesn’t mess with weight loss goals, here are some great low calorie healthy snacks.
Dry Roasted Edamame: High in protein and low in carbs, therefore a great option if needing protein and those in vegan diet.
nutrient facts: serving size 1/3 cup: approx 130 calories, 11g carbs, 13g protein, 4g fat, 8g fiber
Sweet Potato Chips: Better than regular potato chips because its a complex carb. Which makes these chips higher in fiber and slower to digest. Find sweet potato chips in most health stores or make at home with minimalist baker’s sweet potato chip recipe.
nutrient facts: serving size 13 chips (8g): approx 150 calories, 18g carbs, 1g of protein, 9g fat, 3g fiber
Skinny Popcorn: Comes in many varieties, although best to eat the originals. These are the perfect low calorie snack.
nutrient facts: serving size original 1 cup: approx 100 calories, 9g carbs, 2g protein, 9g fat, 2g fiber
Fiber Bran Muffins: Perfect if you love sweets breads, because little goes a long way. Not only are these high in fiber, they are also dense, which fills you up more than most muffins. For a great recipe try this bran muffin recipe or look for them in the market.
nutrient facts: serving size medium muffin (113g): approx 305 calories, 55g carbs, 8g of protein, 8g fat, 5g fiber
Dark Chocolate or Natural Chocolate: because chocolate is a girl’s best friend, there is no need to give it up. Just look for those with higher cocoa percentage, and even better those made with real cocoa beans instead of cocoa butter. The less ingredients the better.
nutrient facts: serving size 1oz: approx calories 155, 17g carbs, 1g of protein, 9g fat, 2g fiber
Unsweetened Coconut Chips: A sweet from mother earth, these are great for on the go snacks.
nutrient facts: serving size 1/2 cup: approx 160 calories, 10g carbs, 17g protein, 1g fat, 3g fiber