11 Savory Snacks Under 250 Calories

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Shake Up Your Snack

Next time afternoon hunger hits, think outside the 100-calorie pouch. Beyond granola bars, apples and vending machine junk food, there's an entire world of satisfying snacks out there.

Mini Chicken Fiesta

Fill 1 small corn tortilla with 3 oz chicken. Sprinkle on 2 Tbsp cheddar cheese and top with 2 Tbsp salsa. Warm in microwave if desired.
189 calories, 3 g fat


Better than Wings

Dunk 2 celery stalks in 2 Tbsp light bleu cheese dressing. Drizzle with hot sauce to taste.
90 calories, 6 g fat


Creamy, Crunchy, and Tangy

Toast 1 slice multigrain bread. Spread with 1 Tbsp goat cheese then cover with 1 sliced tomato. Add plenty of black pepper and a pinch of dried thyme.
133 calories, 4 g fat


What a Pita!

Fill a 6-inch whole wheat pita with 2 Tbsp hummus. Squeeze with lemon juice and sprinkle with paprika.
160 calories, 6 g fat


Cheesy Dunker

Dunk 1 piece of mozzarella string cheese into 1/4 cup warm marinara sauce.
95 calories, 3.8 g fat


No-Cheat Chips and Salsa

Drag 15 baked tortilla chips through 1/2 cup salsa.
Try raspberry-chipotle, tomatillo, or spicy mango varieties.
150 calories, 2 g fat


Punched-Up Popcorn

Pop 1 bag of 100-calorie popcorn. Season with 1/2 tsp cumin, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, and 1/4 tsp chili powder.
100 calories, 3.5 g fat


Filling Carbs-n-Protein

Eat 1 hardboiled egg with 3 pretzel rods.
198 calories, 6 g fat


Bean-n-Guac Rollup

Fill one small corn tortilla with 1/4 cup mashed black beans. Top with 1/4 avocado (diced) and add 2 Tbsp salsa.
199 calories, 8.7 g fat


Lett-uce Eat Tuna

Mix 3 oz tuna with 1 tsp lemon juice and 1 Tbsp light mayo. Season with black pepper to taste. Place mixture in 1 cup of lettuce leaves.
144 calories, 4 g fat


Beans in a Pod

Boil 1 cup edamame and sprinkle with sea salt.
Eat while still warm (discard the inedible pods).
179 calories, 7.5 g fat


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MOONSTAR6036

11/21/2014 11:18:41 AM

these are really good ideas. I can't wait to try some of them.

RATFIELD1

11/10/2014 3:56:27 PM

I love these quick and easy ideas. Please keep them coming.

Judy

DAKARISAH430

11/10/2014 10:48:28 AM

Easy picks. Thanks

TEENIEME3

9/8/2014 11:07:02 PM

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This made me hungry! Lol

BLAZINGSWORD

9/8/2014 12:58:11 AM

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I love Laughing Cow Cheese with either an apple or 6 Triscuits.

GOALGETTER70

4/29/2014 6:15:20 PM

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Good tips,

BEMIDJIMARGARET

4/29/2014 11:41:16 AM

Thanks for the tips would never thought of these

SIOL55

4/29/2014 7:00:01 AM

Great snack options.

SUNNYARIZONA

4/22/2014 6:11:57 PM

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One of my favorite snacks I like to have at night when I am working. 2 White cheddar rice cakes, with 1/2 cup of regular cottage cheese. I add about a half tsp. of ranch dressing powder. Gives me a fat, a carb, and a protein! That is part of my 1+1+1 way of eating. YUM!

GONNALOSE5

12/11/2013 6:42:30 PM

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The "Lett-uce Eat Tuna" is a great idea I often have this for lunch, it is amazingly filling.

CSSCSS

12/9/2013 5:10:46 PM

Any way to save these as text other than painstakingly copying and pasting each one into a document? I'd love to keep this list handy.

LSIG14

12/9/2013 4:28:36 PM

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Some good ideas but I thought the hard-boiled eggs looked disgusting. You want to be careful of undercooked eggs!

JOYAOLSON1

12/9/2013 2:26:52 PM

These are great ideas, I really like the celery and popcorn snacks

GHYSLAINE27

12/9/2013 11:41:23 AM

these look great and some are like mini meals

G-NINE

12/9/2013 10:20:58 AM

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Nom Nom, Yummy!

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