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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9/13/2010 5:07:11 PM

Won't eat SOY products if I can help it. BAD for the thyroid!. Flour tortillas are too high on the Glycemic index for me, as is popcorn. Give me more solid snacks...celery , carrots, apples!


1/2/2010 12:51:05 AM

looks great !


10/22/2009 9:58:13 PM

Thanks so much for the yummy ideas.


5/14/2009 3:31:32 PM

ABLAKE8's SparkPage
these are exactly the tips that we need in order to make a life style change


4/15/2009 7:36:30 PM

KGERBIS's SparkPage
Good way to take away the cravings.


3/13/2009 11:17:43 PM

All of these are great, simple ideas that are easy to fix in no time. Keep the inspiration flowing!


3/8/2009 1:20:19 PM

These snacks under 100 sounds great.


3/6/2009 9:06:15 AM

KKOWERT's SparkPage
I love to spread a little peanut butter on an apple and sprinkle a few chopped nuts on top. It tastes like a caramel apple, but you are having a balanced snack with protein, carbohydrates and fiber!


3/5/2009 10:06:14 AM

APLANCK's SparkPage
The frozen pineapple sounds great!


3/3/2009 9:07:49 AM

The black bean burrito sounds really good as well as many others!


3/2/2009 7:23:53 PM

Can't wait to try the chicken wrap and tuna on lettuce!


3/2/2009 3:02:28 PM

chipsand salsa have gotten me through a lot of tuff spots . the chips and salsa really taste well together.


3/2/2009 2:50:51 PM

SWANSNOW's SparkPage
Whoops, I meant #10!


3/2/2009 2:50:24 PM

SWANSNOW's SparkPage
I really don't like how the pictures are misleading, particularly # 12. I expect better from SparkPeople!


3/2/2009 11:27:52 AM

JZERILLI's SparkPage
The chicken in the tortilla looked yummy for lunch too!

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