January 28, 2011

Ask the Nutritionist: 100 Calorie Snacks

Snacks are great and I eat them all day long.  Here are some great options to try for only 100 calories:

100 Calorie Snacks - Fruits and Vegetables

Small apple, sliced with 1 tsp of no-sugar added natural peanut butter slightly melted and drizzled over top (109 calories, 4 grams fat, 4.1 grams fiber)

2 cups sliced strawberries (106 calories, 1 gram fat, 6.6 grams fiber)

1 cup hearty veggie soup (87 calories, 1.8 grams fat, 4 grams fiber)

1 medium sized banana (105 calories, 0.4 grams fat, 3.1 grams fiber)

1/2 cup edamame, steamed (95 calories, 4 grams fat, 4 grams fiber)

1 cup blueberries (84 calories, 0.5 grams fat, 3.6 grams fiber)

3 stalks celery with 2 tsp slightly melted all natural peanut butter for dipping (83 calories, 7.6 grams fat, 2.9 grams fiber)

2 cups cubed cantaloupe (106 calories, 0.6 grams fat, 2.8 grams fiber)

2 carrots and 1 cucumber, sliced (95 calories, 0.6 grams fat, 4.9 grams fiber)

1 cup grapes (104 calories, 0.2 grams fat, 1.4 grams fiber)

100 Calorie Snacks - Grains and Starches
1/2 cup oatmeal (83 calories, 1.8 grams fat, 2 grams fiber)

3 cups air-popped popcorn (93 calories, 1.1 grams fat, 3.5 grams fiber)

1/2 cup brown rice (109 calories, 0.8 grams fat, 1.8 grams fiber)

1/2 a sourdough pretzel (109 calories, 2.8 grams fat, 2.9 grams fiber)

100 Calorie Snacks - Protein
1 hard-boiled egg (78 calories, 5.3 grams fat, 0 grams fiber)

1/2 ounce walnuts (93 calories, 9.2 grams fat, 0.9 grams fiber)

100 Calorie Snacks - Dairy
1 cup skim milk (86 calories, 0.4 grams fat, 0 grams fiber)

1/2 cup no-fat yogurt topped with 1/2 cup raspberries (101 calories, 0.6 grams fat, 4 grams fiber)

1 stick of reduced fat string cheese (72 calories, 4.5 grams fat, 0 grams fiber)

Information taken from 400 Calorie Dinners. Thanks for a great post!

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  1. Great snacks. I love snacking on healthy snacks as well!

  2. I am on a low carb diet and I keep a bowl of hard boiled eggs and string cheese on hand for those cravings..
    thanks for the list.
    Love to you
    I've Become My Mother

  3. Great site! I have two little ones who are very picky. I am trying to get them to like more healthy foods. I will try giving them a few things on the list.

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  4. Hi Amanda . . . thanks for following my blog, Fabulous Frugalista! I also follow your blog and love your giveaways :)

    Awesome post . . . we are looking for healthy alternatives to our poor eating habits! Thanks for the inspiration.

    Have a wonderful weekend . . . Gina

    . . . and many more!

  5. Great! This is really useful, thanks for sharing!

    Matilda @ SickOfFood

  6. Amanda I would love it if you would guest post this post over at my blog!! Thank you so much for this information!

  7. This is a good post. I didnt realize cantaloupe was so low cal!

    Thank you for following my blog!
    Im sure at sometime I'll have some questions for you :)


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