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Mon 30 Dec, 2013

50 Snacks Under 100 Calories


If you’re attempting a post Christmas diet but are worried about not being able to give up your mid-morning and afternoon snacks, fear not! Your little pick-me-ups can actually aid weight loss, as the control overeating at meal times and help to maintain your blood sugar levels at a regular level. You can actually indulge in some amazingly satisfying snacks for less than 100 calories, and here are just 50 to get you started:

Savoury Snacking

bagel

1. 1 cup of minestrone soup (80 kcals)
2. Hummus and a mini wholewheat pitta (100 kcals)
3. 4 crab sticks with sweet chilli dip (100 kcals)
4. 1 grilled, skinned chicken breast with 1 tsp light mayo (90 kcals)
5. 1 plain bagel with low-fat spread (100 kcals)
6. 1 slice of seeded bread with marmite (100 kcals)
7. 1 packet of Quavers (88 kcals)
8. 2 bags of Lightly Salted Snack-a-Jacks (98 kcals)
9. 1 party size sausage roll (61 kcals)
10. 1 roasted skinless chicken drumstick (75 kcals)

Sweet Treats

popcorn

1. 2 scoops of low sugar sorbet (85kcals)
2. 20 chocolate raisins (80 kcals)
3. 2 cups of popcorn (100 kcals)
4. 6 squares of dark chocolate (100 kcals)
5. 2 Jaffa Cakes (90 kcals)
6. 5 Jelly Babies (100 kcals)
7. 5 Werthers Originals (100 kcals)
8. Fun-size Milky Way (76 kcals)
9. Tunnock’s Chocolate Teacake (91 kcals)
10. 4 marshmallows (90 kcals)

Keep It Fruity

kiwi

1. 2 kiwi fruits (58 kcals)
2. 1 cup of blueberries (83 kcals)
3. 3 satsumas (66 kcals)
4. 1 apple (100 kcals)
5. 25 cherries (100 kcals)
6. 1 pear (100 kcals)
7. 4 slices of mango (90 kcals)
8. 16 strawberries (58 kcals)
9. 1 frozen banana (95 kcals)
10. 2 cups of watermelon (90 kcals)

Yummy Veggies

spinach

1. 1 corn on the Cob (100 kcals)
2. 1 small baked potatoes (100 kcals)
3. 18 olives (96 kcals)
4. 1 portobello mushroom stuffed with roast veg (100 kcals)
5. Carrot batons with extra-light mayo (65 kcals)
6. 1 227g jar of cocktail gherkins (30 kcals)
7. 1 cup of broccoli florets w/ 3 tbsp dip (95 kcals)
8. 1 small baked sweet potato (55 kcals)
9. 2 cups of fresh chopped spinach (75 kcals)
10. 1 medium tomato w/ 1 ounce mozzarella (95 kcals)

Diet-Friendly Drinks

smoothie

1. 2/3 cup of pomegranate juice (90 kcals)
2. 1 (4 fl oz) glass of white or red wine (90-100 kcals)
3. 1 cup of green tea with 1 tbsp honey (65 kcals)
4. 1 cup of low-salt tomato juice (50 kcals)
5. 1 vanilla and banana smoothie (100 kcals)
6. 1 strawberry, peanut butter and soya milk smoothie (100 kcals)
7. 1 diet hot chocolate w/ marshmallows (99 kcals)
8. 1 banana milkshake (98 kcals)
9. 1 small iced skinny latte (70 kcals)
10. 1 small skinny vanilla latte (100 kcals)

Dieting needn’t been all doom and gloom. You can still enjoy the treats you love in moderation, but be sure to balance this with daily exercise to burn the calories and lose those inches. Happy snacking!