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150-Calorie Snacks to Smash Hunger and Lose Weight

Snacking seems like the last thing you want to do if you're trying to slim down. But it'll actually help you lose weight since it keeps hunger at bay, which prevents overeating. Aside from your main meals, dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite for Health, recommends including one or two of these 150- to 200-calorie snacks.

  • One apple with two teaspoons nut butter
  • One pear with 30 grams reduced-fat cheese
  • One cup red or green grapes with two Mini Babybel Light Cheese Wheels
  • 40 grams Post Great Grains Super Nutty Granola with 125 ml nonfat milk
  • Two large hard-boiled eggs
  • 62 grams hummus with fresh cut veg (bell pepper or carrots)
  • Two coconut date rolls
  • Five cups air-popped popcorn
  • 150 gram serving of nonfat plain Greek yoghurt with 75 grams fresh or frozen fruit
  • Half a turkey sandwich (28 grams sliced turkey breast on one slice whole wheat bread with lettuce, tomato, and mustard)
  • 340 ml nonfat or soy latte with one small banana
  • 28 grams whole grain crackers with 30 grams reduced-fat cheese
  • Seven jumbo olives with 30 grams reduced fat cheese
  • Two Peanut Butter Banana Smudgies
  • One serving kale crisps
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