The main rule when it comes to snacking is portion control. Here are some snacks under 200 calories:
- One 6-inch flour tortilla with ¼ cup black beans and 2 tablespoons fresh salsa.
- Small baked potato topped with salsa and 1 ounce low-fat cheese.
- Veggie pizzas: Split whole-wheat English muffin. Top with 2 tablespoons low-fat cream cheese, ½ cup diced fresh veggies and 1 ounce low-fat mozzarella cheese.
- 1 tablespoon peanut butter spread on slices of a medium apple.
If you want to have more variety in your snacks, mix and match! Here are some examples..
- 60 calories
Small (5-ounce) fresh fruit cup
- 70 calories
1 1/2 tablespoons Back to Nature Nantucket Blend Trail Mix
- 67 calories
1 cup bell pepper strips with 2 tablespoons fat-free ranch dressing
- 95 calories
9 Garden of Eatin’ Baked Blue Corn Chips with 1/2 cup salsa
- 104 calories
4 Whole Foods Market 365 Everyday Value Organic Chocolate Chip Cookies
- 38 calories
1/2 ounce herbed goat cheese
- 56 calories
7 Kashi TLC Honey Sesame Crackers
- 51 calories
1/2 cup sugar snap peas with 3/4 tablespoon ginger-and-miso dressing