10 Go-To Snacks Under 200 Calories

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10 Go-To Snacks Under 200 Calories

Whether we’re running to work, the gym or lunch with friends, it seems that we’re always on the go these days. Busy times call for portable snacks that you can throw in your bag to conquer your cravings anytime, anywhere! These simple, wholesome snacks all weigh in at less than 200 calories so you can rest assured that you’re making the most of your snack routine. Snack smarter, not harder!

10 Go-To Snacks Under 200 Calories

1. Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies | Skinnytaste
You’re just three ingredients away from these simple treats. While they make a great on-the-go breakfast, they also double as a wholesome snack that can be enjoyed any time of day. For extra crunch, add a small handful of chopped walnuts. Recipe makes 2 servings at 96 calories each.

Nutrition (per serving):  Calories: 96; Total Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 0mg; Carbohydrate: 18g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 2g

2. Quinoa Egg Power Bites | Kathryn Budig
Guess what? Eggs aren’t just for breakfast! With whole-grain quinoa, veggies, pecorino cheese and spices, these power nuggets will keep help you energized through the entire day. They taste even better with a dash of hot sauce! Recipe makes 12 servings at 1 bite each.

Nutrition (per serving):  Calories: 119; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 50mg; Sodium: 555mg; Carbohydrate: 12g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 6g

3. Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites | Running With Spoons
The best part about whipping up these easy bites is that you don’t even have to turn on the oven. They’re made with ingredients you likely already have on hand, like peanut butter, banana, honey and whole-grain oats. Make a double batch to have snacks on deck for hungry mouths of all ages all month! Recipe makes 12 servings at 1 (2-inch) ball each.

Nutrition (per serving):  Calories: 123; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 0mg; Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 2g;  Sugar: 7g; Protein: 4g

4. Curry + Sriracha Roasted Chickpeas | Simple Veganista
Next time your salty snack cravings attack with full force, squash them with these tasty baked chickpeas. They’re a crunchy, satisfying way to pack in plant-based protein and fiber. If you’re not a curry fan, try using rosemary and garlic powder instead. Recipe makes 4 servings.

Nutrition (per serving):  Calories: 139; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 796mg; Carbohydrate: 25g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 0g; Protein: 5g

5. Coconut Quinoa Hazelnut Granola | Dietitian Debbie Dishes
Roasted hazelnuts, quinoa, cinnamon…what’s not to love about this unique granola recipe? It’s extra-tasty paired with Greek yogurt, almond milk or just straight up by the handful. Portion individual servings in plastic baggies to make on-the-go snacking even easier. Recipe makes 20 servings at 1/4 cup each.

Nutrition (per serving):  Calories: 146; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 33mg; Carbohydrate: 18g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 3g

6. Salted Cashew Energy Bites with Cranberries | Kristine’s Kitchen Blog
There’s something about sweet and salty flavors in a convenient energy bite that keeps us coming back for more. Cashews make a great mild, nutty base for these bites, but almonds, walnuts or pecans would be delicious as well.  They taste just like cookies, so don’t be surprised if they become your new favorite treat! Recipe makes 18 servings.

Nutrition (per serving):  Calories: 88; Total Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 49mg; Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 1g;  Sugar: 5g; Protein: 2g

7. Zucchini Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins | Ambitious Kitchen
Ripe banana, shredded zucchini and Greek yogurt add moisture to these whole-grain, low-fat muffins. With 4 grams of protein and 3 grams of filling fiber, they’re a tasty way to power you through that mid-morning or afternoon slump. As an added bonus, they’re freezer-friendly, too! Recipe makes 12 servings.

Nutrition (per serving):  Calories: 153; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 63mg; Carbohydrate: 27g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 13g; Protein: 4g

8. Cranberry Pistachio Energy Bars | Cooking Light
Sweet, salty, chewy, crunchy… These energy bars have got it all! We love the combination of dried cranberries and roasted pistachios, but feel free to sub in whatever nuts and dried fruits you have on hand, like dried cherries, apricots, walnuts or almonds. Tip: Be sure to press down the mixture very firmly into the pan so the bars don’t crumble! Recipe makes 16 servings.

Nutrition (per serving):  Calories: 193; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 72mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 5g

9. Chocolate Orange Energy Bites | My Fussy Eater
Pop a couple of these addictive energy bites into your gym bag, or make a batch to please hungry kids on those busy mornings. They’re packed with simple, nutritious ingredients like rolled oats, peanut butter, honey, and coconut, with the added bonus of chocolate! These freeze beautifully, so feel free to make a double batch. Recipe makes 10 servings.

Nutrition (per serving):  Calories: 156; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 27mg; Carbohydrate: 15g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 5g

10. No-Bake Peanut Butter Granola Bars | Hummusapien
Swap out the processed granola bars, and make these easy no-bake bars in the comfort of your own home! Medjool dates add natural sweetness while the peanut butter adds protein. They make a great energizing snack after a workout or a simple mid afternoon treat. Recipe makes 12 servings at 1 bar each.

Nutrition (per serving):  Calories: 198; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 39mg; Carbohydrate: 29g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 12g; Protein: 5g

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