10 Simple Snacks Under 200 Calories

Elle Penner, MPH, RD
by Elle Penner, MPH, RD
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10 Simple Snacks Under 200 Calories

When hunger hits between meals, it’s easy to gravitate towards those pre-portioned packs of pretzels, cookies, and crackers. Yes, they’re convenient, but they’re also loaded with refined carbs, which means they’re relatively nutrient-poor and won’t have much staying power. Snacks with a balance of carbohydrates, protein, and fat, such as a cup of low-fat milk and a small apple, will leaving you feeling more satisfied and provide more vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Switch up your snack routine and try some of these R.D.-approved options—all 200 calories or less!

1. Hard boiled egg, diced + 2 tablespoons hummus + Slice of whole grain toast*  | 198 calories

2. Small banana + 16 almonds  | 200 calories

3. 1/4 cup mashed avocado + whole grain toast* + a pinch of sea salt  |  192 calories

4. 1/2 medium apple + 1 tablespoon peanut butter + 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts  | 191 calories

5. 3/4 cup 2% plain Greek yogurt + 1 cup fresh blackberries  |  191 calories

6. 3/4 cup of homemade trail mix (Combine 1/4 cup bittersweet or dark chocolate chips + 1/4 cup dried tart cherries + 1/2 cup almonds + 2 cups air popped popcorn + pinch of sea salt)  | 154 calories

7. 1/4 cup of Avocado Tuna Salad + whole grain toast*  |  173 calories

8. 2 tablespoons of hummus + 1/2 of a 6.5-inch whole wheat pita + 1/2 of a medium carrot, sliced  | 144 calories

9. 3 slices of cantaloupe wrapped in prosciutto (each slice 1/8 of large melon; 1.5 ounces prosciutto total)  |  192 calories

10. 3/4 cup cottage cheese + 1 medium peach, diced + 2 teaspoons chives  |  191 calories

*Approximately 100 calories per slice

What’s your go-to, low-calorie snack? Share in the comments!

About the Author

Elle Penner, MPH, RD
Elle Penner, MPH, RD

Elle is a nutrition and wellness writer, recipe developer, blogger and nutrition consultant whose favorite things include her camera, carbs and quality time with her toddler. For more from this busy mama, check out Elle’s lifestyle blog or connect with her on Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook.

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