it is time to give you some low calorie snack ideas! If you have a normal active lifestyle you burn around 2000 calories. To lose one pound per week your daily calorie intake would be 1500. Lets say your normal home cooked dinner is around 700 calories that means with a 300 calorie breakfast and lunch you are left with 200 calories for a healthy snack!
Therefore I want to share with you a list of 10 Healthy Snacks under 200 Calories that are easy to prepare! These are great options for on the go, to take to school, work, or just have them at home for a quick snack.
If you don’t know how many calories you should eat per day there is a simple formula for that. To lose one pound a week simply subtract 500 calories from your daily calorie burn.
If you are not trying to lose weight you can simply enjoy some healthy snack ideas!
10 Healthy Snacks under 200 Calories:
Snack #1: ½ cup hummus plus vegetables (like Asparagus, Bean sprouts, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chicory/Radicchio, Cucumbers, Endives, Green beans, Jicama, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Radishes, Spinach, Squash, Tomatoes, Turnips, Zucchini)
Snack #2: 2 scrambled eggs (or boiled)
Snack #3: 1 slice whole wheat toast + 2 tbsp. cream cheese + slices of tomato
Snack #4: 1 slice whole wheat toast + 6 slices chicken or turkey deli + slices of tomato and/or cucumber
Snack #5: 1 cup non-fat Greek yogurt + ¼ cup whole grain oats + berries or apples
Snack #6: 13 whole almonds + 1 Banana
Snack #7: ½ cup non fat yogurt + 1 sliced banana
Snack #8: ½ cup non fat yogurt + ⅓ cup oats topped with berries
Snack #9: 2 tsp. all natural peanut butter on one slice whole wheat toast
Snack #10: 1 cup lettuce + 1-1/2 tbsp. Italian dressing