Here’s some good news. Snacking doesn’t need to destroy your diet. In fact, research shows that, sometimes, snacking when you’re really hungry can help control weight gain — because you’re likely eat less later at dinner. The issue with snacking, in truth, is that we don’t always make the best snacking choices. These top-rated, low-cal snacks are here to help with that. They’re the smart way to snack.
Dig in! It’s only 121 calories per serving.
Rave Review: “Simple, quick, easy and oh so delicious. Made this in under 5 minutes.” — subtleamuzement
A super-fresh fruit-and-tomato salsa that weighs in at only 35 calories per serving!
Rave Review: “This is so quick and easy! I use more tomatoes and more peppers, but you can easily adjust this recipe to your own tastes.” — mlk05925
Tangy, slightly salty goat cheese and balsamic-coated strawberries top toasted bread — and it’s all just 303 calories.
Rave Review: “We LOVED it!! Very simple to make! I will make this over and over!” — UrbanskiCircus
This super-quick snack is just 161 calories.
Rave Review: “I love this recipe. It makes a great snack sitting in front of the TV. And so filling too!” — Paige S.
A terrific alternative to regular potato chips. It’s only 157 calories per serving.
Rave Review: “Amazing! These were easy to make and healthier than regular potato chips. As stated before, the thinner you slice them, the better.” — cookingx
Kale is a sensational source of Vitamins A, C, and K. So much goodness, and only 58 calories per serving.
Rave Review: “Mmmm yummy! These taste nutty and are really crisp! Delish!” — Bernadette
Rolled oats combine with wheat germ and raisins — and only 161 calories per serving.
Rave Review: “These are wonderful. I double the recipe, and we still eat them in less than a week. I have also substituted dried blueberries for the raisins.” — jenni alexander
This tasty fruit salsa, combined with the cinnamon tortilla chips, comes in at 312 calories.
Rave Review: “I expected it to be good, but I never dreamed it would be as good as it was. Excellent recipe!” — Sarah
This easy three-ingredient recipe makes snack time extremely low-cal — only 83 per serving.
Rave Review: “This works perfectly for a light-night snack. I used garlic powder instead of salt. Perfect!” — Buckwheat Queen