100 calories snacks to enjoy over the summer
Healthy eating isn’t all about calorie counting. Nutritious foods are key, but sometimes you need a quick grub without a meal’s worth of calories. These recipes are all for 100 calorie snacks.
Turn to this list for a small and satisfying bite with 100 calories snacks
Cottage cheese and cantaloupe:
½ cup of low-fat cottage cheese with ½ cup of diced cantaloupe.(vitamins A and C—promote clear skin).
Egg whites and toast:
1 slice of whole-wheat bread with two scrambled egg whites. Sprinkle with a dash of pepper and paprika.
Carrots and 2 hummus tablespoons.
The most nutritionally dense nut (highest concentration of nutrients per calorie).
Rice cake and almond butter top:
A rice cake with 2 teaspoons almond butter. A better choice for fiber, iron and vitamin E.
Higher in protein and lower in saturated fat compared to most other nuts. Learn more about the healthiest kinds of nuts.
1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese and a dash of cayenne pepper with 2 cups of freshly popped popcorn.
¼ Avocado with 1 rice cake.
Sprinkle with cracked black pepper and paprika.
1 cup raw spinach with 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar and 3/4 cup diced watermelon. Spinach is rich in vitamin K (which helps blood clot properly when you get cut) and vitamin A.
Frozen grapes 1 cup (28 grapes)
Strawberries and goat cheese:
10 large strawberries with 1 tablespoon soft goat cheese. (100 % of the daily recommended value of vitamin C). Protein Shake one scoop vanilla whey protein with 1 cup unsweetened almond milk. perfect for post-workout too.
10 baked tortilla with salsa
Dark chocolate 3 squares
Smoked salmon and cream cheese parcels:
4 strips of salmon spread 20g of soft cheese mixed with some dill at one end of each strip.
Cheese and tomato toastie:
Chop the tomato and spring onion over a slice of crispbread, cover with grated cheese and place under a pre-heated grill for a couple of minutes. Tomatoes have many health benefits.
1 wholegrain crispbread, 15g grated low fat cheese, tomato, chopped spring onion
Hot chocolate with marshmallows:
1 sachet of diet hot chocolate- hot water-12g of mini marshmallows