Enjoy one of these healthy, low-calorie snacks without going off your diet.
Step 1: Eat fresh fruits and vegetables Eat fresh fruits and vegetables. One cup of raspberries, one cup of sliced bananas, and two cups of carrots, are each only 100 calories.
TIP: Fruits and vegetables provide fiber, minerals, and vitamins.
Step 2: Make a homemade trail mix Make a homemade trail mix by combining raisins, walnuts, and chocolate chips in a plastic snack bag. Great for on-the-go.
Step 3: Spruce up a baked potato Spruce up a baked potato with fat-free plain yogurt and a dash of Cajun seasoning. Approximately 200 calories.
Step 4: Snack on nuts or seeds Snack on a handful of nuts or seeds. Nuts and seeds are high in protein, which keep you feeling full longer.
TIP: Approximately 2 tablespoons of peanuts are only 100 calories.
Step 5: Satisfy your hunger Satisfy your hunger with a fresh blueberry smoothie. Blend the blueberries, yogurt, banana, and ice in a blender for 30 seconds on low speed. Not only is this smoothie tasty, it's filled with antioxidants and vitamins.
Step 6: Eat smart Eat smart by choosing whole grain snacks, such as whole grain pretzels, crispbreads, and crackers.
Step 7: Fulfill your sweet tooth Fulfill your sweet tooth by putting light whipped cream on top of mandarin oranges. It's a great substitute for ice cream.
FACT: Mandarin oranges were introduced to the United States in 1882.