If we want to lose weight, we must have a daily calorie deficit … but that’s not always easy!
We often crave a sweet or salty snack in the middle of our meals, however, these foods are often high in calories. Here we share with you 8 healthy low-calorie snack ideas.
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Here are some low-calorie snacks that are real diet saviors. They will keep you full and prevent cravings. Plus, they are all quick to prepare and therefore perfect for the evening or on the go.
Remember that to keep your body healthy, it is essential that you meet your daily vitamin requirements. Since this can be complicated, a food supplement with vitamins, minerals and iron can become your best ally. We recommend Super High Potency Plus.
Depending on your mood, in this list you will find sweet and savory snacks that you can easily incorporate into your nutrition plan:
1) Cheese Stuffed Tomatoes.
This snack is low in carbs, quick to prepare and very tasty. Because of the protein they contain, stuffed tomatoes also satiate you for a long time and are suitable for morning, noon or night.
2) Fruit salad
The classic fruit salad is a good snack. This is especially true when you’re in the mood for a little sweet. Compared to conventional late-night snacks, it also gives us more vitamins, minerals and fiber.
3) Homemade granola bars
Muesli bars and energy bars from the supermarket often contain a lot of additives, sugar and calories – around 300 calories can be consumed in a very short time without the products really filling us up! Therefore, it is best to make these bars ourselves if we are looking for low-calorie snacks. It’s not difficult and then we’ll know exactly what’s inside them.
These are our favorite homemade energy snack recipes.
4) Baked potato chips
Conventional chips are extremely high in calories. Plus, they are a food to avoid at all costs when trying to lose weight as it’s often hard to stop once you start. If you still feel like eating chips in front of the TV at night, why not make them yourself? All you need are potatoes, a little vegetable oil and your favorite seasonings.
5) Apple wedges with nut or peanut butter
Apples with nut or peanut butter are a delicious combination that provides you with lots of vitamins, minerals and unsaturated fatty acids. Plus, this snack is extremely quick to prepare.
6) Greek yogurt with berries
Greek yogurt is rich in protein, and therefore, it is an excellent snack between meals. The combination with berries is also very suitable for a low-carb diet.
Smoothies can also be a great snack or snack. They are quick to prepare, versatile and provide you with various vitamins and minerals depending on the ingredients. If you prefer smoothies with a high vegetable content, they have even fewer calories!
8) Caprese Salad
The classic Caprese salad with tomato and mozzarella is one of the best low-calorie snacks. You can even use light mozzarella to save calories.
Meanwhile, tomatoes provide us with important nutrients and taste great in combination with mozzarella, basil and balsamic vinegar – the perfect summer snack!
Both sweet and savory healthy snacks help fight cravings and help us lose weight. What is your favorite low-calorie snack?