Navigating the world of snacking without overdoing the calories can be a challenge. But we’ve cracked the code with this collection of low calorie snacks that taste good and consist of real food, not a processed food that will leave you craving more. These snacks truly satisfy, whether you’re in the mood for something crunchy, creamy, sweet, or savory and at 100 calories each, they won’t wreck your diet either!

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If you pop it yourself and skip the butter, you can munch on three cups of popcorn for just 100 calories. Popcorn is the perfect snack if you’re someone who needs quantity to every meal – three cups is a lot!

Cantaloupe with Cottage Cheese

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Mix a cup of cantaloupe chunks with a scoop of low-fat cottage cheese, and you’ve got a tasty snack that’s around 100 calories. It’s sweet, it’s creamy, and it hits the spot without weighing you down.

Rice Cake with Sliced Cheese

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Top a rice cake with a slice of your favorite cheese, and you’ve got a crunchy, cheesy snack right around 100 calories. It’s simple, quick, and satisfies that need for something a bit more substantial.

Handful of Pistachios

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Grab about 30 pistachios, and you’ve got a fun snack that’s also about 100 calories. They’re tasty, they’re filling, and they’ve got those good fats your body loves. Plus, cracking them open is kind of satisfying and helps you slow down while eating.

Simple Blueberry Smoothie

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Whip up a small smoothie with some blueberries, half a banana, and a splash of almond milk, and you’re looking at a delicious drink that’s roughly 100 calories. For the banana haters, use half a cup of blueberries and some non-fat Greek yogurt instead. It’s a sweet treat that’s actually good for you!


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Snack on half a cup of edamame for a protein boost that’s just 100 calories. Make sure to sprinkle some coarse sea salt on top before digging in for the best taste.

Carrots with Hummus

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Dip a handful of baby carrot sticks into about two tablespoons of hummus, and you’ve got a crunchy, creamy, 100-calorie snack. It’s a great way to feel full and get in some veggies, fiber, and protein.

Apple Slices with Nut Butter

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Cut up an apple and add a teaspoon or two of peanut butter for dipping. It’s a classic, delicious combo that comes in right around 100 calories. You’ve got crunch, sweetness, and a bit of protein. Just make sure to measure the peanut butter, it’s easy to go overboard with it!

Non-Fat Greek Yogurt with Honey

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Half a cup of Greek yogurt with a drizzle of honey is your creamy, sweet snack fix at about 100 calories. It feels like a treat, but it’s actually pretty good for you especially if you use some local, raw honey.


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A medium banana is the ultimate easy snack. It’s about 100 calories, portable, and gives you a quick energy boost with some potassium on the side.

Frozen Grapes

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Freeze a cup of grapes, and you’ve got a snack that’s both sweet and refreshing for about 100 calories. It’s like nature’s own candy.

Here’s What I Did To Lose 15 Pounds And Finally See My Abs

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A few years ago, after being a CrossFit junkie for 4 years at the time, I decided on a goal: I wanted to finally see my abs and look how I felt I should’ve for the amount of time I spent in the gym. As a mid-30s woman who already ate well and considered myself healthy, it was an interesting journey to see what it took to actually achieve this goal. Here were the things that made the most difference. Spoiler alert: there’s no magic pill.

See Them Here: Here’s What I Did To Lose 15 Pounds And Finally See My Abs

12 Foods To Eat If You Want To Look Younger

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We all want that secret recipe for looking younger. Well, it turns out, it’s not just about what you put on your skin, but what you put in your body too. From the creamy avocados on your toast to the dark chocolate you snack on after dinner, some foods have the power to give your skin that youthful glow we’re all chasing. Here’s a list of foods that are not only delicious but can also help you look and feel a bit more vibrant.

See Them Here: 12 Foods To Eat If You Want To Look Younger

11 Simple Snacks for Better Blood Sugar Control

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Keeping your blood sugar in check doesn’t mean you have to skimp on snacking. In fact, the right snacks can be your secret weapon in maintaining those levels while still satisfying those mid-day cravings. Pairing up the good stuff—fiber, proteins, and healthy fats—can help to keep blood sugar steady. These snack ideas are as delicious as they are smart for your health.

See Them Here: 11 Simple Snacks for Better Blood Sugar Control

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