50 Healthy Snack Ideas

50 Healthy Small Meal Option/Snack Ideas

When getting started on a nutrition plan, having some GO TO snacks and keeping them on hand is key!  Here’s a list of 50 snack ideas that have lots of my favorites!  The key thing that you want to make sure is that you’re having some protein with every meal…including snacks!

1. String Cheese and an apple

2. Banana with nut butter

3. Apple and 15 almonds

4. Low-fat Yogurt and fruit

5. Apple slices dipped in peanut butter

6. Applesauce with yogurt or low fat cottage cheese

7. Baby Carrots with hummus

9. Chocolate Shakeology smoothie (my favorite)

10. Deviled eggs made with avocado instead of mayo

11. Mini bagel, turkey slices and tomato

12. Cottage Cheese with pineapple

13. 50 calorie whole grain toasted Pita Bread and Hummus

14. Fresh veggies served with dressing made with greek yogurt

15. Air-Popped Popcorn with nuts

16. Pistachios and a serving of fruit

17. 2 hard boiled eggs with celery

18. Handful of blueberries with vanilla greek yogurt

19. Ants on a Log (celery with peanut butter and raisins)

20. 1 cup mixed berry salad (raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, and/or

blackberries) tossed with one tablespoon fresh-squeezed orange juice and diced chicken.

21. Orange Slices with string cheese

22. Cherry Tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese, fresh basil and balsamic vinegarette

23. Small Green Salad with light dressing and diced chicken

24. Mango smoothie (frozen mango, Greek Yogurt and a small amount of orange

juice)

25. Kabobs (thread low-fat meat, low-fat cheese, pineapple and cherry

tomatoes onto a stick)

26. Half of a Cinnamon-Raisin ezekiel English muffin topped with peanut

butter.

27. Grilled Pineapple (throw them on the grill or a skillet on med. heat for two

minutes or until golden) serve with greek yogurt

28. Baked Apples (one tennis ball-sized apple, cored, filled with 1 pack stevia

and cinnamon, and baked until tender) serve with cottage cheese

29. Parfait (build your own with Greek yogurt or plain yogurt, fruit, and 3

crushed almonds

30. Guacamole with veggies

31. Cashews and fruit

32. Steamed Veggies (steam non-starchy vegetables in a microwave safe bag

and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of parmesan cheese or 1/4 cup pasta sauce

33. Sweet Potato Fries (one light-bulb sized sweet potato sliced, tossed with 1

teaspoon olive oil, and baked at 400° for 10 minutes)

34. Wrap (slice of turkey, baby spinach leaves, and cranberry relish

wrapped up in a tortilla)

35. Pumpkin Seeds (2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds, sprayed with oil (just a

spritz!) and baked at for 400° for 15 minutes or until brown. Sprinkle a tiny

amount of salt on top)

36. Cottage Cheese w/fruit or with tomatoes

37. Chopped Red Peppers (dipped in fat free ranch)

38. Low Sodium V8 Vegetable Juice (this is one of my favorites)

39. Cooked and Cubed Chicken Breast with an apple

40. Dates with almond butter or rolled in coconut

41. Watermelon with some greek yogurt

42. Edamame

43. Cheesy Roasted Asparagus (four spears (spritzed with olive-oil spray) and

topped with 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese, baked for 10 minutes at

400°)

44. Turkey Roll-Ups (Four slices smoked turkey rolled up and dipped in 2

teaspoons honey mustard)

45. Strawberry Salad (1 cup raw spinach with ½ cup sliced strawberries and 1

tablespoon balsamic)

46. Oatmeal with chopped apples and cinnamon

47. Banana Smoothie (½ cup sliced banana, ¼ cup nonfat greek yogurt, and a

handful of ice blended until smooth)

48. Black Beans (mix 1/4 cup black beans with 1 tablespoon salsa and 1

tablespoon Greek yogurt for an added twist!)

49. Chocolate Covered Strawberries (dip 5 strawberries in 2 squares of melted dark

chocolate)

50. Blueberries with plain greek yogurt, tsp of Peanut Butter and T of pure maple syrup!