15 Macro-Friendly Snack Ideas for Weight Loss

Macrostax provides all the tastiest, macro-friendly recipes to help you hit your macros …. including snacks! Check out our favorites below to help you on your weight loss journey. These snack ideas are loaded with high-fiber fruits and veggies, protein, and healthy fats to help fill you up and fuel you throughout your day, while also being low calorie!

1. Hummus and Veggie Snack Jars

The veggies and hummus combo is the ultimate weight loss snack! You get plenty of filling fiber as well as vitamins and minerals from a variety of vegetables: carrots, broccoli, bell peppers, celery, cauliflower, tomatoes, etc. Hummus, a much healthier alternative from most dips that is made from chickpeas, packs a protein boost as well, all for under 200 calories a serving! (1 Jar: 16g carbs / 4g protein / 6g fat)

Hummus and Veggie Snack Jars

2. High Protein Dreamsicle Smoothie

Protein powder is a Macrostaxer’s best friend. Most people don’t get enough protein in their diet, so blending it into delicious smoothies is the easiest way to enjoy it, especially when you’re on the go. This version uses banana, mango, and orange for a fun, tropical twist. (1 smoothie: 44g carbs / 27g protein / 1g fat)

High Protein Dreamsicle Smoothie

3. Easy “Ranch” Dippers

This delicious snack is a healthy twist on the classic chips and dip favorite. We swapped the typical Ranch dressing for plain nonfat Greek yogurt (which packs a lot of protein and a lot less fat!) plus Ranch packet seasoning. Add your favorite dippers like nutrient-rich carrots, bell peppers, celery, broccoli, or even low-fat pretzels, and voila! (1 serving: 39g carbs / 15g protein / 0g fat)

Easy Ranch Dippers

4. Apples with Peanut Butter Dip

This awesome snack has everyone’s favorite peanut butter flavor, with just a fraction of the fat by using the powdered alternative. Get extra fiber, vitamin C, and potassium from sliced apples. (1 serving: 32g carbs / 8g protein / 2g fat)

Apples with Peanut butter Dip

5. Rice Cake Sandwich

This easy rice cake “sandwich” is crunchy, satisfying, and easy to throw together. Rice cakes are a great food to use for fat loss because they are high-volume but low-calorie. You can also make sweet or savory versions of your own rice cake sandwiches. (1 sandwich: 17g carbs / 10g protein / 1g fat)

Rice Cake Sandwich

6. Cottage Cheese with Berries and Honey

This 5 minute meal is portable, high in protein, and most importantly delicious! Cottage cheese is even more high protein than yogurt, and tastes great as a sweet dish. Feel free to mix in your own healthy toppings like nuts, seeds, or granola. (1 serving: 28g carbs / 22g protein / 0g fat)

Cottage Cheese with Berries and Honey

7. Cucumber Sammies

Cucumbers are another high-volume, low-calorie food that contain vitamin K, vitamin B, and vitamin C. For protein, deli turkey and cheddar cheese are layered between thick cucumber slices for the perfect snack. (5 sammies: 4g carbs / 23g protein / 9g fat)

Cucumber Sammies

8. Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding

Chia seeds expand when in moisture so they are great at filling you up. Besides containing healthy fats, they also have a ton of minerals including manganese, phosphorus, copper, selenium, iron, magnesium, and calcium. This pudding snack is creamy, velvety, and the perfect base for your favorite healthy toppings. (1 serving: 26g carbs / 28g protein / 13g fat)

Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding

9. Tuna Crispbread

Tuna is a great cracker topping for so many reasons: it’s higher in protein, lower in fat, simple to prepare, and packed with flavor. Take the classic tuna + crackers combo to the next level with these healthy whole grain crispbreads, tangy Ranch dressing, and refreshing cucumber. (1 serving: 28g carbs / 22g protein / 1g fat)

Tuna Crispbread

10. Easy Greek Yogurt Parfait

This snack is the perfect way to enjoy fresh berries, a great source of antioxidants. With a hefty boost of protein from Greek yogurt and a sprinkle of extra crunchy granola, this quick bowl will soon become your favorite naturally sweetened pick-me-up. (1 parfait: 27g carbs / 25g protein / 5g fat)

11. Travel Snack Pack

This snack pack is convenient and supremely snackable, since there is no refrigeration required. Get all your macros with protein from the jerky, carbs from the apricots, and fats from the almonds. (1 snack pack: 34g carbs / 30g protein / 14g fat)

Travel Snack Pack

12. Paleo Green Energy Smoothie

Did we mention protein shakes and smoothies are the perfect solution for Macrostaxers? This vibrant tropical smoothie is packed with good-for-you foods like baby spinach, avocado, and mango. With over 20 grams of protein, this micronutrient-rich smoothie makes a great pre- or post-workout snack too! (1 smoothie: 26g carbs / 21g protein / 6g fat)

Paleo Green Energy Smoothie

13. Turkey Hummus Wrap

This snack has almost equal parts carbs and protein with the extra punches from turkey and hummus. Keep it in a lettuce wrap if you want to go the low-carb route, or use a tortilla to make a portable snack. (1 wrap: 30g carbs / 28g protein / 15g fat)

Turkey Hummus Wrap

14. Tuna Ranch Pita Pocket

Tuna is rich in vitamins A and D as well as iron. As one of the low fat proteins, it makes a great weight loss food. Tuck it inside a portable pita with zesty Ranch for a great snack. (1 pita: 22g carbs / 18g protein / 6g fat)

Tuna Ranch Pita Pocket

15. Hard Boiled Egg with Apples and Carrots

Eggs sometimes get a bad wrap for their high saturated fat content, but the yolks contain essential vitamins A, D, E, and K. Hard boiled eggs also make great portable snacks, especially paired with baby carrots and apple slices for fresh fruit and veggie side! (1 serving: 35g carbs / 14g protein / 11g fat)

Hardboiled Egg with Apples and Carrots

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