150-Calorie Snacks

Snacks are an important part of a well-balanced diet and should contain healthy nutrients like calcium, protein, whole grains, vitamins or minerals. Aim for one to two snacks per day that are around 150 calories each. Skip those expensive, nutrient-light snack packs and try these 10 filling 150 calorie snacks instead.

Snack #1: Snack Pizza

Pair up
Zucchini Snack Pizzas with 3 to 4 whole wheat crackers for a fiber and antioxidant-filled snack.

Calories: 145


Snack #2: Energy Bars

Hitting that mid-afternoon slump? Rev up with Elle’s
Energy Bars packed with power-boosting B-vitamins.

Calories: 133


Snack #3: Pineapple and Yogurt

Add some spice to your fruit with these
Thai-Style Pineapple Snacks . Eat with some yogurt (a low- or non-fat variety with between 100 and 120 calories) for extra protein and calcium.

Calories: 150


Snack #4: Edamame

Craving something salty? Try 3/4 cup of steamed edamame (baby soybeans). Purchase the unsalted version and add a sprinkle of kosher salt.

Calories: 150


Snack #5: Apple and Peanut Butter

Slice a medium apple and dip in 2 teaspoons natural peanut butter.

Calories: 160


Snack #6: Veggies and Hummus

Slice up your favorite veggies and dip in ¼ cup of Dana’s famous
Green Herb Hummus.

Calories: 175


Snack #7: Snack Bar

Healthy snack bars range from around 90 to 230 calories. If you’re watching your weight, choose a bar with fewer calories. If you’re still hungry, pair it with a piece of fresh fruit.

Calories: 90 to 230

90 to 230

Snack #8: Dana’s Butternut Squash Soup

Cozy up to a bowl of this
delicious soup packed with antioxidants.

Calories: 169


Snack #9: Turkey Roll Ups

These fun snacks take minutes to prepare— take two for a filling snack filled with energy-boosting B-vitamins and fiber-rich veggies.

Calories: 140


Snack #10: Chocolate Milk

Skip the premixed kind packed with sugar and make your own with 1 cup of nonfat (skim) milk and 1 tablespoon of chocolate syrup.

Calories: 140


TELL US: What are your favorite snacks?

Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, is a registered dietitian and consultant who specializes in food safety and culinary nutrition. See Toby’s full bio »

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