Snacking is important if you’re trying to maintain a healthy weight. Munching on a healthy snack can keep you from overeating during meals. It’s especially important if you’re exercising regularly—your body needs energy and fuel.
Not all snacks are created equal, however. It’s obviously not good for you to nosh on junk food. Even foods that seem healthy, such as granola bars, can pack hidden sugar, fat, and calories. The best snacks are the ones you make yourself. Here are 25 must-have snacks under 150 calories. They will satisfy your hunger and your cravings, and give you enough energy to get through your day.
These skinny sweet potato sticks are a great alternative to French fries. They have lots of vitamin A and fiber, and are deliciously crunchy.
If you want a little more spice with your crunch, try these oven-baked zucchini chips. They’re made with whole-wheat breadcrumbs, garlic powder, and cayenne.
Get your leafy greens in with these 3-ingredient parmesan kale chips. They’re easy to make, and wonderfully salty and cheesy.
If you have the time to bake yourself a snack, try these baked zucchini fritters. They clock in at just 87 calories per serving, but you’d never know it based on their taste.
These 6-ingredient tuna salad stuffed eggs pack a serious protein punch. They are made without mayo, making them healthier than a traditional tuna salad.