These recipes cover a wide range of food bases certain to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.
As someone who has lost 30 pounds and kept it off for nearly 10 years, people ask me all the time to reveal the secret behind my weight-loss success. Surprisingly enough, achieving and maintaining a slimmer figure is no big secret at all! An effective, prosperous weight-loss journey really comes down to what you eat, especially when hunger strikes out of the blue. Maybe you follow a healthy meal plan, but are you also mindful of what you eat in between meals? Those 3 PM afternoon slumps or mid-morning lows can trigger blood sugar crashes, as well as some intense carbohydrate cravings. That’s where go-to weight loss snacks will rescue you!
Snacking smart will keep your energy levels up, blood sugar stable, and your tummy satisfied. That’s exactly why we’ve grouped together a foolproof list of 50 snacks that’ll save you from sabotaging your weight-loss goals. These clean and healthy recipes require little to no prep, and make smart snacking not only easy but also downright delicious!
From nachos to sorbet, these recipes cover a wide range of food bases certain to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. Remember that moderation is key when it comes to shedding pounds and losing inches, so exercise portion control!
Be sure to check out 7-Daily Menus: How I’ve Maintained My Ideal Weight for 10 Years.
50 Weight Loss Snacks That I Used to Lose 30 Pounds
1. Roasted Banana Smash
This super easy recipe is sweet and versatile. For a delicious afternoon snack, spread Roasted Banana Smash on 1/2 whole-grain English muffin.
Get the recipe: Roasted Banana Smash
2. Tera’s Clean Protein Powder
Use clean protein powder to make a delicious workout smoothie or afternoon snack. Tera’s Protein Powder also comes in a delicious dark chocolate flavor. When you’re short on time but still want to eat clean, try our Chocolate Meal Replacement Shake.
3. Frozen Red Grapes
When that late-night craving hits, stay out of the pantry and grab a handful of frozen red grapes instead. Did you know that frozen grapes have a texture similar to ice cream? Enjoy a serving of 10!
Combine 1/4 cup blueberries and 1 teaspoon honey with 1/2 cup Greek yogurt for an ultra creamy snack.
Enjoy two cups air-popped popcorn with 1/4 teaspoon sea salt and a sprinkle of black pepper for a snack that hits the spot every time. Or, try Skinny Popcorn, which comes in individual bags with only 100 calories per serving. Now that’s delish!
6. Clean-Eating Deviled Eggs
Everyone loves deviled eggs. Now you can enjoy this high protein, low-carb snack made with 100% clean ingredients, and that includes the mayo!
Here’s the recipe: Clean Eating Deviled Eggs
7. Clif Kit’s Organic Bars
This bar is packed with chocolate goodness and without an ounce of added sugar. Cliff Kit’s Organic Bar is the perfect afternoon pick-me-up and pre-workout energy food.
8. No-Bake Mini Apple Cheesecake
Each of these delectable mini apple cheesecakes are under 200 calories, so snack away without any guilt!
Here’s the recipe: No-Bake Mini Apple Cheesecakes
9. Raisins and an Apple
Fruit is high in fiber, which makes it a great weight-loss snack. Try a tart apple with 1/4 cup unsweetened raisins for a filling, sweet treat.
Roast in 325 degree oven for 12 minutes. Add a sprinkle of sea salt and enjoy. Eat this crunchy treat, instead of store-bought almonds made with cottonseed oil and other unhealthy ingredients. Enjoy up to 1/4 cup!
11. No-Bake Workout Bars
An absolute favorite workout bar that has loads of superfoods and 14 grams of quality protein. After a workout or run it’s time to refuel our bodies, and this bar does just that. Enjoy one bar after your workout or run.
Try it: Easy No-Bake Workout Bars
12. RxBar Protein Bars
These tasty RxBars are made with 100% real ingredients that you can feel good about.
13. Skinny Bell Pepper Chips
Bell peppers are sweet, crunchy, and loaded with nutrients. Turn them into chips for a healthy on-the-go snack.
Make them: Skinny Bell Pepper Chips
14. Coconut Mango Ice Cream
Creamy, fruity ice cream made without refined sugar? Yes, please! Enjoy up to 1/2 cup at a time!
Here’s the recipe: 3-Ingredient Coconut Mango Ice Cream
15. Orange and 10 Raw Walnut Halves
Fruit and nuts are the perfect combination. They give you tons of fiber, protein, and healthy fats, and that tasty salty-sweet combo.
16. Baked Asparagus Fries & Chipotle Dip
These baked asparagus fries are a healthy alternative to French fries. Even the dip is healthy – it’s made with protein-packed Greek yogurt. Enjoy this recipe 1 serving at a time to keep calories in check!
17. Oven-Baked Zucchini Chips
These were created to help with weight maintenance. My absolute favorite snack! Just make sure you practice portion control and eat one serving at a time.
Here’s the recipe: Oven Baked Zucchini Chips
18. Skinny Mini Banana Pudding
This skinny mini banana pudding is the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth. It’s sweet and rich and made with whole food ingredients.
Here’s the recipe: Perfectly Portioned Skinny Banana Pudding Recipe
19. Baby Carrots
Baby carrots are easy to pack and carry with you, and are great for a quick carb fix. 6 to 8 carrots usually does the trick!
20. Celery with Nut Butter
Light, crunchy celery makes a fiber-rich base for protein-packed nut butter. Enjoy 2 stalks with 1 tablespoon of your favorite peanut butter (or other nut butter!)
21. Skinny Bell Pepper Nachos
At 145 calories per serving, this snack is uber satisfying and packed with your favorite southwest flavors!
Make them: Skinny Bell Pepper Nacho Boats
These Lara bars are the ideal clean snack, since most are made without added sugar (read the labels).
23. Skinny Mini Strawberry Cheesecake
This fruity cheesecake is made with Greek yogurt, low-fat cream cheese, and natural sweeteners, so it’s a clean sweet treat.
24. Dates or Figs
These treats freeze well and can be eaten straight from the freezer. Enjoy 2 of either one (or one of each) for a sweet and healthy treat!
25. Honeydew Melon
Honeydew makes a light, refreshing summer snack. Eat up to one cup (cubed) at a time!
26. Skinny Peanut Butter Yogurt Dip with Apple Wedges
Peanut butter and yogurt are both high in protein. Dunk some apple slices into this super healthy dip for a creamy and crunchy snack.
Here’s the recipe: Skinny Peanut Butter Yogurt Dip
27. Beet Chips with Tzatziki Dipping Sauce
Beets are an underappreciated vegetable, and make delicious chips. Enjoy one serving at a time of this tasty snack!
Try this snack: Beet Chips with Tzatziki Dipping Sauce
28. Beef Sticks, Grass-Fed, GMO Free, Gluten-Free
It can be tricky to eat a high-protein snack on-the-go. That’s where Paleo Valley Snack Sticks come in handy!
29. Roasted Pistachios
Pistachios are intensely flavorful and incredibly healthy. You won’t need too many to satisfy your hunger, but enjoy up to 1/4 cup at a time!
30. Natural Peanut Butter on Whole-Grain Bread
Whole-grain bread is rich in fiber and B vitamins. Nut butter is rich in protein and healthy fats. Eat them together to reap the benefits of all those nutrients. Grab one slice of bread and cover it with one tablespoon of peanut butter for a super satisfying snack!
31. Skinny Sweet Potato Sticks
These make a perfect swap for potato chips. Here’s the recipe: Skinny Sweet Potato Sticks
32. Quinoa Chocolate Drops
One drop is all you need to satisfy a chocolate craving. Yum!
Make them: Quinoa Chocolate Drops
33. Stuffed Baby Bella Mushrooms
Baby bella mushrooms have anti-inflammatory properties and are fantastic for your immune system. They’re also delicious, especially when stuffed with cheese, flour, and spices. Enjoy one serving in a sitting!
Here’s the recipe: Stuffed Baby Bella Mushrooms
34. Sliced Cucumber with Tzatziki Yogurt Sauce
Tzatziki is a versatile sauce that you can use on fish, salads, or sandwiches. It also makes a tasty dip for fresh veggies. Slice up one half of a cucumber and serve it with 1/4 cup tzatziki sauce!
Here’s the recipe for the sauce: Tzatziki Yogurt Sauce
35. Fresh Pineapple
Pineapple has tons of vitamin C and amazing anti-inflammatory benefits. One serving equals 1/2 cup cubed.
36. Quinoa Almond Joy Bar
These mini treats are at least as good as Almond Joy Bars. Enjoy this bar when that sweet craving strikes!
Here’s the recipe: Quinoa Almond Joy Bars
37. Whole-Grain Cinnamon Pita Chips
This crunchy snack will satisfy your sweet tooth with 100% clean ingredients. Just make sure you stick to one serving at a time!
Make them: Whole-Grain Cinnamon Pita Chips
38. Peanut Butter Banana Cups
Bite size peanut butter and chocolate cups with a center that tastes like banana cream pudding. YUM!
Here’s the recipe: Peanut Butter Banana Cups
39. Sunflower Seeds
Enjoy them raw or lightly roasted with a sprinkle of sea salt. Two tablespoons constitute a serving.
40. Cauliflower Nachos
Skip the chips altogether to make this snack even healthier, and with fewer calories. It’s just as tasty without the chips.
Make them: Cauliflower Nachos
41. Two-Ingredient Watermelon Sorbet
Make it: Skinny Watermelon Sorbet
Spice up your apples by adding some cinnamon.
Here’s how to make them: Baked Apple Chips
43. Healthy Trail Mix
Trail mix is a great sweet and salty snack that’s easy to take along anywhere. Enjoy 1/4 of a cup whenever hunger strikes!
Make it: Healthy Trail Mix
44. Banana with Roasted Nuts
Bananas are full of potassium, fiber, vitamin B6, and vitamin C – wow! Enjoy some nuts with your banana for some protein and healthy fats. Enjoy a small banana with 10 of your favorite roasted nuts (we love walnuts!) Just make sure the nuts you choose have no added oils!
Strawberries are loaded with vitamin C. They’re also sweet, refreshing, and satisfying. Enjoy 1/2 cup of freshly sliced strawberries!
46. Peanut Butter and Coconut Crunchies
Peanut butter, oats, and coconut come together in these sweet, tasty balls. You can have two per serving!
47. Clean Eating Almond Butter Fudge
A completely guilt-free fudge made with no sweeteners!
Make it: Clean Eating Almond Butter Fudge
48. Baked Parmesan Butternut Chips
You can also make this same recipe using sweet potatoes!
Try them: Baked Parmesan Butternut Chips
49. Hard-Boiled Egg
Great for taking to work or shopping. Enjoy one or two throughout the day for a super healthy, high-protein snack!
50. Unbaked Fudge Cookies
When nothing else will do, these will hit the spot!
Make them: Unbaked Fudge Cookies
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