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Snack Happy

The absolute best way to avoid the sugary cravings is planned “healthy snacks”. Make it part of your meal prep for the week and pack in at least two snacks per day especially for that 3’oclock craving!

The Best Snacks that are all Under 300 Calories

Snacking does not have to be unhealthy! There are lots of tasty treats with low calories and high nutrients. Be mindful and replace that bag of chips with a healthier, guilt-free option!

Sliced Apple with Peanut Butter

A perfect carb-protein snack to keep you fill and give you energy!
270 calories, 7 grams of protein;
• one medium apple
  • (80 calories)
• 2 tablespoons of peanut butter
  • (190 calories, 7 grams of protein)

Cooked Edamame

Take half a cup of frozen, edamame in pods, and add some pink salt. Steamed is best!
250 calories, 8 grams of protein;
• half-cup of edamame

Berries and Nuts

Berries are a great source of nutrients and antioxidants. Pairing them with nuts such as almonds or cashews makes a tasty snack filled with nutrients and protein!
174/168 calories, 5/4 grams of protein;
• 1 cup of berries
  • (70 calories, 1 gram of protein)
• 2 tbsp of almonds
  • (104 calories, 4 grams of protein)
OR
• 2 tbsp of cashews
  • (98 calories, 3 grams of protein)

Carrots and Hummus

A great way to enjoy eating veggies is adding a few tablespoons of hummus!

200 calories, 6 grams of protein;
• 2 full carrots
  • (60 calories, 2 grams of protein)
• 2 tablespoons of hummus
  • (70-80 calories, 4 grams of protein)

Celery and Cucumbers with Tzatziki

Another great snack to increase the amount of veggies you eat is by adding some Tzatziki to them! Cucumbers and celery go great with Tzatziki.
75 calories, 2 grams of protein;
• 2 medium stalks of celery
  • (15 calories)
• 1 cup of cucumber
  • (15 calories)
• 2 tablespoons of tzatziki
  • (45 calories, 2 grams of protein)

Hard-Boiled Egg Whites

Hard-boiled eggs are super easy to make and you can always store the extras in the fridge for an easy grab-and-go snack. Just having the egg whites lowers the calories but still gives lots of protein.
48 calories, 10.8 grams of protein;
• 3 large hard-boiled egg whites
  • (16 calories and 3.6 grams of protein per egg white)

Simple Fruit Smoothies

Adding these simple ingredients to a smoothie create the perfect low-calorie smoothie that provides protein, calcium(will be in the Whey protein) and antioxidants!
250 approx. calories, 20 grams of protein;
  • Your choice of Protein powder (look for low sugar high protein)
• 1/2 cup of fresh berries
  • (60 calories, 2 grams of protein)
  • add 1 cup of water & a few ice cubes

Salad Snacks

Salads don’t have to be just lettuce! Try mixing it up it can be easy. Here are two great non-lettuce and non-boring salads!

Avocado and Cherry Tomato’s

314 calories, 4.1 grams of protein (including dressing);

  • 1/2 Avocado & 1/2 cup of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 table spoon of white balsamic vinegar (just pack the dressing on the side and pour when ready)

Tuna Salad & Cucumber

180 calories, 30 grams of protein

  • 1 can of tuna salad
  • 1/2 cup of diced cucumber
  • 1 table spoon of your choice of dressing

All of these snacks come with many different health benefits, help you stay on track for your goals, and will leave you feeling satisfied without any guilty snacking!

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