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100 calorie snack ideas

Do you ever find you're left with a few calories at the end of the day and get stuck for ideas on how to 'spend' them? Help is at hand!

We've come up with 10 healthy snacks which are 100 calories or less, and 10 treats which are also 100 calories or less - depending on what mood you are in! You'll get much more food for your calories (in terms of volume) with the healthy snacks, but we know like you, that sometimes nothing quite hits the spot like a bit of chocolate!

100 calorie healthy snacks:

  • 300g raw carrot sticks
  • Salad made of ½ bag mixed salad, 6 cherry tomatoes, cucumber, yellow peppers, 3 spring onions and a tablespoon of light French dressing.
  • 100g strawberries with a low fat yogurt (75 calories max, e.g. Activia 0% fat yogurt)
  • 160g of grapes
  • 130g king prawns (great for helping you feel fuller for longer)
  • ½ pot of tomato salsa, 100g carrots, 100g cucumbers, ½ medium pepper cut into sticks
  • Fruit salad made with 100g raspberries, 100g strawberries, 1 medium kiwi fruit and 1 medium satsuma
  • 3 x large satsumas
  • 6 x mugs of tea / coffee with semi-skimmed milk and low calorie sweetener
  • 2 x Ryvita dark rye with 1 Laughing Cow Light triangle and 4 sliced cherry tomatoes

100 calorie treats:

  • 20g Dairy Milk (approx 3 squares)
  • 2 x McVitties Jaffa cakes / 2 x rich tea biscuits
  • 1 small scoop of ice cream (approx 50g)
  • 6 x oven chips
  • 25g yogurt coated raisins
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter (don't forget to add the toast you spread it on to your Food Diary)
  • 25g cheese
  • 1 small tbsp butter (enough for 2 slices of bread)
  • 1 small coffee shop latte
  • 1/3 of a Mars bar (this one is for the strong of willpower, your challenge being not polish off the rest!)

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