We can all admit that making it through the afternoon without reaching for a handful of something. Instead of going to town on the office candy jar or breakroom doughnuts, bring a snack that will fill you up without filling you out. If you need some recommendations for nutritious bites that will hold you over until dinner, check out our list of 30 wholesome 100 calorie snacks. And then, don’t miss this list of The 30 Unhealthiest Snacks on the Planet to know what to avoid when the dreadful munchies strike.
Siggi’s Plain Fat-Free Yogurt
Siggi’s Icelandic skyr is creamier than Greek yogurt and packs in more protein and less sugar per cup. Plus, you get potent, dairy-based probiotics that can help clear your skin, keep you regular, and boost immunity. Where’s our spoon?
For a satisfying crunch without boatloads of fat you’d get from potato chips, grab a fourth cup of edamames. They boast nine grams of soy protein and four grams of belly-filling fiber.
Organic Valley Stringles String Cheese
These mozzarella sticks are packaged in easy to grab-and-go casings, so you can pop them into your purse before heading out. Each string is made from milk produced without hormones, antibiotics, or GMOs.
Krave Spicy Pork Snack Sticks
Krave sneaks in surprising ingredients like black beans, sherry wine vinegar, and pepper flakes into its meat stick to pump up the flavor without loading up on calories.
Blue Diamond 100 Calorie Almond Packs, Whole Natural
Almonds contain L-arginine, an amino acid that transforms into nitric oxide, which helps relax blood vessels and improve circulation. However, the subtly sweet nut is easy to overeat and this 100-calorie pack is the perfect way to practice portion control.
KIND Bar Mini, Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate
Loaded with wholesome ingredients such as almonds, peanuts, unsweetened chocolate, and cocoa butter, these 100 calorie snacks will become your new go-to. Stash them in your desk drawer or pop one into your purse to fuel up on the fly.
Get crackin’ on these small but mighty nuts, which pack in brain-boosting omega-3s, heart-healthy potassium, and plant protein. Plus, these green pods are the lowest calorie nut, providing just under 100 calories for 25!
Peanut Butter + Celery
“Having peanut butter either on toast for breakfast, on a sandwich for lunch, or on an apple for a snack can prevent you from overeating,” says Ilyse Schapiro MS, RD, CDN. Celery serves as virtually calorie-free boat for the creamy spread.
Dave’s Bread Power Seed Thin Sliced + Applegate Organics Oven Roasted Turkey
Keep the carb count low and protein content high in your next nosh. Dave’s Killer Bread makes the perfect hearty base for tryptophan-filled turkey. This is one of our top low calorie snacks to eat before bedtime because the tryptophan, an amino acid, helps regulate sleep.
Muuna Lowfat Cottage Cheese + Melon
Cottage cheese contains casein protein, a slow-digesting protein that keeps you full for hours after munching. Sweeten things up with a half-cup of melon slices for added fiber and antioxidants.
Hope Hummus Original Recipe + Carrots
For just under 100 calories, you get a crunchy and creamy snack that’s balanced with a triple threat against cravings and weight gain. Fiber, healthy fats, and protein are all present.
Health Warrior Apple Cinnamon Chia Bar
Chia seeds are notorious for their waist-slimming powers thanks to the omega-3s they pack in. These delectable bars are baked with creamy cashew butter, dried apples, and blood-sugar-leveling cinnamon for the perfect afternoon bite.
Halo Top Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
If you’re a fan of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream (who isn’t?) but aren’t too inclined to down a 280-calorie serving of Ben and Jerry’s, grab a pint of Halo Top. The lightened-up dessert is low-cal—with a third fewer calories than B&J—and provides an extra gram of protein.
Pop a handful of berries daily, and you may notice your waistline trim down. One University of Michigan study showed that the sky-hued berries protected against abdominal fat as well as lowered triglycerides, lowered cholesterol, and improved fasting glucose and insulin sensitivity.
Chicapeas Baked Crunchy Chickpeas
Besides for forming the base of our favorite Mediterranean dip, chickpeas make a delectable snack when baked. These poppers contain just 110 calories per one-ounce serving and serve up four grams of fiber and five grams of protein for a one-two punch against the munchies.
Kitchen Table Baker’s Parmcrisps
Gone keto and tired of spooning into avocado? These crunchy parm crisps will crush your potato chip hankering while providing a whopping nine grams of protein and seven grams of healthy fats. Cheese contains butyrate, a powerful fatty acid that’s been shown to boost the metabolism.
Hard Boiled Egg + Rice Cake
If you’re watching your carb intake, topping a rice cake with a salted hard-boiled egg is the way to go to keep cravings at bay. One whole egg packs in about 7 grams of protein as well as choline, a fat-blasting nutrient that’s been shown to target belly fat.
Amy’s Organic Chunky Vegetable Soup
With loads of nutrients coming from organic diced tomatoes, carrots, green beans, corn, peas, spinach, onions, and celery, this soup is like a garden party in a can. Warm it up over the stove top for a comforting midday pick-me-up.
A medium banana packs in just over 100 calories and fills you up with satiating fiber. Whether you’re revving up for a quick gym sesh or hitting the trails for a hike, a banana’s simple carbohydrates will help fuel you on the fly.
Shrimp + Cocktail Sauce
Looking for a satisfying weight loss snack? Shrimp packs in lean protein to keep your metabolism revving and pairing the crustacean with just a tablespoon of cocktail sauce will add boatloads of flavor without the outrageous amount of added sugar you’re avoiding.
KIND Kids Bars Chewy Chocolate Chip
Public Health England’s National Diet and Nutritional Survey found that kids ages 4 to 10 ate 51.2 percent of their daily sugar intake from unhealthy snacks (think pastries, juice, and fizzy drinks), and therefore encourage parents to look for healthier snacks containing no more than 100 calories. These chewy and chocolatey bars fit the bill: they pack in 25 percent less sugar than most kids’ granola bars!
Babybel Light Cheese & Crackers
Cheese and crackers are the ideal snacks, and Babybel fulfills all our savory cravings with this line of low calorie snacks. You’ll get four grams of healthy fats and seven grams of protein coming from creamy cheese and a gram of fiber thanks to the buttery crackers.
Made Good Granola Minis, Chocolate Chip
Made Good lives up to its name by starting with wholesome ingredients such as gluten-free oats and chocolate chips—and even manages to sneak in veggie extracts (such as spinach, broccoli, and shiitake) as well as real apples for added nutrition.
My/Mo Vegan Mochi, Strawberry
For those that don’t eat dairy, My/Mo’s vegan mochi is the perfect treat. The cashew cream balances the pillowy rice dough, making for a sweet treat that’s guilt-free.
Absolutely Gluten-Free Tahini Bar, Pistachio
In the mood for something sweet that isn’t chocolate? These 100 calorie snacks are bursting with flavor for a mere amount of cals. If you have a hard time putting the spoon down when snacking on halva, you’re gonna love these portion-controlled, pistachio-spiked sticks.
Hail Merry Dark Chocolate Cups
Take your snack breaks seriously and indulge in this decadent chocolate bite. The almond flour-based crust is perfectly chewy and nestles a dollop of velvety dark chocolate ganache in the center. Plus, you’ll get a kick of metabolism-boosting MCTs from the coconut oil swirled into the recipe.
Rhythm Superfoods Naked Beet Chips
Rhythm showcases one of our favorite superfoods, beets, as the star of the show. These crispy chips contain 15 percent of your daily value of bloat-beating potassium and five grams of prebiotic fiber to keep you full for hours.
Ozery Bakery Banana Cocoa Snacking Round + Arla Skyr Cream Cheese
Banana and chocolate pair as perfectly as PB&J, so why not pop one of these satiating snacking rounds into the toaster? Once they’re warm and crisp, dollop two tablespoons of Arla’s indulgently creamy and protein-packed skyr cream cheese spread for a bite that will help you fend off the 2 p.m. slump.
Bare Cinnamon Apple Chips
A crunchy snack with zero sodium and a ton of fat-scorching polyphenols coming from cinnamon? Count us in. Bare begins with fresh, non-GMO apples and bakes them until they achieve potato-chip crunch before dusting with the warm spice. You’ll find absolutely no added sugars, oil, or preservatives in this craveable bag.
Nonni’s Almond Chocolate Artisan Thin Cookies
At only 100 calories per pack, these almond-spiked cookie thins are the perfect way to kick the sweet tooth to the curb on the go. These sweets are dairy-free and pack in chunks of fat-incinerating almonds and semi-sweet chocolate chips in every bite. Try the Double Chocolate and Toasted Coconut flavors next.