3 Easy snacks for under 100 calories

Claire Gallam

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In a world of very picky eaters and very cheap fast food, finding healthy snacks that both you and your family will enjoy is always a battle. Instead of stressing out trying to find healthier snacks your family will love (and will keep you svelte) try one of these delicious, easy and healthy snack recipes! With each snack having fewer than 100 calories, you can indulge guilt free and your kids can fuel up and get their essential nutrients.

ants on a log

Snacks like ants on a log, deviled eggs and trail mix are so tasty, it's hard to believe they are not only healthy, but are under 100 calories! Whether you are on the go from work to school, to soccer practice, or are just looking for a fun snack to enjoy before dinner, these bite size morsels will surely wow your family and keep your weight in check at the same time!

Ants on a log

Yields 6

Ingredients: 

  • 2 medium celery stalks, cut into thirds
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat peanut butter
  • 18 raisins

Directions: 

  1. Wash celery thoroughly with water. Dry off. Place about 1/3 tablespoon of peanut butter into the cavity of each celery stick and spread it. Place 3 raisins on each and enjoy!

Light deviled eggs

Yields 6 eggs

Ingredients: 

  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Fresh basil as garnish

Directions:

  1. Place eggs in a large pot and cover with water. Bring water and eggs to a boil (about 4 minutes) and immediately remove from heat. Cover pan and let eggs sit for at least 15 minutes.
  2. Carefully remove shells from eggs. Cut each hard-boiled egg in half and scoop out the yolks, placing them in a medium bowl.
  3. Mix egg yolks, salt, pepper and Greek yogurt together. If mixture is too dry, add additional Greek yogurt. Using a spoon, scoop yolk mixture into each egg. Sprinkle with paprika and garnish with fresh basil leaf.

Easy trail mix

Yields about 1 cup

Ingredients: 

  • 1/2 cup Cheerios cereal
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon raisins
  • 1 tablespoon pistachios

Directions: 

  1. Mix cereal, chocolate chips, nuts and raisins together. Add salt to taste and enjoy!

Eating healthy was never so easy or so delicious!

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Claire Gallam
Claire is an aspiring nutritionist (and soon to be culinary student) with a serious addiction to bacon, wine, goat cheese and online shopping. She is recently married to a social media guru who loves *almost* everything she conjures up. In addition to writing for the Food section of SheKnows, she is a full-time recipe creator (and taste tester), a writer for FabulousFoods.com and a contributing writer for the Home and Gardening section of SheKnows. You can also follow her daily musings and find delicious healthy recipes on her food blog, The Realistic Nutritionist.