50 Yummy Snacks Under 50 Calories

Healthy snack of hummus dip with pita bread slices and vegetables

The enemies of diets of all shapes and sizes are those cravings that creep up on you. The best defense you can have against those cravings is a solid plan, no matter the type of craving that creeps up (whether it’s your sweet tooth or a need to crunch and munch). Here are some excellent snack options for when you just need a satisfying snack without cheating on your diet.

For Your Sweet Tooth:

  1. 1/2 a medium baked apple with a tbsp of low fat yogurt and a sprinkle of cinnamon
  2. 1/2 of a small frozen banana
  3. 2 sugar-free ice pops
  4. 12 cherries
  5. 1/2 cup of strawberries with 2 1/2 tbsp nonfat yogurt

 

For A Salt Craving:

  1. 1/4 cup shelled edamame with sea salt
  2. 1 pretzel rod
  3. 1 (or several) kosher dill pickle(s)

 

For Crunching and Munching:

  1. 1 1/2 cup sugar snap peas
  2. Small celery stalk with 1/2 tbsp of natural peanut butter
  3. 1 brown rice cake with 1 tbsp sugar-free jam

 

Creamy and Smooth:

  1. 1 oz. avocado with a squirt of lime
  2. 1 Laughing Cow Light garlic & herb wedge spread on cucumber slices
  3. 1/2 cup fat-free Greek yogurt with 1 tsp. sugar-free jam
  4. 8 grape tomatoes dipped in 1 tbsp light cream cheese

 

Solid Standbys:

  1. 1/2 cup melon with 2 tbsp 1% cottage cheese
  2. 1/2 small grapefruit
  3. 1/3 cup blueberries with 1 tbsp light sour cream
  4. 1/2 cup carrots with 1 tbsp light ranch

 

Find many more 50 calorie and under snacks over at Woman’s Day.