34 Low Carb Snacks Under 100 Calories


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Snacks can help you get through the day by satisfying your hunger in between meals and eventually making you eat less during lunch or dinner--all without adding on weight to your body.

Therefore, it would be best to snack on low carb foods (with equally low amount of calories) rather than reach for unhealthy ones like chips, fries, etc.

Here are 34 healthy snack ideas:


1. Chicken - 9o calories per 2 ounces of boneless, skinless chicken breast

2. Turkey - 94 calories per 3 ounces of turkey breas

3. Tuna - 33 calories per ounce

4. Shrimp - 64 calories per half cup of canned shrimp

5. Crab - 95 calories per 1 medium-sized crab cake

Red Meat

6. Steak - 53 calories per ounce strip of lean steak

7. Beef - 76 calories for 2 ounces patty of lean ground beef

Processed Meat

8. Ham - 8 calories per ounce of cooked ham lunch meat

9. Bacon - 27 calories per slice of bacon

10. Sausage - 95 calories per link of sausage

Low sugar, Low carb

11. Sugar-free pudding cups - Jell o makes great chocolates or combinations of chocolate with vanilla, banana cream, or  bavarian cream; all under 60 calories


12. Celery sticks with peanut butter - Half a spoonful of peanut butter makes around 50 calories plus 6 calories per stalk of celery, making a total of around 56 calories

13. Mixed veggies

Hummus is a popular chickpea dip often served with pita bread, vegetables, or crackers, wherein one cup contains about 435 calories. Most vegetables, on the other hand, contain around 20 calories per serving. Therefore, mixed veggies must be dipped in really moderate amount of hummus to maintain the 100-calorie requirement.

Mixed veggies can also be dipped in 1/4 or 1/2 cup of Greek yogurt.

14. Cucumber slices - 14 calories per cup of sliced cucumber, which can be dipped in ranch dressing

15. Steamed broccoli and cauliflower with butter - 72 calories per serving (half cup of broccoli, 3 cauliflower flowerets, and 1 tsp of butter)

16. Carrot sticks - 35 calories per serving of 7 carrot sticks, which can be dipped in hummus, sour dip, or Greek yogurt

17. Pickles - 5 calories per ounce of pickles, which can be dipped in peanut butter


18. Apple slices - 57 calories per cup of sliced apples

19. Banana - 72 calories per piece (less than 6 inches long) or 90 calories per piece (less than 6 inches long)

20. Papaya - 55 calories per cub of raw papaya cubes

21. Watermelon 

In general, watermelon contains approximately 9 calories per ounce. One wedge has 86 calories, whereas 1 cup of diced watermelon has 46 calories.

Bedtime snacks

22. Cereal - around 100 calories per bowl of cereal with milk

23. Milk

Whole milk - 73 calories for half cup

1% milk - 61 calories per half cup

Skim milk - 86 calories per cup

High protein, Low carb

24. Cheese

Cottage cheese  - 28 calories per ounce

String cheese -  70-80 calories per ounce; meal suggestion: dip in spaghetti or pizza sauce

Cheese slices with summer sausage - half an ounce of summer sausage plus half a slice of cheese for a total of 90 calories

Cheese and crackers - 95 calories for 3 pieces of crackers and cheese

Cheese curds - 55 calories per half an ounce

25. Eggs 

Egg White -  17 calories

Egg Yolk - 59 calories

Fried Egg - 92 calories

Hard-Boiled Egg - 76 calories

Poached Egg - 76 calories

Scrambled Egg - 100 calories (includes addition of milk in recipe)

**Calorie counts are based on a one large egg

26. Peanut Butter

Peanut butter and crackers - around 100 calories

Peanut butter with toast - 60 calories per slice

Crunchy low carb snacks

27. Rice cakes - between 25-50 calories per piece

28. Pork rinds - 80 calories per serving of fried pork skin (9 pieces, about 1 tablespoon full)

29. Parmesan cheese crisps - around 100 calories for 3/4 cup

 Or if you don't want to think about what to snack on, these 100-calorie packs can make great options:

30. Pretzels - 16g carbs of either yogurt- or milk chocolate-covered pretzels

31. Cookie crisps - 60 calories per half cup of cookie crisps

32. Wheat thins - Each cracker contains 8 calories; therefore, around 12 crackers are allowed

33. Cheese nips - Serving size (29 crackers) makes 150 calories, which means there are about 5 calories per cracker

34. Chips Ahoy! - the average Chips Ahoy cookie is 60-80 calories, depending on the size and the brand


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