What's your favorite 100 calorie snack?

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Jannabelle

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Posted: 20 Sep 2013, 17:19
I try to keep any snack to 100 calories or less, and also to have them be low carb. Here are some of my favorites:

1 can of tuna packed in water with pepper and dill weed

1 slice of fresh mozzarella cheese (70 calories)
Add dash of olive oil, some grape tomatoes and fresh basil to make a caprese salad to keep it at around 100 calories.

1 slice of reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese (60 calories)

Jicama - 50 calories per cup and 6 net carbs - squeeze fresh lime and chili pepper on top

Hard boiled egg mixed with 1 tbsp. light mayo - chop it up and scoop it into celery sticks

Cucumbers dipped into light sour cream mixed with Fiesta Ranch (dry) dressing. You can eat a lot of these for 100 calories
ClassicRocke...

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Posted: 20 Sep 2013, 21:11
Bag of Popcorn. 100 calories.

1/2 c of 1% cottage with 2 tbs of smuckers sugar free strawberry preserves. 90 calories.

1/2 c of sugar free jello, 0 calories with 4 tbs of cool whip 50 calories total.
daisy92

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Posted: 21 Sep 2013, 08:12
50 ml of fat free bulgarian yoghurt (you can use greek too) 22 cals
1 apple 72 cals
teaspoon of ground cinnamon 6 cal
Total: 100 cals

i slice up the apple and then throw some ground cinnamon over it. pop it into the microwave for 1 minute and then add it to the yoghurt. the yoghurt contains lots of protein and the cinnamon is very good to keep your bloodsugar stable for long and keeping cravings at bay.
Jannabelle

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Posted: 21 Sep 2013, 08:24
Yum to both of those! Come on, people, let's have some more suggestions! Its' the weekend and we need all the help we can get. Smile
daisy92

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Posted: 21 Sep 2013, 08:47
i know hard boiled eggs is an obvious option for some extra protein during snack time, but sprinkle some cayenne pepper over it. the cayenne pepper is excellent at boosting your metabolism and i like how it goes with the eggs.

looking forward to more posts Smile i need some new ideas
NCNOLE

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Posted: 21 Sep 2013, 08:50
I highly doubt that a sprinkle of cayenne pepper is going to do much for your metabolism - sorry to say. But it might make the eggs taste better.
daisy92

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Posted: 21 Sep 2013, 10:14
depends on how your body reacts to it. some people can eat really spicy food and they will need more of it, i only need one to two pinches and it makes me hot

http://www.ehow.com/how_2323438_use-cayenne-increase-metabolism.html
cakebaker

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Posted: 23 Sep 2013, 21:22
Idk about cayenne speeding up metabolism but it sure adds a kick to chocolate.

Here's my non chocolate contribution since I couldn't get my chocolate cayenne concoction to be anywhere near 100 calories:

½ cup carrots 25, 1 stalk celery 6, 2 tablespoon hummus 70 = 101
⅓ cup cantaloupe 18, ½ cup non fat cottage cheese 80 = 98


kkd1125

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Posted: 24 Sep 2013, 12:20
Sliced English cucumbers dipped in Lemon Cilantro Hummus from Fresh & Easy. Yummy and very refreshing! Satisfies both the crunchy and creamy cravings.
Jannabelle

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Posted: 25 Sep 2013, 09:43
That sounds delicious! I love the English cucumbers. Do you have a recipe for the hummus? I've never seem lemon cilantro hummus at the grocery store.
kkd1125

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Posted: 25 Sep 2013, 13:43
I don't have a recipe since it's a store-bought flavored hummus from Fresh & Easy grocery store. I guess you could take regular hummus and add some chopped up cilantro and lemon juice and zest to taste.
mars2kids

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Posted: 25 Sep 2013, 16:36
I like Dannon Light & Fit Greek yogurt, they are 80 cals and the pineapple one is amazing!
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selenap20

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Posted: 25 Sep 2013, 20:17
1/2cup imitation crab- 80cal
4 romaine leaves- <5cal
Sprinkle alfalfa sprouts- <5cal
Traders joes guacamole 1 tbp- 15cal

Roll up crab, alfalfa and guacamole in romaine leaf and eat as little wraps. Very filling and super fast.
kkd1125

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Posted: 25 Sep 2013, 21:05
Selenap20, that sounds delicious!! Thanks for sharing.
SkinnyCity

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Posted: 25 Sep 2013, 22:45
* 2 eggs whites cooked with a spritz of spray and a handful of spinach, topped with salsa = 44 calories
* 1 banana - 100 calories
* 10 blanched asparagus spears dipped in 2 tsp fat free greek yogurt swirled with 1 tsp dijon mustard = approx 40 calories
* wasa crisp with laughing cow cheese = 70-100 calories
LindzGetsFit

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Posted: 26 Sep 2013, 11:21
hummus and fresh veggies
stephzq

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Posted: 26 Sep 2013, 23:03
Peanut butter and banana
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mummydee

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Posted: 27 Sep 2013, 16:07
1 glass of wine! Wink
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bugzbetty

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Posted: 29 Sep 2013, 05:48
10 almonds
bugzbetty

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Posted: 29 Sep 2013, 05:52
12 almonds



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