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5 low-calorie snacks

Published: February 21, 2022 at 3:00 pm
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Get inspired by these healthy snack ideas, all under 100 calories – from pineapple chaat to energy balls, they'll keep those hunger pangs under control until mealtime

Looking for healthy snacks or want recipe ideas that'll keep you going until the next mealtime? Check out our low-calorie snacks below, then take a look at more of our healthy snack ideas and healthy sweet snacks. For healthy baking inspiration, check out our sugar-free baking recipes.

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Top 5 low-calorie snacks

1. Pineapple chaat

Check out our quick and easy fruit chaat. This simple yet seriously flavoursome pineapple recipe is an easy vegan snack that can be ready in just 5 minutes.

Fruit Chaat Recipe with Pineapple

2. Coconut butter, date and cranberry protein balls

These simple coconut butter, date and cranberry energy balls are made from totally natural ingredients. Packed with nuts, wholegrains and fruit, they're full of the good stuff.

Protein Ball Recipe

3. Avocado, kiwi and lime ice lollies

Our bright and zesty green lollies are made with vitamin-packed fruits and refreshing coconut water for a nutritious summer snack.

Homemade Ice Lollies with Avocado, Kiwi and Lime

4. Baked kale crisps with smoky paprika salt

Baked kale is a healthy, low-fat, low-calorie snack – a great alternative to crisps. Season with whatever spices you fancy – celery salt or a mild chilli powder would both work well.

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Baked kale crisps with smoky paprika salt

5. Energy balls

These little bites are great to have before exercise, or when you feel you're flagging – the simple sugars in the fruits give you an instant boost and the nuts, nut butters and oats provide slow-release energy. We’ve made three flavours, but you can create your own using the same idea.

Energy Bites Recipe

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