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20 Snacks Under 100 Calories to Keep Weight and Blood Glucose in Check

By Gabriela | Foods

20 Snacks Under 100 Calories to Keep Your Weight and Blood Glucose in Check

Keeping blood sugar in check is crucial for managing diabetes. But, keeping the cravings at bay can prove extremely challenging. That is why we recommend eating healthy snacks.

There are a few 100-calorie snacks that are both healthy and satisfying. By eating these snacks, we can get leaner, and avoid sudden blood glucose spikes and dips.

20 Healthy Snacks to Eat

Here is a list of some of the best healthy snacks we can munch on.

1. Popped Popcorn Sprinkled with Parmesan and Garlic Powder

Recommended Amount:
  • 2 cups popcorn;
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese;
  • garlic powder to taste.
This Snack Contains:
  • popcorn: 60 kcal;
  • parmesan cheese: 40 kcal.

2. Dried Figs with Blue Cheese and Honey

Recommended Amount:
  • Three dried figs;
  • One tablespoon of blue cheese;
  • Honey to taste.
This Snack Contains:
  • Figs: 60kcal
  • Blue Cheese: 36 kcal

3. English Mini Pizza Muffin

Recommended Amount:
  • Tablespoon of tomato sauce;
  • Whole-wheat muffin;
  • One tablespoon of shredded mozzarella cheese (low moisture).

(warm the snack in the microwave for 20 sec)

This Snack Contains:
  • Tomato sauce: 20 kcal;
  • Muffin: 60 kcal;
  • Cheese: 25 kcal.

4. Wheat Thin Crackers Spread with Chocolate Hazelnut

Recommended Amount:
  • Half a tablespoon of chocolate hazelnut spread;
  • 5 wheat thin crackers.
This Snack Contains:
  • Hazelnut spread: 50 kcal;
  • Crackers: 45 kcal.

5. Sliced Cucumbers with Feta Cheese and Wine Vinegar

Recommended Amount:
  • A cup of sliced cucumbers;
  • One ounce of feta cheese;
  • Few drops of vinegar.
This Snack Contains:
  • Cucumber: 16 kcal;
  • Feta: 75 kcal.

6. Caprese Skewer

Recommended Amount:
  • 2 small fresh mozzarella balls;
  • Two cherry tomatoes;
  • Three basil leaves.

(put the ingredients on a skewer and salt to taste, cover with vinegar and olive oil)

This Snack Contains:
  • Cheese: 50 kcal;
  • Basil: 2 kcal;
  • Tomatoes: 6 kcal;
  • Olive oil: 20 kcal.

7. Shredded Carrots, Cucumber, and Balsamic Vinegar

Recommended Amount:
  • One cup of shredded carrots;
  • A teaspoon of balsamic vinegar and olive oil;
  • One cup of chopped cucumbers.
This Snack Contains:
  • Cucumbers: 16 kcal;
  • Carrots: 45 kcal;
  • Olive oil: 40 kcal;
  • Balsamic: 7 kcal.

8. Vanilla Protein Powder and Unsweetened Soymilk

Recommended Amount:
  • Half a scoop of vanilla protein powder (sugar-free);
  • 3/4 cups of unsweetened soy-milk.

(add everything in a blender)

This Snack Contains:
  • Soy-milk: 60 kcal;
  • Protein powder: 50 kcal.

9. Shelled Edamame with Soy Sauce

Recommended Amount:
  • Half a cup of shelled edamame;
  • Sprinkled soy sauce.
This Snack Contains:
  • Edamame: 80 kcal;
  • Soy sauce: 7 kcal.

10. Boiled Egg Spread Over Whole Grain Crackers

Recommended Amount:
  • One egg;
  • Two slices of crackers.
This Snack Contains:
  • Egg: 70 kcal;
  • Crackers: 30 kcal.

11. Apple with Low-Fat Cheddar Cheese

Recommended Amount:
  • Half a sliced apple;
  • One slice of cheddar cheese.
This Snack Contains:
  • Apple: 50 kcal;
  • Cheese: 50 kcal.

12. Shrimps with Cocktail Sauce

Recommended Amount:
  • Five to ten shrimps;
  • Two tablespoons of cocktail sauce.
This Snack Contains
  • Shrimp: 30 to 50 kcal;
  • Sauce: 50 kcal.

13. Turkey Roll-Ups with Chive Cream Cheese and Onion

Recommended Amount:
  • 2 slices of deli turkey;
  • A tablespoon of chive cheese and onion.

(spread the onions and cheese on the turkey and roll it up. Bake the meat.)

This Snack Contains:
  • Turkey: 40 kcal;
  • Cheese: 40 kcal.

14. Smoked Salmon with Mini Bagel and Cream Cheese

Recommended Amount:
  • Two pieces of smoked salmon;
  • Half a whole-wheat mini bagel;
  • Half a tablespoon of cream cheese.
This Snack Contains:
  • Bagel: 50 kcal;
  • Salmon: 30 kcal;
  • Cheese: 25 kcal.

15. Black  Bean Salad

Recommended Amount:
  • Half a can of black beans;
  • Half green peppers;
  • 1/2 an avocado;
  • One tomato, chopped;
  • One freshly squeezed lemon juice;
  • Minced garlic clove, one.

(4 Servings)

This Snack Contains:
  • Avocado: 150 kcal;
  • Black beans: 195 kcal;
  • Garlic: 4 kcal;
  • Lemon juice: 12 kcal;
  • Peppers: 12 kcal;
  • Tomatoes: 22 kcal.

(95 kcal per serving)

16. Mixed Berries with Vanilla Yogurt and Cinnamon

Recommended Amount:
  • One cup of mixed berries;
  • A quarter cup of vanilla yogurt;
  • Cinnamon to taste.
This Snack Contains:
  • Berries: 60 kcal;
  • Yogurt: 50 kcal.

17. Grapes with Skim String Cheese

Recommended Amount:
  • A bit of low moisture skim string cheese;
  • 10 grapes.
This Snack Contains:
  • Cheese: 70 kcal;
  • Grapes: 35 kcal.

18. Jicama Sticks Dipped in Bean and Salsa

Recommended Amount:
  • One cup of jicama sticks;
  • Two tablespoons of salsa;
  • Two tablespoons of bean dip.
This Snack Contains:
  • Jicama: 45 kcal;
  • Salsa: 10 kcal;
  • Bean dip: 35 kcal.

19. Banana Rolled in Cocoa Nibs

Recommended Amount:
  • One banana;
  • One teaspoon of raw cocoa nibs.
This Snack Contains:
  • Banana: 90 kcal;
  • Cocoa powder: 21 kcal.

20. Blue Corn Tortilla Chips with Pinto Beans, and Salsa

Recommended Amount:
  • A quarter cup of pinto beans;
  • One tablespoon of salsa;
  • Five to seven blue corn tortilla chips.
This Snack Contains:
  • Salsa: 5 kcal;
  • Seans: 60 kcal;
  • 7 chips: 42 kcal.