5 Healthy Snacks Under 100 Calories

By Allison O'Connor

girl eating pretzelMom I’m hungry! How many times have you heard these words? I usually hear it when I have one foot out the door and my keys and bag in hand. Typically I turn around and head straight to the pantry to see what satisfying snack I can bring along that won’t make too big of a mess in the car, is healthy and won’t ruin their appetite before the next meal.

So, here are my all-time favorite healthy snacks that are  under 100 calories:

1). Quaker Chewy 90 Calorie Peanut Butter Granola and Oatmeal Raisin Bars. At only 90 calories each, these chewy treats will satisfy any sweet craving, including yours.

2). One apple with ½ tablespoon of peanut butter. This just might be my all time favorite snack. If we’re on the go, I put a sliced apple and peanut butter in a seal plastic container and we’re off. Calories: only 95.

3). One Laughing Cow Original Creamy Swiss Wedge with 10 small pretzel sticks. This 90 calorie snack makes a perfect after school treat for your kids or a mid afternoon pick me up at work.

4). One Edy’s/Dreyer’s Strawberry Fruit Bar. Okay, so maybe this is not the best snack for the car, but this 80 calorie frozen treat will make your kids forget chocolate chip cookies ever existed. Well, almost.

5). Fruits and Veggies. Did you know that 1 cup of carrots and 1 cup of grapes has 52 and 62 calories? Go for broke, pack one cup of each and that’s two healthy servings of fruits and vegetables for the day.

Want to know how your favorite snacks stack up? Check out this free calorie counter we found.

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