Nutrition tip #3: 4 easy snack recipes under 250 calories.

Discover the secret recipes to a healthier lifestyle in just under 250 calories.

 

Hummus Avocado Toast

Another variation on avocado toast to keep things interesting.

(Makes 1 Servings)

Ingredients

  • 1slice whole wheat bread, toasted
  • 2tablespoons hummus
  • 1/4 medium avocado, thinly sliced
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Red pepper flakes (optional)
Directions
  1. Spread toast with hummus.
  2. Top with avocado.
  3. Season with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes.

Nutrition Per Serving

211 calories
9 g fat (1 g saturated)
27 g carbs
3 g sugar
7 g fiber
6 g protein

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Pizza English Muffin

Two tiny pizzas that make the perfect afternoon snack.

(Makes 1 Serving)

Ingredients

  • 1 whole wheat English muffin, split
  • 2tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1ounce fresh mozzarella, thinly sliced
  • 1tablespoon fresh basil, torn
Directions
  1. Heat broiler or toaster oven on high.
  2. Spread both halves of English muffin with tomato paste. Top with mozzarella and basil.
  3. Broil until cheese is melted and sides of English muffin are starting to brown, 3 to 4 minutes.

Nutrition Per Serving

215 calories
6 g fat (3 g saturated)
30 g carbs
7 g sugar
5 g fiber
11 g protein
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Chia Almond Butter Toast

Chia seeds and cinnamon take this classic snack to the next level.

(Makes 1 Serving)

Ingredients

  • 1tablespoon almond butter
  • 1slice whole wheat bread, lightly toasted
  • 1teaspoon chia seeds
  • 1pinch cinnamon
Directions
  1. Spread almond butter over bread. Sprinkle with chia seeds and cinnamon.

Nutrition Per Serving

215 calories
12 g fat (1 g saturated)
23 g carbs
4 g sugar
5 g fiber
8 g protein
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4-Ingredient Banana Smoothie

This simple smoothie is light enough to be a snack, as opposed to a full meal.

(Makes 1 Serving)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 large, ripe banana, peeled, frozen, and cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 cup plain 2-percent-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1tablespoon almond butter
Directions
  1. In a blender, puree all ingredients until smooth.
  2. Serve immediately, or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutrition Per Serving

209 calories
12 g fat (2 g saturated)
20 g carbs
11 g sugar
3 g fiber
9 g protein

 

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