When you're looking for low calorie snacks in the supermarket, wouldn't it be handy to know which options won't ruin your diet? We've rounded up over 100 low calorie snacks that you'll actually want to eat!
Low calorie snacks are perfect for beating the cravings if you’re on a diet. If you’re trying to stick to a food plan, then you will know how much of a saviour low calorie snacks can be. Not only can you walk into the supermarket and buy low calorie snacks you know aren’t going to ruin your diet, but you can easily add them into your own diet plan and snack away throughout the day without feeling guilty.
And don’t let the idea of a low calorie snack put you off. There are a whole host of diet-friendly snack options you wouldn’t even think could be less than 100 calories. We’ve even worked out how many of your favourite treats you can eat to reach your 100 calorie snack limit (you’ll be pleasantly surprised when you find out how many chocolate coated raisins you can tuck into!).
If you’re dieting and already feel like your meals aren’t big enough, the temptation to snack can be huge but that doesn’t have to mean ruining all your hard work. There are plenty of low calorie snacks you CAN eat between meals without piling on the pounds or undoing any of the good work you’ve already done by keeping an eye on your main meals.
We’ve got over 100 low-calorie snacks for you to enjoy guilt-free and all of them tell you how many calories they are, so if you’re on a calorie-controlled diet you can still keep track.
Whether it’s chocolate and sweets that are your diet downfall, or crisps and cheese, we’ve got every low calorie snack covered – so you can enjoy your favourite things and still lose weight!
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100 calories – If you’re at a party and not sure what to snack on, you can tuck into 10 Pringles without the guilt.
100 calories – Next time you fancy a snack, why not reach for a refreshing pear? One of your 5-a-day and less than 100 calories too.
83 calories – Based on the classic favourite cereal Sugar Puffs, these bars taste delicious and are a great mid-morning snack.
48 calories – You can grow them in your garden or get them in the supermarket. Blackberries are the perfect healthy snack, they’re full of antioxidants and and will curb your sweet cravings in no time!
90 calories – We love these pots of fluffy, fruity mango-flavoured mousse with a swirl of delicious mango sauce. They can be enjoyed any time of the day as a sweet treat, and at just 90 calories per pot, you won’t feel guilty about it. And if mango isn’t your thing, they’re available in strawberry and lemon flavours too!
75 calories – A new version of the nation’s favourite, Jaffa Cakes, but in a healthy, low calorie bar. Weight Watchers Jaffa Cake Bars are individually wrapped so can be enjoyed on the go, and will fit neatly into your handbag. Plus, they contain real Belgian chocolate!
88 calories – These Shape Delights yogurts are the perfect low calorie snack and they’ve got chocolate in! With 0% fat and only 88 calories per pot, these creamy yoghurts really are the ultimate guilt-free snack. They come in vanilla flavour, or vanilla with chocolate – perfect on their own or with some fruit to make a more filling afternoon snack.
97 calories – A tasty savoury snack – try toasting the pitta and make thin soldiers out of it to make it last longer.
60 calories – Satisfy those evening chocolate cravings with a chocolate mousse, and at only 60 calories you can go to bed guilt-free.
80 calories – You can pick at this snack all afternoon, plus, it contributes to your 5 a day. Not bad for something so tasty!
74 calories – Pop one of these pots of yogurt in the fridge and you’ll always have a tasty snack when you’re feeling peckish. You can pick up other flavours like strawberry and grapefruit too.
25 calories – These little cheese triangles from The Laughing Cow are a healthy alternative to butter or other spreads and their packaging means they’re perfect for portion control and snacking on the move. Spread two triangles on two Rivetas for a 100-calorie snack!
100 calories – 1/4 of a tub of reduced fat hummus with 4 carrot sticks – tasty and great for a mid-afternoon snack.
70 calories – This tasty treat will count towards your 5 a day and the carbs in the pastry will help lift you from that 3 o’clock slump.
69 calories – Strawberries are one of the best foods of summer, and you can enjoy them with some creamy yogurt for only 69 calories.
76 calories – Take away coffees can be surprisingly high in calories, but if you’re dependant on your caffeine fix then why not opt for Starbucks? Order a skinny cappuccino and you can enjoy your hot drink without the guilt!
85 calories – This one’s probably best saved for when you’re at home and the kids have gone to bed!
95 calories – Treat yourself to a tasty chocolate bar without the guilt with one of these handy snack bars. They also come in Chocolate Nutty Nougat and Chocolate Caramel Treat flavours, too.
100 calories – If you love Marmite and fancy something quick and filling, a piece of toast and marmite is still only 100 calories. A great snack at the weekend in front of the telly.
4 calories – Unbelievable! These noodles are not only super low in calories but are fat free! Our new favourite guilt-free snack.
100 calories – Jacket potatoes are filling and surprisingly low in calories if you choose the right toppings. Have yours with salsa and fat-free sour cream for less than 100 calories.
67 calories – These bars are great to munch for a quick energy boost. They don’t melt either, so you can pop them in your handbag!
100 calories – Summer just isn’t the same without corn on the cob, so it’s good to know that you can have one with a little salt and pepper for less than 100 calories next time you fancy a snack.
77 calories – Find it difficult to go without dessert after dinner? So do we! Which is why these mini pot swirls, in chocolate honeycomb or toffee fudge, are great if you’re on a diet.
90 calories – For 90 calories you can enjoy four slices of juicy mango. They’re sweet so great as an after-dinner treat if you’d usually reach for something more calorific!
83 calories – Blueberries are tasty, refreshing and a great way of getting one of your 5-a-day, perfect for the summer months when you fancy a sweet treat.
66 calories – Why not snack on a bag of these to satisfy those mid-morning and afternoon munchies? They would be three times heavier if they were non-dried fruit, which just shows how much fruit they pack in!
87 calories – These fromage frais are handy for work when you fancy a quick snack and come in great flavours, including peach and passion fruit.
30 calories – These little gherkins are a good substitute for the more fattening snacks you might reach for when enjoying a glass of wine. Great for snacking on in front of the telly too!
95 calories – Usually a cheesy snack can be high in calories, but you can still enjoy an afternoon treat with these cheddar-flavoured bites at only 95 calories.
92 calories – If you fancy a tasty snack in the evenings why not reach for one of these? They’re under 100 calories per pot and much less fattening than a bowl of ice cream.
62 calories – Pineapple is a great sweet treat and these pots are handy any time of the day.
100 calories – There’s no need to resist the box of Roses, you can have two of your favourites for under 100 calories.
95 calories – Pretzels are a great replacement for fatty crisps and will still give you that salty kick.
58 calories – Kiwis are a great fruit to take to work or have at home and make a nice change from the more common fruit such as apples and bananas.
100 calories – Orange juice is a great way of getting your daily vitamin C and low in calories too.
96 calories – Yogurt is a great idea for a snack during the day whether you’re at home or work, and they come in other flavours like blueberry and raspberry too.
100 calories – If you fancy a packet of crisps with your lunch you can avoid the guilt with these Ryvita snacks.
58 calories – Strawberries are one of our favourite summer fruits and they’re low in calories too. You can dig into 16 for only 58 calories.
99 calories – There’s no need to miss out on that Friday drink and peanuts or ruin your diet when you visit the pub.
95 calories – Keep one of these in your desk or your bag and you won’t be tempted to reach for a calorific chocolate bar next time you have a craving.
100 calories – (Usually it pays to stay away from baked goods, but you can toast yourself a crumpet, avoiding butter, and sprinkle with a tiny amount of grated low-fat cheese for a satisfying snack under 100 calories.
95 calories – frozen bananas are our new favourite healthy summer snack! They taste great, all you need to do is push a lolly stick into a banana then just freeze it, and you have a cheap, healthy and tasty summer snack for around 95 calories.
89 calories – Mmm how good do these apple, blueberry and raspberry biscuits look? And at 89 calories each you can afford to treat yourself without ruining all your hard dieting work!
76 calories – Good for lowering cholesterol, regenerating skin tissue and containing many essential vitamins, peaches are great for you and tasty too.
83 calories – There’s nothing better than a chocolate biscuit with your afternoon cup of tea, and you can have a chocolate digestive for only 83 calories. Time to put the kettle on!
82 calories – If you fancy a bag of crisps, you don?t necessarily have to ruin your diet. Snack on a bag of these and you can enjoy your crisps and avoid any guilt.
95 calories – These cereal bars are under 100 calories and perfect for snacking on the go. Pop one in your bag for when you’re out and about.
78 calories – Not only are they high in protein and amino acids, but hard-boiled eggs are a perfect snack.
100 calories – If you have a sweet tooth, why not dig into some jelly beans next time you fancy a snack? You can have 25 of these and still not ruin your diet.
68 calories – If you like something to nibble with your glass of wine, why not steer away from the crisps and have some olives instead. At only 68 calories for 20 they’re a healthier option.
98 calories – The perfect snack for keeping at your desk when you need something to snack on, almonds are a great substitute for the salty snacks you’d usually reach for.
93 calories – Having friends over and want a low calorie snack? These are perfect for sharing and won’t ruin your diet either.
100 calories – Indulge in some chocolate orange without the hefty calories. These oat bars are perfect for a mid afternoon snack with a cuppa.
62 calories – Soups are satisfying and filling, making them a great diet snack if you’re peckish.
99 calories – Looking for a cool down without the calories? These ice creams are based on the retro favourite screwballs and won’t ruin your diet!
100 calories – an apple a day can keep the calories away. Go for one of the sweeter variety and you won’t miss that usual sugary snack either
100 calories – You can still enjoy a frozen treat and remain beach body beautiful thanks to these low fat iced desserts, and they come in a variety of tasty flavours, like berry and chocolate.
57 calories – (and full of goodness!) You can buy miso soup in powder sachets so they make a great mid-afternoon snack for the office.
61 calories – pastry is no friend to a dieter, but just one bite sized sausage roll won’t eat much into your calorie allowance.
87 calories – a cheesy fix at a fraction of the calories of a hunk of cheddar.
74 calories – nuts are high in calories, but they release their energy slowly, so a small amount will keep hunger pangs at bay for a long time.
75 calories – celery may seem like boring diet food, but filled with cottage cheese it makes a perfect afternoon savoury treat.
100 calories – imagine how long it takes to suck your way through five boiled sweets! It’ll be dinner time before you know it…
76 calories – If you love crisps and can’t think of anything better than a bag to snack on, opt for a low calorie choice and avoid the guilt.
98 calories – a perfect light bite you can prepare the night before.
100 calories – a healthy alternative party snack.
85 calories – you can diet and eat chocolate – hurray! Just make sure it’s high in cocoa and don’t have too much.
100 calories – we use up the energy given to us from oats very slowly, so this afternoon snack should keep you going until dinner time.
76 calories – chocolate, pastry and cream? Yes, it really is just 76 calories!
100 calories – it’s almost as good as being allowed chips. Just make sure you don’t put more than three in the oven…
100 calories – this snack will last you all morning and counts as one of your 5 a day.
76 calories – dunked in coffee? Delicious…
88 calories – melons have such a low calorific value as they are made up mostly of water, so go ahead and eat a whole one if you like!
100 calories – always a handy snack to have in your handbag, plus they’re full of fibre too.
74 calories – a filling, warming snack and full of goodness.
89 calories – the perfect light snack to have with your afternoon cup of tea.
100 calories – re-visit your youth with this classic kids’ party pudding.
100 calories – low fat and full of vitamins, cherries also take a while to eat as you have to avoid the stones, so your morning snack lasts ages.
84 calories – far fewer calories than a chocolate bar but a great sweet fix and craving killer.
93 calories – nuts release energy slowly, plus crackers always take ages to chew, so this snack will keep you going until dinner.
94 calories – a treat the whole family can enjoy.
98 calories – a very healthy savoury snack for seafood fans.
83 calories – great to make in batches and keep in the freezer, plus, it makes a great healthy dessert for the kids.
100 calories – a really special afternoon treat packed with healthy veg and tasty cheese.
93 calories – a filling treat to pick you up from your mid-afternoon slump.
42 calories – low-fat, low-cal snack packed with vitamin C, plus, they’re fiddly to eat which means your snack lasts longer!
98 calories – sometimes it’s hard to resist cheese when you’re dieting, but you don’t need to if you take the light option.
94 calories – spice up a poppadom with hot salsa for a tasty, low-cal treat.
71 calories – whether you want to treat yourself to dessert or a naughty afternoon treat, this snack will certainly kill that sugar craving.
97 calories – dipping snacks are a great way to keep your hands busy – something you’ve told us is a big problem when you’re trying to keep away from the biscuit tin.
100 calories – eaten in sensible quantities, nuts can be a dieter’s best friend, as they keep you fuller for longer.
86 calories – sticky and sweet, a slice of malt loaf is great mid-morning or mid-afternoon.
91 calories – a chocolatey, marshmallowy, biscuity treat, perfect for elevenses.
65 calories – low-fat and full of vitamins.
73 calories – Sometimes nothing except something resembling a chocolate brownie will do, so these are just the thing when the cravings are getting too much!
97 calories – filling and full of flavour – not great if you don’t like Marmite, though!
72 calories – the perfect partner to your afternoon cup of tea or coffee.
72 calories – fruity sweet fix without the guilt.
90 calories – this may not be in your daily, or even weekly budget, but every now and then treat yourself to a glass of bubbles.
82 calories – we love these jumbo salt and vinegar treats, perfect for when you’re peckish and want something savoury. You can snack on two for less than 100 calories!
100 calories – never forget the calories in drinks when you’re dieting – vodka and slimline tonic is relatively low, though, so you can enjoy one occasionally.
100 calories – crunchy toast with a delicious cheesy topping doesn’t have to high in calories if you use healthy bread and spread your soft cheese thinly.
21 calories – bite sized chocolate with crunchy nougat chunks – what’s not to like?
82 calories – Our office favourite! Chewy, strawberry-flavoured jellies, delicious at any time of the day.