Satiating Snacks with less than 200 Calories

Satiating Snacks with less than 200 Calories

Here you have some ideas to make satiating snacks with less than 200 calories…

Staying fit, radiant, full of energy is more than a trend. It is a fundamental issue for our health. Because if we feel good and look good, we will be healthy and, consequently, our quality of life will improve.

The purpose of this post is to give you some healthy alternatives and introduce you to the world of satiating snacks. Moreover, these ones have less than 200 calories.

Healthy ingredients spread on a table

The three main meals need to have healthy ingredients and you have to cook them as naturally as possible

That is why it is advisable to griddle or steam them and also include these products in our main meals: fruit, vegetables and legumes, as well as proteins specially from white meat

Indispensable tips

Before telling you some tricks to fool your stomach, you have to do these things every day:

  • Before eating, drink a glass or two of water, it will keep you hydrated and you will eat less.
  • Avoid the temptation and, if you have craving for sweets, eat healthy snacks that will help you get over it.

Kiwi, strawberry smoothies

Try the best smoothies with less than 300 calories

Very common ingredients for low calorie snacks

  • Hummus: it is chickpea puree that you can spread on a slice of pita bread. Moreover, you can put some veggies (raw or cooked) in a dish to dip them in the hummus. For instance, you can use carrot, cucumber, courgette, tomato, etc.
  • Boiled egg: it is a super healthy snack, combine it with sweet pepper or curry and you will not feel hungry anymore.
  • Cereals and legumes: this is a great blend that provides a healthy and light protein.
  • Tomato: it is an anticancer food. That is why we suggest to add it to your salads or eat it alone. It will provide calories and satiate your appetite.
  • Fruit: fruit smoothies are delicious, quick and satiating. But they can become a problem if you drink too many depending on your objective or the calories you need.

What will you achieve with a satiating diet?

A great alternative would be eating 5 meals throughout the day, including these healthy snacks.

Three strong meals and two sandwiches or snacks

A dish of salmon, salad

You need to find a balance between the intake of protein, fat and carbohydrates

A satiating diet will have foods rich in minerals and vitamins. Moreover, they will help you meet the calorie requirements from your body

Protein as snack

Nuts or eggs will provide a feeling of satiety that will increase the serotonin. This neurotransmitter will put you in a good mood and you will feel happy too.

When it comes to proteins, a low calorie alternative are octopuses which have a meat rich in vitamins and antioxidants. If you steam it, it will provide the energy and a feeling of satiety that we expect from a satiating snack. Lean meats, like chicken, turkey, rabbit, pork or beef

Types of lean meat

With little seasoning and grilled could be a very healthy satiating snack. You can eat them mid-morning or in the afternoon, it goes beyond what is “traditional”

Moreover, protein shakes can also be a great snack

Vegetables as snacks

Green leaf vegetables provide vitamins and minerals that will prevent heart diseases and they also have anticancer properties. Spinach stock is full of vitamin A and C, as well as iron, magnesium and folic acid. Moreover, its calorie intake is minimal, at least 22 per 100 grams.

It has many benefits: it cleanses the liver, it is a laxative that provides energy and prevents the absorption of bad cholesterol

We also have carrots whose components are great for the sight. In fact, it is rich in beta-carotenes, iron, vitamin C and E. You can eat it alone, raw or boiled, add it to a salad or use it to cook creams. If you want to satiate your appetite eating few calories, use mushrooms since they have a high fiber content.

Fruit as snack

Peach is very juice, it is full of fiber and made up of more than an 80% of water. This is perfect for a satiating snack, since it is also nutritious and diuretic, antioxidant and it strengthens the defenses.

On the other hand, we have oranges which provide vitamin C, energy and almost zero calories. Moreover, they have fiber that will help us regulate our intestinal transit. Melon is also a cleansing and dietary fruit with an 80% of water.

Finally, we want to mention avocados which are regarded as a superfood due to their fatty acids that increase the good cholesterol. In addition, it provides vitamin B and magnesium.

Avocado with an egg

Do not fear healthy fats, they are fundamental specially for women in order to keep a good hormone balance

Dates are satiating snacks too. You may exceed more than 200 calories if you eat 100 grams. But it is a product that will satiate your appetite and the craving for sweets. However, you should eat them in small amounts.

If you feel like you no longer have energy during the afternoon, the specialist suggest eating 20 grams of 70% chocolate. Of course, eat with moderation.

Some ideas for satiating snacks

All these satiating snacks have less than 200 calories

Fruit brochette

Fruit Brochette

Recipe Tips: Fruit Brochette

  • Preparation time: 8 minutes
  • Cooking time: 1 minute
  • Portion size: 1 Brochette
  • Number of servings: 4
  • Cooking style: Mediterranean


  • 1 kiwis
  • 4 raspberries
  • 1 orange
  • 4 blueberries
  • 1 slice of pineapple
Nutritional Information per serving
of which sugars:7.3g

How to make: Fruit Brochette

  1. Cut the fruit in small pieces.
  2. Insert them in some wood sticks for the brochettes.

Greek Yogurt with Chia Seeds

Greek Yogurt with Chia Seeds

You can decorate it with some strawberries or blueberries...

Recipe Tips: Greek Yogurt with Chia Seeds

  • Preparation time: 3 minutes
  • Cooking time: 1 minute
  • Portion size: 1 Cup
  • Number of servings: 1
  • Cooking style: American


  • 1 tablespoon of Chia Seeds
  • 125g of Greek Yogurt
Nutritional Information per serving
of which saturates:8.8g
of which sugars:7.4g

How to make: Greek Yogurt with Chia Seeds

  1. Mix the yogurt and the seeds in a bowl or cup.
  2. Enjoy!

Sandwich with Rye Bread, Ham and Tomato

Sandwich with Rye Bread, Ham and Tomato

A perfect snack with less than 200 calories that you can eat mid-morning of as an afternoon snack.

Recipe Tips: Sandwich with Rye Bread, Ham and Tomato

  • Preparation time: 4 minutes
  • Cooking time: 5 minutes
  • Portion size: 1 Sandwich
  • Number of servings: 1
  • Cooking style: American


  • 1 loaf of rye bread
  • 3 slices of cooked ham
  • Sliced 1/2 tomato
Nutritional Information per serving
of which saturates:1g
of which sugars:2g

How to make: Sandwich with Rye Bread, Ham and Tomato

  1. Put the ham slices and the sliced tomato on the rye loaf.
  2. Enjoy!
Well, all these alternatives show how eating healthy and delicious snacks is possible. Moreover, they are low in calories and rich in vitamins, ideal for when we are hungry or when stress and the routine get in our way.

 Which are your favorite ones?


  1. Snacks ricos, fáciles y secretamente saludables, Quiñones Augusta
  2. Zumos y snacks saludables para cada día, Samanta McMurray
  3. Recetas gourmet saludables, Danna Johnson
  4. Comidas y consejos saludables para una vida mejor, Liliana Racauchi y Jose Bidart
  5. Nutrición esencial, Estela Nieto

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María José has been linked to sport since she was a child when she entered and even competed in various sporting disciplines, such as skating, swimming and gymnastics.
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