150-Calorie Snacks to Smash Hunger and Lose Weight

Snacking seems like the last thing you want to do if you’re trying to slim down. But it’ll actually help you lose weight since it keeps hunger at bay| which prevents overeating. Aside from your main meals| dietitian Julie Upton| MS| RD| of Appetite for Health| recommends including one or two of these 150- to 200-calorie snacks.

One apple with two teaspoons nut butter One pear with one ounce reduced-fat cheese One cup red or green grapes with two Mini Babybel Light Cheese Wheels Quarter cup Post Great Grains Super Nutty Granola with half cup nonfat milkTwo large hard-boiled eggs Quarter cup hummus with fresh cut veggies (bell pepper or carrots)Two coconut date rollsFive cups air-popped popcorn Six-ounce serving of nonfat plain Greek yogurt with one cup fresh or frozen fruitHalf a turkey sandwich (one ounce sliced turkey breast on one slice whole wheat bread with lettuce| tomato| and mustard) 12-ounce nonfat or soy latte with one small bananaOne ounce whole grain crackers with one ounce reduced-fat cheese Seven jumbo olives with one ounce reduced fat cheeseTwo Peanut Butter Banana SmudgiesOne serving kale chipsImage Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Jenny Sugar