Wednesday: 9 Healthy AND Filling DELICIOUS Snacks for 150 Calories or Less – and ALL Under 10 Minutes for Prep

Today’s Wellness Wednesdays article is, well, a mouthful. Let’s just say it is everything women want from their food. All of the following foods are:

-Under 150 calories

-Take 10 minutes or less to prep

-Healthful (nutrient rich)

-Delicious

-ACTUALLY FILLING!

This is really how to get those 150 calories to stretch to something that will actually carry you. (A lot more than a stupid ‘100 calories cookie pack’ or half a candy bar…) Hope you enjoy these and that they help you when the snackies hit.

Guac Tac Roll

Using about a third of an avocado, make up a guacamole mix (you can use this easy recipe – http://myamericanconfessions.blogspot.com/2012/04/thursday-freakin-awesome-and-easy.html). Spread it in the middle of a whole-wheat tortilla.

Calorie Count: 150

Egg and Toast

Fry a single medium egg and toast a piece of Sarah Lee Delite Wheat bread (45 calories a slice!). Enough weight to fill you up between meals.

Calorie Count: 120

Scrambled Eggs

Crack a single whole egg and add up to 4 egg whites with a splash of milk. It makes a crazy amount of scrambled eggs to fill you up, but the calorie count?

Calorie Count: 150

Lettuce Scoops

Take three romaine heart leaves and pile on:

-a sprinkle of diced tomato

-1/4 of an avocado, diced

-spoonful of seasoned black beans (add a sprinkle of garlic salt, pepper, chili powder, onion powder, and cumin to canned black beans)

Eat these and feel like you’ve had a full, filling meal.

Calorie Count: 110

(with an extra sprinkle of cheese): 150

Strawberries

You can eat up to half  a 1 pound package of strawberries – basically, you can almost eat them until you can’t eat strawberries anymore!  (8 oz by weight) for only

Calorie Count: 140

Plain, Salted Popcorn

We know it’s a given, but how do 3 cups of salted popcorn for under 100 calories sound?

Calorie Count: 90

Mozzarella Sticks

This takes closer to ten minutes, but talk about delicious! Cut a string cheese into three pieces. Roll each piece in plain flour, then egg, then Italian seasoned bread crumbs. Throw them in the oven on a greased pan to broil for 4-5 minutes or until the cheese starts to ooze. Totally worth it. Just dip it in some spaghetti sauce. You can eat 5 of these awesome mozzarella stick bites for?

Calorie Count: 150

Microwave Baked Potato

Thoroughly clean a small potato, poke with a fork, and microwave for 4-7 minutes (depending on your microwave). When soft, pull out, cut open, and sprinkle on salt, pepper, and 1/2 tb of butter. Sound Delish? Nutrish? Simplish?

Calorie Count: 150

Crispy Potato Chips

Slice a medium potato extra thin. Throw them onto a lightly greased bake sheet in the oven on broil for 3-5 minutes or until crispy. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, then enjoy! Filling? Check. Yum? Check. Low calorie?

Calorie Count: 150

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