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Healthy Stronger Snacks Under 200 Calories

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Luz Plaza is LIVESTRONG.COM's managing editor. She's into fitness, nutrition, happy and healthy living, as well as indulging a little. Forever against the one-size-fits-all approach, Plaza enjoys boxing, hot yoga and jogging. She previously produced content for Beachbody and TeamBeachbody.

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Healthy Stronger Snacks Under 200 Calories
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Check out these 16 delicious low calorie snacks that are incredibly easy-to-make and will help you lose weight fast! They’ve all been created by nationally-recognized nutritionist, author and LIVESTRONG.COM blogger Keri Glassman to be included as part of the meal plans for the COMPLETELY FREE Stronger eating and exercise program. We’ve tried them all, and they’re delicious! Plus, as part of the Stronger program, they’ll help you get lean in eight weeks. Read on, to see all the recipes.

1. Simply Sweet Potato Fries
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1 SIMPLY SWEET POTATO FRIES

Try this great alternative to french fries. Pre-heat your oven to 350. Slice one sweet potato into thin strips and toss with 2 teaspoons of olive oil, salt and pepper. Place them on a parchment paper-lined pan or cookie sheet and bake for 10 to 12 minutes. If you like your fries extra crunchy, leave them in for one additional minute. CALORIES: 191.

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2. Raspberry and Greek Yogurt Parfait
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2 RASPBERRY AND GREEK YOGURT PARFAIT

Did you know that many ready-made parfaits available in stores are filled with sugar? For a healthier and lighter version, try making your own at home. In a bowl, mix ¾ cup of plain low-fat Greek yogurt with 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract. Then layer 1 cup of fresh or frozen raspberries and the yogurt into a clear glass cup and garnish with a couple of mint leafs. CALORIES: 189.

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3. Caper Spread
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3 CAPER SPREAD

In a bowl, mix 1 teaspoon of capers, half a celery stalk (chopped), half of a large carrot (chopped) and a half cup low-fat Greek yogurt. You can enjoy it alone, spread it over a multigrain toast or 2 high-fiber crackers. CALORIES: 184.

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4. Sweet Slaw
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4 SWEET SLAW

One can never go wrong with slaw, and this one is great as a snack or a side dish. Mix a half cup of shredded red cabbage, 4 shredded carrots, 10 almonds and 1 teaspoon of rice vinegar in a bowl. CALORIES: 182.

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5. Seaweed Tofu Wrap
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5 SEAWEED TOFU WRAP

Try our sushi inspired roll. Mix ½ a cup of shredded red cabbage with 1 tablespoon of sesame oil. Then, on a sheet of seaweed, place firm tofu, some cabbage and roll it up as to make a sushi roll. If you are preparing this to go, try wetting the edge of the seaweed sheet to help it stay wrapped. If you prefer a crunchier roll, skip the water and prepare to eat on the spot. CALORIES: 177.

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6. Cinnamon Almond Spread
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6 CINNAMON ALMOND SPREAD

When it comes to spreads, healthy options can be a bit limited, so we went ahead and created a brand new one. In a small bowl, mix 10 chopped almonds and a half cup of low-fat cottage cheese, and sprinkle with a dash of cinnamon. You can enjoy it alone, or spread it over a multigrain toast or a sliced apple. CALORIES: 168.

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7. Peanut Butter Yogurt Mash
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7 PEANUT BUTTER YOGURT MASH

Move over fruity parfait, the yummiest protein-packed yogurt snack is here. With almost 10 grams of protein and less than 150 calories, this tastes more like a treat than a healthy snack. Choose your favorite brand of low-fat Greek yogurt and place a quarter cup in a small bowl, add a quarter cup of bran cereal, and then top it off with 2 teaspoons of natural peanut butter. For additional crunch choose a chunkier peanut butter or even better, make your own. CALORIES: 148.

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8. Sweet and Creamy Pear
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8 SWEET AND CREAMY PEAR

Dessert under 150 calories? Yes, please! Cut one pear into slices, spread 2 tablespoons of ricotta cheese over the slices and sprinkle ¼ teaspoon of cinnamon. Tip: If you are a fan of warm desserts, warm up your sliced pear in the microwave or a skillet until it’s a little soft. CALORIES: 145.

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9. Dijon Jicama Salad Snack
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9 DIJON JICAMA SALAD SNACK

Mix things up and try adding some jicama to your repertoire of veggies. If you’ve never tried it before, think of it as a Mexican turnip. Peel and chop a quarter of a jicama into small cubes; add 2 teaspoons of rice vinegar, 2 teaspoon of extra-virgin olive oil and 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard for a delicious and crunchy snack. CALORIES: 136.

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10. Blueberry Flaxseed Yogurt
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10 BLUEBERRY FLAXSEED YOGURT

You had breakfast really early this morning and lunch is nowhere near in sight? Or maybe you just need a mid-afternoon snack? Then this is a great, yummy and easy-to-make snack. And with over 12 grams of protein, it’s sure to keep you satisfied. In a small bowl mix a half cup plain low-fat Greek yogurt, a quarter cup fresh blueberries and sprinkle it with 2 teaspoons of ground flaxseed. The wholesome trio of ingredients is packed with antioxidants, protein and omega3s. CALORIES: 133.

11. Cucumber and Avocado Salsa
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11 CUCUMBER AND AVOCADO SALSA

A refreshing and lighter alternative to traditional guacamole and more fattening dips. In a small container mix peeled and chopped a half cucumber, a quarter avocado and a quarter teaspoon of lemon juice. Enjoy it with carrots, celery, snap peas, bell peppers or even a couple of multigrain baked pita chips. CALORIES: 126.

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12. Cranberry Soy Yogurt
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12 CRANBERRY SOY YOGURT

A dairy-free spin to fruit-on-the-bottom yogurt. With only 121 calories, this easy to make low calorie snack is a great option to help you satisfy that sweet tooth or give you a quick boost of energy. Choose your favorite brand of plain soy yogurt and mix ¾ cup of the yogurt with 1 tablespoon of dried cranberries. You can prepare multiple small containers ahead of time to grab them on the go. CALORIES: 121.

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13. Mediterranean Tomato and Goat Cheese
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13 MEDITERRANEAN TOMATO AND GOAT CHEESE

Sweet and savory and perfect for summer. Slice one ripe tomato, sprinkle it with 1 once of crumbled goat cheese and drizzle it with 1 teaspoon of fig vinegar. If you can’t find fig vinegar, you can use balsamic vinegar instead. CALORIES: 102.

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14. Mini Mexican Pizzas
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14 MINI MEXICAN PIZZAS

We believe that you can give a healthy spin to almost anything. If you are in the mood for something a little savory and zesty try making these crunchy mini Mexican pizzas with 2 high-fiber crackers, 2 tablespoons of low-fat cottage cheese and top them off with 2 tablespoons of salsa. To add more heat, choose a spicy salsa and/or add hot sauce! CALORIES: 98.

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15. Healthy Deviled Egg
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15 HEALTHY DEVILED EGG

Whoever said deviled eggs weren’t a healthy snack has not tried our version. This tasty mayo-free version still delivers on creaminess. Proceed as you would normally do to make one deviled egg, but for the yolk mix combine 1 yolk, 1 tablespoon of plain low-fat Greek yogurt, 1 teaspoon of chives and ¼ teaspoon of lemon juice. Put the mix into the center of the egg and sprinkle with paprika. CALORIES: 86.

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16. Natural Nachos
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16 NATURAL NACHOS

Get your Mexican food fix with natural nachos! At only 80 calories, it’s a great afternoon pick-me up. If you eat two servings, it is prefect to fuel up before a workout with complex carbs that will give you the energy to put in 110 percent. Just grab half of a whole-wheat tortilla, cut it into quarters, and enjoy them with salsa. For extra crunch, try baking the tortilla in the oven at 350 degrees for a couple of minutes. CALORIES: 80.

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