Healthy Sweet Treats – Snacks – Under 200 Calories

by Vashte on August 29, 2012

Quick easy Sweet Snacks under 200 Cals

 

These are some of my favourite sweet treats I use as a snack between meals, especially when that sugar craving begins to lurk. Sometimes satisfying it with a healthy sweet treat can quench that desire before it turns into a craving. These are easy, delicious and won’t take you too far off track!! So enjoy!! Without the guilt!

Honeyed Greek Yogurt:

  • ½ cup nonfat Greek yoghurt with a dash of cinnamon
  • 1 scoop protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon honey/agave syrup or sprinkle of stevia
  • handful of raw nuts
  • ½ banana

Berries and Yoghurt

  • 1 cup blueberries (any berries)
  • 2 tablespoons natural greek yoghurt
  • ½ scoop protein

Tropical Cottage Cheese:

  • ½ cup cottage cheese
  • ½ cup fresh mango
  • ½ cup fresh pineapple

Mix cottage cheese with chopped mango and pineapple.

Oats and Berries:

  • ⅓ cup rolled oats
  • cinnamon
  • ¼ cup fresh berries
  • ½ scoop protein mixed in water

Cook rolled oats with water and sprinkle with cinnamon, then add fresh berries and top with protein.

Frozen grapes (any color):

  • 1 cup (about 28 grapes)
  • frozen in the freezer for 2+ hours

Spiced Orange:

  • 1 orange (about the size of a tennis ball)
  • sprinkled with cinnamon

Grilled Pineapple:

  • 2 ¼ cm thick pineapple rounds (about 1 cup)
  • 60g cottage cheese

Grill Pineapple for two minutes or until golden.                 (pineapple doesn’t have to be grilled- you can have it fresh)

Nut-Stuffed Date:

  • 1 Medjool Date
  • 1 teaspoon natural almond butter

Fill date with the almond butter.

Stuffed Figs

  • 2 small dried figs
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-fat ricotta
  • cinnamon.

Stuff ricotta or low fat cottage cheese inside figs and sprinkle with cinnamon.

Make Your Own Banana Chips:

  • 1 banana
  • lemon juice

Slice banana and then dip it in lemon juice and bake.

Citrus-Berry Salad:

  • 1 cup mixed berry salad (raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, and/or blackberries)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh-squeezed orange juice.

Toss berries with orange juice.

Carrot and Raisin Salad:

  • 1 cup shaved carrots
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

Mix it all together.    (Only every so often- this is high in GI)

Cottage Cheese Melon Boat:

  • 1 cup melon balls
  • ½ cup cottage cheese
  • sprinkle with fresh mint

Tropical Juice Smoothie:

  • ¼ cup pineapple juice
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • ¼ cup apple juice
  • ice

All fresh juices blended with ice.

Vanilla and Banana Smoothie:

  • ½ cup sliced banana
  • ¼ cup natural greek yoghurt
  • handful of ice

Blend until smooth.     (Stevia if needed to sweeten)

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