The 15 Best Snacks Under 50 Calories
And exactly how many cubes of cheese that means
Hundred calories, shmundred calories. Sometimes you aren’t interested in those teeeeny tiny little bags of mini pretzels and just want to know what, like, a cube of cheese will set you back. For times you’re snacking on the fly, dig in to one of these 50-calorie treats that won’t wreak havoc on your diet. (Yes, cake is involved.)
Permission to go crazy.
Less in amount, more in volume.
2 BITES OF CHOCOLATE CAKE
If you can actually eat only two bites of cake, we salute you.
15 EDAMAME PODS
The little guys are packed with protein.
1 CUBE OF CHEESE
Paging Emily Blunt in The Devil Wears Prada…
1 CUP AIR-POPPED POPCORN WITH SALT
Hold the butter, please.
Yes, Peeps count.
2 SQUARES OF DARK CHOCOLATE
Or mix and match, and eat a square of dark chocolate with one toasted marshmallow for a skinny s’more.
7 RAW ALMONDS
If you can’t exercise restraint on an open tin, put your 50-calorie portion in a sandwich bag ahead of time.
12 GREEN OLIVES
Adios, salt craving.
6 DILL PICKLES
The bonus: You probably won’t even make it to six; therefore, keeping calories extra low.
1 CELERY STALK WITH 1/2 TSP PEANUT BUTTER
Just make sure it’s the sugar-free stuff.
The delicious dozen.
1 OREO COOKIE
We may or may not have eaten an entire sleeve of these last week. But if you want a quick hit, just know what you’re getting yourself into.
2-EGG WHITE OMELET WITH SPINACH
No yolks about it.