25 Healthy Snacks That Burn Fat!

chocolate-183543_640Do you find yourself getting bored while trying to stick to a healthy snack plan? We have all been there, trying to bridge the gap between lunch and dinnertime when hunger seems to strike and sugar cravings get out of control.

These healthy and flavorful, low-calorie treats can please any palate while still leaving room for dinner. Below is a list of snack ideas that are full of nutrition and imagination!

Chocolate Banana

1/2 frozen banana dipped in 2 teaspoons dark chocolate chips, melted

Frozen Grapes

28 grapes, placed in the freezer for 2+ hours

Honeyed Yogurt

1/2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt with 1 dash cinnamon and 1 teaspoon honey

Spiced Orange

1 medium orange, sprinkled with cinnamon

Grilled Pineapple

2 1/4-inch thick pineapple rounds, grilled for 2 minutes or until golden

Stuffed Figs

3 small dried figs stuffed with 1 tablespoon part-skim ricotta and sprinkled with cinnamon

Nuts ‘n’ Berries

2/3 cup blueberries sprinkled with 1 tablespoon slivered almonds

Spicy Watermelon and Pistachios

Toss 2 cups cut-up watermelon with 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice and ½ teaspoon grated lime zest. Sprinkle with a pinch of cayenne pepper and 2 teaspoons chopped unsalted roasted pistachios.

Dark Chocolate

1/2 ounce (about 1 block or 3 squares)

Nut-Stuffed Date

1 medjool date filled with 1 teaspoon natural unsalted almond butter

Citrus-Berry Salad

1 cup mixed berries (raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, and/or blackberries) tossed with 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed orange juice

Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

7 strawberries dipped in 1 tablespoon dark chocolate, melted

Banana Chips

1 sliced small banana dipped in lemon juice and baked

Maple-Cashew Pear

1/2 medium sliced pear dipped into a mix of 1 teaspoon each maple syrup and cashew butterPin it Share


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Guacamole-Stuffed Egg Whites

1 halved hard-boiled egg, yolk removed, stuffed with 2 tablespoons guacamole

Crunchy Curried Tuna Salad

2 ounces (about 1/4 cup) canned white tuna with 1 teaspoon curry powder, 1 tablespoon chopped red onion, and 2 chopped ribs celery

Shrimp Cocktail

8 large shrimp with 2 tablespoons classic cocktail sauce

Kale Chips

2 cups raw kale (stems removed), tossed with 1 teaspoon olive oil and baked at 400 degrees until crisp

Carrots and Hummus

12 medium baby carrots with 2 tablespoons hummus it Share

Apples and Almond Butter

1/2 slice apple dipped into 1/2-tablespoon natural almond butter

Almond Butter & Celery

1 medium (about 6 inches long) celery stalk with 1 tablespoon almond butter

Blue Cheese-Stuffed Apricots

3 dried apricots with 1 tablespoon crumbled blue cheese

Sweet ‘n’ Spicy Pecans

5 pecans roasted with 2 teaspoons maple syrup and 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Chocolate Trail Mix

8 almonds, 1/2-tablespoon dark chocolate chips, and 1 tablespoon raisins