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Stuck in a Snack Rut? It's Time to Break Out

By , SparkPeople Blogger
Think outside the 100-calorie pouch. Beyond granola bars, apples and vending machine junk food, there's an entire world of snacks out there. Shake up your snack routine with one of these 10 savory snacks.








Mini Chicken Fiesta
Fill a small corn tortilla with 3 ounces of chicken. Sprinkle on 2 T cheddar cheese and top with 2 T salsa.
189 calories, 3 g fat






Simple Carbs-n-Protein
Eat 1 hardboiled egg with 3 pretzel rods.
198 calories, 6 g fat




Punched-Up Popcorn
Pop 1 bag 100-calorie popcorn.
Shake on:
1/2 t cumin
1/2 t garlic powder
1/4 t chili powder
100 calories, 3.5 g fat



Better than Wings
Dunk celery sticks in 2 T blue cheese dressing.
90 calories, 6 g fat




What a Pita
Fill 1 mini whole-wheat pita with 2 T hummus.
160 calories, 6 g fat




Cheesy Dunker
Dunk 1 string cheese into 1/4 c marinara sauce.
95 calories, 3.8 g fat




No-Cheat Chips and Salsa
Drag 15 baked tortilla chips through 1/2 c salsa.
150 calories, 2 g fat




Beans in a Pod
Steam 1 c edamame. Sprinkle with good sea salt. Shell and eat.
179 calories, 7.5 g fat



Bean-n-Guac Rollup
Fill one small corn tortilla with 1/4 c mashed black beans.
Top with 1/4 avocado, diced, and add 2 T salsa.
199 calories, 8.7 g fat



Lett-uce Eat Tuna
Mix 3 ounces tuna with 1 t lemon juice and 1 T light mayo.
Season with black pepper to taste.
Place mixture in 1 cup of lettuce leaves.
144 calories, 4 g fat



Creamy, Crunchy, and Tangy
Toast 1 slice multigrain bread.
Spread with 1 T goat cheese and then 1 sliced tomato.
133 calories, 4 g fat


Do you eat the same snack every day, or do you shake up your snacks? What is your favorite savory snack?

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