Meal Planning & Nutritious Know-how

200 Calorie Snacks

By Ted KallmyerUpdated May 22, 2023

Snacks with some protein, fiber, and a little healthy fat are usually the best because they leave you satisfied for longer.

Pictures and calorie information are listed for ten snacks that will help you survive the unhealthy snack onslaught between meals. I’ve also included macro amounts.

Banana & Natural Peanut Butter – 195 Calories

  • 1 Medium Banana
  • 1 Tablespoon Natural Peanut Butter (just peanuts and salt)

Macronutrients: Carbs 26g, Protein 5g, Fat 8g.

Veggies, Peanut Butter & Apple – 209 Calories

  • 1 Medium Apple
  • 1 Tablespoon Natural Peanut Butter (just peanuts and salt)
  • 1/2 Cup Carrots
  • 1/2 Cup Celery

Macronutrients: Carbs 33g, Protein 4g, Fat 8g.

Granola Bar & Apple – 220 Calories


Macronutrients: Carbs 42g, Protein 6g, Fat 5g.

Triscuits, Peanut Butter & Orange – 226 Calories

  • 5 Triscuits
  • 1 Tablespoon Natural Peanut Butter (just peanuts and salt)
  • 1/2 An Orange

Macronutrients: Carbs 28g, Protein 7g, Fat 11g.

Yogurt & Apricots – 180 Calories

  • 6 oz. Dannon Light and Fit Yogurt
  • 6 Dried apricots

Macronutrients: Carbs 39g, Protein 6g, Fat 0g.

Cottage Cheese & Banana – 235 Calories

  • 1 Medium Banana
  • 3/4 Cup Low-Fat Cottage Cheese

Macronutrients: Carbs 29g, Protein 21g, Fat 4g.

Wheat Thins, Cheese, & Apple – 193 Calories

  • 1 Medium Apple
  • 8 Wheat Thins
  • 1 Wedge of Light Laughing Cow Cheese

Macronutrients: Carbs 34g, Protein 3g, Fat 6g.

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Crackers, Peanut Butter & Jam – 210 Calories

  • 3 Graham Cracker Squares
  • 1 Tablespoon Natural Peanut Butter (just peanuts and salt)
  • 1 Tbsp Low Sugar Jam

Macronutrients: Carbs 24g, Protein 5g, Fat 10g.

Yogurt, Melon, & Almonds – 226 Calories

  • 6oz Dannon Lite & Fit Yogurt
  • 1 Cup Melon
  • 8 Almonds

Macronutrients: Carbs 38g, Protein 9g, Fat 5g.

Granola Bar & Grapes – 202 Calories


Macronutrients: Carbs 26g, Protein 7g, Fat 5g.

Like dark chocolate as a snack? See the dark chocolate guide.

How do these compare to the average snack?

If we compare the above snack ideas to some common choices, we can see how significant calories can be saved by choosing the snacks pictured above.

Not to mention, they also deliver much better nutrition!

  • Snickers Candy Bar: 280 Calories
  • 24 Doritos Chips (2oz/56g): 300 Calories
  • Starbucks Vanilla Latte (grande): 250 Calories
  • Little Debbie Swiss Cake Rolls: 270 Calories
  • McDonald’s Angus Swiss and Mushroom Snack Rap: 410 Calories
  • DQ Cookie Dough Blizzard (small): 710 Calories
  • 1 Dunkin’ Donuts Blueberry Cake Donut: 340 Calories
  • Lay’s Classic Potato Chips (2oz/56g): 320 Calories

The next time you’re out at the mall and think a DQ blizzard is a tempting snack, resist! Even the mini size is around 420 calories!

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