Healthy Snack Ideas: 3 Low-Calorie Snack Recipes
EatingWell's Jessie Price shows three healthy snack ideas and low-calorie snack recipes: homemade popcorn, kale chips and pimento cheese crackers. These healthy snack recipes are good low-calorie snacks for weight loss or healthy snacks for kids.
Hi, this is Jessie. I'm here in the EatingWell Test Kitchen, and I'm going to show you how to make three super-quick 100-calorie snacks. First up, Lemon-Parm Popcorn. So I have air-popped popcorn. I combine a little bit of olive oil with lemon pepper and a pinch of salt, drizzle that over my popcorn. Toss it around. Then sprinkle that with Parmesan cheese and that's it. Delicious. Next, we're going to do Kale Chips. So I have clean, already-dried-off kale. I drizzle that with olive oil and a little salt. Massage that in. Then I spread that on two baking sheets. Take care that it doesn't overlap too much. Put that into your oven. Bake it for 8 to 12 minutes, until it's nice and crispy. Pull it out. You've got Kale Chips. And finally, Pimiento Cheese. So this is a Southern favorite. I'm going to show you how to make it a little healthier. So I have reduced-fat Cheddar cheese that's already shredded here. And I'm using that instead of regular Cheddar, and then I'm mixing in a little bit of low-fat mayo instead of regular mayo, pimientos, chopped-up scallions and then a couple of dashes of hot sauce. Stir that all together and then put it on top of some whole-grain crackers. And that's it. It's delicious. Couldn't be any easier. Three quick snacks, each less than 100 calories. For these recipes and more healthy 100-calorie snacks, come to eatingwell.com.