Low-Calorie Late Night Snacks To Cure The Bedtime Munchies While Trying To Lose Weight
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Don’t you hate when it’s getting close to your bedtime and you get the munchies? Thankfully, there’s a lot of low calorie late night snacks that I know of that might be a lot healthier for you than what’s in your pantry currently. And these low calorie snacks can be incorporated throughout the day in-between meals to keep you from overeating.
I notice I get really hungry before lunch and dinner. That’s why I add some of these healthy snacks to my diet during the day to keep me from binge eating.
20 Low Calorie Late Night Snacks
1. Quaker Rice Cakes and Crisps
Okay, so funny story about Quaker rice crisps. My favorite flavor is the Sweet & Spicy Chili and it’s literally always out of stock. So I decided to see if Amazon had them and to my surprise- they did. Guess who ordered a whole box of 12?
This girl. Just try and refrain yourself from demolishing the whole bag. It’s THAT good.
2. Oikos Triple Zero Greek Yogurt
I lived on Oikos Triple Zero Greek Yogurt during my bikini competition days.
- 0 added sugar
- 15g of protein
- 0 artificial sweeteners
- 0 fat
They carry a good selection of flavors. And I’ve even seen some individual packs for like $1 at Walmart that comes with an extra pack of toppings to mix with.
3. Dannon Light & Fit Greek Yogurt
I prefer this over the Triple Zero yogurt because it’s much lighter in texture. My favorites are the peach and strawberry cheesecake flavors.
Each yogurt cup has 80 calories and 12g of protein.
4. Apple Slices with Peanut Butter
Apples by itself make a great snack. But I love dipping my apple slices in peanut butter. You do have to be careful not to eat too much peanut butter because it’s high in fat.
Cuties or Halos- the tiny oranges that your local grocery store sells. I could eat these all day, every day.
6. Fried Eggs
Fried eggs are one of my favorite things to eat. Eggs in general are so lean and fills me up. You can always find a low-calorie or zero-calorie sauce like hot sauce or sriracha to add to your eggs.
Blueberries are the king of antioxidant foods. They’re low in calories but high in nutrients. Read 10 Proven Health Benefits of Blueberries.
8. Protein Shake
You don’t have to mix your protein shakes with water. Make it enjoyable and add some almond milk into the mix.
My favorite protein shake brand is ISO-100 Dymatize and if you have GNC rewards- they carry it there. Plus you can get 15% off your order of $75 your GNC order or more with my direct link.
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Grapes are super convenient snacks. You don’t have to peel them, cut them, or prepare them. You just rinse and eat.
10. Fresh Vegetables
Cucumbers, broccoli, carrots, bell peppers dipped in fat-free or lite ranch.
There’s a lot of dipping sauces that have a low calorie, low sugar, zero sugar, or lite versions.
11. Halo Top Ice Cream
You know how an average pint of ice cream is like 1000 calories?
Well a pint of Halo Top is like 200-400 calories.
They have a wide range of flavors. It’s not as thick and creamy as regular ice cream but it’s a great much healthier alternative.
12. Special K Protein Cereal
I love cereal but not the raging amount of sugar that comes on them.
The Special K Protein Cereal has 15g of protein per serving. That’s quite a bit. And lower amount of sugar than your average box of cereal.
13. Assorted Nuts
Just like peanut butter- nuts are high in fat. So be careful overeating them.
15. Cherry Tomatoes
18. Beef Sticks
Or beef jerky with low sodium.
19. Homemade Popsicles
Make it with zero sugar gatorade or any healthy drink of your choice. A creamsicle made out of a protein shake wouldn’t be a bad idea.
20. Fresh Avocado
Fresh avocado on a whole grain toast with a fried egg and fresh sliced tomatoes. Can you say yum?
21. Hard-Boiled Eggs
Here’s how I always boil my eggs. I think the key is to let it sit in cold water for a few minutes prior to peeling the shell.
- Boil on high for about 10 minutes
- Then turn it down to medium for 5 minutes
- Take the pot to the sink and run cold water
- Let the eggs sit in cold water for a few minutes
- Then peel the egg under cold water
Do you know what’s actually super good with hard-boiled eggs? Hot sauce. And hot sauce has basically no calories which is even better.
Healthy snacks don’t have to be flavorless. There’s a lot of healthier alternatives to foods we eat on a daily basis. It’s only a matter of making the switch.
Hopefully, my list of low-calorie late-night snacks wasn’t too unappealing. If you’re still fighting the urge to eat milk and cookies before bed- what you could do is get sugar-free cookies and nonfat milk or almond milk.
Thank you for the snack recommendations! These sound great and I love that they are easy to travel with too!
Thank you!They definitely are easy to travel with!
Oh, healthy snacks… such a good idea! But I find the bigger problem is the snack… if I run out of good, I want something,,,,and really, I don’t need any of the extra calories….