healthy snacks and dips

Give yourself a nice little energy boost with these tasty and healthy snacks that are all under 100 calories.

Plus, remember that a handful of mixed nuts (80g) is a great, nutritious snack. Nuts are good a source of protein, as well as potassium, which is necessary for lowering the risk of high blood pressure; and magnesium, which helps turn the food we eat into energy.

Top 5 snacks under 100 kcal

Simple houmous

Chickpeas are incredibly good for you. High in protein and fibre and more than
10 micronutrients, including a hefty amount of the mineral copper to help keep hair and skin healthy, this is a great, nutritious snack.

Tasty energy balls

The nutrition team here at Jamie Oliver worked really hard to create these nutritionally balanced, flavour-packed energy balls that provide the perfect boost to get us through the day. Enjoy two balls per snack serving.

broad bead dip

Pulses and beans are high in protein – great for maintaining our muscles – and fibre, which helps keep our digestive systems healthy. They are also low in saturated fat, which is good for keeping our cholesterol and hearts healthy.

This simple dip is so easy to whip up, just serve with some crinkle-cut veggies to dip for a fun snack! It’s a great little recipe for the kids to make, and they can choose their favourite veg to dip, too.

There’s nothing artificial here – it’s the all-natural vibrancy of fruit that brings the colour. Use whatever fruit you have to hand – everything works! Keep in the freezer and take slices when your sweet cravings hit.

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