What 100-Calorie Servings Actually Look Like

Why buy a hundred-calorie pack of cookies when you could have 100 calories worth of something more filling and fresh? The key to sticking to your health goals is knowing your portions and your limits—but finding a hundred-calorie snack doesn’t need to be limiting! Once you know what 100 calories of a nutritious snack really looks like, portion control won’t seem so hard after all—100 calories can go a long way. After the jump, find your new favorite hundred-calorie snack!

100-calorie-collage

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Attention Pasta Lovers: Try Pasta Pretzel Sticks

Most of us agree that pasta is one of the most satisfying foods in the pantry. But why limit our pasta experiences to boiled bowls of noodles and baked trays of lasagna? Our good friend and food historian, Francine Segan, has introduced us to a whole new way to enjoy pasta: pasta pretzel sticks! And, yes, they’re even yummier than they sound.

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3 Need-to-Try Chia Pudding Bowls

You haven’t conquered the homemade breakfast until you’ve made your own chia pudding. The tiny seed is a nutritional powerhouse and is full of good for you fiber and omega 3s. Even better: You can add pretty much whatever you want. Click through for three of our favorite versions, all topped with sweet fruit and a few other surprises.

Chia Pudding Recipes

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Mexican Fruit Cups

There’s a reason why spicy and sweet go together like…spicy and sweet. “Ensalada de Frutas con Chile”—or fruit salad with chili—is the perfect combo of both. Better yet, you can sub in your favorite fruits and add a sprinkle of salt for an unexpected snack. It’s flavorful, juicy, and the ideal pre-drink snack on Cinco de Mayo. It doesn’t hurt that it’s bright and cheery, too.

Fruit Cups

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Different Dippers: Healthier Alternatives for Dipping

I don’t know if it’s the salt, the crunch, or the grease, but I cannot resist a good chip. And if there’s dip… well you better watch out, because I’m gonna dip that whole bag. If you’re like me and have no willpower when it comes to chips, you may be on the lookout for dipping alternatives.

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