Low-Point Snack Ideas


1 Ounce sliced roast turkey breast wrapped around 1 celery stick

1 Cup egg drop soup

1 Baked chicken drumstick (without skin)

1 Cup fruit, such as blueberries, melon, papaya, orange sections, and unsweetned applesauce

1 piece fruit, such as apple, pear, orange, peach, and nectarine

6 mini rice cakes

1 light English muffin, split and toasted, with 2 tsp fat-free cream cheese

1 cup mixed raw vegetables with 2 TBSP fat-free ranch dressing

2 gingersnap cookies

4 short breadsticks

1 cup tomato juice; 1 slice reduced-calorie bread with 1 tsp reduced-calorie margarine

Tossed salad with 2 TBSP fat-free Italian dressing; 1-1/2 cups strawberries

1 slice high-fiber bread, toasted, with 2 tsp fat-free cream cheese and 1 tsp spreadable fruit

7 fat-free crackers

2 plain rice cakes

1 kiwi fruit

6 melba toast rounds

1 small pita

3 cups air-popped popcorn

1 cup cherry tomatoes
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ONE POINT Hearty Chili

Crustless Pumpkin Pie

Cheese Soup


1/2 cup cooked shrimp with 1/4 cup cocktail sauce

4 pieces sushi (maki, nigiri, or nori maki)

Tuna-Vegetable Salad: Mix 1/4 cup drained, water-packed tuna with 2 TBSP each chopped celery, cucumber, scallion, and red bell pepper and 1 tsp. each mustard and reduced-calorie mayonnaise; serve on cucumber slices or in red bell pepper half.

2 cooked frozen fish sticks

1/2 cup each grapes, diced apple, chopped papaya, and melon balls, tossed with 3 TBSP orange juice

1 Just 2 POINTS bar

1 cup reduced-calorie chocolate pudding with 1 TBSP whipped topping

1 scoop fat-free ice cream or sorbet

1 (6") flour tortilla, cut into 8 triangles and baked, with 1/4 cup salsa

7 fat-free crackers with 1-1/2 TBSP spreadable fruit

1 cup fat-free or low-fat (1%) milk

Toasted Cheese & Tomato Sandwich: Top 1 slice reduced-calorie bread with 1 slice each fat-free cheese and tomato; top with another slice reduced-calorie bread. Toast in toaster-oven until browned

1 cup light yogurt

1 bottle light beer or 1 small glass wine

1 small refrigerated biscuit, baked

Maple-Apple Oatmeal: Mix 1/2 cup cooked oatmeal with 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce and 2 tsp. low-calorie maple syrup

Cheese & Apple Toast: Top 1 slice high-fiber bread with 1 thin apple slice and 1 slice fat-free cheddar cheese; toast in toaster-oven until cheese is melted and bubbling

1 medium banana

1 cup ready-to-eat cereal

1 cheese slice

1 hard-cooked egg

1/4 cup mixed dried fruit

1 whole large grapefruit

1 cup fat-free milk

15 small pretzel twists


Tuna Salad Plate: Mix 1/2 cup drained, water-packed tuna with chopped celery and onion, 2 tsp. fat-free mayonnaise, and 1 tsp. mustard; serve with tomato and cucumber slices on bed of lettuce.

1 baked chicken drumstick (without skin); 1/2 large baked potato with 1-1/2 TBSP light sour cream and chopped chives; 1 cup steamed asparagus

1 cup light vanilla yogurt with 1 cup diced papaya

1/2 cup calcium-fortified orange juice; 3/4 cup bran flakes with 1/2 cup low-fat (1%) milk

Mushroom & Cheese Omelet: Combine 1/4 cup fat-free egg substitute,, 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms, and 2 TBSP shredded low-fat cheddar cheese; cook in nonstick pan sprayed with nonstick cookign spray; 1 slice toasted reduced-calorie bread wtih 1 tsp reduced-calorie margarine

1 cup canned tomato soup; 7 fat-free crackers; 1 cup celery sticks; 1 peach

Egg Salad Sandwich: Mix 1 chopped hard-cooked egg and chopped scallion, celery, and red bell pepper with 1 TBSP fat-free mayonnaise; stuff egg mixture, lettuce leaves, adn tomato slices into 1 small whole wheat pita

1/2 large baked yam, topped with 1 tsp. reduced-calorie margarine and 2 TBSP low-calorie maple syrup

1 serving Garden Vegetable Soup(get recipe here); 1 english muffin, split and toasted with 2 tsp. reduced-calorie margarine

Broccoli 'n' Cheese Potato: Top 1/2 large baked potato with 1/2 cup steamed broccoli florets and 3 TBSP shredded low-fat cheddar cheese; microwave on High 15-20 seconds

1 cup low-fat (1%) milk with 1 TBSP chocolate syrup

1 scoop light ice cream

8 mini biscotti