Sticking to a healthy diet doesn’t mean you have to skip the snacks. But choosing the right snacks is just as important as making smart choices at meals.
To help make sure your snacks aren’t adding on the pounds, try eating one of these 10 low-point Weight Watchers snacks for a guilt-free day.
1. Baked Buffalo Chicken Taquitos (3 points)
These simple taquitos take just 20 minutes to make, and although they look indulgent, they’ll only set you back three points. The spicy snack is made with chicken, low-fat cream cheese, buffalo sauce and flour tortillas. It’s a great option to share with the kids as well.
Recipe: Recipe Diaries
2. Deviled Eggs With Truffle Salt (2 points)
Hard-boiled eggs make a great, healthy snack, but they can taste boring on their own. These eggs are deviled with just a little bit of mayonnaise and both Dijon and yellow mustard, giving them a nice kick of flavor. Plus, a little truffle salt adds a gourmet touch.
Recipe: Everyday Maven
3. Skinny Bell Pepper Nachos (4 points)
These nachos are low-carb and loaded with protein—they’re made with a bell-pepper base and topped with ground turkey mixed with spices. Just like regular nachos, they’re finished off with a bit of cheddar cheese. Eating two of these nacho boats will only count as four smart points.
Recipe: Skinny Ms
4. Carrot Cake Muffin (1 point)
Muffins are a great snack to have in the afternoon or to take with you on the go. These carrot cake muffins are easy to make, as they’re just made with cake mix, Greek yogurt and water.
Recipe: Drugstore Divas
5. The Skinny Tuna Melt (5 points)
This open-faced sandwich proves that comfort food can still be Weight Watchers-friendly. This snack is lightened up using light mayo instead of regular and 2-percent cheese instead of full-fat. It’s also loaded with veggies, giving you an extra bit of fiber to help keep you full.
Recipe: Skinny Taste
6. Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie (2 points)
On a warm day or after a workout, there’s no better snack than a smoothie. At only two points per serving, this peanut butter and banana smoothie can help curb your hunger until your next meal, and it will only take you five minutes to prepare.
Recipe: 8th Street Bridge
7. Oven-Baked Zucchini Chips (3 points)
Ditch your usual bag of potato chips and opt for these zucchini chips instead. The squash is baked to perfection with some spices, breadcrumbs, and l0w-fat parmesan cheese, and the chips come out nice and crispy. This is one recipe you’ll definitely be making time and time again.
Recipe: Skinny Ms
8. Cauliflower Crunch Bites (2 Points)
It’s easy to hate on cauliflower, but you can’t diss it until you try this easy roasted version. This crispy snack is only two points for three cauliflower bites, and they’re made with a spicy dipping sauce for extra flavor.
Recipe: Snack Girl
9. Turkey, Hummus and Avocado Roll Ups (3 points)
It’s hard to believe this filling snack is only three points, but it’s made with clean ingredients: turkey slices, avocado and hummus. It’s also low-carb—you use the turkey slices as the wrap instead of your typical tortilla.
Recipe: Organize Yourself Skinny
10.Microwave-Baked Apple (2 points)
Most of us don’t have time to wait for an apple to bake in the oven, which is what makes this snack so perfect. You can get the same soft texture by sticking the apple in the microwave, but it only takes about two minutes.