Fitness

Low Calorie Late Night Snacks

Cucumber, Cottage Cheese, and Smoked Salmon

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Okay, this one is pretty straight forward, just slice up some cucumber, spread a dollop of low fat cottage cheese on each slice, and then top with some smoked salmon. It’s healthy, and creamy, and salty, and so, so yummy!

Ingredients Per Serve:

  • 50g Low Fat Cottage Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Sliced Cucumber
  • 50g Smoked Salmon

Nutrition Per Serve:

  • Calories: 138
  • Carbs: 5g
  • Fat: 5g
  • Protein: 17g

 

Popcorn

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The trick with making healthy popcorn is to buy the plain, unpopped kernels. Follow the instructions on the bag to pop in the microwave, and then eat plain, or sprinkle a tiny bit of salt for flavour.

Ingredients Per Serve:

  • 25g Natural Popcorn Kernels

Nutrition Per Serve:

  • Calories: 88
  • Carbs: 14g
  • Fat: 1g
  • Protein: 3g

Alright, now we’ll get in to some snacks that require a little more effort, but the extra awesomeness will make it well worth it!

 

Veggie Fritters

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Click here for the recipe. These look so amazing, I can’t wait to try them!

Ingredients Per 2 Serves:

  • 1 Cup Shredded Zucchini
  • 1 Cup Shredded Carrots
  • 1 Clove Garlic Minced
  • 1/3 Cup All Purpose Flour
  •  1 Egg
  • 1/2 Shallot Sliced
  • Tbsp Vegetable Oil

Nutrition per Serve:

  • Calories: 211
  • Carbs: 25.5g
  • Fat: 10g
  • Protein: 7g

Stuffed Sweet Potato

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Click here for the recipe. Again, these look divine, although to make this a snack and not an entire meal, perhaps you should make it and share with someone, that way you’re only having one half of a potato.

Ingredients Per 2 Serves:

  • 1 Medium Sweet Potato
  • 1/2 Cup Chick Peas
  • 1 Handful Baby Spinach
  • 1/2 Shallot
  • 1/2 Tsp Light Butter
  • 1/8 Cup Light Cream Cheese
  • 1/8 Cup Light Mozzarella
  • 1/8 Cup Light Greek Yogurt to Serve

Nutrition Per Serve:

  • Calories: 163
  • Carbs: 30.5g
  • Fat: 10g
  • Protein: 48.5g

 

Toast Pizzas

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These are one of my old favourites. Toast a piece of bread, spread some tomato paste over it, add a few jalapenos, tomatoes, or olives, and sprinkle over a little low fat cheese, then throw it under the grill until the cheese melts! Yum!Ingredients Per Serve:

  • 1 Slice Wholegrain Bread
  • 15 g Tomato Paste
  • 1 tbsp Jalapenoes
  • 15g Low Fat Cheddar Cheese

Nutrition Per Serve:

  • Calories: 154
  • Carbs: 18
  • Fat: 6g
  • Protein: 8g

 

So the next time you’re peckish, whether you need something right that second or are ready to put in a little more effort for your late night snack, we’ve got you covered!

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