7 Healthy Snacks

Emma Brown - Nutritionist | 29 Jun, 2020

All serve one, and are 150-200 kcals per serving

Caprese salad

Caprese salad

Provides protein, calcium and 5-a-day

150g beef tomato slices and 80g light mozzarella, drizzled with a little balsamic glaze, seasoned with black pepper and dressed with fresh basil.

Tuna & cucumber bites

Tuna & cucumber bites

Provides protein and 5-a-day

Cut 200g cucumber into thick slices, hollow out the top of each a little. Mix together 100g drained tuna, 1 tbsp sweetcorn and 10g light mayonnaise. Top each cucumber slice with a little tuna mix.

Smoked salmon & cucumber rice cake

Smoked salmon & cucumber rice cake

Provides protein, calcium and 5-a-day

Top 1 lightly salted rice cake with 60g low fat cottage cheese, 50g smoked salmon and 3 cucumber ribbons. Season and top with chopped spring onion.

Ham & cheese lettuce roll ups

Ham & cheese lettuce roll ups

Provides protein, calcium and 5-a-day

Lay out two large lettuce leaves. Top each with 15g lighter cheddar cheese slices, 20g ham slice, 2 tomato slices and 5g light mayonnaise. Roll each up into a wrap and enjoy.

Banana pancakes

Banana pancakes

Provides protein and 5-a-day

Mash up half a large banana and mix with 1 medium egg beaten. Cook in a frying pan over a low-medium heat like a pancake – for 1-2 minutes on each side. Serve topped with the other half of the banana thinly sliced and 30g fresh raspberries.

Fruit kebabs with crème fraîche

Fruit kebabs with crème fraîche

Provides protein, calcium and 5-a-day

Place 250g chopped mixed fruit onto skewers and serve with 100g crème fraîche.

Apple rings with peanut butter

Apple rings with peanut butter

Provides protein and 5-a-day

Core a medium apple and slice into 3 thick slices. Top the slices with a little low fat peanut butter (12g in total), some mixed nuts (10g total) and some dark chocolate drops (5g total).

Nutritionist Emma Brown (ANutr), MSc Human Nutrition is passionate about how food science applies to the human body, and how the nutrients in what we eat affect us and ultimately have an impact on our health.