Two glasses filled with yogurt and topped with mixed berries

Low-calorie snack recipes

Discover our healthy, low-calorie snack ideas, perfect as a nutritious pick-me-up. Try popcorn trail mix, vegetable dips and fruity yogurt pots.

4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Ever feel peckish between meals during the day? These bio yogurt pots brimming with berries, seeds and nuts make a quick, filling and healthy morning or afternoon snack

Easy
Gluten-free
43 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Three ingredients and two minutes is all you need to whip up this low-fat, low-calorie yogurt, which is ideal for eating after exercise

2 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Store this nut, raisin and popcorn trail mix in an airtight container and grab a handful for a healthy snack when you’re peckish or out and about

8 mins
Easy
Vegan
10 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Replace dairy with creamy avocado, full of healthy fat, in these delicious ices and bring out the flavour of strawberries with balsamic vinegar

Easy
Vegan
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Iced grapes are a bit like eating little fruit lollies and they make a great healthy snack that go brilliantly with cheddar and celery

Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Use the whole orange for these lollies, rather than just the juice, and with the addition of fresh pear you get extra nutrients. A great healthy treat for summer

Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Get a boost of protein with eggs stuffed with basil and Kalamata olives. They'd work as a tasty lunch alongside a salad as well as being a healthy vegetarian snack

13 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Combine the flavours of melon, feta and mint in a refreshing summer snack. This is also a great low-calorie starter if you have friends round

Easy
Gluten-free
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve this zingy, refreshing watermelon salsa as a dip or pile on top of cheesy nachos. Deliciously moreish, it makes a lovely, light summer snack

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A quick and easy, low-fat alternative to duck pancakes. Spiralized cucumber, sesame seeds and hoisin sauce make these a simple and delicious party snack

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve these crunchy snacks as a canapé with salsa for dipping, or as a side dish with steak or roast chicken. They also make a great brunch dish with eggs, bacon or avocado

35 mins
More effort
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A Spanish tomato dip with smoky paprika and a drizzle of sherry vinegar. A great vegan addition to the picnic platter

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A low-fat, healthy snack with chicken, tomatoes and cucumber under 150 calories, and it takes just minutes to prepare

2 mins
Easy
Healthy
12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

These Mexican inspired party nibbles are filled with spicy chipotle chicken and peppers - make ahead for fuss-free entertaining

43 mins
Easy
Healthy
10 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Spice up potato wedges with turmeric, ginger, garlic and fennel seeds for an Indian-inspired side dish - perfect to share with friends

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

On a hot day you'll be glad of this fruity, frozen snack that is low-fat and a great source of vitamin C – perfect for kids

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
10 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Take a little pot of salsa in your lunchbox to enjoy with vegetable crudités, tortilla chips or pitta bread

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
16 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make your own muesli packed with fibre and great flavour using jumbo oats for slow-release energy, linseed and apricots. An easy, healthy breakfast

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A healthy baked carrot alternative to much-loved Indian side dish onion bhajis. Serve these golden, crispy snacks as part of a thali or curry feast

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
13 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Pair John Torode's easy falafels with soft flatbreads, well-spiced humous and crunchy pickles for a magnificent meze of a lunch, or a shareable starter

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
5 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

We love this spin on the traditional using asparagus soldiers for your dippy egg - a great low-fat, gluten-free snack or light lunch, just over 100 calories

7 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

You need just two ingredients – milk and live yogurt – to make this bio yogurt, full of gut-friendly probiotics. Mix with fruit, or cereal for breakfast

17 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A healthy and vibrant dip, flavoured with nigella seeds and cumin to serve with crudites or flatbreads - it works well in lunchboxes too

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Fruit salads are quick to whip up and one of the healthiest ways to start the day - sweeten with a sugar alternative

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
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