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100 Calorie List


Good ingredients, good snacks

The idea of snack bags may be a new concept but as creating them becomes a regular part of your routine, you’ll be surprised at how easy and fun it is to do. All you need is a kitchen food scale, access to www.100CalorieBags.com and their food calculator and lots of creativity. While you are getting started and still getting the hang of things, here is a list of 100 calorie recipes you can try out for your own snack bags. Put them together with your kids, your friends, make it a weekly affair to keep the family healthy. A lot of input goes a long way and the more diverse the suggestions are, the better! Change it up as you go, incorporate your own taste and favorite foods. You’ll eventually create your own 100 calorie recipe without even knowing it!

Brain Food

Forget those candies which just make you really hyper for a few hours then leave you a distasteful sugar crash heap. These are 100-calorie, high protein recipes that are great companions to lengthy study groups, extended office meetings, and traffic jams. The ingredients will help keep the mind awake and the stomach full without those extra fat, sugar and calories. Known brain foods are nuts, chocolates and fruits like blueberries that are full of antioxidants which protect the brain from free-radical damage. Stimulate your brain with some creativity with these ingredients. Then pair with a cup of good coffee or hot chocolate and you’re good to go!

  • Planters Harvest Dark Chocolate Forest Blend – 6.6g, Sun Chips Harvest Cheddar – 6.6g, Apricots, Dried – 13.7
  • Fig Newtons – 14.1g, Genisoy Soy Crisps Rich Cheddar Cheese – 12.7g
  • Jack Link’s Beef Sticks – 8.4g, Frito-Lay Sunflower Seeds – 4.9g, Blueberries – 57.7g
  • Chex Chocolate Caramel – 6.9g, Sun Maid Dried Cranberries – 10.2g, Stacy’s Bagel Chips – 7.1g
  • Kettle Organic Potato Chips Sea Salt – 6.2g, True North Pecan Almond Peanut Clusters – 5.4g, Grapes – 49g
  • Ghirardelli Intense Dark Twilight Delight Chocolate – 6.5g, Planters Sweet and Nutty Trail Mix – 6.6, Genisoy Soy Crisps Rich Cheddar – 8.4g

Green Snack Bags

Whether it’s to lessen your carbon footprint, be an animal advocate or just be healthy, being vegan shouldn’t mess up your daily nutritional needs. Protein and vitamin B12 intake is usually compromised by a vegan diet and that could leave you feeling drowsy and fatigued. Vitamin supplements are recommended and having a good diet plan will help as well. Stock up on beans, nuts, fortified cereals and fortified soymilk. Mix them up with these vegan snack bag recipes for a brilliant and delicious way of going green. Your omnivore friends will like them, too.

  • Reese’s Peanut Butter Puffs – 21.4g, Kashi’s TLC Crackers Original 7 Grain – 8.3g, Bananas – 37.8g
  • Kellogg’s Corn Flakes – 9.2g, Almonds – 5.7g, Strawberries – 102.4g
  • Valley Sun Sun-Dried Tomatoes – 11.6g, Avocado (sliced) – 39.4g, Doritos Spicy Nacho Tortilla Chips – 6.6g
  • Apple Jacks – 8.5g, oranges – 69.9g, True North Peanut Clusters – 5.4g
  • Genisoy Soy Nuts Old Hickory Smoked – 11.7g, Papayas – 127.3g

Diabetic Snack Bag Recipes

The idea of diabetic snack bags might be redundant what with the proliferation of 100-calorie snacks made especially for diabetics out in the market. But lack of variety might make you eat more of one kind of snack. Mixing it up will put some oomph in your snacks, make it enjoyable and feel less of an obligation to keep your blood sugar level normal. Raw fruits and vegetables are ideal, so mix them up with your favorite 100-calorie snacks. Carbohydrates are great as long as they’re complex carbohydrates like whole grain breads, oats and muesli. If the tortillas are too bland, pair it up with a simple salsa. Whole wheat crackers also go well with hummus and light peanut butter.

  • Kettle Brand Baked Potato Chips Lightly Salted (100 Calorie Pack) – 7.6g, Sun Maid Cape Cod Cranberries – 10.2g, Oranges – 69.9g
  • Plocky’s Original Three Grain Tortilla Chips – 7.2g, Cucumbers – 214.5g, Taco Bell Salsa – 138.6g
  • Simply Jif Peanut Butter – 5.4g, Nabisco Wheat Thins – 7.3g, Banana Chips – 6.6g
  • Triscuit Thin Crisps Quattro Formaggio – 7.3g, Grapes – 49g, Planters Unsalted Dry Roasted Peanuts – 5.4g
  • Honey Maid Cinnamon Roll Thin Crisps – 7.6g, Planters Sunflower Seeds – 5.8g, Carrots – 80.5g

Mommy-To-Be

Food plays a big part in pregnancy as the well-being of the mother and her unborn child relies on the kind of nutrition they get. When making pregnancy snack bags, it is important to keep this in mind and not just what the woman is craving. Fiber is important to prevent constipation while iron addresses anemia. Salt and sugar intake should be minimal to prevent blood pressure and blood sugar levels from going up. Lots of protein and folic acid is vital for the development of the fetus and the prevention of congenital problems. 100-calorie snack bags also encourage small, frequent feedings to prevent overeating and bloating.

  • Laughing Cow Mini Baybel – 13.9g, Kashi TLC Original 7 Grain Crackers – 8.3g, Pineapples – 65.6g
  • La Tortilla Factory Smart & Delicious Tortilla Whole Wheat – 9.6g, Hard-boiled Egg – 23.5g, Grapefruit – 110g
  • Orville Redenbacher’s Smart Popcorn – 8.9g, Sun Maid California Mission Figs – 11.6g, Apples – 63.5g
  • Cooked Broccoli – 94.3g , Chobani Greek Yogurt – 56.1g, Wheat Thins Reduced Fat – 7.4g
  • Kashi Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Cookies – 11.5g, Oranges – 105.9g

Homemade 100-calorie Trail Mix

Why buy branded Trail Mix when you can make your own from ingredients you have at home and cut down on the preservatives? All you need is some creativity and basics you can mix up according to what you feel like having: nuts, seeds, cereals, crackers, popcorn, pretzels, dried fruits and even chocolate chips. Use at parties and picnics, bring at games and the movies— you own original trail mix will be a hit among kids and adults alike.

  • Orville Redenbacher’s Natural Light Popcorn – 9.3g, Ghirardelli Semisweet Chocolate Chips – 7.1g, Almonds – 5.7g
  • David Seeds Pumpkin Seeds – 6.2g, Yogurt-Covered Pretzels – 7.3g, Sun Maid California Mission Figs – 13.2g
  • Cap’n Crunch – 8.2g, True North Peanut Clusters – 5.4g, Chex Wheat – 9.7g
  • Honey Maid Grahams Chocolate – 8.3g, Walnuts – 5g, Sun Maid Cape Cod Cranberries – 9.4g
  • Banana Chips – 6.6g, Cheese Nips Baked Snack Crackers Cheddar Reduced Fat – 7.6g, Planters Peanuts Dry Roasted – 5.4g