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Total Nutrition: Enjoy It With These 13 Healthy Snack Pairings

Best part?

These 13 healthy snacks featured in this post that gives you total nutrition are all under 250 calories and they're well recommended by nutritionists.


Previously we've published a list of clean eating snacks under 100 calories, if you're looking for something in that range however IMO the snacks, combos in this list are pretty cool and straight-foward.

You don't have to worry if one or eight out of the list is for you, they're detailed and to the point plus they're just amazing when combined and eaten together.

Need to consume more calories? Check out these 10 healthy but ridiculously calorie filled foods.

Lets dive into today's total nutrition post.

Find below 13 healthy snack pairings for a healthy and slimmer body.

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1. Beef Jerky & Grapes

You may refer to this combo as "Sweet & Savory" and it's just between 160-220 calories.

Want something savory? Try eating one low-sodium piece of beef jerky with a half cup of grapes-- You'll get enough dose of protein and fiber, to satisfy  and meet your cravings.

2. Nut Butter & Bread

Another healthy combo just around 200-250 calories.

Smear one tablespoon of almond butter on a slice of 100% whole-grain bread. The bread contains fiber, while the almond butter should deliver every dose of protein you'll need from the snacking.

3. Orange & Babybel Cheese

This citrus-based snack is just around 140-175 calories.

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Eat a medium -sized orange with one mini Babybel cheese. The cheese is an excellent source of protein for your snacking while the orange provides up to 3 grams of fiber to fill your stomach.

4. Chia Seeds, Berries & Cheese

Just around 175-200 calories.

It's a classic mix so here's how to do it properly. Blend together 1/2 cup of low-fat cottage cheese, a 1/2 cup of berries, and 1 tbsp of chia seeds. Here's how this healthy snack pairing delivers your total nutrition.

The cottage cheese provides your protein, the berries with the fiber you need and chia seeds supply you with a dose of healthy fats.

5. Hummus & Crudite

Fantastic pairing. Just between 150-200 calories.

Pretty straight-forward, Dip 2 cups of raw, mixed veggies.. Such as carrots, celery or red peppers into 2 tablespoons of protein-filled hummus... You'll find an excellent list on this zero calorie foods.

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6. Cheese & Strawberries

Or call it slimmed-down sweet cream. Around 150 calories.

Here's how to make the sweet combo. Mix about 8 chopped strawberries into a half cup of low-fat, protein-rich ricotta cheese.

7. Peanut Butter & Banana

Make it 200 calories.

Freeze a banana -- either whole or sliced -- for atleast two hours, then top with one tablespoon of peanut butter. Be careful with the PB though, you're having a healthy snack, not a dessert.

8. Skinnypop & Roasted Almonds

Delivers between 180-200 calories.

Sprinkle 12 roasted almonds into a bag of skinnypop popcorn. Season with lemon pepper or garlic salt for a low calorie alternative to flavored chip that's easy to eat on the go.

9. Peaches & Seeds

Delivers about 140 calories.

Pair a juicy peach, which is loaded with potassium and fiber, with one tablespoon of sunflower seed butter, this will help keep you full for a long time.​

13 Healthy Snack Pairings

10. Avocado, Tomato & Toast

Delivers between 200-225 calories.

Here's how to make the combo. Slice 1/4 ​of an avocado on a slice of whole-grain toast, and top with a slice of tomato and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice. Fiber and healthy fats in the avocado, the tomato delivers lycopene, more vitamin C and fiber for you.

Enjoy total nutrition with these healthy snacking options.

Thanks to YahooHealth! for the amazing insights 🙂

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