Low Fat Snacks

Snacks can spell trouble when you're on a diet, but these healthy, low-fat snack recipes won't pile on the calories. From healthy after-school snacks to party snacks and more, our recipe selection offers plenty of tasty, low-fat choices.

Italian Popcorn

Better Homes and Gardens

This tasty snack serves one person for those times when you don't want to share. But it's easily doubled or tripled if company's coming.

Total: 5 mins

Herbed Soy Snacks

Better Homes and Gardens

These easy soybean snacks have a great crunch and are very versatile. Give them a kick with cayenne pepper or chili powder.

Everything Cracker Crisps

Better Homes and Gardens

All of the components of an everything bagel, including sesame seeds, poppy seeds, garlic and onion, make an appearance in these crispy crackers.

Toasty Mittens


Make this cheesy bread as a side recipe for a bowl of soup on a snowy day. Or make them for a child's snack.

Barbecue Spice Roasted Chickpeas

Better Homes and Gardens

In place of greasy chips or processed snacks, pop a few of these spicy and crispy chickpeas.

Cheesy Tomato Party Snack Mix

Midwest Living

We packed this snack mix with extra protein and nutrients by adding soy nuts. You can find plain or flavored roasted soy nuts at large supermarkets or health-food stores.

Rainbow Fruit Skewers

Family Circle

Kids will get a kick out selecting and skewering the fruit onto these colorful kabobs.

Indian-Spiced Roasted Chickpeas


Toss the spices and chickpeas together and bake to create a super simple snack that's also high in fiber and nutrients.

Strawberry PB Crepes


Serve these little strawberry and peanut butter roll-ups as a snack or enjoy as a quick breakfast.

Total: 10 mins

Mom's Super Quick Granola


Layer this whole grain granola in a fruit and yogurt parfait, sprinkle on top of fresh or cooked fruit or simply eat a serving in a bowl with a splash of milk.

Italian Parmesan Pretzels

Better Homes and Gardens

Prefer the sweet soft pretzels at the mall or airport? Swap the Parmesan, Italian seasoning and garlic for cinnamon and sugar.

Classic Soft Pretzels

Better Homes and Gardens

An egg wash gives our doughy pretzels the perfect crispy exterior. Dunk in cheese sauce or mustard for a snack that's better than the ballpark version.

Savory Thyme Granola

Better Homes and Gardens

Seasoned with bold flavors such as Parmesan cheese and Worcestershire sauce, this savory thyme granola is a homemade snack mix you're sure to come back to again and again.

Fresh Fruit Sundae Snack

Better Homes and Gardens

Snack attack? Good nutrition often takes a back seat to convenience when it comes to emergency snacking. This fresh fruit sundae is fast and fun--plus you get extra credit for a daily serving of fruit.

Total: 15 mins

Cheddar Pecan Crackers with Apple Butter


Welcome holiday guests with these quick-prep crackers. Made with mild cheddar and toasted pecans, they pair beautifully with chunky apple butter.

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