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.

How to Make Pizza Dough

No packaged or store-bought dough will give you the tender, crisp crust you'll get if you take the time to learn how to make pizza dough. Takeout pizza might become a thing of the past, once you get a taste of your own homemade pizza. Top the dough with veggies and low-fat cheese and you can turn pizza into a low-calorie, guilt-free treat.

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.

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

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

Parents

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.

Salt and Vinegar Kale Chips

Better Homes and Gardens

Salt and vinegar potato chip fans can cut carbs but keep all the flavor and crunch with this kale chip recipe.

Cheddar Pecan Crackers with Apple Butter

Parents

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

Applesauce with Crispy Scoops

Better Homes and Gardens

Applesauce is a fun dessert or snack when you can scoop it up with cinnamon-topped, crispy tortilla chips.

Polenta Pizza

Parents

Top purchased polenta with pizza sauce and cheese to make these little snacks.

Total: 15 mins

Mom's Super Quick Granola

Parents

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.

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

Fitness

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

Parents

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

Total: 10 mins
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