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21 Easy, Healthy Snacks For When You're Trying To Lose Weight

Snack good, feel good.

Snacking is awesome, but it can be hard to find healthy options you actually want to eat, especially if you're trying to lose weight. / Via

It’s easy to reach for processed snacks because they're actually everywhere. But they probably won't keep you full or help you meet your fitness and nutrition goals, whatever those might be.

So we rounded up some delicious options that are minimally processed, easy to make, under 300 calories, and will actually keep you full. All right, snack away!

1. Hard-Boiled Egg and Avocado Bowl

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Protein-heavy egg and healthy fat-filled avocado will keep you more than satisfied until your next meal.

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2. Low-Carb Pesto and Turkey Cucumber Roll-Ups

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This turkey and pesto combo will hit the spot.

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3. Tuna Salad Nori Wraps

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Craving sushi? Try out this tasty low-carb option.

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4. Blackberries and Pistachios

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Make this light and refreshing snack with a cup of blackberries and 20 raw, unsalted pistachios.

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5. Creamy Apple Cinnamon Smoothie

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Blend up this creamy smoothy in just two minutes and keep your sweet tooth at bay.

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6. Apple Sandwiches With Oats, Peanut Butter, and Raisins

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Peanut butter–stuffed apple sandwiches are something we can get behind.

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7. Crispy Snack Edamame

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This one comes out to 330 calories per serving, but looks so tasty we had to include it.

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8. Oven Baked Zucchini Chips

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Whip up these golden crispy rounds you'll want to munch on all day.

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9. Easy Egg Wraps

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This tasty snack wrap is loaded with protein and can be made in just four minutes.

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10. Toast With Cottage Cheese, Pineapple, and Cashews

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A mid-day snack that you'll actually look forward to.

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11. High-Protein Fruit Dip With Sliced Apples

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Almond butter, apples, greek yogurt, cinnamon and drizzled honey. YUM.

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12. Butternut Squash French Fries

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If portion size is something you're concerned about, you can make these fries with three cups of butternut squash and the recipe will come out to under 300 calories (not including the sauce).

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13. Blueberry Bliss

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No cook time and just four ingredients. Doesn't get easier than that.

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14. Cucumber Tuna Salad Bites

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Toss the tuna salad together, scoop out your cucumber circles, and snack on!

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15. Parmesan Roasted Tomatoes

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Roasted. cheesy. tomatoes. Hell, yes.

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16. Homemade Sweet Potato Chips

Literally all you need are sweet potatoes, cooking spray, and some salt to sprinkle.

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17. Baked Green Bean Fries

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A delicious alternative to potato chips if you need a good crunch with your snacking.

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18. Cucumber Pinwheels With Sun Dried Tomato Pesto

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Sun dried tomatoes, avocado, and crushed almond bits wrapped up in cucumber. Yes, please.

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19. Roasted Sweet Potato Bites With Guacamole

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Guacamole on ALL of the things.

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20. Veggie Turkey Rollups

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So quick to make, and so good to eat.

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21. Carrot Apple Protein Powder Smoothie

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You're basically throwing a bunch of healthy stuff in a blender and calling it a day.

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