Hunger pangs strike, but the thought of blowing your diet makes you reach for your water bottle instead? We’ve all been there. We’ve got you covered with these 10 calorie snacks!

The good news is, satisfying your cravings doesn’t have to mean sacrificing your goals. This list offers 10 delicious and better for you snack options that all clock in at under 10 calories each!

From juicy fruits to crunchy veggies, nuts and seeds and even crackers and chips, you’re sure to find a flavorful bite to keep you energized without derailing your diet.

10 calorie snacks clean eating version - better for you snacks

The best part of these individual 10 calorie snacks is that they are only 10 calories per item.

What this means, is you can mix and match several to make a 50 calorie snack, or even combine 20 of them to build a 200 calorie meal.

Some of them are a bit strange, since there are half a nut, etc. But obviously it gives you a good idea of what the calorie intake is of what you eat. We love this idea and it’s all about mixing and matching. Plus, it’s a great way to satisfy a sweet or salty craving.

Oh, and yes, I did the research on every single one of these and verified them. Obviously I am sure there are a dozen more ideas and if you know of any, please feel free to share in the comments. 

It will help all of us.

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Fruit & Veggie Treats (Clean Eating Choices)

Fruit and vegetable snacks are a better for you and more refreshing way to curb hunger pangs. They’re naturally packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber, keeping you energized and satisfied.

Here’s a quick breakdown of the two:

  • Fruits: They come in a wide variety of flavors and textures, from sweet berries to tart grapefruits and juicy melons. They’re portable and require no preparation, making them perfect for on-the-go snacking.
  • Vegetables: They offer a diverse range of flavors and textures as well, from crunchy bell peppers and broccoli florets to creamy avocado slices and baby carrots. Dipping them in hummus or yogurt adds another layer of flavor and creaminess.

10 Calorie Fruit & Veggie Snacks

  • 2 large strawberries
  • 3 cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup cucumber slices
  • 1/4 of a Kiwi
  • 1/4 cup cauliflower
  • 12 & 1/2 blueberries
  • 1 apple slice
  • 3 green grapes
  • 2 melon balls
  • 10 raspberries
  • 1 8″ celery stick
  • 3 & 1/2 1″ watermelon cubes or balls
  • 2 & 1/2 baby carrots
  • 1 orange segment
  • 3 red grapes
  • 1 3″ pickle
  • 11 pieces shelled edamame (soybeans)
  • 1 1″ square pineapple
Seed and Nut Tray 10 calorie snacks clean eating version

Nut & Seed Treats (Clean Eating Choices)

Seed and nut snacks are powerhouses of nutrients, offering better for you fats, protein, and fiber in a bite-sized package. They’re perfect for those looking for a satisfying crunch that keeps them feeling full.

  • Seeds: Packed with better for you fats, fiber, and micronutrients, seeds like sunflower, pumpkin, and chia seeds are a nourishment powerhouse. They come plain, roasted, or flavored to suit your taste.
  • Nuts: Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, and cashews are all excellent sources of protein, better for you fats, and fiber. They can be enjoyed on their own or chopped up and added to yogurt, oatmeal, or even salads for an extra dose of crunch and flavor. Keep in mind that nuts are calorie-dense, so moderation is key. That’s why we have this balanced list of what makes up 10 calories.

10 Calorie Seed & Nut Snacks

  • 18 roasted & salted sunflower seeds
  • 1 cashew half
  • 2 & 1/2 pistachios
  • 1 & 1/2 almonds
  • 1 pecan half
  • 20 roasted & salted soy nuts
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Crackers, Cereals & Chip 10 Calorie Snacks

  • 1 Sunchip
  • 4 goldfish crackers
  • 1 animal cracker
  • 2 Teddy Grahams
  • 1 mini vanilla wafer
  • 1 reduce fat Pringle chip
  • 1 Tostitos Chip
  • 42 Cheerios (that’s AWESOME!)
  • 2 baked Cheetos
  • 1/3 cup of air popped popcorn (not microwaveable)
  • 1 Wheat Cracker (Wheatables)
  • 10 Wehat Chex
  • 2 Fritos
  • 1 large cheeze-it cracker
  • 1 shoestring french fry
  • 1 Snyder’s of Hanover pretzel nibbler

Candy & Dessert Food 10 Calorie Snacks (Consume in Moderation!)

As you can see, this list is very small. It is nearly impossible to find candy and dessert snacks that are as low as 10 calories. Make sure to always eat this category in moderation but we recognize that everyone needs a treat now and then.

  • 4 & 1/2 mini marshmallows
  • 1 entire container of Jell-O sugar-free gelatin snack
  • 4 semi sweet chocolate chips

Combine multiple items to create a Trail mix to take a long with you on the go.

For an easy 60 calorie snack, these Nutella Banana Wonton are the treat you’re craving.

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    1. I agree, one half of a cashew is lame. The point is to show you how much you can eat before you hit your goal. There are few 10 calorie snacks that are both filling or a serving size.
      This allows you to add up how much you are eating. Most people need a 100 calorie snack … so you can eat 5 cashews and there’s your 100 calories. That’s all the point of this article is.

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