6 low-calorie tea time snacks to stay guilt-free

There are many low-calorie tea-time snack options that you can choose from to satisfy your cravings without ruining your diet.

Published on Mar 22, 2023 01:55 PM IST 7 Photos

Snacks like roasted chickpeas, sliced cucumber with hummus, fruit salad and more are all great options that are low in calories and high in nutrition. By choosing these healthier options, you can enjoy your tea time without feeling guilty and stay on track with your weight loss or health goals. (Pexels)

Roasted Chickpeas: Chickpeas are a great source of protein and fibre. Rinse and drain a can of chickpeas, spread them on a baking sheet and bake them in the oven for 25-30 minutes at 400°F (200°C) until crispy. Sprinkle some salt and your choice of seasoning for extra flavour. (Pexels)

Cucumber Sandwiches: Use thinly sliced cucumbers as a replacement for bread, and add some low-fat cream cheese or hummus in between. This makes for a refreshing and low-calorie snack. (Pexels)


Air-Popped Popcorn: Air-popped popcorn is a low-calorie, whole-grain snack that can be seasoned with spices like cinnamon or chilli powder for added flavour. Avoid adding butter or other high-calorie toppings. (Pexels)

Carrot Sticks with Hummus: Cut up some fresh carrot sticks and serve with a small bowl of hummus for dipping. Carrots are a low-calorie vegetable packed with nutrients, while hummus is a protein-rich dip. (Pexels)