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20 Quick Snack/Mini Meal Ideas

I’m all about convenience, but unfortunately there are a lot of easy to grab snacks out there that are sooo not good for us.  So, here is a list of my top 20 quick and easy snack, or mini-meal, ideas!

Yogurt and berries

  1. 2 ham-and-cheese roll-ups (1 slice deli ham, 1 slice low-fat cheese, 1 dill pickle, rolled together) (170 cals, 25g protein)
  2. 1 Jiff to go peanut butter cup with 2 stalks celery (255 cals, 9g protein)
  3. 1 pack vanilla Protein Wheyfers
  4. 1 2.6 oz pouch tuna, mixed with 1 tablespoon Miracle Whip, stuffed into large tomato (152 cals, 20g protein)
  5. 1/2 cup baby carrot sticks with 2 tablespoons humus (97 cals, 3g protein)
  6. 1 slice whole wheat toast, spread with 1 tablespoon miracle whip, and topped with 1 sliced hard boiled egg (228 cals, 11g protein)
  7. 1 6oz fat-free Fage Greek yogurt, topped with 1/2 cup raspberries (165 cals, 19g protein)
  8. 1 serving lentil soup (203 cals, 14g protein)
  9. 1 part-skim mozzarella cheese stick with 1 cup cherry tomatoes (107 cals, 8g protein)
  10. Fruit Pie protein drink (224 cals, 21g protein)
  11. 1 oz almonds (169 cals, 6g protein)
  12. 1 sliced apple with 2 tablespoons cashew butter (243 cals, 6g protein)
  13. 6 pitted dates with 1oz goat cheese (186 cals, 6g protein)
  14. 1 2.6 oz pouch tuna, mixed with 1 tablespoon Miracle Whip, served on 6 cucumber slices (165 cals, 20g protein)
  15. 7 large steamed shrimp served with 2 tablespoons cocktail sauce (100 cals, 11g protein)
  16. 1 cup Progresso Hearty Black Bean soup (160 cals, 8g protein)
  17. 2 scrambled eggs with 1/2 cup blueberries (189 cals, 13g protein)
  18. 1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese with 1/2 cup blackberries (121 cals, 11g protein)
  19. 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds (143 cals, 6g protein)
  20. 1oz low-fat cheddar cheese with 1 cup grapes (111 cals, 8g protein)

Have some favorites of your own?  I’m always looking for yummy snack options so please leave a comment with your own favorites!



Hello, I'm Kate, and I'm a 10 year gastric bypass post-op. I started this blog, as well as my nutritional website, to help other bariatric surgery post-op's on their journey as well as pre-op's with their decision if bariatric surgery is right for them or not.

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