Healthy Eating

10 Snack Superstars of Weight Loss

We’re here for all the healthy midday snacks and want to show you that there’s no shame in the snacking game.

By: Rebecca Jacobs

Let’s get serious about snacks for a sec. Snacking is often shunned and looked at as an unhealthy habit. But, what if we told you that there was actually a healthy way to get munching between meals? We’re sharing all the deets we know about our picks for the top ten snacks for weight loss you’ll want to keep stocked in your pantry. 

Grab your grocery list and jot these down because they are sure to take your snack game to the next level. 

The Top 10 Snacks For Weight Loss 

#1 Dairy-Free Superfood Smoothie (see recipe below) 

Smoothies are always a great way to nourish the body, and they only take a few minutes of your time. Toss in all the nutritional goodness you have in your fridge and freezer, blend, and sip. 

You can literally create one of the most nutrient-dense snacks for weight loss with a smoothie, and we’re sharing our go-to recipe below. 

#2 Nuts & Seeds

Nuts and seeds equal plant-based protein and fiber. This dynamic duo is the ideal mix for weight loss success. Protein has been found to be the most satiating macro, and fiber also helps keep you feeling full. 

Munch on a handful of almonds with a side of fruit or sprinkle some pumpkin seeds over a bowl of oatmeal for a fiber and protein-rich snack. 

#3 Avocado With a Drizzle of Lemon Juice 

We love us some avocado, and if you just can’t get enough yourself, here’s your invite to keep enjoying this nutritious fat. Avocados are not only rich in the type of fat we want more of (monounsaturated fats), but they are also loaded with fiber, helping to keep us full and to give us the energy we need to power through the day. 

Try snacking on half of an avocado with a drizzle of lemon juice and a pinch of pink Himalayan sea salt to make one of those snacks for weight loss you can always rely on for curbing cravings and keeping you full. 

#4 Hummus & Veggies 

If you’re in need of a quick grab and go snack, you can’t beat hummus with sliced veggies. Hummus is another plant-based fiber and protein-rich food that’s ideal for keeping you full until your next meal. 

Pair it with some colorful veggies (like bell peppers, carrots, celery, and cucumbers), and you have totally conquered the snacks for weight loss game. 

Fiber + protein + veggies is truly the way to do snacking right. 

#5 Overnight Oats 

Who says oats are only for breakfast? Making an extra batch of overnight oats to enjoy as a quick and filling snack during your busy work week will help ensure that you always have a nutritious snack to grab when those cravings hit. 

Try making some overnight oats with almond milk, chia seeds, a teaspoon of almond butter, a drizzle of raw honey, and some fresh fruit. It will help keep your blood sugar levels stable, your cravings at bay, and your belly full. 

#6 Chia Pudding (see recipe below) 

Chia seeds are a nutritional powerhouse. These tiny, but mighty seeds are packed full of fiber, protein, and plant-based omega-3 fatty acids. Finding ways to add them to your diet is a great way to support overall health. 

We love making chia pudding as a go-to snack for weight loss as it’s filling, nutrient-dense, and can be enjoyed as a guilt-free treat in place of dessert. 

We’re sharing our fav chia pudding recipe below. 

#7 Sliced Banana with Almond Butter 

Bananas are one of those fruits that can be enjoyed in a pinch, and they are actually super filling. Pair some sliced banana with a tablespoon of almond butter for a balanced snack to fuel up on when that midday hunger hits. 

Sprinkle on some hemp or flax seeds for an added fiber, protein, and superfood boost. 

#8 Energy Bites (see recipe below)

If you have a few spare minutes to whip up a batch of energy bites on the weekend, do it! You’ll thank yourself when you’re craving something sweet and in need of one of the most delish snacks for weight loss. Oh, and these also serve as a great post-workout refuel snack. 

Healthy energy bites (like our recipe below) are usually made with nuts or rolled oats, and dates for added natural sweetness. Munch on one of these to satisfy cravings and refuel until your next meal. 

#9 DIY Trail Mix 

As we mentioned, nuts as seeds make great weight loss friendly snack options. You can easily make your own trail mix by tossing together your favorite nuts, add some pumpkin seeds, and some superfoods like raw cacao nibs and goji berries. 

Viola! You have a nourishing snack you can take on the go. 

#10 Yogurt With Fruit 

Full-fat unsweetened Greek yogurt (or coconut/almond milk yogurt for a dairy-free option) is another great snack option. You can limit the added sugar by choosing unsweetened and sweetening it yourself with some berries and a drizzle of raw honey. 

Greek yogurt is particularly high in protein, making it a filling option. Fueling up on filling foods is key to help prevent overeating. 

3 Healthy Snacks For Weight Loss Recipes

Hungry yet? We’re sharing three snack recipes that you’ll want to run, not walk to your kitchen to get prepping. 

And, we promise, they only require a handful of ingredients and very little of your time. 

#1 Dairy-free Superfood Smoothie 

Serves: 1


  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 
  • 1 frozen banana 
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries 
  • 1 Tbsp. almond butter 
  • 1 Tbsp. flaxseeds
  • 1 Tbsp. hemp seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. raw honey 
  • 1 scoop of collagen peptides 

Add all ingredients to a high-speed blender and blend until smooth. 


#2 Blender Chocolate Chia Pudding 

Serves: 4


  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • 2 Tbsp. unsweetened cacao powder
  • 2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup 
  • Fresh berries for serving 

Add all ingredients to a high-speed blender and blend until smooth. 

Pour into a glass jar and store in the fridge for 2-3 hours before enjoying. 

Enjoy with fresh berries, if desired. 

#3 Almond Butter Energy Bites 

Serves: 15


  • 1 cup raw cashews 
  • 2 Tbsp. almond butter 
  • 20 pitted Medjool dates 
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 2 Tbsp. unsweetened cacao powder
  • 2 Tbsp. raw honey 
  • 2 Tbsp. water 

Add the cashews, almond butter, and pitted dates to a high-speed blender or food processor and blend until the mixture comes together. 

Add the chia seeds, cacao powder, raw honey, and water. Blend until well-combined. 

Store the batter in the fridge for 20 minutes and then form into bite-sized rounds. 

Store in the fridge until ready to enjoy. 

Take Your Snack Game up a Notch 

Love snacking? Yep, us too. And, as you can see, there’s no shame in the snacking game. If you’re in search of some new snacks for weight loss, look no further than this list. These snacks are nourishing, filling, and are sure to keep those cravings at bay. 

So, get your snacking on (the healthy way, of course). You may find that healthy snacks between meals helps you stay away from the sugary junk we want to stay away from.