If you’re strategic, your snacks can serve as nutritious mini-meals that support your physique and fitness goals, bolster your health, and keep you from making a mistake. Snack smart, and no longer will you have to worry about face-planting into a box of donut holes, emptying the office vending machine, or blowing your daily macronutrient count.
Here, we’ve selected 20 of our favorite packaged snacks that hover around 200 calories—enough to energize and refocus your mind, stabilize blood sugar, and keep your metabolism churning before your next meal. Stock up on these better-for-you eats.
6. Chameleon Cold Brew Vanilla
You might not consider coffee a snack, per se, but its natural hunger-inhibiting qualities and caffeine deliver the jolt your body needs to feel more awake—which helps curb mindless snacking, since often we find ourselves snacking just because we’re tired. Chameleon Cold Brew Vanilla indulges your sweet cravings and gives you that pick-me-up sensation. One bottle comes in at just 40 calories. Add a little almond milk, and you, sir, have a bright, low-calorie “snack.”