11 Greatest Weight Loss Snacks

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Turning chickpeas into crispy nibbles makes them a higher-fiber alternative to chips.

Chickpeas roasted

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Pepitas—pumpkin seeds without hulls—are a healthful snack that boosts mood with magnesium. Doerfler recommends topping unsweetened applesauce with pepitas for extra fiber.

Applesauce with Pepitas

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With so many crackers on the market, it may be impossible to tell which ones are worth buying—until now. If you're searching for a snack to help you lose weight, try flax seed crackers. 

Flaxseed Crackers

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Keep granola bars basic. If you're trying to lose weight, Vettel recommends snacks with dried fruit and almonds for their fiber and protein.

Fruit-Nut Granola Bars


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Vettel recommends this food for weight loss. Raspberries include 8 grams of fiber per cup, while raw, unsalted walnuts have fat and protein for fullness.

Raspberry Walnuts

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"A fast and easy snack I adore is two hard-boiled eggs with 1 oz aged cheese, such as sharp cheddar, parmesan, bleu, swiss, or brie," says California .

Cheese with Hard-Boiled Eggs

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Wilson says one cup of Greek yogurt has 80 to 120 calories and 12 to 14 grams of satisfying protein. Find unsweetened or low-sugar Greek yogurt.

Berry-Greek Yogurt

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Food may be a dip bowl. Instead of chicken wings, serve one cup of raw carrots, celery, or bell peppers with a tasty homemade dip. 

Ranch-Dipped Raw Vegetables

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Dates, full of disease-fighting antioxidants, are the perfect sweet treat after or between meals. Nut butter adds protein and healthy fats to two to three dates for a filling snack.

Dates Nut Butter-topped

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Wilson recommends a few cheese cubes or lean deli meat, 1/4 cup almonds or pistachios, and 1 cup grapes or berries. This weight-loss snack offers fiber, protein, and healthy fats.

Protein Snack Box