DIY Snack Packs to Save Cash & Calories

Jun 1 2018

We love single-serve snack mixes, but we're also control freaks. That’s why we came up with this DIY guide! Choose 2 - 4 of these 50-calorie portions, mix ‘em up, and fill your pantry with perfect portion-controlled packs!

50-Calorie Snack Portions (Mix & Match!)

Almonds
7 unsalted dry-roasted nuts: 50 calories, 4g total fat (<0.5g sat fat), 0mg sodium, 2g carbs, 1g fiber, 0.5g sugars, 1.5g protein -- SmartPoints® value 2*

Pistachios
13 unsalted dry-roasted nuts: 50 calories, 4g total fat (0.5g sat fat), 0mg sodium, 2.5g carbs, 1g fiber, 0.5g sugars, 1.5g protein -- SmartPoints® value 2*

Mini pretzel twists
8 mini twists: 50 calories, <0.5g total fat (0g sat fat), 155mg sodium, 10.5g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 0g sugars, 1g protein -- SmartPoints® value 2*

94% fat-free microwave popcorn
2 1/2 cups popped corn: 50 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 100mg sodium, 9.5g carbs, 1.5g fiber, 0g sugars, 1g protein -- SmartPoints® value 1*

Mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 tsp.: 50 calories, 2.5g total fat (2g sat fat), 0mg sodium, 6g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 5g sugars, 0.5g protein -- SmartPoints® value 3*

Mini marshmallows
1/3 cup: 50 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 13mg sodium, 12.5g carbs, 0g fiber, 9g sugars, <0.5g protein -- SmartPoints® value 3*

Sweetened dried cranberries
2 tbsp.: 50 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 0mg sodium, 12.5g carbs, 1g fiber, 10.5g sugars, 0g protein -- SmartPoints® value 3*

Chocolate Cheerios
1/3 cup: 50 calories, 0.5g total fat (0g sat fat), 67mg sodium, 9.5g carbs, 1g fiber, 3.5g sugars, 1g protein -- SmartPoints® value 2*

Barbara's Bakery Peanut Butter Puffins Cereal
1/3 cup: 50 calories, 1g total fat (<0.5g sat fat), 102mg sodium, 10g carbs, 1g fiber, 2.5g sugars, 1g protein -- SmartPoints® value 2*

HG Tip: Pair snacks with larger portions (like cereal and popcorn) with the more calorie-dense treats (like nuts and chocolate chips)!
 
HG FYI: Nutritional info for generic snacks is based on averages. 

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SmartPoints® value* not what you expected? We follow the same method as Weight Watchers when calculating the SmartPoints® value* for a recipe: We add up the SmartPoints® values* of the individual ingredients. (Many foods have a value of zero and remain zero in recipes.)

*The PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® values for these products and/or recipes were calculated by Hungry Girl and are not an endorsement or approval of the product, recipe or its manufacturer or developer by Weight Watchers International, Inc., the owner of the PointsPlus® registered trademark and SmartPoints® trademark.