Midnight Munchies: 5 Low-Calorie Bedtime Snack Recipes

Mid night is a time when people crave for something fun and yummy the most. Mostly people who remain busy until late night or use mobile or internet meet with a little hunger alarm so they tend to eat food full of  calories which increase their weight , also eating junk and heavy at night time is a complete no thing from doctors as our metabolism stops working after midnight so why not go for something yummy but very low on your calorie budget, So, here are five bedtime snack recipes with low calories to help satisfy your late-night cravings without overindulging. Each recipe is designed to be under 200 calories per serving.

  1. Greek Yogurt Parfait (150 calories):

    • Ingredients:

      • 1/2 cup non-fat Greek yogurt

      • 1/4 cup mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries)

      • 1 tablespoon honey or a drizzle of maple syrup

      • 1 tablespoon chopped nuts (almonds, walnuts)

    • Instructions:

      1. In a small bowl or glass, layer the Greek yogurt.

      2. Add the mixed berries on top of the yogurt.

      3. Drizzle honey or maple syrup for sweetness.

      4. Sprinkle chopped nuts for added texture and flavor.

      5. Enjoy this creamy and satisfying parfait.

  2. Cottage Cheese and Pineapple (170 calories):

    • Ingredients:

      • 1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese

      • 1/2 cup fresh pineapple chunks (or canned in juice, drained)

      • A sprinkle of cinnamon (optional)

    • Instructions:

      1. Place the cottage cheese in a bowl.

      2. Top with pineapple chunks.

      3. If desired, sprinkle a little cinnamon for extra flavor.

      4. This combo provides protein and a hint of sweetness.

  3. Sliced Apple with Almond Butter(180 calories):

    • Ingredients:

      • 1 medium apple, sliced

      • 1 tablespoon almond butter (or any nut butter)

    • Instructions:

      1. Slice the apple into thin rounds or sticks.

      2. Dip each apple slice into almond butter.

      3. Enjoy the sweet and nutty combination that’s rich in fiber and healthy fats.. ( You can add chocolate chips or a little bit of honey on it also for some extra sweetness and flavor)

  4. Herbal Tea and Rice Cakes (100 calories):

    • Ingredients:

      • 1 cup of your favorite herbal tea (unsweetened)

      • 2 rice cakes (plain or lightly salted)

      • A sprinkle of cinnamon (optional)

    • Instructions:

      1. Brew a cup of herbal tea and let it cool slightly.

      2. Enjoy the tea alongside two rice cakes.

      3. If desired, sprinkle a little cinnamon on the rice cakes for flavor.

  5. Roasted Chickpeas (150 calories):

    • Ingredients:

      • 1 cup canned chickpeas (drained, rinsed, and dried)

      • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil

      • 1/2 teaspoon paprika

      • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

      • Salt and pepper to taste

    • Instructions:

      1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).

      2. In a bowl, toss chickpeas with olive oil, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.

      3. Spread them on a baking sheet in a single layer.

      4. Roast for 20-30 minutes or until they become crispy.

      5. Let them cool before enjoying this crunchy, protein-packed snack.

These bedtime snack recipes offer a variety of flavors and textures while keeping your calorie intake in check. Remember to adjust portion sizes to fit your dietary needs and preferences. Enjoy your guilt-free late-night treats!


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