How to Make Your Own 100 Calorie Snack Packs

100 calorie snacks are widely used by people aiming for weight reduction and those who are diet conscious. No doubt these snacks help a person control his/her calorie intake but they are relatively  more expensive than other snack packs. You can make your own 100 calorie snack packs to save all those bucks and treat yourself. If you buy in a higher quantity or in bulk, you can save even more money. With some simple tips, you can easily make your healthy snack packs.

Things Required:

– Vanilla wafers (you need to place six to seven cookies in a pack)
– Ginger snaps (you can take about four out of five cookies per pack)
– Jelly Beans (make a pack of 25 small jelly beans)
– Orange slices (you need to peel and separate two small oranges in a pack)
– Almonds (approximately 20 per pack)- Roasted peanuts (about 20 in a pack)
– Healthy cereals (take a cup and pour into the bag)
– Cherries (add 25 in a pack)


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    Get containers or bags

    First you need to buy reclosable bags for storing snacks. You can also buy small reusable containers for this purpose.

  • 2

    Buy the snacks you desire

    Next you need to buy the snacks which you love or want for your lunch. Get your favourite snacks from your local bakery shop. Remember that these food items or treats should have 10 to 30 calories each.

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    Divide snacks into 100 calorie portions

    After getting your desired treats, you need to pack them in 100 calorie portions. For example raisins have 1.5 calories each. Thus you can place about 60 raisins in the container in order to make a 100 calories snack pack.

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    Uses of snack packs

    Keep in mind that snack packs are great source of meal when you are working in office. It will help save money of buying food from different restaurants every day. In addition to this a person can carry snack packs while travelling and keep his stomach full. You can also carry snack packs in movies if they allow.

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