Keep that bikini body fit and turn to these snackable fruits and vegetables when hunger strikes midday. These seven nearly calorie-free foods are perfect to help you achieve your weight loss goals!
When you’re trying to lose weight or stay at your current weight, it is smart to snack on foods with nearly no calories. The produce section or farmers market is where most of these foods can be found. Many of these vegetables that are high in water and fiber content end up being “calorie free” or “almost calorie free.”
7 Nearly Calorie-Free Foods
- 2 Large Celery Stalks = 13 calories and 1.2 grams fiber. Serve with a healthier Greek yogurt dip for a light, midday snack.
- 2 Cups Shredded Romaine Lettuce = 18 calories and 1.4 grams fiber. Now you may be thinking, am I a rabbit? Adding one chopped tomato only adds another 25 calories. Add a delicious homemade Rasberry Dressing or simply a dash of olive oil, lemon juice, and vinegar.
- 1 Cup Jicama Sticks = 45 calories and 6 grams fiber. Not sure what Jicama is? Jicama is a type of bulbous root vegetable that many people describe as being a cross between an apple and a turnip.
- 1/2 Cucumber = 20 calories and 1 gram fiber. What we love about cucumbers is you can eat them plain and they taste wonderful. You can also infuse your water with them like this Cucumber Spa Water.
- 1 Cup Watermelon Pieces = 51 calories and 0.4 grams fiber. Watermelon contains fiber which encourages a healthy digestive tract. This keeps you regular and helps prevent constipation. Stay hydrated with this easy Watermelon Strawberry Smoothie.
- 1 Cup Cantaloupe Cubes = 56 calories and 1.3 grams fiber. If you have been eating well all week, you can cheat a little with this Strawberry Cantaloupe Wine Sparkler made with fresh fruit for a refreshing adults-only treat!
- 1 Peach = 37 calories and 1.6 grams fiber. Try this Peaches and Honey Overnight Oats which is the perfect summer make-ahead breakfast.
We hope you find this post regarding these nearly calorie-free foods informative and helpful. For more informational posts like this, be sure to stop by our Healthy Tip section to help you out in your quest for a healthier, happier you!
Disclosure: The author of this article is not a trained medical professional, nor a dietician. All of the information in this post is based on research, doctor recommendations, and personal experience.