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Crunchy salty relatively low calorie snack?
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pandarific · 01/04/2018 18:54

Not actively trying to lose weight, but am in first trimester of pregnancy and trying not to put on lots of weight.

I want SALT and crunchy things. Anyone? I want tuc crackers, salt and vinegar crisps and salted nuts... but is there anything better I’m overlooking?

Popcorn yes (I have an air popper), but anything else relatively healthy?

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MrsSchadenfreude · 01/04/2018 18:56

Matzo with cottage cheese? Dull, I know. French bread toasted in slices with a sprinkle of Parmesan?

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ShortandAnnoying · 01/04/2018 18:58

Pickles, gherkins onions and so on. Kallo savoury rice cakes if you like twiglets www.buywholefoodsonline.co.uk/savoury-rice-cakes-kallo-110g.html?msclkid=d5b2abbda1301fdf536ef17cbc7a9bf9

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Bubba1234 · 01/04/2018 18:58

The salt & butter Tesco brand rice cakes

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Marmite27 · 01/04/2018 18:59

Rice cakes? The ASDA salt and vinegar ones are very flavourful.

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Bonelessbanquet · 01/04/2018 19:00

I think salt and vinegar ringos are 67 cals

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PenelopeParallelogram · 01/04/2018 19:01

I've been living off Hula Hoop Puft crisps, 72 calories a bag, for my salty crunchy cravings

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ShortandAnnoying · 01/04/2018 19:20

Make your own microwave crisps
Cut very thin slices of potato with a potato peeler or mandolin, spray a microwave dinner plate with oil spray and lay a layer of slices not over lapping. Spray again with the oil.
Microwave for around 3 mins, then in 30 sec bursts until just starting to brown. Remove from plate while still hot they will be slightly soft but crisp up on cooling. Sprinkle with salt or spices.
You can also do this with tortillas to make tortilla chips. Just cut them up and microwave as before but only for 1min then flip over and repeat until very lightly browned do not over cook.

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Ivebeenaroundtheblock · 01/04/2018 19:24

pretzels? chocolate or yogurt dipped...

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pandarific · 01/04/2018 19:44

Ooh thank you all - good shout on the gherkins especially, I completely forgot about them!

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FabulouslyGlamorousFerret · 01/04/2018 19:47

Olives!

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randomsabreuse · 01/04/2018 19:50

Sea Weed Crisps - Itsu and sold by Sainsbury's

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StealthPolarBear · 01/04/2018 19:51

Pickled onions. Vinegar rather than salt but help me

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Notproudofthisone · 01/04/2018 19:52

Kale ran under water with garlic powder and salt. Kale crisps are amazing!!!!
They sound gross but try them!

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Notproudofthisone · 01/04/2018 19:53

Then the kale baked in the oven for 30 mins lol Grin

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iklboo · 01/04/2018 19:54

Roasted chick peas.

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NameChangedAndForgotOldName · 01/04/2018 19:54

Roasted chickpeas?

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Checklist · 01/04/2018 19:57

Skips and Quavers are among the lowest calorie salty snacks, you can buy iirc?

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StealthPolarBear · 01/04/2018 19:59

Oh yes and salted edamame beans

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gaggiagirl · 01/04/2018 20:04

Chickpeas tossed in sesame oil and salt roasted until brown in one layer in the oven.

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TheVanguardSix · 01/04/2018 20:07

Marmite flatbreads
Marmite rice cakes

I love the marmite flatbreads.

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Lifeaback · 01/04/2018 20:14

Sea weed crisps/dry seaweed

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Squ1ggle · 01/04/2018 20:15

Low calorie salted popcorn. I like the nude popcorn co stuff that I get from sainsburys

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BarryTheKestrel · 01/04/2018 20:19

My go to is the flaming hot cheetos. Small bags (13g) because they are puffed, 69cal.

They aren't great in terms of fat but as a one a day treat to stop me eating a whole tube of Pringles I'm happy with them.

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Auntieaunt · 01/04/2018 21:28

My Mexican friend eats a lot of cucumber slices drizzled in lime juice with salt. It's actually quite nice but not something i'd eat without her.

Vegetable crisps? Same calories as normal crisps but I recon they taste better.

I love home made kale crisps- good recipe on bbc good food.

Hulu Hoops? Off the top of my head they're the saltiest thing I can think of? The bags are pretty small so not too many calories/fat.

Pringles? Also one of the saltiest things I can think of.

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TheBadgersMadeMeDoIt · 01/04/2018 21:55

Salt and vinegar snack a jacks if they still exist. They did wonders for my salt craving and the vinegar helped take the edge off my nausea too. (I also put vinegar on my toast and ate my body weight in Haribo Tangfastic for the same reason but that's another story.)

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