Skip the packaging and make your own 100 calorie lunch snacks

Many people purchase 100 calorie packs of foods. When doing so, you pay a higher rate on your product for purchasing less of it, and you also end up with a ton of packaging that is going sit in a landfill for a long time.

Here’s a quick one to throw into a small container for work. About 9 medium pretzel rounds, and a half a tablespoon of chunky peanut butter. Don’t have a tablespoon? Use the end of a butter knife so scoop up as much as you see in the picture.

More 100 calorie snacks coming soon at Food Size.


Jason Crouch is the owner of, an educational blog that aims to teach portion and serving sizes through the use of pictures. Jason is a graduate of the Dietetic Technology program at Gateway Community College in New Haven, CT, an ADA/CADE approved nutrition program. FoodSize can also be found on Facebook for daily updates and commentary.

One thought on “Skip the packaging and make your own 100 calorie lunch snacks

  • April 4, 2011 at 5:52 pm

    Should you take butter (so high calorie) for low calorie lunch? I think it will best to take whole grain cereal lunch.


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