Snacks that Make the Most of ZPF

Because who doesn’t love taking a snack break?
Published 5 January, 2023

It’s 3 p.m. and your stomach’s grumbling but dinner’s still hours away. Who hasn’t faced this scenario?

To help you snack and stay on track, scroll through the categories below to find the ZeroPoints foods that apply to you. You’ll find lots of between-meals inspo to help you build a snack centered around one (or more!) of your ZeroPoint foods.

Beans, Peas, and Lentils

  • Stir your favorite beans into canned or homemade vegetable soup.
  • Roll up a small tortilla spread with canned fat-free refried beans or bean dip, salsa, and hot sauce.
  • Sprinkle steamed edamame with sea salt and crushed red pepper or togarashi seasoning.
  • Spread mashed canned chickpeas onto whole-grain toast and top with sliced cucumber, salt and black pepper.

Recipes to Try

Chicken and Turkey

  • Tear rotisserie chicken breast into strips and dip into honey mustard.
  • Stir together chopped roast turkey and tzatziki and eat wrapped in romaine lettuce leaves.
  • Build a turkey sandwich on thick slices of tomato with a dab of mustard and a handful of arugula.
  • Toss some chopped cooked chicken breast with shredded veggies and salsa, and wrap up in a tortilla.

Recipes to Try

Corn & Popcorn

  • Coat air-popped popcorn with cooking spray and toss with your favorite seasoning blend or grated Parmesan.
  • Wrap an ear of corn in its husk in a wet paper towel and microwave for 2 minutes. Shuck and sprinkle with seasoned salt.
  • Stir together corn, guacamole, and salsa verde. Scoop up with baked tortilla chips or veggie sticks.

Recipes to Try


  • Sprinkle a hard-boiled egg with your favorite seasoning blend.
  • Cut hard-boiled eggs in half. Remove the yolks and mash them with some mustard, chopped pickle, spices, salt, and black pepper and spoon back into whites for quick deviled eggs.
  • Cut hard-boiled eggs in half and wrap with thinly sliced deli turkey or ham. Dip in mustard.
  • Dice a hard-boiled egg, toss with plain nonfat Greek yogurt and some Dijon mustard, season, and eat in lettuce cups or piled onto whole-grain crackers.
  • Make an omelet using leftover cooked veggies as a filling.
  • Use the WW Egg Bite Maker to create your own egg bites.
  • Scramble an egg and wrap up in a small tortilla topped with salsa.

Recipes to Try

Fish & Shellfish

  • Purchase store-bought cooked refrigerated shrimp and pair with cocktail sauce or horseradish-ketchup.
  • Top cucumber slices with smoked salmon and a dollop of plain nonfat Greek yogurt.
  • Mash drained tuna packed in water with mustard and lemon pepper seasoning. Spoon onto a rice cake, tomato slice, or lettuce cups.
  • Place pickle slices on whole-grain crackers and top with mashed drained tuna packed in water.

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  • Spread a thick cored apple slice with creamy nut butter.
  • Freeze washed seedless grapes and then eat them frozen.
  • Freeze bananas drizzled with melted chocolate.
  • Top plain nonfat cottage cheese or yogurt with chopped fresh fruit and some low-fat granola or mini chocolate chips.

Recipes to Try

Non-Starchy Vegetables

  • Dip steamed asparagus spears into mustard vinaigrette or Dijonnaise.
  • Top thickly sliced carrot or cucumber rounds with hummus or guacamole and hot sauce.
  • Air-fry whole sweet mini peppers or shishitos. Season with a squeeze of lemon and flaky salt.
  • Make salsa with your favorite finely chopped veggies, red onion, lime juice, salt, and cumin. Scoop up with chips or endive leaves.
  • Wrap a pickle spear in deli turkey and dip in mustard.

Recipes to Try

Yogurt & Cottage Cheese

  • Layer nonfat yogurt with chopped fruit and toasted oats or nuts for an easy parfait.
  • Turn Greek yogurt or puréed cottage cheese into a quick, creamy dip with herbs and seasonings and pair with veggie sticks.
  • Stir together plain nonfat yogurt, unsweetened cocoa, and monk fruit sweetener to use as a dip for apples or bananas.
  • Swirl chocolate syrup into cottage cheese and top with chopped fresh berries.
  • Spread cottage cheese on a rice cake, season with salt and black pepper, and top with slices of tomato or cucumber.

Recipes to Try

Leslie Fink, MS, RD, has worked on the WW editorial team for more than 21 years. She plays a key role in food, recipe, and program content, as well as product partnerships and experiences.