Could you use a few more healthy snacking ideas? We have 6 tips to get you started. 1. Consider “calorie density.“ Foods lower in calorie density have fewer calories per bite. For example, here’s 100 calories’ worth of a dozen snacks. It’s easy to see how you’ll fill up on more food with fresh (not dried) fruits or vegetables because they’re lower in calorie density than most other snacks. Don’t like your vegetables plain? Scroll down to number 3.