15. Brussels Sprouts
A one-half cup serving of this savory vegetable contains only 28 calories. However, eating Brussels sprouts provides your body with fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, and folate. Ina Garten has a recipe for Roasted Brussels Sprouts that requires only four ingredients. Simply drizzle the sprouts with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and roast in the oven.
One cup of raw cabbage contains only 22 calories, but at 9% of your daily fiber requirement, it fills you up fast. Detoxinasta has a recipe for a crunchy Sweet Sesame-Lime Cabbage Salad. This salad contains 163 calories, 1g of fat, 39g of carbohydrates, 6g of fiber, and 3g of protein per serving. To make this recipe, you will need shredded cabbage, carrots, red onion, fresh chives, and cilantro. You will coat the vegetables in a tasty sesame-lime dressing.
With its high water content, celery makes a refreshing snack that won’t make you gain weight. One cup of chopped celery contains only 16 calories. However, one cup of celery also provides 6% of your daily fiber requirement. Enjoy celery sticks dipped in hummus or topped with nut butter for a satisfying snack. Keep in mind, one tablespoon of hummus is around 25 calories while one tablespoon of peanut butter contains 100 calories.