And don't take credit for this term. You may use it. But don't act like you came up with it. Unless you, too, came up with this same term, in which case let's be best friends right now.
A "satisfying small" is something small that brings a bit of satisfaction.
My satisfying small for the evening?
When my microwave ravioli meal is at the end of its first heating cycle - the part where it needs to be stirred before returning to the microwave - and I get to flip each ravioli over with my fork.
I enjoy it.