ultimate low carb snacks list

I love snacking! We all love snacking!

Being on a Ketogenic diet or low carb diet might seem pretty restrictive regarding snacking. Most people wonder on what they can snack without bringing lots of extra carbs to their diets. This post will give you a list of great snacks that are low in carbs.

Some studies that link constant snacking to weight gain. I only agree with this idea if your daily snacks consist of croissants, pastry products, sugary drinks, potato chips etc. Try to replace those highly processed foods with some of the low carb snacks listed bellow.

1.Nuts

A handful of nuts like almonds, walnuts, macadamia nuts, pecans or Brazil nuts is the fastest snack you can have when you are craving something crunchy. Eat them instead of potato chips and you will get a lot of health benefits.
Nuts have plenty of protein and provide a lot of heart-healthy nutrients.

Pay attention to the quality and choose organic nuts.

Why should we soak the nuts?

      Soaking nuts is necessary and vital. They havePhytic acid and enzyme inhibitors that prevent them from being digested properly.

  Eating unsoaked nuts can cause health issues. Phytic acid is found naturally in the coating of the nuts and seeds.

Phytic acid is considerate an “anti-nutrient” because it binds to the minerals in the digestive tract like iron, zinc, calcium, magnesium and prevents the body from absorbing them.

Phytic acid is considerate an “anti-nutrient” because it binds to the minerals in the digestive tract like iron, zinc, calcium, magnesium and prevents the body from absorbing them.

When the nuts are soaked, it begins the process of germination which makes the protein and vitamin content raise.

Roasted nuts will not activate.

2. Avocado

Excellent source of healthy fats, nutrients, and fiber. Its creamy texture makes avocado even more delicious.

Cut a few slices, sprinkle with some of your favorite condiments, some olive oil, and there you have a perfect low carb snack. You can, also make guacamole and serve it with sliced vegetables.

3. Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate is well known for its excellent source of antioxidants. It may improve brain functions, lower blood pressure and reduce the level of stress.

Choose the chocolate with the highest percentage of cocoa. I would recommend having a square or two of an 85% dark cocoa chocolate. It will satisfy your cravings for sweets.

Trust me! I was a sugar addict.
What can I do if I don’t enjoy Dark Chocolate?

Train your brain to start liking it. Make sure you don’t have any sweets available in your house. Then, the only solution to satisfy your cravings remains eating a few pieces of dark chocolate. It took me three weeks to get accommodated with the taste of dark chocolate. Oh, and don’t forget about all its benefits!

4. Eggs

Eggs – provide high-quality protein and the right amount of Amino Acids.

Eat one or two boiled eggs as a snack. It’s important to eat the whole egg to get all the proven health benefits into your body. You can also make devilled eggs or scotch eggs.

5. Forest fruits

You can choose from blueberries, raspberries or strawberries.

Eat in moderation! Add them to your protein shakes or make fresh ice-cream with full-fat heavy whipping cream.

6. Cheese

It’s a handy snack. Try different assortments of cheese like cheddar, gouda, feta.

Pay attention to the content of carbs in some cheeses. They may have more carbs than others.

7. Bacon

Who does not love bacon? It’s great with eggs in the morning! It’s amazing on salads. Bacon gives a salty, crunchy and delicious touch to any meal. You can make oven-baked, crunchy bacon chips. Serve them with cheese sauce or your favorite low carb dipping sauce, and you will be in the seventh Heaven.

9. Vegetable slices

Make a plate with all your favorite veggies and enjoy them while watching a movie or studying.

You can add some cream cheese on top of cucumber slices and make an easy and fast low carb snack!

10. Low Carb Pizza

YES! You can enjoy pizza. Substitute the dough with a cauliflower one or try my favorite recipe for low carb pizza. Here is the recipe!

It will take you less than 10 minutes to make this low carb skillet pizza. Try my recipe and let me know how your pizza turned out!

11. Bone broth

Gives you energy, boosts the immune system and help you deal with the keto flu in the beginnings of a low-carb, high-fat diet.

Learn more about KETO FLU here!

Here is a complete list of 54 low carb snacks that you can eat on a ketogenic diet or a low-carb high-fat journey!

Sunflower seeds
Walnuts
Almonds
Macadamia nuts
Pecans
Trail mix
Avocado slices
Dark chocolate
Fat bombs
Low carb Ice-cream (homemade)
Celery and tuna
Sliced cucumber with cheese sauce instead of nachos
Peanut butter
Olives
Cheese Slices
Almond butter
String cheese
Full Fat Greek yogurt
Bacon chips
Pepperoni chips
Baked cheese chips
Kale Chips
Zucchini chips
Coconut Chips
Radish Chips
Pork rinds
Beef Jerky

​Dill Pickles

Boiled Egg

Devilled Egg

Guacamole and bacon

Scotch eggs

Cauliflower Tots

Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms

Bone Broth

A small salad

Egg Wraps

Turkey & Cheese Rolls

Taco Meatballs

Turkey and Bacon Lettuce Wraps

Chicken Skewers

Bacon Wrapped Avocado

Cloud Bread Sandwiches

Protein Shakes

Egg Salad

Hot Wings( grilled or baked with no coating)

Blueberries

Blackberries

Raspberries

Iced Coffee

Iced Tea

Homemade Coconut Chocolate Bars

Low Carb Pizza

Low Carb Mozzarella Muffins

list of 54 low carb snacks

 

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