If you are on a keto diet, you’re not alone. The diet’s popularity has skyrocketed in recent years.
In fact, the word “keto” was Googled 25.4 million times in 2020, making it the most Googled food-related term of the year.
As the diet has grown more and more popular, ideas for keto meals and snacks have grown more and more creative.
If you’re looking for low-carb keto snacks, you’ve come to the right place. Read on for a comprehensive guide to healthy, quick, and indulgent keto snacks for every occasion.
Healthy Keto Snacks
If you’re on a keto diet, you have likely recognized the many ways that a ketogenic diet can help you to meet your health goals. To fill your body with as many nutrients as possible, try some of these healthy keto snacks.
Roasting sliced vegetables is an easy way to get some more greens into your diet without feeling like you are stuck eating salads for every meal.
Slice zucchini or eggplant into circles and toss the slices with olive oil and spices of your choice. Bake them for 20 minutes at 325 degrees for a crispy and nutritious snack.
For delicious asparagus fries, toss asparagus in a cheesy mixture and bake them in the oven or air fryer.
Prosciutto and Cheese Rolls
Prosciutto and cheese rolls feel like something you’d enjoy on a sunny day in Italy with a glass of wine, but you can have them any day of the week in your own home.
Simply slice up your favorite cheese into rectangles and wrap them with prosciutto. To make this snack even easier, buy cheese sticks from the grocery store.
On-the-Go Keto Snacks
Sometimes, life gets busy and you don’t have time to chop up vegetables or you’re out of the house all day. Luckily, there are a number of quick keto snacks you can try out for when you’re on the go and hunger hits.
Chips and Dip
Chips and dip don’t have to be filled with carbs or something enjoyed exclusively at parties. Click here for keto chips that are ready to toss into your lunch bag without any baking or hassle. Keep a bag in your car or desk for convenient snacking.
To enjoy the chips with some dip, try buying hummus from your local grocery store. It often comes in snack-sized containers. 1-2 tablespoons can have as few as 4 net grams of carbs.
If you find yourself opening up the fridge and wishing you had something that was ready to eat right away, hard-boiled eggs are the perfect choice for you. At the beginning of the week, hard boil as many eggs as you’d like and keep them in the fridge for a quick and easy snack.
Keep them in their shell and you can throw them into your bag for an easy snack while you’re out of the house. Just peel them when hunger hits and enjoy.
Keep it interesting by adding different spices to your hardboiled eggs. If you like a little spice, try sprinkling them with cayenne pepper and salt. For a smokier flavor, season your hardboiled eggs with paprika.
Keto Snacks for a Sweet Tooth
Even the most disciplined of us have a sweet tooth every once in a while. Luckily, you don’t have to have a cheat day in order to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Here are some keto desserts that are sure to have your mouth watering.
Berries and Cream
1/4 cup of berries is a low-carb indulgence that’s perfect for dessert. Enjoy your favorite mixed berries with cream to make it even more scrumptious.
Add a teaspoon of your favorite low-carb sweetener to 3/4 cup of heavy whipping cream. Using a handheld blender or stand mixer, whip up the mixture until it reaches the desired consistency. Top your berries with the cream and enjoy!
Nut Butter and Chocolate Chips
If you’re someone that has been known to eat peanut butter with a spoon straight from the jar, this is the dessert for you. Take three tablespoons of your favorite nut butter and put it in a small bowl. Mix in a tablespoon of unsweetened dark chocolate chips and dig in.
Keto Snacks for Sharing
Whether you’re having an outdoor picnic, attending a potluck, or having friends over, you will want to have some recipe ideas in the repertoire that are good for sharing with friends and family.
Luckily, all of these low-carb snacks are crowd-pleasers. Your friends and family may not even notice that they are eating something low carb!
Veggies and Dips
Dips are a staple for any gathering of people, so try bringing a keto-friendly dip to your next potluck.
If you’re short on time, you can pick up some full-fat sour cream from the grocery store and mix it with freshly chopped herbs and garlic powder for a quick and delicious creamy dip that even kids will love. If you have some more time on your hands, this spinach and artichoke dip has just 2 grams of net carbs per serving.
Cut up an assortment of low-carb vegetables, like celery, jicama, raw broccoli, bell pepper, and cucumber to enjoy with your delicious cream dip.
For a cocktail party when you need an appetizer that everyone will love, stuffed mushrooms are going to be your new favorite. Clean and remove the stems from mushrooms and fill them with a cheesy filling of your choice. Cream cheese and mozzarella is a simple and delicious option, but you can mix it up by throwing in sausage or spinach.
Place the filled mushrooms in a skillet or baking sheet. Bake them for 25 minutes in an oven preheated to 350 degrees.
Never Run Out of Ideas for Low Carb Keto Snacks Again
Variety is key when you’re trying to stick to a keto diet, so try mixing things up with some of the low carb keto snacks in this guide.
No matter what you’re craving or how much time you have on your hands, there’s something in this guide that will satisfy you without loading up on carbs.
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