The Ultimate List of Keto Snacks
Looking to crush sugar cravings, improve memory and clarify, fight cancer, and prevent heart disease with the bonus of losing weight and gaining muscle mass? Who wouldn’t?!
If you’re jumping up and down ready to jump-start your health, the keto diet is for you! Below is a list of over 100 delicious keto snacks that will help you maintain a state of ketosis on your keto diet!
But first, what is the Keto diet?
In short, the keto diet trains your body from using carbs for energy to using fats for energy. The quickest and fastest way your body can produce energy is by burning carbohydrates. Glucose and insulin are produced when you eat carbohydrates which allows you to run, jump and swipe your thumb up as you scroll this article.
Your body needs fuel for energy. But what if you don’t give it the standard carbohydrate fuel you’ve always given it? What if that dries up? What if it HAS to use fats as fuel?
Well, the only way that can happen is if you deplete it from carbohydrates.
The keto diet is high in fats and very low in carbs. This changes your body from using carbs to fat as energy.
So instead of donuts and french fries, you get to indulge on bacon, cheese and exotic items such as biltong and coconut fat bombs – yum!
The Delicious List of Keto Snacks
1. Biltong – The New Jerky
Biltong, the South African beef jerky, is super high in protein and a great snack for your keto diet. It’s softer than American beef jerky and has no added sugar! It’s an ideal keto snack! Get your biltong here.
Put a handful of roasted, salted nuts in a baggie and take it with you to crunch hunger.
3. Sunflower Seeds
Seeds are always a good idea! Protein-rich and oh so good!
4. Cocktail Shrimp
Seafood is always a good keto-friendly choice. Why not splurge with cocktail shrimp with hot sauce?
5. Peanut Butter
A natural peanut butter (with low added sugars) is always a yummy snack whether with a spoonful or used as a dip.
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6. Hard Boiled Eggs
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7. Raw Green Veggies + Dip
Cut up celery or broccoli and dip in hummus for a healthy snack.
8. Canned/Packaged Tuna
A filling, protein packed seafood snack. Perfect on its own, on a salad or on a keto cheese cracker.
9. Sugar Free Jello
A fun, fruity snack in a variety of flavors to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Pitted olives are a low carb snack that you can pop in your mouth!
11. Oven-Baked Bacon Crisps
Perfect to dip in keto-friendly guacamole
12. String Cheese
The perfect protein finger food.
13. Pork Rinds
Fried pork skin that’s a tasty, crispy snack high in fat. Great to use with dips!
No prep time needed for this Keto-friendly snack. Grab your fork and dive in!
15. Zucchini Chips
Low carb and easy to flavor as you choose is a perfect baked snack.
16. Dark Chocolate
Look for no sugar and sweetened with Stevia
17. Deli Meat + Cheese Roll-ups
It doesn’t get any easier folks nor as tasty!
18. Dried Fruit
Eat plain or as part of trail mix.
This versatile, avocado dip is the perfect companion to kale chips, pork rinds, cheese crisps and is an essential healthy fat!
20. Kale Chips
Enjoy the crunch with low calories.
21. Apple with Peanut Butter
Add a little spice to your apple a day along with creamy nut butter.
22. Baked Chips with Salsa
Make homemade baked chips for a healthy alternative
23. Nut Butter with Banana + Cinnamon
Cinnamon is the perfect to touch to this keto-friendly treat.
24. Tuna Pickle Boats
Sliced dill pickles with tuna salad filling is low in calories and carbs but high in protein.
25. Almond Milk Protein Shake
Almond milk and protein powder to boost your energy levels.
26. Unsweetened Plain and Greek Yogurt
Rich in protein and probiotics to get you through your day!
Juices are rich in antioxidants. Water it down to reduce net carbs.
28. Cheese Crisps
A zesty cheese snack that’s easy to make: slice cheddar cheese, place on parchment paper and broiled.
29. Cream Cheese Cookies
A divine treat made with coconut flour, butter, and you guessed it, cream cheese!
30. Bacon Wrapped Cheese Sticks
Does it can any better than bacon + cheese?
31. Vegan Protein Energy Balls
Mix pumpkin puree, protein powder, and oats.
32. Plain Frozen Yogurt
A small sized-portion but hold the toppings to keep this treat a healthy choice.
33. Oven-Baked Parmesan Garlic Wings
A flavorful, healthy twist on wings.
34. Bone Broth
Bone broth boosts energy levels while it ups your immunity game! Also great to ease Keto flu – fatigue, dizziness, low energy, cramps and headaches.
35. Trail Mix
A long-time favorite snack for many it’s a perfect blend of keto-friendly ingredients.
36. Tuna-Stuffed Cucumber
Hollow out half a cucumber and fill with tuna.
37. Cheese Slices
Delicious on their own or rolled up with deli meat.
38. Little Smokies
Little smokies party favorite makes for a tasty sizzling snack!
Always a yummy snack! Add cream cheese to change it up!
40. Roasted Chickpeas
Open up a can, drain, dry, season and bake. Viola!
41. Coconut Fat Bombs
Mix ½ cup coconut oil, ½ cup coconut butter, ¼ cup + 2 Tbs finely-shredded coconut, + 12 drops of Stevia and bam! You have Coconut Fat Bombs.
42. Steak Tacos with Pork Rind Tortillas
Pork rind make for a keto-friendly alternative to traditional taco shells.
43. Steak Tacos with Pork Rind Tortillas
Pork rind make for a keto-friendly alternative to traditional taco shells.
44. Crispy Cauliflower Cheese Bites
Cauliflower, cheddar cheese, black pepper and egg is all it takes to make this tasty snack.
45. Cucumber + Cream Cheese Rollups
A crunchy creamy combo is hard to beat!
Sushi is always a good choice! Forego the mayo and swap white rice for brown rice and enjoy!
47. Iced Coffee
You can have your coffee, but keep it black to avoid sugar intake.
48. Dried Figs
Fiber + sweetness all in one!
49. Pepperoni Chips
Who doesn’t love pepperoni! Bake pepperoni to make tasty, crispy chips
A handful of roasted pistachios are a crunchy, satisfying snack.
51. Broccoli Dipped in Ranch Dressing
Buttermilk ranch dressing with fiber and nutrient rich broccoli is the best of both worlds.
52. Cottage Cheese
Be sure to buy full fat cottage cheese to help satisfy your hunger.
53. Macadamia Nuts
Is there anything better than rich, macadamia nuts?! They are a super keto-friendly snack you can take on the go!
54. Avocado Deviled Eggs
Healthy fat overload with this keto classic combo.
55. Chocolate Avocado Pudding
All it takes is two – two ingredients for this creamy treat!
56. Chocolate Kale Chips
Put a spin on kale chips with chocolate! Why not?
57. Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms
Try a sausage mixture to stuff mushroom caps.
58. Quest Bars
The perfect no-hassle, pre-made snack.
59. Small Salad
We all know salads are oh so healthy for you. Add hard boiled egg slices to up your protein game with this classic.
60. Atkins Bars
Another choice in pre-made, keto-friendly snacks.
61. Sunflower Seeds
These little guys will help fill you up while their saltiness will help replenish your electrolytes.
62. Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Bites
63. Pistachio and Sundried Tomato Goat Cheese Balls
Add the creaminess of goat cheese, the crunch of pistachios + the savory flavor of sundried tomatoes and you have all the deliciousness you crave.
64. Cheesy Baked Eggplant Rolls
Jazz up eggplant with a mix parmesan, mozzarella for this recipe!
65. No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake Bombs
Easy-peasy creamy goodness with these lemon cheesecake bombs!
66. Cocoa Nibs
Another tasty packaged snack – fermented cocoa beans.
67. Keto Chocolate Lava Cake
To satisfy the chocolate lovers in all of us comes this decadent, but healthy cake alternative.
68. Dry Roasted Pumpkins Seeds
Eat plain, on a salad or in trail mix.
69. Moon Cheese
Dehydrated crunch bites of cheese goodness.
70. Green Bean Fries
A simple alternative to fries with five ingredients: green beans, egg, salt, pepper, and parmesan cheese.
71. Bacon-Roasted Brussel Sprouts
A perfect texture blend – tender brussel sprouts and crunchy bacon.
72. Low Carb Jello Pops
The perfect sweet snack on a warm summer day and only two ingredients for these Jello pops.
73. Spinach Feta Triangles
Low carb pastry triangles filled with spinach and feta goodness.
74. Strawberry Shortcake Keto Fat Bombs
Low carb energy bites sweetened with the goodness of strawberries.
75. Keto Mocha-Espresso Macaroons
The magic of mocha + espresso meet in this sweet treat.
76. Caprese Salad
Mozzarella goodness on a sun-ripened tomato with salt and pepper to taste.
77. Chia Coconut Pudding
Chia seeds and coconut = coconut pudding. Add a bit of fruit or cinnamon for added flavor. Click the link to find the secret to no clumps!
78. Low-Carb Ketogenic Soft Pretzels
It’s hard to resist a soft pretzel – especially when it’s low-carb.
Dry-cured meat sticks are high in protein, salty to satisfy cravings and easy to take anywhere.
Strawberries, raspberries + blueberries are some of nature’s finest snacks, but be portion conscious to avoid too much sugar.
82. Keto Pigs In A Blanket
These hot dog bites are made keto with the wrap made of almond flour, egg, cheese, and baking powder.
83. Lettuce Wraps Stuffed With Cream Cheese + Veggies
Get the perfect veggie + fat combo with these lettuce wraps!
84. Bacon Wrapped Artichoke Hearts
Salty, crispy bacon + savory artichoke hearts are palatable + protein rich!
85. Berries + Coconut Cream
86. Brie Cheese Wedges With Chopped Almonds
87. Smoked Salmon With Cream Cheese
89. Baked Season Veggie Chips
90. Toasted Shredded Coconut
Delicious on its own or sprinkled on greek yogurt!
91. Cucumber Sliced Dipped in Ranch Dressing
A super simple afternoon snack.
92. Iced Tea
Tea has virtually no carbs so grab a cold glass especially on a hot summer day!
93. BLT Wraps
Simply use the lettuce as the wrap and fill with bacon and tomato!
94. Butter-Fried Macadamia Nuts
When you thought Macadamia nuts couldn’t get any yummier! Try them butter-fried!
95. Chicken Or Steak + Bacon Jalapeno Poppers
Try the spicy side with jalapeno poppers! Add bacon and chicken or steak for protein and pop ‘em in!
96. Chicken Breast Chunks Dipped In Sauce
Chicken doesn’t have to be reserved for meals only. Slice a chicken breast into chunks for bite-sized portions in and dip in your favorite high fat sauce.
97. Watermelon Seeds
Watermelon seeds?! Why not?!
98. Roasted Cauliflower With Melted Cheese
Looking for a different way to cook cauliflower? Try roasting a cut up head of cauliflower and add melted cheese after cooking.
99. Lentil Snaps
These lightly salter green pea crisps come in a variety of flavors and are the perfect packed snack!
100. Baked Chicken Fingers
Who doesn’t love crunch chicken fingers?! You’ll love these because they are healthy too! Dip in ranch or spicy mustard.
101. KIND Bars
Full of protein, good fat and flavor!
102. Bell Pepper Halves Stuffed With Pizza Toppings
Toss crust aside! Cut small bell peppers in half and stuff with pizza sauce, pepperoni slices, and shredded cheese.
103. Wasabi Dry Roasted Edamame
A great alternative to a nutty crunch try spicy dry-roasted edamame!
104. Seaweed Snack
A crispy, salty and seasoned snack is as addicting as it’s starchy potato chip counterpart.
Sounds pretty amazing right? Most of the above snacks are banned on regular diets.
But before you switch to a new diet, please confirm with your doctor. I am not an expert, just a passionate foodie.
Sticking to high-quality whole foods and less than a handful ingredients is best for a keto diet.
How to be Successful with the Keto Diet
Keep this list handy to help you stay on track and prep snacks ahead of time to avoid grabbing carbs out of sheer hunger.