15 Best High-Protein Low-Carb Snacks
There are many occasions to start a healthy eating goal. New Years being the most common. But why wait?
Old-Fashioned Egg Salad
1/2 cup: 13g protein, 3g carbohydrate
What has more protein than an egg? This high protein low carb snack is the perfect lunchbox staple. If you’re in a rush and need a quick snack, this egg salad only takes 15 minutes to prepare!
Frico (Cheese Crisps)
1 crisp: 8g protein, 1g carbohydrate
Sometimes, you’re just craving some chips. These crispy, cheesy delights are ready in just 10 minutes! You can bring them to work, in your car, or even just in your bag for a snack on-the-go.
1/4 cup: 8g protein, 9g carbohydrate
When the office vending machine is calling your name at 4 p.m., reach into your desk drawer for a healthy office snack like these spicy almonds. They’re crunchy with a kick!
These protein chips make an excellent car snack!
Teriyaki Beef Jerky
1 ounce: 17g protein, 2g carbohydrate
When your stomach is growling and a handful of nuts just isn’t going to cut it, reach for a teriyaki-flavored stick of beef jerky. This protein-filled meat snack will keep you satisfied until dinner time.
Store-bought jerky can be just as good for a quick snack!
Lemon Basil Chicken Salad
2/3 cup: 36g protein, 6g carbohydrate
Chicken salads aren’t just for the beach—they’re also a crave-worthy, high-protein snack for any afternoon. With greek yogurt instead of mayo as the base, the lemon and basil really shine through.
1 egg: 6g protein, 1g carbohydrate
For a high-protein food you can grab in a flash, keep your fridge stocked with a few hard-boiled eggs. They’re perfect for busy mornings when everyone is rushing out the door without breakfast.
Five-Cheese Spinach & Artichoke Dip
1/4 cup: 9g protein, 4g carbohydrate
Treat yourself to the most decadent spinach and artichoke dip ever. Warm and creamy with a spicy bite, you won’t believe this recipe belongs in your low-carb diet. Scoop it up with carrots or cheese crisps to make your low-carb app complete.
Mini Spinach Frittatas
1 frittata: 10g protein, 4g carbohydrate
Need an easy morning snack before your early meeting? Keep your freezer stocked with this delicious grab-and-go treat. Morning spinach frittatas can be enjoyed any time of day and will keep you fueled until dinner.
Herbed Feta Dip
1/4 cup: 7g protein, 2g carbohydrate
This thick, zesty dip is full of fresh Mediterranean flavor. The feta cheese and fresh mint complement each other beautifully, creating the perfect sidekick for crunchy carrots, sliced radish, or low-carb crackers.
Avocado Crab Boats
1 boat: 13g protein, 8g carbohydrate
Creamy and dreamy, these avocado crab boats are bursting with rich flavor, healthy fats and lean protein. It’s perfect for a weekend lunch or a satisfying snack.
Spicy Mixed Nuts
1/4 cup: 7g protein, 10g carbohydrate
Cumin and chili powder give extra oomph to the classic homemade nut mix. It’s a smart solution when you’re looking for a high-protein, low-carb snack.
1/2 cup: 6g protein, 6g carbohydrate
This granola will keep you satisfied all morning! Vary the nuts and seeds if you prefer. You can also use an alternative sweetener. Anything can be made keto-friendly, even protein pancakes.
if you prefer a store-bought version, this granola is great on the go!
Pizza Meat Loaf Cups
2 meat loaf cups: 29g protein, 6g carbohydrate
It’s time to welcome pizza back into your low-carb life. Swap out traditional dough for meatball loaf cups. It’s like two snacks in one!
Shrimp Avocado Salad
1 salad cup: 17g protein, 11g carbohydrate
We love these perfectly-portioned shrimp avocado salads for all the reasons. They’re delicious, packed with protein and look beautiful.
Cold Chicken Cheese Kabobs
1 kabob: 10g protein, 7g carbohydrate
If you need a healthy, filling snack, reach for cooked chicken breast. It’s rich in protein without weighing you down. These cold chicken cheese kabobs are perfect for a tasty party appetizer or easy afternoon snack.