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15 Best High-Protein Low-Carb Snacks

Have you been meaning to cut carbs this year? Why wait? Check out our list of high-protein low-carb snacks to kick off your healthier habits.

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Cold Chicken-Cheese KabobsTaste of Home

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.

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Prosciutto & Mozzarella Panino

1 roll-up: 18g protein, 2g carbohydrate

For a protein-rich snack, opt for these prosciutto-wrapped mozzarella snacks ($5). They’re great to keep in the fridge for a quick snack when you’re on the go. Plus, they’re keto-friendly!

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Bacon Cheddar Deviled Eggs


1 egg half: 4g protein, 1g carbohydrate

Deviled eggs aren’t just for holiday parties—they’re also a crave-worthy, high-protein snack for any afternoon. Experiment with new flavors like adding bacon and cheddar. If you like a little kick, go with a squirt of sriracha. Each serving has (one egg half) has 4 grams of protein and a mere 1 gram of carbs.

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Hot Chipotle Spinach and Artichoke Dip with Lime


1 serving: 6g 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.

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Quest Nutrition Protein Chips Ultimate Variety Pack. Tortilla and Original Style Bundle for Healthy and Savory Snack with Low Carbs and High Proteinvia amazon.com

Quest Nutrition Protein Chips


1 bag: 21g protein, 4g 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 protein chips. This variety pack ($60 for 30 bags) comes with six heavenly flavors like sour cream and onion and ranch.

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Mini Spinach FrittatasTaste of Home

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.

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Cottage cheese with fresh raspberry, healthy dessert, food for dieting or fitnessI Heart Photography WV/getty

Cottage Cheese with Raspberries

1 serving: 14g protein, 5g carbohydrate

If you’ve been missing sweets lately, indulge in a cool bowl of cottage cheese with fresh raspberries. Cottage cheese is rich in protein, and mixing in a handful of raspberries adds sweetness without overdoing it on the carbs.

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Avocado Crab BoatsTaste of Home

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.

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Greek Deli Kabobs


1 kabob: 8g protein, 2g carbohydrate

Bored with steamed broccoli and chicken breast every day? Spice up your afternoon snack with these easy kabobs. In addition to being loaded with savory protein, they’re fun to make and eat.

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Mission Meats Keto Sugar Free Grass-Fed Beef Snacks Sticks Non-GMO Gluten Free MSG Free Nitrate Nitrite Free Paleo Healthy Natural Meat Sticks Beef Jerkyvia amazon.com

Grass-Fed Jerky


1 beef stick: 7g protein, 1g carbohydrate

When your stomach is growling and a handful of nuts just isn’t going to cut it, reach for a keto-approved stick of beef jerky. With 7 grams of protein per serving, this meaty snack ($22 for 12 sticks) will keep you satisfied until dinner time.

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Hard-Boiled Egg

1 egg: 6g protein, 0.1g 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.

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Low Karb - Keto Blueberry Nut Granola Healthy Breakfast Cereal - Low Carb Snacks & Food - 3g Net Carbs - Almonds, Pecans, Coconut and morevia amazon.com

Low-Karb Granola


1 serving: 5g protein, 2g net carbohydrate

If you’ve always been a cereal lover, invest in this sweet and crunchy low-carb granola ($13). Made from crisp almonds, seeds and coconut shreds, this munchy snack satisfies your morning sweet tooth without going carb-crazy. Learn more ways nutritionists recommend adding extra protein to your diet.

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Zucchini Crusted PizzaTaste of Home

Zucchini-Crusted Pizza


1 serving: 14g protein, 10g carbohydrate

It’s time to welcome rich, cheesy pizza back into your low-carb life. Swap out traditional dough for light, shredded zucchini for better flavor and fewer calories.

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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.

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Carrie Madormo, RN
Now a freelance health and food writer, Carrie worked as a nurse for over a decade. When she isn't hunched over her laptop with a baby in hand, you will find her cooking her grandmother’s recipes, lacing up her running shoes or sipping coffee in the bathroom to hide from her three young children.

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