Low-Carb snacks

Low-carb snacks are popular because they provide a variety of health benefits, including weight loss and increased HDL (good) cholesterol. Finding a low-carb snack, on the other hand, is challenging because even healthier packaged goods like granola bars are high in sugar carbs and calories. Actually, granola bars are for energy not weight loss. However, you can just make low-carb snacks because they are easier to make and can be more enjoyable depending on your preferences. If you're choosing a low-carb snack, make sure it's high in fiber, protein, and healthy fats to help you get the nutrients you need.

Low-Carb Snack

Here are five simple low carb snacks combos that are both nutritional and delicious.

1. Celery and Peanut Butter

Low-Carb Snack

A large of celery stalks + 2 tablespoon of peanut butter contain:

  • Calories: 198 calories
  • Carbs: 10g 
  • Protein: 8g
  • Fiber: 3g

It was a popular low carb snack when we were younger because it was both tasty and nutritious.

Peanuts are high in monounsaturated fats, which are beneficial for your heart, and they also include some plant protein. Peanut butter sold in stores often has added sugar, so choose a natural kind made just of peanuts and a small amount of salt.

2. Seed Mix

Low-Carb snacks

30g of sunflower, pumpkin and hemp seed mix contains:

  • Calories: 175
  • Carbs: 5g
  • Protein: 7g

Seeds are a good source of protein and healthy fats, so snack on a seed mix the next time you’re hungry. However, keep in mind that seeds are high in calories, so portion sizes are important.

3. Greek Yoghurt with Mixed Berries

Low-Carb snacks

1 serving size (150g) contains:

  • Calories: 120
  • Carbs: 13g 
  • Protein: 12g

Greek yoghurt is high in protein, as well as calcium, magnesium, and potassium. Strawberries and blueberries, for example, are high in fiber. You can avoid being hungry easily by eating this as a snack, and you can also enjoy it.

4. Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps

Low-Carb snacks

1 serving size (79g) contains:

  • Calories: 101
  • Carbs: 5.7g
  • Protein: 8.6g
  • Fiber, total dietary: 0.6g

To make, use ¼ cup tuna salad and 1 leaf lettuce. You can also add a pinch of salt and pepper to enhance the flavor. It’s delightful, and it can help you stay fuller for longer.

5. Caprese Salad

100g of caprese salad contains:

  • Calories: 139
  • Carbs: 3.86g
  • Protein: 7.17g
  • Fiber, total dietary: 0.8g

A caprese salad is a low carb Italian dish made with cherry tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, basil leaves and olive oil.

To make, combine some slices of tomatoes, cheese and basil leaves (chopped). Then, add a dash of salt and olive oil and mix it together. You can also add balsamic vinegar over the salad to add the flavor. Then, dig in!

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