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50 Keto Snacks to Help You Lose Weight

50 Keto Snacks to Help You Lose Weight

Every person is different when it comes to their appetite and hunger cycles. Some people would be fine with two meals a day, while others need snacks between their meals to feel energetic and stave off hunger. Even though being on a keto diet can help to keep you feeling full and satisfied, there may be times when you need keto snacks to satisfy your hunger while still helping you to lose weight.

Snacks can be a tricky territory; if you aren’t careful, they can contribute to weight gain. Snacks can also be helpful when dieting since they help prevent you from getting overly-hungry and overeating as a result.  Some of the more common snack foods like chips, candy bars, and other processed foods often contain high amounts of calories and simple carbs that can throw off your whole dietary balance. Since you may be on-the-go and not sitting down as you enjoy your snack, like you would a meal, it can slip your mind when you recall what you’ve eaten throughout the day.

However, well thought-out keto snacks may actually help you to lose weight. Keto snacks follow the same rules as those for any other keto meal; they’re high in fat, moderate in protein, and low in carbs. Well-balanced keto snacks will help you maintain a state of ketosis while helping you to not feel hungry.


Can I Have Snacks While Trying to Lose Weight?

The short answer is yes, you can have snacks while trying to lose weight. However, it is important to factor them into your overall diet plan and macro distribution.

One of the biggest setbacks with weight loss is taking in snacks between meals and not accounting for them in your total goals, whether it’s calories, macros, or both. There is no problem with having snacks, and snacks shouldn’t be seen as “cheating.” Instead, they can fit well as part of a ketogenic diet for weight loss if they are planned, follow the rules of the keto diet, and if the portions help meet the total goals of the dieter for the day.


How Can Keto Snacks Help You Lose Weight?

Keto snacks can help you lose weight in many ways:

They keep you feeling satisfied.One of the biggest complaints of diets in general is that they are restrictive and keep you feeling hungry, which makes the diet difficult to stick with. The ketogenic diet is high in fat and protein, which are two macronutrients that keep you feeling fuller longer.

You may eat several times a day instead of choosing to have large main meals. Some people do better having smaller snack-sized portions more often throughout the day. It’s important to be mindful of your hunger and fullness cues to help you decide when or how often you choose to eat. By eating when you’re hungry and stopping when you’re satisfied, you’re more in-tune with your body and may do less emotional or boredom eating, which may result in weight gain or a weight loss plateau

Keto snacks help to boost ketosis. Having snacks won’t hinder your state of ketosis if they are keto-approved snacks. Keto snacks follow the same rules as other keto meals, so they will help you reach or maintain ketosis like any other keto meal.


50 Keto Snacks to Help You Lose Weight

Here is a list of 50 keto snack recipes, with macros included, for you to consider adding into your keto diet plan. The list includes everything from sweet to savory snacks, so you can satisfy cravings without breaking your diet.

You’ll also notice that there are four categories: recipes to make in the kitchen, smoothies and drinks, fat bomb recipes, and grab-and-go-snacks. Whether you have some time to experiment in the kitchen or whether you need something ready-made, this list has it all.


Recipes to make in the kitchen

1. Salted almonds – Nordic Food Living

These are a great snack food to buy or prepare ahead of time. You can stick them in a baggie or grab a handful and get on with your day. Almonds are high in unsaturated fats and plant protein, which make them a great addition to your overall keto diet.

You can follow the recipe below, or buy a can of salted almonds. Just make sure they don’t contain hidden ingredients like sugar.

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Ingredients (makes 7 servings of 1 oz each):

  • 7 oz raw almonds
  • 4 tbsp salt
  • 1-2 cups boiling water

Instructions:

  1. Boil 1 cup water with salt. Once boiling, turn off the heat.
  2. Pour the almonds into the water. Let soak for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Drain water.
  4. Line a pan with parchment paper and spread out the almonds. You can add some extra salt, if desired.
  5. Bake at 300°F for about 20 minutes.

Recipe Macros (per serving of 1 oz. almonds):

Fat: 14 g

Net Carbohydrates: 2.5 g

Protein: 6 g


2. Keto tuna salad cups - Food Network

This mashup between fish tacos and a BLT will make everyone’s mouth water.


Ingredients (makes 8 servings):

  • 4 large eggs
  • 4 strips bacon
  • 1⁄3 cup olive or avocado oil mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • ¼ teaspoon lemon zest plus 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 stalk celery, thinly sliced
  • two 5-ounce cans tuna packed in olive oil; 2 tablespoons of the oil reserved and the rest drained
  • 2 scallions, sliced
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 medium tomato, halved and cut into 8 slices
  • 16 leaves Bibb lettuce

Instructions:

  1. Cover the eggs with about an inch of water in a medium pot. Bring to a boil, remove from the heat, cover and let stand for 8 minutes. Drain and submerge in ice water.
  2. When cool enough to handle, peel the eggs and chop.
  3. Cook the bacon in a nonstick skillet until crisp.
  4. Whisk together the mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon zest, lemon juice, celery, tuna oil, salt, pepper, and about ¾ of the scallions.
  5. Mix the mayo mix together with tuna.
  6. Fill lettuce leaves with tuna salad.
  7. Top with egg, bacon, tomatoes slices and scallions.

Recipe Macros per serving (one serving = 2 leaves of lettuce filled with tuna mixture):

Fat: 20 g

Net Carbohydrates: 3 g

Protein: 14 g


3. Low-carb zucchini chips - All Recipes

Crispy, salty, and light. Say goodbye to potato chip cravings!

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Ingredients:

  • 2 small zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil, or to taste
  • sea salt, to taste
  • cayenne pepper (optional)

Instructions (for 2 servings):

  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
  2. Arrange sliced zucchini on a baking sheet. Drizzle lightly with olive oil and sprinkle lightly with sea salt and cayenne pepper if desired.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until completely dried and chip-like, about 1 hour per side. Allow to cool before serving.

Recipe Macros per serving:

Fat: 7.3 g

Net Carbohydrates: 7.2 g

Protein: 3.9 g


4. Bell pepper keto nachos - Food Network

This takes all of the best part of nachos (the toppings, of course), cuts out the carby chips, and using bell peppers instead. Some keto diets will discourage bell peppers because they are slightly higher in carbs, but if balanced with the rest of your diet, they are a great addition of vitamins and antioxidants.


Ingredients (makes 4 servings):

  • 2 medium bell peppers (preferably a mix of colors)
  • kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 4 ounces ground beef (80/20)
  • 1 cup full-fat shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • ¼ cup guacamole
  • ¼ cup pico de gallo
  • 2 tablespoons full-fat sour cream

Instructions:

  1. Cut the bell peppers into sixths, and remove the stems and seeds.
  2. Transfer into a microwave/safe bowl. Add about 1 tbsp. water to the bowl and salt. Cover and microwave for about 4 minutes.
  3. Let cool and place face-up on a baking sheet.
  4. Heat oil in a large skillet, and add spices while stirring, for less than a minute.
  5. Add the beef and salt, and cook until brown.
  6. Spoon the beef mixture into each bell pepper and sprinkle with cheese.
  7. Top with guacamole, pico de gallo, and sour cream.

Recipe Macros per serving:

Fat: 20 g

Net Carbohydrates: 6 g

Protein: 13 g


5. Salad sandwiches - Diet Doctor

All the really good stuff in sandwiches are usually the fillings. Just because you’ve cut out the bread doesn’t mean to need to cut out the yummy (and nutritious) stuff! Best of all, you can make these in a flash.


Ingredients (makes 1 serving):

  • 2 oz. Romaine lettuce or baby gem lettuce
  • ½ oz. butter
  • 1 oz. edam cheese or other cheese of your liking
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 cherry tomatoes

Instructions:

  1. Clean the vegetables.
  2. Spread butter on the lettuce leaves.
  3. Layer the rest of the ingredients however you’d like.

Recipe Macros (for entire recipe):

Fat: 34 g

Net Carbohydrates: 3 g

Protein: 10 g


6. Keto bread - Delish

Is this even possible? Believe it! Make a batch of keto bread over the weekend to have with avocado, egg, or just plain butter throughout the week.


Ingredients:

  • 6 large eggs
  • ½ tsp. cream of tartar
  • ¼ c. (½ stick) butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 ½ c. finely ground almond flour
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt

Instructions (makes 6 slices, more or less depending on thickness of slices):

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F. Line a loaf pan (about 8 x 4 inches) with parchment paper.
  2. Separate egg whites from the yolks.
  3. In a bowl, mix together egg whites and cream of tartar. Mix with an electric mixer until white peaks form.
  4. In a different bowl, beat together yolks, melted butter, almond flour, salt, and baking powder.
  5. Fold in the whipped egg whites, little by little.
  6. Pour batter into the loaf pan. Bake for 30 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.

Recipe Macros (per slice when loaf is sliced into 6 pieces):

Fat: 16.4 g

Net Carbohydrates: 1 g

Protein: 7.9 g


7. Overnight keto chia pudding - Gnom Gnom

Chia can absorb over 10 times its weight in water, forming a gel-like consistency that’s perfect for making pudding!

 

Ingredients (makes one serving):

  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 cup almond milk (unsweetened)
  • stevia (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Mix chia seeds with your chosen milk, cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Add more liquid as needed to reach desired consistency (optional). Sweeten to taste and serve with toppings of choice.
  3. Chia pudding can be kept refrigerated in an airtight container for up to a week.

Recipe Macros (for entire recipe):

Fat: 10 g

Net Carbohydrates: 1.5 g

Protein: 5 g


8. Low carb blueberry chia pudding - Appetite For Energy

A variation of the recipe above but with blueberries for some extra antioxidants and flavor.


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Ingredients (makes 1 serving):

  • ¼ cup heavy cream or coconut milk
  • 3 tbsp. chia seeds
  • ¼ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ¼ cup blueberries or raspberries or strawberries, fresh or frozen.
  • 3-6 drops liquid stevia or 2 tsp erythritol or equivalent low-carb sweetener

Instructions:

  1. Place all the ingredients in a small bowl or jar and mix well.
  2. Leave in the fridge for at least 10 minutes (or overnight).
  3. When ready to eat, give it a good mix and enjoy.

Recipe Macros (for entire recipe):

Fat: 33 g

Net Carbohydrates: 9 g

Protein: 7 g


9. Baked eggs in avocado - Downshiftology

If you had a light breakfast or lunch, this hearty snack will make sure you have enough energy for your day while boosting ketosis and providing protein for muscle health..


Ingredients (makes 4 servings):

  • 2 avocados
  • 4 large eggs
  • salt and pepper to taste

Optional Toppings

  • goat cheese
  • cilantro
  • bacon
  • chives

Instructions:

  1. Heat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Slice the avocados in half, lengthwise and twist to separate. Remove the pit and scoop out 1-1.5 tablespoons of avocado, creating a larger cavity.
  3. Place the avocado halves in a baking dish, to keep them upright, and gently crack one egg on top of each half.
  4. Bake for 15-20 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and add toppings.

Recipe Macros (per serving of ½ avocado):

Fat: 24.6 g

Net Carbohydrates: 2.3 g

Protein: 8.2 g


10. Parmesan crisps - KetoConnect

These crispy chips won’t let you miss packaged chips at all. Keep a jar of them in your fridge or in your office as a quick, satisfying snack to enjoy.


Ingredients (makes 2 servings):

  • 8 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 slices Provolone cheese
  • 1 medium jalapeño

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425° F
  2. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper. Put 1 tbsp of parmesan cheese in mounds on the parchment paper about 1 inch apart
  3. Slice up jalapeño and place slices on a baking sheet. Bake for 5 minutes. Place each baked jalapeño slice on a mound.
  4. Split each slice of Provolone cheese into 4 pieces. Lay each piece on top of the jalapeño and parmesan.
  5. Place in the oven and bake for 9-10 minutes.

Recipe Macros (per 4 crisps):

Fat: 10 g

Net Carbohydrates: 1.5g

Protein: 14 g


Smoothies and drinks

11. Green keto smoothie bowl - Appetite for Energy

You can make this recipe as a bowl or as a smoothie. It’s light, nutrient packed and has a delicious tropical taste.


Ingredients (makes 1 serving):

  • ½ large avocado (140g or 5 oz flesh)
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 ½ cups coconut milk (unsweetened)
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 8 drops liquid stevia or to taste
  • handful of ice

Instructions:

  1. Put all of the ingredients in a blender (adding ice last) and blend until smooth.

Recipe Macros

Fat: 20 g

Net Carbohydrates: 4 g

Protein: 2 g


12. Keto green smoothie - Real Balanced

This green smoothie is low in carbs and very high in fiber and antioxidants.


Ingredients (makes one smoothie):

  • ⅔ cup spinach
  • ½ medium avocado
  • 1 tbsp MCT oil
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp matcha powder
  • 1 tbsp keto sweetener of choice
  • ½ cup almond or coconut milk or ¼ cup heavy cream + ¼ cup additional of water
  • ⅔ cup water (you may choose to use less or more, depending on your smoothie thickness preference)
  • 5 ice cubes

Instructions:

  1. Blend together until smooth.

 


Recipe Macros

Fat: 23.6 g

Net Carbohydrates: 3.6 g

Protein: 4.5 g


13. Ketoproof coffee - Ruled.me

Bulletproof coffee has caught fire in the nutrition world, even for some non-keto dieters. As long as you account for it in your overall diet plan, you can go above and beyond and make a super-keto bulletproof coffee (ketoproof coffee) by adding MCT or coconut oil and heavy whipping cream in addition to the unsalted butter.

This is a great liquid snack that, thanks to the fat, will keep you full. Note that it is higher in calories than other snacks, so if you are looking for an option lighter in calories, you might want to cut the unsalted butter and whipping cream in half.


Ingredients (makes two 1-cup servings):

  • 2 cups coffee
  • 2 tablespoons grass-fed unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons MCT oil or coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Brew 2 cups of coffee and put into a bowl or large thermos large enough to mix the other ingredients in.
  2. Add butter, vanilla, heave cream, and MCT (or coconut oil) into the coffee.
  3. Mix together with an immersion blender and enjoy!

Recipe Macros (per 1 cup serving):

Fat: 27.7 g

Net Carbohydrates: 1 g

Protein: 1 g


14. Keto strawberry smoothie - My Keto Kitchen

This smoothie comes with a protein boost from powdered collagen, as well as fiber and healthy fat from the chia seeds.


Ingredients (makes one smoothie):

 

  • 1 ½ cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 whole strawberry
  • 2 scoops vanilla collagen powder (or try chocolate)
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp heavy cream
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence or extract
  • 1 tsp strawberry essence (optional if you want a stronger strawberry taste)
  • 2 tsp erythritol (or your choice of sweetener

Instructions:

  1. Blend ingredients together until smooth. If you prefer a thicker smoothie, allow it to sit for 5-10 minutes to allow the chia seeds to absorb more moisture.

Recipe Macros (per smoothie):

Fat: 22 g

Net Carbohydrates: 2 g

Protein: 25 g


 

15. Cinnamon chocolate breakfast smoothie - Paleo Flourish

This smoothie packs a big nutritional punch with healthy fat from avocado, MCT oil, as well as antioxidants from cacao powder.


Ingredients (makes 1 smoothie):

  • ¾ cup coconut milk
  • ½ ripe avocado
  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened cacao powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Stevia to taste
  • ½ teaspoon MCT oil or 1 teaspoon coconut oil (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Blend all of the ingredients together well.

Recipe Macros (entire recipe):

Fat: 30 g

Net Carbohydrates: 4 g

Protein: 3 g


16. Green low carb breakfast smoothie - Tasteaholics.com

While this drink is called a “breakfast smoothie”, it can be enjoyed mid-morning or mid-afternoon on those days where you know your meals have been lacking. It contains vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to keep you healthy and, not to mention plenty of fat to keep you energized on your keto weight loss journey.


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Ingredients:

  • 5 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 oz spinach
  • 50 grams cucumber
  • 50 grams celery
  • 50 grams avocado
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 10 drops liquid stevia
  • 1 scoop protein powder (about 30 grams)
  • ½ tsp chia seeds (to garnish)
  • 1 tsp matcha powder (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Add all of the ingredients to a blender and blend thoroughly.


Recipe Macros (entire recipe/1 smoothie):

Fat: 25 g

Net Carbohydrates: 4 g

Protein: 30 g


17. Blueberry galaxy smoothie - Fat For Weight Loss

This smoothie is so pretty, you’ll just have to take a picture of it to upload on your Insta. You may be surprised to know that both fat and protein macros are both well into the double digits.


Ingredients (makes one smoothie):

  • 1 cup coconut or almond milk
  • ¼ cup blueberries
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp MCT or coconut oil
  • 30 grams protein powder (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Put all of the ingredients into a mixer and blend until smooth.

Recipe Macros (for entire recipe/1 smoothie):

Fat: 21g

Net Carbohydrates: 3 g

Protein: 31 g


18. Blueberry coconut chia smoothie - All Day I Dream About Food

This is a craving fighter if there ever was one - blueberries, coconut cream, and Greek yogurt - oh my! Keep in mind that each batch makes 3-4 servings, so make sure not to down it all at once.

 

Ingredients (makes 4 servings):

  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup full fat Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup coconut cream
  • 1 cup unsweetened cashew or almond milk
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp ground chia seed
  • 2 tbsp sweetener

Instructions:

  1. Combine in a blender, blend together, and divide into 3-4 glasses.


Recipe Macros (for ¼ recipe):

Fat: 21 g

Net Carbohydrates: 7.7 g

Protein: 6 g


19. Keto flu smoothie - howtothisandthat.com

When people are just starting out with the keto diet, the keto flu can be a major downer (and even one of the reasons people decide not to stick to keto). This electrolyte-balancing smoothie is a great option if you are experiencing keto flu, or if you are trying to get back into ketosis and want to prevent the keto flu.


Ingredients (makes 1 smoothie):

  • ½ cup kale
  • 2 large strawberries
  • 50 grams avocado
  • ½ cup cucumber with peel
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp stevia
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp pink himalayan salt

Instructions:

  1. Add the ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.

Recipe Macros (for entire recipe/1 smoothie):

Fat: 11.1 g

Net Carbohydrates: 4.1 g

Protein: 2.8 g


20. Chocolate peanut butter milkshake - lowcarbyum.com

Are you dealing with sweet cravings as you ease into weight loss? No need to give in with high-sugar snacks. This peanut butter milkshake will not only do the trick, it will also help to support ketosis.


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Ingredients (makes 1 smoothie):

  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened peanut butter powder or unsweetened peanut butter
  • 5 drops SweetLeaf stevia drops or other sweetener to taste
  • dash sea salt

Instructions:

  1. Place all of the ingredients in a blender and enjoy!

Recipe Macros (for entire recipe/1 smoothie):

Fat: 5.7 g

Net Carbohydrates: 3.1 g

Protein: 3.6 g


Fat bombs

21. Black and white keto fat bombs - Food Network

Fudgy and creamy fat bombs are the perfect snack - or even dessert!


Ingredients (makes 12 pieces):

  • 2 cups slivered almonds
  • 1 cup virgin or extra-virgin coconut oil
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons of your favorite low-carb powdered sweetener
  • 2 teaspoons sugar-free vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • small pinch kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

Instructions:

  1. Line 12-cup mini muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. Put the almonds, oil, sweetener, zest, vanilla extract and salt in a food processor.
  3. Take out about half, put into a mixing bowl, and mix with cocoa powder.
  4. Fill half of the liners with the vanilla mix, and the other half with the chocolate mix.
  5. Freeze until solid.

Recipe Macros (for 1 piece):

Fat: 27 g

Net Carbohydrates: 1.7 g

Protein: 4 g


22. Cinnamon and cardamom fat bombs - Diet Doctor

When you try these fat bombs, it will be like biting into a chai tea. These deliciously spicy fat bombs go great with a cup of coffee.

 

Ingredients (makes 10 servings):

  • 3 oz. unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ¼ tsp ground cardamom (green)
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon

Instructions:

  1. Mix together the butter, half of the shredded coconut, vanilla extract, cardamom, and cinnamon in a bowl.
  2. Make into walnut-sized balls.
  3. Roll the balls in the remaining shredded coconut.
  4. Freeze until hard.

Recipe Macros (per serving):

Fat: 10 g

Net Carbohydrates: 0.4 g

Protein: 0.4 g


23. Carrot cake keto balls - Delish

These are just as delicious as they sound, and they taste like a moist carrot cake, without all of the non-keto friendly ingredients like sugar and wheat flour. The shredded coconut gives the keto balls body and a unique texture.


Ingredients (makes 16 fat bombs):

  • 1 (8-oz.) block cream cheese, softened
  • ¾ c. coconut flour
  • 1 tsp. liquid stevia (more to taste)
  • ½ tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 c. grated carrots
  • ½ c. chopped pecans
  • 1 c. shredded unsweetened coconut

 

Instructions:

  1. Mix together all ingredients except carrots, pecans, and shredded coconut.
  2. Fold in carrots and pecans.
  3. Divide into 16 balls and roll in shredded coconut.
  4. Serve at room temperature or refrigerate.

Recipe Macros (per fat bomb):

Fat: 8 g

Net Carbohydrates: 2.7 g

Protein: 2 g


24. Keto blueberry cream pie fat bombs - Forget Sugar Friday

These little morsels will beat out most blueberry cream pies out there. This recipe uses something quite novel - goat cheese! It has a unique, tangy flavor, and has almost no carbs.


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Ingredients:

  • 4 oz soft goat cheese
  • ½ cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup pecans
  • ½ tsp stevia or other natural sweetener of choice
  • ¼ cup unsweetened shredded coconut

Instructions:

  1. Put all of the ingredients (except coconut flakes) in a food processor until well-combined.
  2. Divide the mix into about 30 fat bombs.
  3. Pour the coconut flakes in a bowl or on a plate and roll each fat bomb in the coconut until covered.

Recipe Macros (per fat bomb)

Fat: 4 g

Net Carbohydrates: 1 g

Protein: 1 g


25. 3 Ingredient almond joy fat bombs - The Big Man's World

All three ingredients in this recipe contribute fat that is essential to the keto diet. They’re so good, you won’t need the sugar to enjoy them.


Ingredients:

  • 20 oz chocolate chips of choice (dark chocolate, no added sugar), divided
  • ¼ cup coconut butter, softened
  • 24 whole almonds

Instructions:

  1. Line a mini muffin pan with muffin liners.
  2. In a microwaveable bowl, melt ¼ of the chocolate chips.
  3. Pour the mixture evenly in each muffin cup. Refrigerate until firm.
  4. Remove from refrigerator, and spoon softened coconut butter into each.
  5. Melt the remaining ¼ chocolate chips and pour on top of the coconut butter.
  6. Top each one with 1 almond.

Recipe Macros (per fat bomb):

Fat: 8 g

Net Carbohydrates: 2 g

Protein: 2 g


26. Keto pudding fat bombs - Keto Bootstrap

This is a heavier snack which is great as a pre-workout snack. Each serving contains 40 g of fat but also 16 grams of carbs, so make sure to count that into your daily macro count. *You may want to make more than 6 servings out of this recipe in order to not exceed your carb macros.*

Note that sugar-free Jello pudding contains artificial sweeteners, which may not agree with everyone’s stomach.


Ingredients (makes 6 servings):

  • 1 1-oz. box Sugar-free Jello Instant Pudding
  • 3 cups heavy cream

Instructions:

  1. Simply substitute heavy cream for the amount of milk that the pudding normally calls for and mix as usual.

Recipe Macros (per serving):

Fat: 40 g

Net Carbohydrates: 16 g (*see note above*)

Protein: 0 g


27. Strawberry shortcake keto fat bombs - Forget Sugar Friday

This very-low-carb keto fat bombs are more like keto dessert bites. The taste comes from vanilla extract, stevia, shredded coconut, and, of course, strawberries, while the keto nutrition comes from coconut oil. You can replace the coconut oil with MCT oil for an added ketogenic boost.


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Ingredients (makes 25 fat bombs):

  • ¾ cup almond flour
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • ¼ cup shredded coconut
  • ½ cup strawberries
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp stevia

Instructions:

  1. Blend all of the ingredients in a food processor.
  2. Divide the mix into 25 balls.
  3. Chill the fat bombs in the fridge until firm.


Recipe Macros (per 1 fat bomb):

Fat: 2 g

Net Carbohydrates: 2 g

Protein: 0 g


28. Creamsicle fat bombs - Keto Bootstrap

I don’t know about you, but reading all of these fat bomb names is making us hungry! They all sound so good, they might just become your new favorite snack. This recipe has the classic creamsicle flavor, but without all of the added sugar.


Ingredients (makes 10 servings):

  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1 tsp Orange Vanilla Mio
  • 10 drops stevia

Instructions:

  1. Use an immersion blender to blend together all of the ingredients. Microwave ingredients to soften them up if you need to.
  2. Spread the mixture into a silicone tray and freeze for 2-3 hours.
  3. Once hardened, remove from the silicone tray and store in the freezer.

Recipe Macros (per serving):

Fat: 20 g

Net Carbohydrates: 0.7 g

Protein: 0.8 g


29. White chocolate keto fat bombs - Low Carb Yum

If you are having a hard time reaching your goal for fat intake, fat bombs are a great way to get there. This recipe contains only three ingredients and has 0 net carbs; you can’t get an easier or better snack than that on the keto diet!


Ingredients (makes 8 fat bombs):

  • ¼ cup cocoa butter
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • 10 drops vanilla stevia drops (or stevia + vanilla extract)

Instructions:

  1. In a double boiler or over low heat, melt together the cocoa butter and coconut oil.
  2. Remove from heat and mix in the vanilla stevia.
  3. Pour into cupcake molds.
  4. Chill in the refrigerator until hardened.
  5. Remove from molds and keep stored in the refrigerator.

Recipe Macros (for 1 fat bomb):

Fat: 10 g

Net Carbohydrates: 0 g

Protein: 0 g


30. 4-Ingredient coconut fat bomb - Keto Connect

Are you in a tropical mood? If you love coconut, you’ll love these easy fat bombs.


Ingredients (makes 30 fat bombs):

  • 1 can coconut milk
  • ¾ cup coconut oil
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 20 drops liquid stevia

Instructions:

  1. Melt coconut oil in a microwave-safe bowl for about 20 seconds.
  2. Add stevia and coconut milk and mix.
  3. Add coconut flakes and mix.
  4. Pour into molds to make 30 fat bombs and freeze.

Recipe Macros (for 1 fat bomb):

Fat: 9.7 g

Net Carbohydrates: 0.9 g

Protein: 0.3 g


Grab-and-go snacks

This is more of a list of snacks, rather than full recipes. With such busy lives, we often don’t feel like we have time to spend even 20 minutes in the kitchen to get a snack ready, so here is a list of 20 keto grab-and-go snacks that require little to no preparation.


31. Dry, roasted sunflower seeds


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¼ cup of sunflower seed kernels contains:

Fat: 15 g

Net Carbohydrates: 4 g

Protein: 6 g


32. Salted pumpkin seeds


1 ounce of roasted pumpkin seeds (pepitas) contains:

Fat: 5 g

Net Carbohydrates: 10 g

Protein: 5 g


33. Almond butter and celery sticks


2 tbsp. almond butter and 2 stalks of celery cut into sticks contains the following:

Fat: 18 g

Net Carbohydrates: 2.8 g

Protein: 7 g


34. Cherry tomatoes with himalayan salt

Cherry tomatoes are easy to pop in your mouth on the go, and no need for a chopping board. The himalayan salt willth boost the electrolytes in this easy snack to keep you hydrated.


1 cup cherry tomatoes contains:

Fat: 0 g

Net Carbohydrates: 8 g

Protein: 4 g


35. String cheese

If you are looking for something you can buy and just keep around for your keto-friendly snacks throughout the week, string cheese is a great option. Remember to stay away from “light” string cheese and go for the kind made with whole milk instead.


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1 piece of string cheese contains:

Fat: 5 g

Net Carbohydrates: 0 g

Protein: 8 g


36. Celery sticks and cream cheese

Dipping celery in rich cream cheese makes for a quick snack.


3 celery stalks and 1 oz cream cheese contain:

Fat: 10 g

Net Carbohydrates: 2.4g

Protein: 3 g


37. Sardines

Sardines are often the butt of pizza jokes, but if you are following keto, you’ll come to love them. Not only are they salty, delicious snacks, they are also a great source of omega-3 fatty acids.


One 3.75 oz. can of sardines contains:

Fat: 11 g

Net Carbohydrates: 0 g

Protein: 23 g


38. Walnuts

Walnuts contain significant amounts of Omega-3 fatty acids, which help to support heart, eye, and brain health.


1 oz. of walnuts contains:

Fat: 18 g

Net Carbohydrates: 2 g

Protein: 4.3 g


39. Hummus

Eat it with a spoon, or use it as a dip for your favorite low-carb vegetables. Hummus is loaded with fiber, which is important for gut health as well as helps to maintain healthy cholesterol levels.


½ cup hummus contains:

Fat: 12 g

Net Carbohydrates: 10 g

Protein: 9.5 g


40. Instant keto coffee

Regular coffee is fine, but keto coffee is even better. Not only is it low in carbs, it also contains high-quality fat to provide you with energy.  Try our instant coffee sachets for an on-the-go, keto-friendly snack.


Ingredients:


Instructions:

  1. Pour boiled water into a mug with the instant keto coffee and stir.

 

Recipe Macros

Fat: 21 g

Net Carbohydrates: 2 g

Protein: 3 g


41. Hard-boiled eggs

Hard-boiled eggs are a great protein and fat booster throughout the day. They are easy to take along (especially if you pre-peel them), and one or two eggs can go a long way to stave off hunger. You can also take along some seasoning for a gourmet touch.


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Ingredients (for 6 hard-boiled eggs):

  • 6 Eggs
  • Boiling water

Instructions:

  1. Boil water
  2. Carefully set in eggs
  3. Boil for 13 minutes
  4. Drain water and pour cool water over the eggs. This will help keep the shells from sticking to the eggs.

Recipe Macros (1 egg):

Fat: 5 g

Net Carbohydrates: 0.6 g

Protein: 6 g


42. Almond butter

Grab a spoon and yum!


1 tablespoon of almond butter contains:

Fat: 9 g

Net Carbohydrates: 1.4 g

Protein: 3.4 g


43. Pork rinds

We recommend finding a brand of pork rinds with no trans fat or hydrogenated oils. 

Plus – zero net carbs!


1 ounce of pork rinds contains:

Fat: 10 g

Net Carbohydrates: 0 g

Protein: 18 g


44. Dark chocolate

Dark chocolate (and we mean really dark chocolate) is another great goodie to buy and have around for a keto-friendly snack. Remember – no milk chocolate. As we indicate on our KMK blog, make sure the dark chocolate is at least 80% cocoa solids. High-quality dark chocolate contains fiber which reduces the net carb total.


While macros will vary depending on the brand, 4 squares of Lindt 90% dark chocolate contain:

Fat: 22 g

Net Carbohydrates: 7 g

Protein: 4 g


45. Keto bars

Are you looking for something you can eat on the go – no preparation required? You might want to consider keeping a stock of KMK’s Keto Bars.

They come in three flavors: chocolate cookie dough, chocolate coconut, and chocolate peanut butter – all delicious, all tempting, and all keto.


Per bar (nutrition facts may vary slightly based on flavor):

Fat: 20 g

Net Carbohydrates: 5 g

Protein: 9 g


46. Nori seaweed

Seaweed is a great source of vitamins and minerals like vitamin C, vitamin A, and potassium. It is low in all macros, which makes it a good option if you’ve filled your macro allowance with meals.


10 sheets of nori contains:

Fat: 0 g

Net Carbohydrates: 1.2 g

Protein: 1.5 g


47. Jerky

Jerky is tasty, easy to take along, and comes in a variety of flavors. It’s great if you need a protein boost to start your day. Watch out for flavored jerky which may contain added sugars.


A 20 gram piece of jerky contains:

Fat: 5.1 g

Net Carbohydrates: 1.8 g

Protein: 7 g


48. Pickles

Whether fried or straight out of the jar, pickles are perfectly keto friendly!


One large pickle (135 g) contains:

Fat: 0.3 g

Net Carbohydrates: 1.5 g

Protein: 0.4 g


If you want to boost the fat content - go ahead and fry them!


49. Guacamole

Avocados are a keto favorite - high in good fats, flavorful, and offer endless combinations. If you have some homemade or premade guac at home, why not grab a spoon and enjoy!


2 tablespoons of guacamole contains:

Fat: 4.5 g

Net Carbohydrates: 3 g

Protein: 1 g


50. Frozen berries

Do you have a bag of frozen berries in your freezer? Grab a handful as a snack, but be mindful of the portion for the carb content.


Recipe Macros: ½ cup of frozen mixed berries contains

Fat: 0 g

Net Carbohydrates: 8.7 g

Protein: 0.5 g


Conclusion

Sometimes, it can be hard to stay in nutritional ketosis. Also, just because you feel satisfied, doesn’t mean you won’t get cravings. These recipes and grab-and-go foods will help you fight cravings while staying in ketosis to maximize a healthy weight loss.


Takeaways

  • Snacks don’t have to be carb-filled.
  • Keto-friendly snacks can be delicious, filling, and help you meet your nutritional goals and lose weight.
  • Make sure to double-check ingredients and portions to make sure they fit into your individual diet goals and macro counts.
  • For curated recipes, make sure to check out the original website for more detailed information on each recipe.
  • Check out Kiss My Keto for a range of snacks and ingredients that will help keep you in ketosis.

References:

Most nutrient calculations came straight from the source of the recipe. Otherwise, nutrition info came from USDA Nutrient Database as well as VeryWellFit recipe analyzer.

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