During the initial phases of nutritional ketosis, low-carb snacks are a great way to ward off cravings, hunger or temptation to eat 'off limit' food. Use them to substitute your old habit of eating sugary foods. It is important that you don't feel hungry or deprived, so feel free to enjoy keto snacks. 

However, as you become fat adapted, and familiar with you new diet, we recommend that you try to keep snacking to a minimum. If you limit your eating to a few meals a day, over a shorter time period you will promote ketosis and stable blood sugars. Of course, if you need an energy lift, or you're travelling and know you want have access to food, then make the most of keto snacks.

Here is a list of low-carb, snacks that we recommend you eat

Nuts & Seeds

Some nuts and seeds have higher carbohydrates than others. Cashew nuts in particular are very high in carbohydrates with 26g per 100g. Macadamia, brazil, pecan, walnut, hazelnuts, pumpkin seeds and pine nuts are the best options that are lower in carbs. Try toasting and roasting nuts and seeds with a pinch of salt. 

Cured meats and fish

Be sure to read labels and opt for products without additives, sugar and preservatives. 

Canned or marinated fish

Choose fish that is packaged in water or olive oil to avoid unpleasant additives or oils.

  • marinated anchovies 
  • squid 
  • sardines 
  • salmon 
  • mackerel 
  • tuna 
  • herring.


Harder cheese like cheddar and parmesan have less carbohydrates than softer cheese

Something Filling

Something Light and Fresh

  • Low-carb vegetables like cucumber, radish, cos lettuce, broccoli (great for dipping)
  • Green salad with lots of lovely olive oil, salt & pepper

Something Bready

Or some online alternatives 

Something Dippy or Spready

Something Crispy or Crunchy

Something Sweet like

Here are some online alternatives for something sweet

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