Keto Snacks with 8 Grams of Net Carbs or Less
June 03, 2019
It seems the longer you are keto, the more fat-adapted you become and, ultimately, the less hungry you may be as a result. But, until you cross over into being fully fat-adapted and even metabolically flexible, you may get hungry between meals. And, even if you are a keto veteran, you may want a little something to nibble every now and then. For those times, keep this list of keto-friendly snacks with 8 grams of net carbs or less per serving handy.
Simple, handheld, real-food snacks that even kids enjoy, deviled eggs are great keto options that can be made in advance, packed in to-go containers, and served with just about any outdoor dining or picnic menu recipe. Our version uses only four ingredients, and includes tips for cooking the perfect hard boiled eggs.
Nutritional info per serving (1 whole egg): Calories: 104, Carbs: less than 1 gram, Fat: 9 grams, Protein: 9 grams
Our Keto Buffalo Wings are every bit as crispy-skinned, tender-on-the-inside, spicy and sexed-up as the most crave-worthy wings out there. We used an AirFryer to get the right texture (no deep-fried bath in cheap seed oils here!), and whipped up a finger-licking-good hot sauce made with our Primal Kitchen Spicy Ketchup to coat the wings.
Nutritional info per serving (2 wings): Calories: 521, Carbs: 2.4 grams, Fat: 49 grams, Protein: 18 grams
These Mango Pineapple Collagen Paleo & Keto Balls provide a handheld way to get collagen peptides in a tasty, tropical two-bite treat. All it takes is a food processor, seven ingredients, and 10 minutes to make this protein balls recipe.
Nutritional info per serving (1 ball): Calories: 111, Carbs: 4 grams, Fat: 10 grams, Protein: 3 grams
This is a three-for-one deal made with ever-popular keto staples: avocado, bacon, and mayo. Simply crisp some bacon, mash ripe avocado and combine with mayo and some seasonings and you’re golden.
Nutritional info per serving: Calories: 331, Net Carbs: 6.7 grams, Fat: 27.2 grams, Protein: 11 grams
These four-bite bars are a slightly sweet bar you can toss in your gym duffle, purse, or kids’ snack bag for those times you want a little something to quell stomach rumblings between meals.
Nutritional info per serving: Calories: 200, Net Carbs: 7-8 grams, Fat: 16 grams, Protein: 8 grams
It's possible to remake these happy hour favorites into a keto snack, lunch, or dinner recipe that's Whole30- and keto-friendly at home with Primal Kitchen Buffalo Sauce. Our keto buffalo sauce wings recipe eliminates the butter, and uses a clean, unsweetened buffalo sauce, then is cooked and crisped in an AirFryer.
Nutritional info per serving: Calories: 407, Carbs: 4 grams, Fat: 32 grams, Protein: 29 grams
Part truffle, part peanut butter cup, part crumbly peanut butter cookie dough cloaked in an outer ring of dark chocolate, these keto buckeyes present the harmonious marriage of chocolate and peanut butter in a way that keto devotees can savor.
Nutritional info per serving: Calories: 181, Carbs: 8 grams, Fat: 13 grams, Protein: 12 grams
Perfect for the kids and totally OK for you to finish their leftovers. These bacon-wrapped dogs are as simple to make as they seem. Stir together a creamy, herb-spiked, two-ingredient dipping sauce and you’re ready to go.
Nutritional info per serving: Calories: 325, Carbs: 0.6 grams, Fat: 33 grams, Protein: 10 grams
This entire recipe includes an umami broth, sesame ginger flavor, bok choy and shiitakes as well as beef meatballs, but you can always make a double batch of meatballs to save for snacking when the urge hits. They’re pure grass-fed protein and fat spiked with the flavor and slight heat of ginger and garlic, a salty splash of coconut aminos, and fresh bite from cilantro leaves.
Nutritional info per serving (3 meatballs): Calories: 373, Carbs: 2.2 grams, Fat: 22 grams, Protein: 39 grams
This cheesy, zesty, spicy, meaty dip is just the thing for any potluck or party. If you use a store-bought cooked rotisserie chicken, prep couldn’t be easier—simply mix all of the ingredients together and bake for 20 minutes. Serve with crisp celery sticks, cucumber rounds or jicama sticks and watch it disappear.
Nutritional info per serving: Calories: 161, Carbs: 2 grams, Fat: 13.8 grams, Protein: 8.3 grams
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Salty, smoky, creamy, fatty, a burst of sweet from fresh tomato—you get all of the harmoniously contrasting flavors of a traditional turkey club sandwich (with avocado, because, keto) without the bloat from the bread. Watch our video to learn the wrapping technique, and you’ll be rolling up wraps in no time. Eat half or a quarter for a snack now, and save the rest in the fridge for later.
Nutritional info per serving: Calories: 478, Carbs: 13 grams, Net Carbs: 7 grams, Fat: 42 grams, Protein: 18 grams
Pretty and elegant enough to serve at a cocktail party but quick and easy enough for an everyday snack, these Italian Antipasto Skewers bring the salty, briny, rich flavors of an antipasto platter to a handheld snack.
Nutritional info per serving: Calories: 547, Carbs: 8 grams, Fat: 43 grams, Protein: 26 grams
Intensely savory, herbaceous, and calming, could a warm cup of chicken bone broth really be a cure for ailments? Even if all it does medicinally is provide comfort, this salty, soothing broth makes a great sippable snack or base for a keto soup.
Nutritional info per serving (1 cup): Calories 90, Carbs: 1.4 grams, Fat: 5.4 grams, Protein: 8.4 grams
If you love jalapeno poppers, our remake may be just the thing to satisfy that salty-spicy craving. Instead of breading and deep frying, we blister our jalapenos in the oven; this enhances their slightly smoky and spicy flavor even more. Stuff each jalapeno half with well-spiced chorizo, onions and garlic, and cheese, and you’ll get all of the flavor of the original version without the filler.
Nutritional info per serving (2 stuffed jalapenos): Calories: 239, Carbs: 3.5 grams, Fat: 20 grams, Protein: 11.4 grams