by Margie Coghill

Eating the wrong carbohydrates can cause you to become lethargic, alter your mood and cause your blood-sugar level to spike. What are the best low-carb snacks? Listed below are some delicious and nutritious low carb snacks:

  1. Brazil Nuts, Walnuts, Macadamia Nuts and Pecans
    Brazil Nuts and other nuts make a satisfying snack rich with flavor and packed with protein, vitamin E and are low in saturated fats. Try making a low-carb version of trail mix and add unsweetened coconut flakes for a tasty treat.
  2. Raw Vegetables
    Enjoying raw vegetables are good for your body year-round. Eating raw vegetables gives you many of the enzymes, vitamins and minerals needed for good health. Celery, carrots, cucumbers, green, red and yellow peppers paired with a low-carb dip are sure to increase your energy level and improve digestion.
  3. Berries and Cream
    Blackberries, raspberries and strawberries paired with heavy whipping cream are a delicious and refreshing low-carb snack just in time for summer. Top the berries with two tablespoons of heavy whipping cream and enjoy.
  4. Cheddar Cheese
    Cheddar cheese is a delicious low-carb snack that contains less than 1 gram of carbs per 1-ounce (28-gram) serving. Try topping some low-carb crackers with the cheese and dig in.
  5. Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps
    Three ounces of canned tuna contains no carbohydrates and nearly 20 grams of protein. Spoon tuna salad into a butter lettuce leaf for a great low-carb treat.
  6. Avocado
    Avocados are an excellent source of B vitamins, which are essential for maintaining healthy nerves and brain cells. They are a great source of potassium, a mineral that helps naturally lower blood pressure. Avocados are great tossed with onion, pepper and tomato on your favorite salad.
  7. Low-carb Yogurt
    Low-carb yogurt contains healthy bacteria which has a positive effect on brain health. Yogurt is a super food which benefits include enhancing complexion, nourishing hair, preventing hyper-tension, regulating cholesterol and aiding in proper digestion.
  8. Flour Tortillas with Salsa
    Flour tortillas with salsa are a great low-carb snack. Melt some cheddar cheese in the tortilla and top with salsa for a zesty appetizer.
  9. Low-carb Peanut Butter and Jelly
    Low-carb peanut butter and jelly are now available at grocery stores. Try making a snack with two banana slices in place of bread for a little sandwich that is fast and easy to assemble.
  10. Dark Chocolate
    Dark chocolate is the perfect low-carb snack when you are in the mood for something decadent and delicious
  11. Low-carb BLT lettuce wrap
    Low-carb bacon with three slices of tomato placed in a large romaine lettuce leaf will satisfy your craving for a snack full of flavor.
  12. Kale chips
    Kale chips are becoming an extremely popular low-carb veggie. Try drizzling bite-sized pieces of kale with olive oil and garlic powder and bake at 350 degrees for about ten minutes and enjoy.
  13. Cottage Cheese
    One-half cup of cottage cheese has 5 grams of carbs and 12 grams of protein. Add pepper, avocado slices or cherry tomatoes for extra flavor.
  14. Mozzarella String Cheese
    Mozzarella String cheese is an easy lowcarb snack and a great source of calcium.
  15. Smoked Salmon Cucumber bites
    Salmon is high in omega-3 and low in carbohydrates. Omega-3 is a fatty acid that has a significant relationship with cognitive function as well as mental health. Grill up some salmon and pair it with cucumber bites for a fancy snack while boosting your brain power.
  16. Cello Whisps
    Cello brand makes a crispy and delicious low-carb snack. The snacks
    are made completely of 100% cheese and gluten free.
  17. Chef’s Cut Jerky—Original Recipe
    This low-carb snack is packed with flavor and lean protein. Their jerky is made with the finest cuts of meat available.
  18. Wonderful Pistachios
    Wonderful brand pistachios can be found at your local grocery store. They are a low-cost, low-carb snack sure to make your taste buds sing.
  19. Gaea Olive Snack
    Gaea brand makes healthy low-carb kalamata olives packaged in a sleek liquid free bag. The olives are picked fresh and do not contain any preservatives.
  20. Eating Evolved Keto Cups
    These unsweetened low-carb snacks that are filled with rich cacao, coconut butter and vanilla are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.
  21. HighKey Keto Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies
    Brace yourself for a mini chocolate chip cookie that has 2 grams of net carb, no sugar and gluten free with satisfying taste.
  22. Jell-O
    Jell-O is a versatile snack that you can eat plain or with fruit added for a cool summer treat.
  23. Sunflower and Pumpkin Seeds
    Look now for Real Food Organic Raw Pumpkin Seeds at your local grocery market for a delicious low-carb snack.
  24. Pork Rinds
    Pork rinds have no carbohydrates and will satisfy your taste for a crispy snack.
  25. Hotdogs
    Hotdogs without the bun, have only 1.7 carbs per dog. Hotdogs on the grill are easy to make and very affordable.