Skip the heavy snacks and fill up on energizing protein and fiber-filled veggies with these low-carb snacks.
If you’re trying to lose weight, balance your hormones, or keep your blood sugar stable, it can be hard to find low-carb snacks that won’t sabotage your progress. Still, when that snacky urge hits, you need something to hit the spot.
Carbohydrates aren’t all bad but when it comes to mindless snacking, they can certainly be problematic. Luckily, these 41 low-carb snacks are high in protein and healthy fats, while keeping carbohydrates at a minimum.
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So, get your snacking fingers ready for these low-carb chips, dips, “popcorn” and fries!
Bacon Chips and Guacamole Dip
The only thing better than guac is bacon dipped in guac, and this snack proves it. Serve it as an appetizer at your next family meal and it’ll forever be in demand.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Bacon Chips and Guacamole Dip
Abundantly crunchy, these baked low-carb snacks are made from one of the lowest carb veggies that exists – zucchini.
Recipe: Never Enough Thyme | Zucchini Chips
Cajun Oven-Baked Pickles
Fried is out, baked is in. Snack on these finger-licking-good baked pickles for a big punch of flavor without the carbohydrate hit.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Cajun Oven-Baked Pickles
No-Bake Protein Bars
Packed with healthy fats from nuts and coconut oil, these no-bake bars are covered in a layer of chocolate that makes them feel more like a dessert than a snack. Pack them on- the-go for easy munching.
Recipe: Whole New Mom | No-Bake Protein Bars
Cauliflower is a low-carb veggie that has tons of health benefits, and it’s blank slate flavor palate makes it work for many different purposes – Paleo “popcorn” included.
Recipe: Genius Kitchen | Cauliflower Popcorn
Bacon-Wrapped Avocado Fries
Mmm, bacon. While you can wrap it around pretty much anything, it’s extra tasty when wrapped around avocado slices and baked. This high protein, high fat snack will keep you feeling full, without losing on a carbohydrate splurge.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Bacon-Wrapped Avocado Fries
Zucchini Pesto Roll-Ups
These zucchini wraps are a savory snack that is sure to hit the spot when that 3pm lull rolls around. Pack them in a sealed container for a snack on the go. Bonus: They can double as lunch in a pinch.
Recipe: PaleOMG | Zucchini Pesto Roll-Ups
Bacon-Wrapped Onion Rings
Bags of processed onion rings could never stack up to these bacon-wrapped delights that are both zesty and savory. Dip them in any favorite Paleo sauce for a mouth-watering appetizer.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Bacon-Wrapped Onion Rings
Chewy Rice-less Krispies
If you’re missing comfort snacks on a low-carb plan that remind you of your childhood, these rice-less krispies will be a flashback to trays of extra puffy marshmallow snacks.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Chewy Rice-less Krispies
Pop these bite-sized delights whenever you need an energy boost. Don’t like crab? Try salmon or tuna instead!
Recipe: Against All Grain | Crab-Stuffed Mushrooms
Garlic-Roasted Kale Chips
Not a fan of eating raw kale? Try roasting them instead! The garlic in this recipe makes the chips so snackably good that you’ll eat the entire tray before you know it!
Recipe: Fit Foodie Finds | Garlic-Roasted Kale Chips
Spicy Meatballs with Grated Zucchini
These chicken meatballs stay moist and delicious thanks to a hidden ingredient: grated zucchini! Dip them, take them on the go, throw them on top of some zoodles – however you eat these, you won’t regret it.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Spicy Meatballs with Grated Zucchini
Pistachio Cardamom Energy Bars
If you need a boost on the go, these homemade energy bars have a warm, nutty flavor that pairs extra nicely with coffee or tea.
Recipe: Gourmande in the kitchen | Pistachio Cardamom Energy Bars
Shrimp Cakes with Coconut Crust
If you need a protein change-up, try shrimp. It’s lean, quick to prep, and delicious, especially when it has a crispy coconut crust.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Shrimp Cakes with Coconut Crust
Paleo Snack Mix
This simple recipe jazzes up plain mixed nuts and turns them into a snack time favorite that you’ll always want to have on hand.
Recipe: Cook Eat Paleo | Paleo Snack Mix
Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers with Cashew Cheese
Whether you’re plating up appetizers for the Super Bowl or just snacking on a weekend, the spiciness of these jalapeño poppers goes great with the creamy cashew cheese.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers with Cashew Cheese
Dig into these sweet and spicy almonds with just a hint of maple syrup. Change up the types of nuts and spices in this recipe to keep things exciting!
Recipe: Against All Grain | Spicy Almonds
Roasted Turmeric Cauliflower
Turmeric is an anti-inflammatory superfood, and cauliflower is a low-carb, fiber-rich veggie. Together, the two equal an unstoppable duo of snacking goodness that not only satisfies cravings, but nourishes your body in the process.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Roasted Turmeric Cauliflower
Paleo Bam Bam Shrimp
This takeout copycat recipe could serve as a main dish – or it could be the best afternoon snack you’ve ever eaten. Wrap it in some lettuce, or just spear ’em with a fork for a protein pick-me-up.
Recipe: Bravo for Paleo | Paleo Bam Bam Shrimp
Smoked Salmon Cucumber Bites
Love finger foods? These gourmet-tasting cucumber bites are topped with a dollop of cashew cream cheese, slices of smoked salmon and chives for a party-ready dish you can enjoy all by yourself.
Recipe: Paleo Plan | Smoked Salmon Cucumber Bites
Buffalo Bacon Deviled Eggs
Take your deviled eggs to the next level with a dash of hot sauce and crumbled bacon! This addicting snack also packs a hefty dose of healthy B vitamins.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Buffalo Bacon Deviled Eggs
There are plenty of ways to stuff an avocado, but any way you slice it, this is a Paleo super snack that you’ll come back to on a daily basis.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Stuffed Avocado
Tomato, Avocado, and Salami Bites
These bite-sized, low-carb snacks are prepped in five minutes, and are salty and satisfying. If you can’t find salami, try bacon or prosciutto for a similar effect!
Recipe: My Life Cookbook | Tomato, Avocado, and Salami Bites
Paleo Coconut Salmon Bites
Crispy and slightly sweet, these delicious little salmon bites are a great way to get in your daily omega-3s, so don’t be shy with these heart-healthy bites.
Recipe: Wicked Spatula | Paleo Coconut Salmon Bites
Baked Brussels Sprouts Chips
With just two ingredients, these veggies chips are high in fiber and will keep you feeling full until the next meal. Roast them a little longer for an extra crispy texture!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Baked Brussels Sprouts Chips
Jalapeño Paleo Pumpkin Seeds
If you like the heat, these spicy pumpkin seeds will bring it. Just make sure you have plenty of water nearby – you’ve been warned.
Recipe: Paleo Porn | Jalapeño Paleo Pumpkin Seeds
Endive Salmon Poppers
These gourmet bites pack healthy fats thanks to the salmon and avocado. If you can’t find endives, any leafy green lettuce will do.
Recipe: Paleo Plan | Endive Salmon Poppers
Coconut-Crusted Avocado Fries
If you’re craving French fries but can’t afford the carbs, these are the next best thing. Rich in healthy fats and vitamins, avocados are far more filling than any potato ever could be.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Coconut-Crusted Avocado Fries
Almond-Crusted Baked Zucchini Crisps
If plain zucchini isn’t your thing, you won’t be able to resist these almond-breaded and baked crispy zucchini poppers. Dip them or don’t – either way, you won’t be able to stop till they’re gone.
Recipe: The Iron You | Almond-Crusted Baked Zucchini Crisps
Eggs in Hash Brown Nests
Sure, it might seem like breakfast food – but, in reality, this muffin-pan dish can be prepped in advance for an easy one-handed snack to grab on your way out the door.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Eggs in Hash Brown Nests
Chili Lime Beef Jerky
Store-bought jerky is chock-full of hidden toxins. Get some beef round, set your oven to low, and make your own chili lime jerky instead!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Chili Lime Beef Jerky
Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts
These low-carb, high-nutrient veggies soak up the bacony goodness and deliver a crisp and salty snack.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts
While typical baked muffins might be high in carbs (and sugar!), these egg muffins are packed with protein and great for meal-prepping.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Egg Muffins
Guacamole Deviled Eggs
Amp up your deviled eggs game by mixing mashed yolks with zesty guacamole. Not only do you double the protein and fat, you turn these into a tasty bite-size meal that will keep you feeling fuller longer. Bonus: Toss some bacon crumbles on top for a savory crunch.
Recipe: Paleo Plan | Guacamole Deviled Eggs
Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Tenders
Maybe you’re wondering how many things can be wrapped in bacon, and the answer is: pretty much anything. Whip up these juicy chicken tenders at the beginning of the week and pack them for low-carb snacks to get you through those long work days.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Tenders
Coconut Pecan Chia Pudding
Chia seeds are rich in fiber and can help to promote hydration. Make this nutty chia pudding with pecans and coconut as a tastier replacement for yogurt parfait.
Recipe: Paleo Plan | Coconut Pecan Chia Pudding
Creamy Cauliflower Dip
Grab some veggie sticks and dip them in this hummus-like cauliflower dip. It packs well for on-the-go snacking, and is kid-friendly, low-carb, and allergen-friendly.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Creamy Cauliflower Dip
Zesty Turnip Chips
Not sure what to do with turnips? These low-carb snacks are paired with these zesty spices, so no one will ever know they’re not carby potatoes.
Recipe: Predominantly Paleo | Zesty Turnip Chips
Cauliflower Tater Tots
Whether you’re making low-carb snacks for the kiddos, or searching for comfort food, these “tater tots” are full of good fiber and nutrients.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Cauliflower Tater Tots
Crispy Mushroom Chips
Think anything can be made into a chip? It’s pretty much true, and these savory mushroom chips won’t disappoint.
Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | Crispy Mushroom Chips
If you’re at a loss on how to eat calcium-rich sardines, try mashing them into a dip! Their salty and savory profile provide the perfect dip base. Pair it with veggie slices and some avocado, and this filling after-school snack will stave off dinnertime “h-anger.”
Recipe: Grass Fed Girl | Sardine Dip
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