Healthy Snack Recipes for Weight Loss (Keto, Low-Carb)

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Choose from this collection of snack recipes for weight loss on a keto or low-carb diet, and be ready when the munchies hit. Don’t let those carb cravings sway you. Instead, arm yourself with these sweet and savory snack recipes made in less than ten minutes and with less than ten ingredients.

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High-Protein Low-Carb Snacks Recipes

Whether you need easy-to-make mini-meals to get you through the afternoon or have children that need to eat every few hours, bookmark this list of recipes!

Since protein is the key to satiation, these recipes are full of healthy protein that will power you up better than any store-bought bars. Plus, you’ll save money by making snacks at home. 

So-called “healthy” low-carb commercial snacks cost a fortune and usually aren’t all they claim to be. I recommend homemade snacks over store-bought options any day! You’ll eat healthier and save money. It’s a win-win. 

Staying on target with your diet is much easier with a collection of snacks like this. Being prepared is pretty important, especially if you’re a beginner on keto. Stay a step ahead of temptation with delicious and easy snacks that cover the gamut from savory to sweet, salty to spicy, and all the flavors in-between. 

Read our keto diet guide for more strategy, tips, and meal prep ideas you need for success!

How to Make Keto Snack Recipes

Begin by browsing 28 of the best snack recipes posted here. Then, choose the ones that speak to you and stock your fridge with ingredients. After just a little planning, you’ll be completely prepared with healthy snacks any time of the day.

Many of these snacks can be made ahead of time and are handy for the whole week. For example, the pemmican protein bar, Keto Trail Mix, and flax crackers all store exceptionally well.

Otherwise, there are ample snack recipes you can make in an instant. For example, whip up the blueberry avocado smoothie, pizza roll-ups, hazelnut chocolate mousse, and keto tortilla chips in 10 minutes with less than 10 ingredients per recipe.

The time might come when you need a snack, and you need it now. I get it. That is why I made sure that these snacks are delicious and simple too. Your teenager is well equipped to execute any one of these snacks. Even young children can handle many of these recipes with a little help from their older brother or sister. 

Main Ingredients for Healthy Sweet snacks

  1. Chocolate
  2. Avocado
  3. Peanut butter
  4. Berries
  5. Keto sweetener

Ingredients for Healthy Savory snacks

  1. Protein: ham, chicken wings, pepperoni, tuna
  2. Cheese
  3. Low-carb vegetables: cucumber, broccoli, zucchini
  4. Nuts and seeds: almonds, nut butter, pumpkin seeds
  5. Coconut flour

Do you need a dip for savory keto snacks like crunchy cheese chips or crackers? Take a look at 10 Low-Carb Dips for a Keto Diet

Keto Snack Recipes

Keep hunger pangs at bay with these simple keto snacks for weight loss. Whether you want to stay on track with body composition goals or have a family to feed before dinnertime, these quick snacks are just the ticket. Homemade yet simple, these recipes are easy and satiating. 

Bowl of creamy crack dip served with celery sticks on a wooden platter.
Easy Keto Crack Dip
Loaded with delicious Ranch seasoning, bacon, and cheesy flavors, this dip comes together in 5 minutes. It’s a savory crowd-pleasing appetizer that can be served cold or warm.
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Plate of crisps served with a side of tomato dipping sauce.
Easy Keto Pickle Chips
A tangy pickle tucked inside a crispy, cheesy exterior, this fun party food can be eaten as-is or with your favorite dip. Plus, it’s customizable and requires only 3 ingredients and 6 minutes.
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Low-carb avocado smoothie recipe on a white wooden surface.
Blueberry Avocado Smoothie
Enjoy a dairy-free, low-carb blueberry avocado smoothie in five minutes. Only five ingredients needed here and every one of them is vegan! Fill your cup with this creamy, rich smoothie.
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Keto cheese chip being dipped in a red sauce.
Keto Cheese Chips
Keto Cheese Chips are a super simple snack that your family will love. They are perfect for dipping or great on their own. These cheese chips are healthy and full of protein!
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Two servings of green smoothie in a glass with two green straws.
Keto Green Smoothie
Blend this lemon mint smoothie in a few minutes anytime you need a snack between meals. It's light yet delicious and completely low-carb!
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Pieces of golden brown rolls on a rectangular white plate.
Keto Pizza Roll Ups
Satiate that pizza craving with Keto Pizza Roll-Ups. They are unbelievably easy to make. You'll love snacking on these so much, that you'll never call for delivery again.
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Pickled hard boiled eggs in a jar on a wooden surface.
EASY Pickled Eggs
These pickled eggs are made in brine, so there is no need for canning equipment. Eat them as a snack, appetizer, or a side to any meal. They pack a salty, tangy, protein-rich punch.
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Cheesy keto hot pocket being torn in half.
Easiest Keto HOT POCKETS!
Keto Hot Pockets are a special treat, but they are easy to prepare! Make the better in two minutes and pour it on a waffle or chaffle iron. Then, fill them with your favorite fixings and indulge in this childhood snack made healthy.
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Green flax cracker loaded with micronutrients. A bowl of broccoli and a bowl of shrimps next to each other.
Micronutrient Rich Crackers
Flax crackers make snacking simple. Take them on the go or use them to scoop up any dip. Pack more veggies into your diet with these crunchy crackers.
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Pieces of keto beef jerky recipe on a wooden board.
The Best Keto Beef Jerky
They don't call this the best keto beef jerky recipe for nothing! It is sugar-free, low carb, and easy peasy to make. Have jerky on hand whenever you need a quick pick me up.
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Pieces of savory muffins on a white surface.
Savory Keto Veggie Muffin
Be blown away with this savory keto veggie muffin recipe. Coconut flour, broccoli, and herbs are all you need to make something totally scrumptious. These are great for an afternoon snack or a quick breakfast option.
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Eight pieces of salami pinwheels on a white plate.
Keto Salami Roll Ups
Keto Salami Roll-Ups are so good you won't miss the tortilla. With 3-Ingredients you'll have the perfect appetizer to serve or savory morsel to nosh on whenever you please. Save this recipe to try and thank me later.
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Keto Carnivore Pemmican pieces on a white surface.
Pemmican Recipe
Pemmican is the ultimate protein bar for the keto diet! Take this snack anywhere because it's zero mess and stays delicious for a seriously long time. Make heaps of this ahead of time and be prepared for anything.
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Roasted pumpkin seeds in a white bowl.
Simple Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
After trying Roasted Pumpkin Seeds, you'll never throw out the seeds from your pumpkins again. They stand alone as a snack to savor by the handful or garnish your soups and salads with them. They are a wonderfully flavorful addition to your keto diet.
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
Forget about Reese's. These ketogenic chocolate peanut butter cups are even better. This easy keto recipe makes a smooth and creamy cup packed with healthy fats.
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Keto trail mix in a clear bowl.
Keto Trail Mix
Keto Trail Mix is a snack that is both sweet and salty. Make it in minutes and pack it with you on whatever adventure. It's a great keto spin on this timeless snack.
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Spicy Low Carb Tuna Salad Cucumber Bites
Keto Cucumber Bites are such a cinch to make, the children will want to get in on the fun of making them. They will love snacking on them, too! This refreshing snack is perfect for after school.
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Buffalo wings in a white bowl on a white surface.
Buffalo Chicken Wings in Air fryer
Serve these buffalo chicken wings with a ranch sauce and try not to fight over them. They are deliciously spicy and low carb. Make them in the air fryer and or the oven.
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Ketogenic Chocolate Chip Cookies on cooling rack.
Keto Chocolate Chip Cookies
Make chewy keto chocolate chip cookies by adding grass-fed beef gelatin to the dough. Feel great about chowing down on these cookies gone keto. Share the goodness with the whole family.
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Kale chips in an air fryer.
Air Fryer Kale Chips
Get your snack fix in minutes when you make kale chips in the air fryer. Just add a spritz of oil and a dash of salt to kale. Transform this leafy green into a crunchy treat for the win.
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Two servings of keto chocolate avocado pudding on a wooden surface.
Keto Avocado Chocolate Pudding
Keto Chocolate Avocado Pudding hits the spot when you want something sweet, and you want it fast. In less than 10 minutes, you'll have a healthy, chocolatey, creamy dessert. Get that rich indulgence without a lot of time in the kitchen.
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Ham roll ups with cream cheese on a white plate.
Ham Roll-Ups with Cream Cheese
Keto Ham Roll-Ups are simple and satisfying. Roll them up and nosh on these to your heart's delight. They are absolutely scrumptious.
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Keto chocolate mousse in a glass with strawberry on a wooden surface.
Keto Avocado Chocolate Mousse
Satisfy your sugar cravings with Hazelnut Chocolate Mousse. If you love chocolate, this easy keto recipe is for you. Whip up this silky, potassium-rich mousse in ten minutes!
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A variety of vegetables on a white place served with white garnished dip.
Veggie Dip
Keto Veggie Dip is yours in a matter of 5 minutes! Serve this greek yogurt dip with flax crackers, veggie slices, or even kale chips. Get all the goodness of a creamy dip without the work.
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Keto Cheese Crisps on a white plate served with a side of red sauce.
Pepperoni and Cheese Crisps
Pepperoni and Cheese Crisps are ridiculously delish! Plus, they are extremely easy to whip up. You only need three ingredients and five minutes for this gluten-free, low-carb snack.
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Tortilla chips in a clean white basket.
Crispy Keto Tortilla Chips
Extra Crispy Keto Tortilla Chips are better than Doritos or Nachos. Make these chips with three gluten-free and dairy-free ingredients. It's a simple blend of Keto flours for this crunchy and addictive snack.
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3-Ingredient Keto Peanut Butter Cookies
This recipe will have you going back to make Keto Peanut Butter Cookies again and again. With three ingredients, you can have these out of the oven and in your mouth in 15 minutes. Try not to burn your tongue.
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Two chocolate keto mug cakes on a white floral surface.
Chocolate Mug Cake
Make a sumptuous dessert in an instant with this Keto Chocolate Mug Cake recipe. Have a mouth-watering chocolate cake all to yourself in your favorite mug. Plus, you will feel great about eating it because it's all natural and low carb.
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A batch of jalapeno parmesan crisps.
Jalapeno Parmesan Crisps
Jalapeño Parmesan Crisps are a crispy cheese cracker to munch on plain or dunk in a dip. Bake parmesan, provolone cheese, and a jalapeño slice and get just the right amount of crunch and kick.
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Baked Parmesan Crisps
Baked Parmesan Crisps are the perfect snack to make on the fly. In 10 minutes, you can add these crispy bites to soup or salad. They are simply delicious with only three ingredients.
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If you want something a little more classy, choose one of these elegant yet simple keto appetizers for a crowd.

Check out our entire collection of quick and easy keto smoothie recipes and blend a refreshing snack in minutes.

First published on August 18, 2015.

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1 thought on “Healthy Snack Recipes for Weight Loss (Keto, Low-Carb)”

  1. I made the Macronutrient Crackers yesterday and they are delicious! We have also been enjoying Sauerkraut! Fantastic that these recipes are on your website. Thank you for the Healthy How-To’s! Take care.


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