This list of low carb snacks on the go is here to save you!
The hardest time to stick to healthy recipes is when you’re busy, and the easiest way to derail your eating plan is by getting too hungry.
It’s so easy to forego low carb foods and grab something full of carbs and sugars rather than healthy snacks. But look no further than this list of my favorite low carb snacks!
Some of these you can buy premade and some you can make on your own for later. Either way, you won’t have to sacrifice flavor to stay low carb, and you won’t have to reach for something unhealthy!
Let’s do this!
21 Best Low Carb Snacks On The Go
From sweet to savory, from recipes to snacks to buy, this list has got you covered! Use the links above to skip to the section you’re looking for, and enjoy!
1. Flax Seed Crackers
Flax seed crackers are surprisingly easy to make at home and fulfill the salty, crunchy craving needs. Not to mention they’re loaded with Omega 3’s (thank you chia seeds!) and are ACTUALLY crunchy!
Plus, they’re downright delicious paired with the Justin’s Nut Butter, Trader Joe’s Pub Cheese, and whatever your low carb dipping sauce of choice!
2. Almond Flour Crackers
Gluten free and fabulous, almond flour crackers bring a hearty nuttiness to your snack break! The best part of these is they can go with both savory and sweet dips (for sweet, skip the salted topping). I LOVE serving these with deli meat and cheese!
3. Low Carb Tortilla Chips
Low carb tortilla chips make for a delicious snack! For grab and go purposes, pair these chips with a to-go pack of guac!
Or, if you have a bit more time, make up a quick low carb nacho spread with some grated cheese and salsa. Time for a fiesta!
4. Low Carb Graham Crackers
Low carb graham crackers are nostalgia waiting to happen!
Serve them with a glass of milk, peanut butter, or get more decadent with low carb marshmallows or chia seed jam! TBH, I usually eat these bad boys on their own, because they’re just THAT delicious!
5. Eggplant Chips
I love making both cauliflower chips and these eggplant chips and mixing them into my own chip packs! This is great to dip in low carb dressings and sauces.
6. Low Carb Granola
Low carb granola is the crunchy, filling midmorning snack you’ve been looking for!
If you’re in a rush, this is great to have on hand, prepackaged into small snack-sized baggies for low carb snacks on the go. If you’ve got a bit more time, sprinkle a handful in a bowl with low carb yogurt, and you’ve got a parfait fit for any meal plan!
7. Grain Free Granola
Grain free granola is possible, yes! Want that parfait but don’t want the gluten? This grain free granola brings the crunch without the wheat.
What makes this one different that the low carb granola above? PB. Lots of it.
8. Kale Chips
The one, the only: kale chips! These low carb low fat snacks have been popular for years thanks to the many health benefits kale brings. Check out how crispy, crunchy and addictingly delicious these chips can be!
9. Low Carb Banana Bread
Low carb banana bread is one of my favorite recipes because it’s more cake than bread and more dessert than snack and I don’t feel guilty at all for eating it! Low carb snacks on the go don’t get more delicious than this one!
Check out the secret ingredient I used to combat the high carb count of bananas…
10. Parsnip Chips
Parsnip chips are a bit higher in carbs than the other chips on this list, but when compared to potatoes, these guys win.
These are another great chip to make ahead of time and prepackage up for the week!
We live in a golden age of low carb prepackaged snacks! Every brand seems to have low carb versions of your favorite treats.
Whether you’re shopping for low carb snacks at Walmart or perusing the internet for a new favorite, I have some tips to help you stay health aware:
- Read the labels. A lot of “low carb” snacks make such claims because they nix the carbs but pump up the unhealthy fats. Read all the labels to ensure that you get truly healthy snacks, not disguised nonsense.
- Round out your cravings. Some days you just don’t want nuts; other days you cringe at sweet. This is why it’s good to have a variety of low carb snacks on hand, so you can easily grab whatever you’re into. No excuses!
- Explore! The low carb snacks I listed here are ones I have found just by being aware of new products at the grocery store. You might be surprised by what new products come around! Take a little extra time to hunt through the aisles. Surprises await!
11. Low Carb Peanut Butter
Sometimes, you want something sweet. Instead of grabbing a peanut butter cup or something high in sugar, go for these handy pouches of all-natural low carb peanut butter (or almond butter)!
I love almond butter especially. Plus, each pouch has 7g of protein, plenty of umph to get you through the day!
- 6g carbs
- 5g net carbs
12. Moon Cheese
Crunchy, salty, cheesy — these Moon Cheese snacks tick all the boxes! They come in a variety of cheesy flavors like cheddar, gouda, and even spicy pepperjack! They’re also gluten free. Now that’s a worthy snack!
- 1g carbs
- 0g net carbs
13. Canned Tuna
18g of protein per serving! I still can’t get over that.
This snack is so good, it’s practically a meal — and it won’t undo your whole day! The Lemon Pepper flavor pouch is my favorite, but they have others, like Thai Chili and Hot Buffalo. Toss some on a bed of spinach and you’ve got a great snack on the go!
- 1g carbs
- 0.5g net carbs
14. Low Carb Nuts
Nuts are magical — and the most magical of all are these pre-portioned pouches that give you 4 g of protein! From almonds to walnuts to cashews to delicious mixes, your salty craving will be satisfied and your low carb lifestyle will stay intact. Yum!
- <5g carbs
- <3g net carbs
15. Low Carb Protein Powder
Low carb protein powder is awesome to have on hand — mix it with water when you’re in a pinch, or work up something more decadent (like a smoothie or ice cream) when you have time!
16. Low Carb Jerky
Fair warning, not all jerky is low carb jerky! Check the labels on products before you buy them to ensure no sugar has been added!
- 0g carbs
- 0g net carbs
17. Pork Rinds
Ok, ok, I know these aren’t for everyone. But for some of us, they taste like the PERFECT chips substitute! And they’re here to curb our salty, crunchy, crispy cravings!
- 0g carbs
- 0g net carbs
18. Low Carb Bars
Sweet snack on the go? Yes pleaseee! These low carb bars taste JUST like a candy bar, and I seriously can’t get enough!
- 8g carbs
- 7g net carbs
Crunchy, salty, and jam-packed with protein!! I love dry roasted edamame for low carb snacks on the go!
- 11g carbs
- 3g net carbs
Here are a few low carb snacks on the go to buy and stash in the fridge!
20. Hard-Boiled Eggs
Eggs have long been heralded for their many health benefits. Packing 5.5 g of protein per egg and a staggering zero carbs, it’s no wonder that hard-cooked eggs make the list!
Plus, you can buy peeled eggs that’ll make it even easier to grab one as you fly out the door. All the protein and energy, none of the guilt!
- 0.4g carbs
- 0.4g net carbs
21. Low Carb Cheese
Brace yourself, cheese in low in carbs! So, grab your favorite variety and enjoy it for low carb snacks on the go.
I love to load of fridge up with low carb cheese sticks — they make for the perfect midday snack, or treat to enjoy as you’re running out the door.
- 0.6g carbs
- 0.6g net carbs
I hope this list of low carb snacks on the go showed you that snack time doesn’t have to mean stress! There are so many delicious options that stay in the low carb realm. Salty, sweet, savory, tangy — for every craving, there’s a snack!
What are you craving right now? Let me know in the comments!