Low-Carb, High-Protein Snacks


Pistachios include roughly 6 grams of plant-based protein and 3 grams of fiber every 1-ounce serving (about 50 nuts), keeping you satiated longer. "As a busy mama on the go, that's a big win for me!"

Eggland's Best Hard-Cooked Peeled Eggs

Eggland's Best Hard-Cooked Peeled Eggs are the perfect on-the-go snack with over 6 grams of protein per egg. "In addition to a protein boost, they also contain 25% less saturated fat, 10 times more vitamin E, and double the omega-3s compared to ordinary eggs

 BelGioioso Fresh Mozzarella Snacking Cheese

Each 1-ounce serving (approximately 3 small mozzarella balls) is pre-portioned. For 70 calories, this handy snack has 5 grams of protein and 1 gram of carbohydrate. Add nuts or jerky for added protein without carbohydrates.

Hippeas Chickpea Puffs, Vegan White Cheddar

These baked puffs provide 4 grams of plant protein and 15 grams of carbs per ounce. "They are my favorite high-protein snack when I need something crunchy and salty on long afternoons working

Cottage Cheese

Cottage cheese is rich in calcium and protein (24 grams per cup). I top my cottage cheese with refrigerated salsa. Tiffany Davis, chef and co-owner of Nourish Foods Co., loves that snack. 

The New Primal Meat Sticks

These Whole30-approved Meat Sticks include 6 grams of protein and a crunch. "I've been loving their unusual crunch when I want a break from chewy jerky. Garcia likes the concise ingredient list and shelf-stable high-protein snack.

Frozen Edamame

A 1/2-cup portion of edamame has 9 grams of protein, 4 grams of fiber, and 7 grams of carbohydrates, making it a great snack, lunchbox addition, or salad topping.

Sargento Sweet Balanced Breaks

Balanced Breaks are tasty, portable cheese, nut, and dried fruit combos with under 200 calories, 7 grams of protein, and 12–12 grams of carbohydrate (depending on the nut and fruit mix).

Siggi's Vanilla and Strawberry Lower-Sugar Yogurt

Yogurt is a protein-packed, portable snack, but it may contain hidden sugar. "I'm so thankful, though, that Siggi's now offers 'lower sugar' flavors, so I don't have to waste even a second reading labels. These multipacks offer 14 grams of protein and 4 grams of carbs per serving.

Kaimana Teriyaki Salmon Jerky

If it's not overly sweet, salmon jerky is high in protein and low in carbohydrates. Kaimana Jerky has 12 grams of protein and 0 carbohydrates per serving.

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