Best Keto Snacks on the Go

Keto fans that have a sweet tooth or crave something crunchy and salty, I got you covered.  For me, the hardest part of staying on track is the snacks.  Is that you too?  The meals are easy and planned ahead but when life gets busy, grabbing something can ruin your ketosis if you are not careful. Amazon really helps and often can get you snacks in just 2 days when you want to make sure you behave and feel satisfied.

The key to sticking to anything is being prepared.  Whether you want to call it a diet, a lifestyle, or a way of eating, ketogenic snacks will help you get through the tough times so you can stay on track.  The only way a ketogenic diet works is if you do NOT cheat.  That means having high-fat snacks on hand that are also very low in carbohydrates. Staying in ketosis is the only way a ketogenic will work.  Ketosis is Key!!

Some of my favorite keto snacks are shown above and listed below. Choczero makes great chocolate including their squares for a mini sweet impulse bite.  Pork rinds and meat sticks are always a great way to get more fat in your diet easily.  Crunchy cheese snacks are also a bonus when you want something to munch on.

What is Ketosis?

Ketosis is a metabolic state when the body burns fat for energy because it does not have enough carbohydrates to burn. When carbohydrates are drastically cut from the diet and replaced with fat and protein, ketosis can be achieved. During ketosis, the liver produces chemicals called ketones. Ketones “spill” from the liver when there are no sugars to turn into energy.

 

How to Start a Ketogenic Diet?

The ketogenic diet works by inducing ketosis in order to burn more fat while ensuring optimal energy. To begin a keto diet, reaching ketosis and maintaining that metabolic state is of the utmost importance. If you cheat, the body shifts to a slower metabolic state (ie, slow metabolism) and does not continue to burn fat at the rate needed for weight loss and health.

Removing high carbohydrate foods from your home and your daily routine is key.  Buying high fat, high protein, and calorie-dense food will ensure you do not go hungry and stay in ketosis.  That includes a need for snacking, especially when you are on the go.  Meals and snacks should be high in fat and low in carbohydrates.

Meals & snacks should equal the following macros percentages:

70% FAT

25% PROTEIN

5% CARBOHYDRATES

 

What are the Best Keto Snacks on the Go?

Whether you want something to satisfy a sweet craving or a quick jolt of energy with a lot of protein, the amount of variety you can find in stores and online nowadays for keto snacks is outstanding.  I still make a lot of my own food at home and have many recipes I use often.

My favorite keto recipes for snacks are:

NO-BAKE LEMON CHEESECAKE FAT BOMBS

SOUTHERN PIMENTO CHEESE 

SHISHITO PEPPERS WITH CREAM CHEESE AND BACON

However, when life gets busy and you are in a pinch, store-bought snacks help keep me on track. It is worth the little bit of extra money when you can work it in your budget, to spend it on ready-made items.  Below are all wonderful keto and low-carb items that are worth your money and highly recommended.

The best keto snacks are high in fat, low in carbohydrates, and easy to grab. This list of delicious sweet or savory snacks from Amazon keeps you in ketosis. Try one, two, or all of them.  If you have tried any, please comment below and share your review.  I would love to hear from you and also share any snacks you recommend as well!

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Best Keto Low-Carb Snack to Buy

Whether you want sweet, savory, crunchy, chewy, or all of the above the best snacks to buy I often find on Amazon.  I like being able to read the reviews and find out what I may be willing to try or just skip over. Let’s be honest, keto groceries are not cheap so when we spend our money we want to be sure we will get something we like so having Amazon reviews on low-carb snacks is a huge help.  Here are a few of my favorites and ones I have tried and enjoyed!  They are that good.  Keep in mind we all have different tastes but these are yummy!

 

People’s Choice Beef Jerky – 0 net carbs & 90 calories per serving

A great keto jerky to buy and have on hand. I love there is no sugar and it is gluten-free.

People’s Choice Beef Jerky – Old Fashioned – Original – Healthy, Sugar Free, Zero Carb, Gluten Free, Keto Friendly, High Protein Meat Snack – Dry Texture – 1 Pound, 16 oz – 1 Bag

 

 

Shrewd Food Keto Protein Puffs – 2 net carbs & 90 calories

These keto cheese puffs do have some sugar and a few carbs but if you really want some cheese puffs and you are on a low-carb diet this is made for you. It may not be perfect but it can sure help you stay more on track than you would should you get the high carb option instead.  Think of this as a dirty keto snack as a rare treat and just enjoy it for what it is.

Shrewd Food Keto Protein Puffs, Low Carb, High Protein, Healthy Cheese Puff, 14g per Pack, 2g Carbs, Gluten Free Snacks, Real Cheese, Soy Free, Peanut Free, Baked Cheddar, 8 Pack

 

 

Chick N’ Skin Fried Chicken Skins – <1 net carb & 190 calories

My favorite crunchy keto snack is these salt and vinegar fried chicken skins. I admit it, I am addicted. I LOVE salt and vinegar potato chips and this is the best keto low-carb “chips” option.  Absolutely amazing with great salt & vinegar kick.  Bonus gluten-free and sodium content is low.

Chick N’ Skin Fried Chicken Skins – Salt and Vinegar Flavor (4Pack) | Keto Friendly Low Carb High Protein Snacks, Light & Crispy, No MSG, Made with Organic Chicken 2-oz. per Bag

More Savory Keto Snacks

Here is a list of my favorite keto snacks that are salty, crunchy, and completely savory.  These include snacks that are all between 0 – 2 net carbs per serving and are packed with protein to keep you energic and active.

Nick’s Sticks Variety Pack – 0 net carbs, 10 g protein & 120calories each

These are one of the first paleo snacks I started ordering years ago. Fast forward and they are still my go-to favorite meat snack.  The Spicy Beef is my favorite but I buy the variety pack often to have choices.  The kids love them and are easy to eat on the go, like when in a long line at Disneyland.

Nick’s Sticks – 100% Grass-Fed Beef, Free Range Turkey Stick, Variety Pack – Gluten Free – 3 Original Beef, 3 Original Turkey, 3 Spicy Beef, 3 Spicy Turkey.

 

Just the Cheese Bars – <1 net carb, 8 g protein & 150 calories

Four cheese varieties that pack a great protein punch but also satisfy that need for something crunchy!  If you love cheese and crave a crispy handy snack, this is for you.  No matter what kind of cheese you like, Just the Cheese has a flavor for you.  They are all great but the jalapeno is my favorite.  Get the variety pack to try them all.  We take these camping and on hikes all the time.

Just The Cheese Bars, Crunchy Baked Low Carb Snack Bars – 100% Natural Cheese. High Protein and Gluten Free, Aged Cheddar (12 Two-Bar Packs)

 

Nature’s Garden Keto Snack Mix –  2 net carbs & 180 calories per serving

Love trail mix?  Then this is your keto snack.  A hearty mix of macadamias, pecans, pepitas, almonds and cheese crisps is all crunch and great for a protein-energy kick.  Plus it includes probiotics, look no further for the perfect snack mix.  I have found this at Costco a few times but when it is not on the shelves, Amazon carries and it is my go-to snack mix that I keep at work.  Every co-worker, whether on a keto diet or not, that I have shared this with has gone out and bought their own.  It is that amazing!

Nature’s Garden Keto Snack Mix, Keto Diet-Friendly, Probiotic, Protein Rich, Kosher, Keto Clarified, Gluten Free, Low Carb, Cheese Puffs – 24oz

 

More Sweet Keto Snacks

Here is a list of my favorite keto snacks that are sugary, dreamy, and satisfyingly sweet.  These include snacks that are all between 2 – 7 net carbs per serving and are ready to curb your sweet addiction and ensure you stay in ketosis and on track.

ChocZero Keto Bark – 2 net carbs & 120 calories per ounce.

There are many ChocZero products but the Keto Bark is my favorite. Everything by ChocZero is phenomenal.  These are creamy, rich, and decadent.  When I am willing to share,  anyone that tries this is shocked to hear it is low-carb. It is sweetened naturally with monk fruit and nothing artificial. It is also made in the USA and a brand I love.

ChocZero’s Keto Bark, Dark Chocolate Almonds with Sea Salt. Sugar Free, Low Carb. No Sugar Alcohols, No Artificial Sweeteners, All Natural, Non-GMO (2 bags, 6 servings/each)

Smart Sweets Gummy Fish – 7 net carbs & 80 calories per pack

Little packs of sweetness that bring you back to childhood. They are perfect for your purse or desk drawer.  I am a HUGE fan of Swedish Fish and this is heaven for – all the love and none of the guilt. They are not as soft, chewy, or as sweet as the regular candies but are sure to keep you on track and satisfy any sweet craving.  They have a higher amount of carbs than I would normally have so this is for sure a special sweet treat.

SmartSweets Sweetfish 1.8 Ounce Bags (12 Count), Candy With Low-Sugar (3g) & Low Calorie (80)- Free of Sugar Alcohols & No Artificial Sweeteners, Sweetened With Stevia

 

HighKey Keto Chocolate Chip Cookies – 2 net carbs & 140 calories (1/2 bag)

Pop these crispy little numbers into your mouth and enjoy a great keto dessert.  These are by far my favorite keto pre-made cookie.  Thousands on Amazon agree!   6 of these mini cookies are about 1/2 bags worth and 100% fulfilling. They are about an inch in diameter each and loaded with chocolate goodness.

HighKey Snacks Keto Food Low Carb Snack Cookies, Chocolate Chip, 3 Pack – Gluten Free & No Sugar Added, Healthy Diabetic, Paleo, Atkins Dessert Sweets, Diet Foods, Natural Ingredient Products

 

Keto Variety Pack & Baked Goodies

 

Keto Snack Box – 20 different snacks

Variety of meat, cheese, and nut snacks. If you want a crunchy, salty, and low-carb snack variety this is the box for you.  This is great for road trips and for camping – every keto base is covered. All the snacks are great but my favorites are the pork rinds and the Whisps, cheese crisps.

Keto Snack Box (20 Count) – Ultra Low Carb Snacks, Ketogenic Friendly, Gluten Free, Low Sugar – Healthy Keto Gift Box Variety Pack – Protein Bars, Pork Rinds, Cheese Crisps, Nuts, Jerky

 

HighKey Brownie Mix – 2 net carbs & 120 calories

Chewy, rich, and for any chocoholic.  Highkey does it again and satisfies anyone’s sweet tooth with this brownie mix. The house will smell amazing as this bakes.  In my opinion, there is nothing like a warm brownie and these no guilt chunks of chocolate heaven are phenomenal.

HighKey Snacks Keto Brownie Food Mix – Chocolate Chip Fudge – Low Carb Sweets & Treats – Gluten Free, No Sugar Added Dessert – Diabetic, Paleo Protein Foods, Naturally Sweetened Products

 

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