8 Keto Snacks You Can Enjoy Guilt-FreeArticle posted in: Nutrition
Snacking doesn’t have to be a healthy diet no-no—especially when you have some low-carb options to choose from. If you’ve decided to lose weight with the help of the South Beach Diet low-carb meal plan, you can add some of our favorite keto snack recipes to your menu. These recipes can be enjoyed guilt-free, so they’ll keep you on track with your healthy fat and protein intake, liven up your DIY snack menu and support your weight loss goals. From sweet to savory, these recipes will satisfy any type of craving and will keep you on on the straight and narrow.
Check out our eight favorite keto snack recipes:
1. Chocolate Avocado Pudding >
Using chocolate protein powder, you can easily whip up a light, yet decadent chocolate pudding for snack time. This creamy concoction is made with an avocado base, so you get healthy fats to promote your weight loss with a keto-friendly superfood. Almond butter and almond milk make this low carb recipe even more nutritious, meaning you can enjoy each bite of this chocolaty snack without one ounce of shame!
2. 2-Ingredient Garlic Parmesan Chips >
Cheese lovers can get pumped about these low carb, crunchy Garlic Parmesan Chips because they only require two simple steps and two simple ingredients. All you need to do to whip up these cheesy crisps is combine grated Parmesan cheese and a little garlic powder. Then, cook these big, round cheese crisps in the oven to satisfy your savory snack cravings.
3. Creamy Avocado Pesto Dip >
This smooth, creamy pesto recipe is perfect for dipping all sorts of non-starchy veggies and will keep you on track since it’s South Beach Diet-approved. Flavors from toasted pine nuts, fresh garlic, basil, avocado and lemon juice make this rich keto snack a guaranteed hit at parties!
4. 2-Step Spinach Dip >
Dip is always a favorite for snack time, but since most are overloaded with excess calories, we’re bringing you a low-carb spin on a classic favorite. This Spinach Dip recipe packs a punch of flavor from artichoke hearts, red pepper, nutmeg and ricotta and Asiago cheeses. Just toss all your ingredients in the food processor with a pack of spinach, and behold a smooth, creamy pesto dip that pairs perfectly with your favorite non-starchy veggies for a filling keto snack.
5. Crispy Kale Chips >
A worthy substitution for any type of potato chips, these kale chips are a heathy option that are perfect for when you need a crunchy keto snack in no time! It only takes four ingredients (raw kale, avocado oil, sea salt and onion powder) to create these crispy kale chips in the oven, which you can for reach again and again without guilt!
6. Cheesy Summer Squash >
You’re just two steps away from turning summer squash into a nutritious yet cheesy snack that’ll support your weight loss goals. Yellow summer squash and zucchini are flavored with salt and pepper and heated in a pan with garlic and chicken or vegetable broth. Topped with shredded Asiago cheese and walnuts, this healthy, garden-fresh snack is sure to prepare your body and mind for summer!
7. California Wrap >
When you’ve got a busy day ahead, whip up this California Wrap recipe ahead of time to ensure you don’t go hungry or turn to unhealthy options. Try your favorite turkey and ham sandwich with a keto twist. Layered with turkey, ham, tomato, avocado, arugula and sugar-free ranch dressing, this wrap is packed with nutrition and flavor to will keep you full and feeling motivated on your weight loss journey.
8. Garlic Green Beans >
Simplicity is key when it comes to making this Garlic Green Bean recipe but certainly not when it comes to its amazing taste. Toss fresh green beans together with avocado oil, garlic, onion powder and salt and pepper to complement each crunchy bite of this keto-style green bean snack.