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30+ Delicious Keto Snacks That Will Put You Into Ketosis

30+ keto snacks that will put you into ketosis

Keto diet is one of the most satiating diets out there. That’s mostly because the foods that you eat are high in fats, protein and very low in carbs.

In fact, that’s the very reason why a lot of us find it easy to stay on it and even lose weight. Eating keto foods lets you stay fuller for longer with fewer calories.

So, you might end up eating fewer meals and stay in the calorie deficit for longer periods of time. At the end of the day, that means that you’re going to lose weight and be able to concentrate for longer periods of time.

Feeling hungry can inhibit that! Obviously, snacking is an essential part of any diet.

Especially when you don’t have a lot of time to cook something up. These keto snacks are useful to have around you during work or a lazy day at home!

Keto Snacks on the Go

First of all, I thought we should start with some of the simpler snacks that don’t require preparation. These are great on very busy days when there is simply no time to cook something up.

Sometimes you might crave for unhealthy snacks. Before eating something that might not necessarily be good for your diet, try these snacks.

Watch: Keto Snacks You Can Make at Home

Quick to Buy Snacks

These are great when you have no time to cook at all. If you’re the type of person who loves to quickly buy a snack or two to bring to work, I have a few recommendations.

I think it’s very easy to end up buying a bunch of unhealthy snacks and sweets if you’re the type of person who likes to eat a bar, some crisps, or anything else that’s easy to buy and consume.

Here are a few snacks that you can easily buy and have them whenever the hunger or cravings kick in.

Keto Bars
keto bars
nut butter

High Fat Keto Snacks

1. Avocado

avocados a low carb snack

Avocados are delicious and consist mostly of monosaturated fats which are the healthy ones. Just cut the avocado in a half and use a spoon to it.

Avocados are especially delicious with a little bit of salt and pepper. You can also just drop an avocado into your bag and have a ketogenic lunch at work.

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 160
  • Fat: 15g
  • Net Carbs: 2g
  • Protein: 2g

2. Walnuts

Walnuts aren’t only great in salads, they’re delicious with cheese and by themselves too. They are very high in fats, so it’s a good lunch snack.

However, I don’t recommend eating them before going to sleep as it might cause digestion issues.

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 654
  • Fat: 65g
  • Net Carbs: 7g
  • Protein: 15g

3. Almonds

almonds snacking

Almonds have a little bit of sweetness to them. However, they’re also very filling. They’re high in fats as well as fiber.

So, this is a very healthy and simple snack option that can work for anyone.

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 576
  • Fat: 49g
  • Net Carbs: 10g
  • Protein: 21g

4. Pecans

Another nut that’s very high in fats! They also contain potassium, calcium, manganese, and iron.

You can either just eat them alone or incorporate them into high-fat smoothies. Either way, a lovely snack to try!

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 691
  • Fat: 72g
  • Net Carbs: 4.4g
  • Protein: 9.2g

5. Salami


Salami is such a typical and yet delicious snack that you can grab from your fridge any time you want.

It’s high both and fats and protein, so it’s definitely a snack you want to have if you’re building muscle too.

Overall, it’s a very simple yet delicious option with a cucumber or cherry tomato.

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 336
  • Fat: 26g
  • Net Carbs: 2.4g
  • Protein: 22g

6. Cheddar Cheese

Overall, it’s a very simple yet delicious option with a cucumber or cherry tomato.

Go for mature cheddar if you like your cheese a bit stronger. It tends to have more flavor.

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 402
  • Fat: 33g
  • Net Carbs: 1.3g
  • Protein: 25g

7. Olives

Now some love, others hate olives. However, they’re an amazing source of healthy fats. So, you can definitely incorporate these as snacks into your life.

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 115
  • Fat: 10.7g
  • Net Carbs: 3.1g
  • Protein: 0.8g

8. Macademia Nuts

You can use macadamia nuts to make keto desserts but also, they are tasty just by themselves.

They also have multiple health benefits which include promoting healthy digestion, lowering cravings and nourishing nervous system.

So, it’s definitely a snack to have in your hands when your main goal is to lose weight.

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 718
  • Fat: 76g
  • Net Carbs: 5g
  • Protein: 8g

9. Raw Coconut Butter

You can make coconut butter on your own or buy it from a shop. Just make sure there is no extra sugar added.

Whenever you have your craving just a have spoon of coconut butter and kill that hunger right away.

This butter could be used to make fat bombs which do for a great snack too.

Per 1 tbsp:

  • Calories: 105.5
  • Fat: 10.5g
  • Net Carbs: 1.2g
  • Protein: 1.1g

10. Unsweetened Peanut Butter

peanut butter

This is my go-to snack whenever I crave for sweets. It can truly knock down your hunger for an hour or two.

Don’t eat it before the workout because it can be a little bit heavy on the stomach. Also, make sure it has no added sugar!

Also, if you’re a fan of pancakes. Peanut butter goes well with low carb pancakes.

Per 1 tbsp:

  • Calories: 100
  • Fat: 8.5g
  • Net Carbs: 1.5g
  • Protein: 3.5g

11. Sesame Seeds

You can eat sesame seeds raw if you don’t have time to cook them. In fact, they’re most nutritious raw.

However, they’ll be more bitter and crunchier. So, that’s definitely not something everyone will like. To reduce bitterness, just soak them in water for 15-30 minutes.

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 573
  • Fat: 50g
  • Net Carbs: 11g
  • Protein: 18g

12. Black Chocolate

dark chocolate

Black chocolate should be your go-to dessert whenever you have cravings. It can truly make you feel satiated.

Let’s be honest, you’re definitely going to have moments when you’ll just want something sweet. Don’t blame yourself for feeling that way and have some black chocolate to feel good.

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 625
  • Fat: 50g
  • Net Carbs: 20g
  • Protein: 10g

13. Bacon

To all of you bacon fans there, you’ll love this for a snack. Obviously, if bacon is something you eat for breakfast every day, it might not be the best snack to go for. Nevertheless, you should try it.

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 541
  • Fat: 42g
  • Net Carbs: 1.4g
  • Protein: 37g

14. Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are both high in fats and protein. However, they’re relatively high in net carbs too.

If you do eat some pumpkin seeds for a snack, make sure you’re eating them in small amounts.

Pumpkin seeds are actually a great source of iron too. So, it’s definitely a snack you should have whenever hunger hits.

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 446
  • Fat: 19g
  • Net Carbs: 36g
  • Protein: 19g

High Protein Keto Snacks

15. Cocoa Nibs

Cocoa nibs are absolutely delicious. They are high in protein but have a significant amount of carbs too. So, do make sure you don’t overeat them.

However, they can do for an absolutely great little dessert whenever your cravings hit in and you don’t know what to do with yourself.

Overall, it’s a delicious treat that can work with low carb diets!

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 228
  • Fat: 14g
  • Net Carbs: 25g
  • Protein: 20g

16. Hard Boiled Eggs

boiled eggs

While it does take 10 minutes to boil an egg, you can always boil a bunch of them, peel them and keep them in the fridge.

Boiled eggs are super easy to make high-protein snacks. You can eat them with a cucumber or just add a little bit of salt to your taste.

Overall, a great source of proteins!

1 Egg:

  • Calories: 78
  • Fat: 5g
  • Net Carbs: 0.6g
  • Protein: 6g

17. Cottage Cheese

Cottage cheese is relatively low in calories and has quite a bit of protein. Mix it with a little bit of cinnamon to make it more delicious.

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 98
  • Fat: 4.3g
  • Net Carbs: 3.4g
  • Protein: 11g

18. Canned Tuna

Tuna like most other fish is high in protein and has absolutely no carbs. So it’s the sort of snack you want to have if you’ve already surpassed your carb limit for the day.

Eat it either with cucumber or kale chips to get the most out of the snack. However, you’re always free to just eat it on its own.

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 116
  • Fat: 0.8g
  • Net Carbs: 0g
  • Protein: 25.5g

19. Canned Sardines

Sardines are small oily fish that you can easily carry around in a can. However, once you open the can, it might get a little bit messy and smelly.

So, this is the type of snack you probably want to have at home. It’s high in fats and protein.

However, has absolutely no carbs. Thus, it’s super keto-friendly!

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 208
  • Fat: 11g
  • Net Carbs: 0g
  • Protein: 25g

20. Greek Yoghurt

On your hungry days use Greek yogurt not just for breakfast but for a snack too. It’s low in calories and net carbs.

In addition to that, it has a little bit of protein. You can also use it to make delicious keto ice cream for hot summer days!

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 59
  • Fat: 0.4g
  • Net Carbs: 3.6g
  • Protein: 10g

21. Dried Squid

The first time I tried dried squid, I was obsessed. It’s indeed a very delicious, high in protein snack that you should definitely try!

It’s a little pricey though. So, most certainly not something you should eat every day.

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 360
  • Fat: 6g
  • Net Carbs: 8g
  • Protein: 72g

22. Chicken Liver Pate

Chicken pate has equal amounts of protein and fats. While you probably not going to eat it on its own, you can always put some of it on cucumber or cheese.

Incorporate it into your snacks since it’s super low in calories and net carbs! Absolutely delicious.

1 tbsp:

  • Calories: 26
  • Fat: 1.7g
  • Net Carbs: 0.8g
  • Protein: 1.7g

Keto-friendly Veggie Snacks

23. Broccoli

Broccoli can do for a perfect keto-friendly side dish as well as a snack. Just cut it, put them on a baking tray, spray some oil, pepper, and salt, and they’re ready to go.

Cook them in the oven for around 15 minutes. You can also boil or steam them. That tends to save nutrients.

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 34
  • Fat: 0.4g
  • Net Carbs: 4.4g
  • Protein: 2.8g

24. Cauliflower

If you’re a big fan of broccoli, you’re probably going to like cauliflower too. Cauliflower can be used to make keto rice and even low carb pizzas.

However, if you just want it as a snack, cook it the same way you’d cook broccoli.

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 25
  • Fat: 0.3g
  • Net Carbs: 3g
  • Protein: 1.9g

25. Zucchini Chips

Simply slice the zucchini and cook it in the oven to make delicious zucchini chips. Low in carbs, healthy and can have those instead of regular crisps.

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 17
  • Fat: 0.3g
  • Net Carbs: 2.1g
  • Protein: 1.2g

26. Bell Pepper

Bell peppers are delicious raw, you can add them to your favorite salad as well as make a warm snack out of them.

Stuffed bell peppers would be one of them! However, they’re as good raw.

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 31
  • Fat: 0.3g
  • Net Carbs: 4.2g
  • Protein: 1g

27. Kale Chips

Kale can do for a low calorie yet delicious addition to your keto diet. You can always make kale chips to keep your belly full.

Simply cook kale leaves with a little bit of oil and salt in the oven for around 10 to 15 minutes. Once the edges get brown, you’ll know your chips are ready.

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 49
  • Fat: 0.9g
  • Net Carbs: 8g
  • Protein: 4.3g

28. Cherry Tomatoes

cherry tomatoes

There is going to be times when you’ll want a sweeter, juicier snack. Especially if it’s one of those days.

That’s where cherry tomatoes will work wonders. They’re low in net carbs and contain a little bit of protein.

Overall, a great, sweet keto snack you can eat every day!

A cup:

  • Calories: 25
  • Fat: 0g
  • Net Carbs: 4g
  • Protein: 1g

29. Pickles


Pickles contain a lot of water. So, their caloric value is very small. They go well with almost every dish that contains meat or fish.

However, you can easily eat them on their own whenever cravings kick in.

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 11
  • Fat: 0.2g
  • Net Carbs: 1.1g
  • Protein: 0.3g

30. Brussel Sprouts

Simple and yet delicious snack you can have every day. Just roast them and you’ll be good to eat them for days!

Per 100g:

  • Calories: 43
  • Fat: 0.3g
  • Net Carbs: 5.2g
  • Protein: 3.4g


Loving the snacks? Check out my other post on the keto diet:


Friday 5th of July 2019

Thank you Karo!! Just what I need to start with macros and recipes!!! Appreciate all your work and looks doable, I'm ready!

Karo Tries

Friday 12th of July 2019


glad you found it useful! Best of luck with your keto journey!