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Losing weight doesn’t have to consist of bland, boring foods, day after day. And it certainly doesn’t mean your snacking days are over. Far from it.

In fact, there are plenty of scrumptious snacks that will delight your palate, help you lose weight, and are even low-carb.

There are countless benefits to a low-carb lifestyle, which makes low-carb snacks an excellent choice for in between meals or anytime at all, really.

And despite popular belief that low-fat is a healthy choice, studies are blowing that theory out of the water, and are now saying that low-carb diets help you to lose weight faster and can even improve certain health issues.

In this post, we’re sharing 7 of our favorite low-carb snack ideas:

1) Pizza Zucchinis

If you’re searching for delicious low-carb snack ideas, look no further than these enjoyable pizza zucchinis.

Who isn’t fond of pizza?

This recipe is easy-peasy and the cheesy goodness will satisfy your savory snack craving in a pinch.

Ingredients:

  • 1 zucchini (cut the ends off after washing)
  • 1/4 cup of spaghetti sauce
  • 1 cup of mozzarella cheese, shredded

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven (350 degrees).
  2. Grease a baking sheet. Either by wiping olive oil (sparingly) on the baking sheet or by using a cooking spray. (TIP: Try to use extra virgin olive oil)
  3. Slice the zucchini into perfect bite-sized slices of about 1/4 inch, and lay on baking sheet.
  4. Array the sauce on each zucchini slice.
  5. Add the mozzarella cheese on top.
  6. Bake until they’re a golden brown shade of perfection!

2) Cheesy Cauliflower Breadsticks

This low-carb, gluten-free snack idea is 100% guilt-free.

Cauliflower has become increasingly popular. In 2014 The Huffington post called it ”the new kale” and then in 2016 Forbes said the exact same thing. I’d say this ”trend” is here to stay.

Ingredients:

  • 1 head of cauliflower, riced
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese, and 1 additional cup for topping.
  • Minced garlic (4 cloves)
  • 3 TBSP oregano
  • Sat and pepper to taste (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven (425 degrees). Place parchment paper on a baking sheet.
  2. Chop cauliflower. Then pulse in food processor until it looks like rice.
  3. Microwave cauliflower for 10 mins in a container with a lid.
  4. Add cauliflower in a bowl, then add eggs, oregano, mozzarella cheese, garlic, and salt and pepper.
  5. Shape the mixture into a rectangle shape on the baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 25 mins or until it’s golden-brown. Then add the remaining 1 cup of cheese on top, and bake for 5 more mins.

3) Walnut & Chocolate Fudge

When you went looking for low-carb snack ideas, you probably weren’t expecting anything as decadent as fudge.

Well, I have news for you. Low-carb snack ideas can include heavenly sweet treats!

Ingredients:

  • 4.2oz (120g) of butter softened
  • 4.2oz (120g) of cream cheese softened
  • 2 TBSP sweetener of your choice
  • 3 TBSP dark cocoa powder
  • 1 TSP vanilla
  • 1.5oz walnuts (40g)

Instructions:

  1. Mix the cream cheese and butter until it’s lump-free.
  2. Now add the vanilla, sweetener, and cocoa.
  3. Add walnuts and mix lightly.
  4. Put into a lined dish, and put in the fridge to set. Once ready, slice it and enjoy!

4) Dark Chocolate Maple Blueberry Bites

What low-carb snack ideas list complete without some tasty protein balls?

These babies pack a protein punch and are ideal for when you’re on the go.

This recipe proves you don’t have to forego delectable treats to stay lean and healthy.

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup cashews
  • 1 scoop plus 1 TBSP protein powder of your choice
  • 1 cup shredded coconut, unsweetened
  • 1/2 cup almond butter (unsalted)
  • 2 TBSP ground flax seeds
  • 2 TBSP maple syrup
  • 1/2 TSP vanilla extract
  • 1/8 TSP sea salt
  • 3 TBSP Blueberries (dried)
  • 2 TBSP dark chocolate chips

Instructions:

  1. Add all ingredients except for the chocolate chips and dried blueberries in a food processor, until mixed well.
  2. Pour into a mixing bowl and add blueberries and chocolate
  3. Craft bite-sized balls. Suggestion: Place in fridge for at least a few minutes before eating, and then store in the fridge as well.

5) Greek Salad Skewers

We all need to eat more vegetables, but sometimes it’s challenging to figure out how to add more veggies into your day in a creative way.

Salads can get extremely boring if it’s all you’re eating.

So, try these skewers for a snack, or even as an appetizer to serve at a dinner party.

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 of a cucumber
  • 1/2 lb feta cheese, cut into 16 small cubes
  • 8 kalamata olives (pitted), halved
  • 8 tomatoes (grape or cherry), halved
  • 2 TBSP extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt & pepper

Instructions:

  1. Cut cucumber into slices that are 1/2 inch thick, diagonal, then cut each slice into quarters. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Add cucumber, then feta, olives, and tomatoes onto the skewer.
  3. Dribble olive oil, and more salt and pepper to taste

6) Neapolitan Chia Seed Pudding

Are you aware of the amazing benefits of chia seeds? Chia seeds have copious amounts of health benefits, and they can be added to loads of recipes. This recipe makes a luscious snack for any time of the day.

This recipe makes a luscious snack for any time of the day.

Ingredients:

Vanilla Layer:

  • 1/2 cup non-dairy milk
  • 2 TBSP chia seeds
  • 1/4 TSP vanilla
  • 1-2 TSP sweetener like honey

Chocolate Layer:

  • 1/2 cup non-dairy milk
  • 2 TBSP chia seeds
  •  TBSP cocoa powder
  • 1-2 TSP sweetener like honey

Strawberry Layer:

  • 1/2 cup + 2 TBSP non-dairy milk
  • 2 TBSP chia seeds
  • 6 strawberries (frozen or fresh, halved)
  • 1 TSP sweetener like honey

Instructions:

  1. Using three separate bowls, combine the ingredients for each layer.
  2. Chill in the fridge for 6 hours minimum.
  3. When it’s ready, layer into two containers. You can eat right away, or store for up to 5 days in the fridge.

7) Tuna Boats

It’s no secret that tuna is a protein powerhouse, and assists majorly in your weight-loss program.

Ingredients:

  • 1 can of tuna, drained
  • 1 TBSP Greek plain greek yogurt
  • 1.4 cup chopped peppers (red, green, yellow, etc)
  • 1/8 cup of sliced onion
  • 1 small to medium sized cucumber, hollowed out in the middle (to make room for the tuna mixture)
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl, except for the cucumber.
  2. Scoop mixture into the hollowed out (with a spoon), cucumber
  3. Salt and pepper to season. Enjoy.

 Final Thoughts

Low-carb snack ideas have evolved over the years. You no longer have to endure flavorless and uninspired salads to lose weight.

As you can see from our 7 low-carb snack ideas, you have options. You can eat a variety of foods and still lose weight.

You can eat a variety of different foods and still lose tons of weight.

It’s been proven time and time again that low-carb diets and lifestyles allow you to lose more weight, without compromising your health.

What are your favorite low-carb snack ideas?

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