When you are trying to be mindful of what you are eating, it is easy to plan ahead and make healthy meals for you and your family. I find snacks are a bit more challenging. Sure, I can make low-carb snacks like snickerdoodles or low-carb cookies but that can be time-consuming and costly. What I really wanted was to find was low-carb snacks that I and my family could easily grab on-the-go.
Here are my top 15 store-bought snacks that are 15 g carbs or less:
This has become a staple in my fridge since it has 2 g net carbs per serving and is a great choice for pretty much any time of the day. For breakfast, try adding your favorite berries or nuts as a topping. In the evening, I add some Choc Zero sugar-free choc chips and this satiates my sweet tooth.
I keep coming back to Kind bars as my go-to protein bar. I find they have a great assortment of flavors and taste excellent. With only 9 g net carbs, and plenty of fiber, this is a great snack for me before heading to the gym. Also, look out for the frozen Kind bars and Kind bar thins, both of which are delicious.
I stumbled across these crunchy and sweet chocolate chip cookies at Target one day. Coming in at 14 g carbs per serving, this is a great snack for both me and my children! I can easily enjoy this in the evening without a blood sugar spike.
Dole has a delicious line of frozen fruit covered in chocolate and I am so glad I discovered it! They come in strawberry, banana, and pineapple, which has only 9 g of carbs per serving. I highly recommend trying this product!
If you love anything with peanut butter and chocolate you are sure to love this low-sugar version of the real deal. There are quite a few dupes out there and I have found this to taste the most authentic.
These come in a variety of flavors and have a great flavor and a satisfying crunch. Eat them alone or use them as a scooper for your favorite dips without worrying about your blood sugar.
If you are looking to get in more protein without the carbs, this is a great snack for you that can be taken anywhere. It does well under extreme weather conditions, so a great choice for your summer hike or ski trip in the mountains.
Pork rinds have become a fan favorite for many people living with diabetes. It not only makes for a great snack, but it can also be crushed up and used as a coating when cooking some of your favorite foods. This brand has come out with a plant-based version that doesn’t lack flavor. With 13 g carbs per serving, you can enjoy it to your heart’s content.
If you love mindless snacking, this one is for you! Imagine being able to enjoy the salty goodness of these seeds without worrying about the calories or your blood glucose!
This was probably the most exciting find for me and my children. I had no idea that these brownies could be so healthy and taste so good. With only 5 g net carbs you can feel good about sending your child to school with it or grabbing it before an important meeting.
These bars are for the food connoisseurs with taste sophisticated enough a wide variety of flavors. Flavors such as chicken sriracha and bison bacon cranberry are sure to pique your interest and with 3 g carbs or less, you can’t go wrong.
Quest chips have the crunch you’ve been craving minus all the carbs. This delicious bag of chips comes in a variety of flavors all with 4 g net carbs or less. They used to be hard to find but now you can find them at even your local grocery store.
I have tried all the low-carb/keto/no-sugar ice cream out there and nothing compares to the taste of Enlightened for me. I find it to be perfectly creamy and rich and every flavor is more delicious than the last. It doesn’t spike my blood sugars and is low in calories, so it’s not the worst thing in the world if I have more than one serving!
This was a staple in my fridge growing up and I recently brought it back. This cheese and soft and creamy and is very versatile. You can use it as a spread on your favorite vegetable or cracker or you can melt it and pour it over a steak or a salad! You can really get creative with this and all with just 1 g carb.
If you need something quick on-the-go, this is a perfect snack to keep on hand. They come in a variety of flavors and all are very low in carbs and calories. This can also be used as a topping on Greek yogurt or your favorite acai bowl or smoothie.
Finding store-bought healthy foods can be challenging, but it is possible. Having these items has allowed me to make better choices for my body and my blood sugar.
Do you have any favorite store-bought low-carb snacks that you love? Share and comment below!