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Going low-carb can help many people shed a few pounds if done right. Try it yourself with these low-carb snacks; easy to make, many of these are also high in good-for-you nutrients like antioxidants, protein, and fiber.

Spinach Chips

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Baked kale chips are all the rage now, but since women can’t live on kale alone, give these chips a try — they’re made with spinach instead.

Carbs per serving: 2.4 grams

 

Avocado With Sunflower Seeds

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Avocados are a creamy snack that are good on their own, but a sprinkling of sunflower seeds give them an even healthier boost. The combination of avocado and sunflower seeds brings the body a healthy dose of fiber, vitamins E and K, and potassium. You also get a little bit of protein, too.

Carbs per serving: 10 grams

 

Homemade Strawberry Fruit Leather

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If you’re craving something sweet and fruity without any added sugar, whip up a batch ofstrawberry fruit leather. Keep these in your gym bag or purse for those times when you’re on the go.

Carbs per serving: 4 grams

 

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Craving carb-heavy potato chips? Opt for our roasted brussels sprouts chips instead. High in fiber and low in calories, they only take 10 minutes to make!

Carbs per serving: 4 grams

 

Meatballs

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For an easy snack, make this Paleo meatball recipe ahead of time, and pop them in your fridge or freezer for easy prep when cravings strike.
Carbs per serving: 3 grams

 

Vegetable Chard Wraps

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If you are craving something crunchy and spicy but don’t want to load up on some serious chip-and-salsa calories, try these refreshing, cooling vegetable chard wraps. Please your palate with a rainbow of phytonutrients as well as a zingy dipping sauce that transforms these raw veggies into a scrumptious snack.

Carbs per serving: 7 grams

 

Prosciutto and Melon

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The sweet and savory combination of honeydew wrapped in prosciutto can’t be beat! Expect lots of vitamin C from the melon and a good amount of protein from the prosciutto.

Carbs per serving: 11 grams

 

Go Nuts

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Low carb or not, nuts make a great afternoon snack. They’re a good source of protein, fiber, and healthy fats. And when it comes to nutritional benefits, you can’t beat almonds, which also contain a good amount of calcium and iron when compared to other nuts.

Carbs per quarter-cup serving of almonds: 5 grams

 

Tuna Salad on Tomato

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When you’re watching your carb counts, bread can be a major culprit. But bread doesn’t have to be the only thing to build a sandwich on. The next time you whip yourself up a light tuna salad, serve it on tomatoes or cucumbers. Tuna is packed with protein and iron, and the veggies will give the snack added vitamins and nutrients.

Carbs per serving: 2 grams

 

Cucumbers With Ranch Greek Yogurt Dip

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Skip the processed powder and chop up chives, parsley, and garlic for our cucumbers with ranch Greek yogurt dip. There is so much flavor packed in these fresh herbs, only a little salt is needed.

Carbs per serving: 10 grams

 

Beef Jerky

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Whenever possible, make your own jerky, but if that’s out of the question, look for an all-natural, organic jerky that’s made without preservatives or MSG and is relatively low in sugar and sodium. In general, jerky is a low-fat, low-cal, and low-carb food and is a great source of iron and protein.

Carbs per serving: 3 grams

 

Caprese Salad

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When the heat starts to pick up in the Summer, nothing beats a caprese salad. Simple to make, you only need a few ingredients: tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, and olive oil. And the fresher the better! If you’re worried about calories, opt for a part-skim mozzarella, which still tastes satisfying.

Carbs per serving: 9 grams

 

Cottage Cheese With Berries

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When you’re watching carbs, the combination of cottage cheese and berries is always a big win. Berries of all sorts are low in calories and high in antioxidants, vitamins, and lutein.

Carbs per serving: 10 grams

 

Vegan Cucumber Tofu Rolls

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Get yourself a crisp, protein-filled snack with these cucumber tofu rolls. Make a batch ahead to enjoy throughout the week — you definitely will not miss the bread.

Carbs per serving: 10 grams

 

Kale Chips

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Light, crispy, and delicious, baked kale chips are loaded with vitamins A and C, iron, and calcium. They also won’t last long — make sure to make a a few batches!

Carbs per serving: 11 grams

 

Asparagus and Salmon Bundles

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When you need a low-carb snack with a bit of a sophisticated edge, make our asparagus and salmon bundles. Don’t let looks fool you; these are beyond simple to make.

Carbs per serving: 5 grams

 

Greek Salad Bites

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Salad is even more appetizing — and fun! — to eat when it’s served on a stick. These Greek salad bites are a cinch to prepare and will make a great appetizer for your next dinner party.

Carbs per serving: 3 grams

 

Roasted Edamame

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A crunchy snack of roasted edamame will satisfy salt cravings while also upping your protein for the day. It’s a great alternative to carb-heavy potato chips.

Carbs per serving: 11 grams

 

Cucumber Cups With Spicy Tapenade

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For something cool, light, and refreshing, try these cucumber cups with spicy tapenade. If tapenade isn’t you’re thing, serve these low-carb cucumber cups alongside your favorite dip.

Carbs per serving: 11 grams

 

Seaweed Chips

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There is so much goodness packed into this portable snack. These seaweed chips are cholesterol free and high in vitamin A, and a single serving is only 42 calories.

Carbs per serving: 3 grams

 

Baked Coconut Shrimp

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Protein-packed coconut shrimp get a healthy makeover in this recipe where a deep fryer is not at all needed!

Carbs per serving: 13 grams

 

Babaganoush

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If you love Middle Eastern food, head immediately to your kitchen and make ourbabaganoush. Good as a spread, it can be served alongside fresh veggies to keep carb counts down.

Carbs per serving: 9 grams

 

Bacon and Brussels Skewers

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It really doesn’t get much better than bacon and brussels sprouts — especially for anyone in your life who follows the Paleo diet. This recipe could not be more simple to make, which means it should be a regular addition to your party-appetizer routine.

Carbs per serving: 3 grams

 

 

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