Here are the top 23 favorite low-carb snacks as they appear on another diabetes site. Do you have any to add?

Peanut butter
Cheddar cheese
String cheese
Cottage cheese
Broccoli with melted cheese
Salad with free veggies and low-carb dressing
Tomato and mozzarella salad
Celery with peanut butter
Fresh berries with low-fat plain yogurt
Veggies with hummus
Cucumbers with olive-oil and rice vinegar
Carrot sticks
Snap peas with Caesar dressing
Radishes with tzatziki
Green beans cooked and cooled with lemon juice
Sautd Spinach

Rotisserie chicken
Deli meat
Pepperoni and cheese
Beef jerky
Hard boiled eggs

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I use a high fibre English muffin - 17 carbs with 2 turkey sausage brown and serve - 1 carb. great quick breakfast
My absolute favorite is cheese crisps. I like them best with x-sharp cheddar, but it works with other cheeses including sliced american.

Either of 2 methods works:
1 - put thinly sliced (1/8"?) or shredded cheese on a piece of parchment, and microwave for ~1 1/2 minutes, until brown.
2 - same as above, but in a 350 oven until they are almost all browned.

Pat them with a paper towel. You can make little rounds or one big piece to break after it's done.
Cheddar cheese wrap with walnuts
Cheddar cheese wrap with ham

My favorites are mini cheddar cheese wraps. I usually have one slice of cheddar cheese and roll it together with everything I find in the fridge. It could be another type of cheese or ham, or nuts, or some veggies. :)


A Boca "Original Vegan" burger atop a bed of mixed greens w/ salsa.

Added from my own list, with duplicates removed, at Snacks

Eat them in any form you like. I stopped buying pitted olives because I ate too many at a time. I found that eating marinated whole olives slowed down my snacking because it takes a little longer when you have to munch around the seed. I buy them cheap in large bottles and add chopped hot chili, onion and herbs to my own liking to the bottle to flavour them.

Cheesy dips.
Check labels for carb content or make your own. Use low-carb crackers or vege strips as dippers.

Other dips.
Try guacamole, hommus and similar.

I slice an avocado in half, twist so that I have a free portion and a seed portion, put the seed half in the fridge for ‘Ron (later on:-), sprinkle a little salt and maybe a squirt of lime-juice on the other half and eat it direct from the shell with a teaspoon. If it’s a big one I may get four serves out of one. Another option is to spread avocado on a cracker.

Half and quarter portions of fruit.
A quarter or half portion of an apple or orange or pear or similar can fill that gap without leading to a BG spike, the leftovers become another snack later in the day.

Left-over salad from an earlier meal.
Makes another good ‘tween meal snack, dressed with a lttle balsamic vinegar and extra-virgin olive oil.

Cheers, Alan, T2, Australia
Everything in Moderation - Except laughter


Nothing better than an avocado
(not a whole one).

I will wrap philly (store brands tend to have more carbs than Philadelphia Brand)cream cheese on a slice of deli meat and roll it up. Yum. You can also add a raw veggie to this like the green stalk of a green onion or maybe a slice of bell pepper. Whatever you like that fits.
You can even do the same thing with a cheese stick.

thanx for this wonderful list.... :)

What a wonderful List! Really enjoyed reading through it! And all the GREAT posts!
Thanks for putting it up~

Bacon Jerky is one of my favorite snacks. No carbs and it's bacon!

im gonna try that when i get back to the states.
ive never had jerky, the look of it scares me. but put the Word "bacon" in front of a food and it sounds good!




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