If you are on the keto diet, then you know that snacking can be challenging. You can't just grab fruit or a bag of chips. You have to make sure you maintain your daily fat ratios. While it may be challenging, it's not impossible. And, no you don't have to settle for just bacon dipped in coconut oil.
Korin Miller at Women's Health writes that out-the-door keto snacks can help you hit your macro goals:
The thing is, when you're on a keto diet, finding snacks—especially on-the-go ones—can be pretty darn challenging. After all, when you follow a keto diet, you generally want to make sure your overall diet consists of 60 to 75 percent fat, 15 to 30 percent protein, and only 5 to 10 percent carbs, Warren says. And naturally, that applies to your snacks as well. That means cereal bars, pretzels, yogurt with honey, heck, potentially even some fruit, is out for you.
Errrr, so what can you snack on when following a keto diet? Frankly, it’s kind of a pain to think up ideas. That's why we've done the hard work for you. Here, nutritionists share easy grab-n-go keto diet snacks that will help you snack smart—and hit your macro goals—on a keto diet.
While these snacks are geared toward people on the keto diet, most contain heart-healthy fats that everyone can benefit from. Avocados, walnuts, eggs are all good healthy choices when it comes to snacking. They also aid in weight loss.
Korin recommends sunflower seeds as a healthy treat for keto dieters. I would also suggest pepitas (pumpkin seeds). You can eat them raw or bake them for 20 minutes for different crunch.