23 Delicious Keto-Friendly Snacks You Can Eat

Written by Charushila Biswas
ISSA Certified Specialist in Fitness & Nutrition

Who knew eating so much fat could actually help it burn! Though it is shocking, the keto diet’s weight loss results speak for themselves. However, there’s one problem – finding the right keto snacks. Regular snacks like fruit, vegetables, juices, hummus, etc. are not allowed in the ketogenic diet. That said, not knowing the right high-fat, moderate-protein, and low-carb foods is another challenge. Thankfully, you have found us. Here, we are going to share the 23 best easy and delicious keto snack ideas for vegetarians, vegans, and meat lovers. Scroll down to get the list!

23 Delicious Keto Diet Snack Ideas You Can Try

1. Cheese Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers

Cheese Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers

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Ingredients

  • 6 jalapenos, seeded
  • ½ cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How To Make

  1. Scoop the cheddar with a small spoon and stuff a jalapeno belly with it.
  2. Repeat with all the jalapenos.
  3. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  4. Brush a little butter on a baking sheet and place it on the baking tray.
  5. Melt the rest of the butter.
  6. Sprinkle salt and pepper on the jalapenos.
  7. Roll the stuffed jalapenos in the butter and then in the coconut flour.
  8. Line the jalapenos on the baking tray and bake for 5 to 7 minutes. Your keto cheese jalapeno poppers are ready!

2. Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup grated zucchini
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 3 to 4 dollops butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup mayonnaise

How To Make

  1. Mix the grated zucchini with almond flour, salt, pepper, and olive oil.
  2. Shape the fritters flat and round.
  3. Heat up a pan and add the butter.
  4. Fry the fritters for 2 to 3 minutes on each side.
  5. Savor this delicious keto snack with mayonnaise on the side.

3. Cheese-Filled Meatballs

Cheese-Filled Meatballs

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup ground beef/turkey/chicken/soy chunks
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil/butter

How To Make

  1. Mix the ground meat, parmesan cheese, egg, onion, garlic, salt, and pepper in a large bowl.
  2. Lightly oil your hands and roll the mixture into medium-sized meatballs.
  3. Heat a pan and add the olive oil or butter.
  4. Fry the meatballs for 2 minutes on each side. Your yummy and hot keto snack is ready!
  5. You can also cool the fritters down and store them in the fridge to eat the next day.

4. Keto-Grilled Tofu

Keto-Grilled Tofu

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Ingredients

  • 8 medium tofu cubes
  • 10 bell pepper squares
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • ½ teaspoon ginger-garlic paste
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder
  • ½ teaspoon coriander powder
  • 3 tablespoons ghee/butter
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How To Make

  1. Mix the Greek yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, onion powder, coriander, and cumin powder in a large bowl.
  2. Add the tofu cubes and bell pepper squares to the marinade and keep it aside for 20 minutes.
  3. Put the bell pepper squares and tofu cubes into the skewer.
  4. Brush a grilling pan with ghee or butter.
  5. Cook the tofu skewers for 2 minutes on each side. Intermittently add butter or ghee to the tofu and bell pepper to make them soft and buttery.
  6. Squeeze a few drops of lime juice before eating this delicious keto-grilled tofu.

5. String Cheese With Dipping Sauce

String Cheese With Dipping Sauce

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Ingredients

  • String cheese
  • 2 tablespoons yogurt
  • ½ a garlic clove, grated
  • ½ teaspoon mixed herbs

How To Make

  1. Mix the yogurt, garlic clove, and mixed herbs in a bowl.
  2. Dip the string cheese into this yummy yogurt dip for a quick and easy keto snack.

6. Keto Guacamole

Keto Guacamole

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Ingredients

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • ½ teaspoon finely chopped onion
  • ½ a jalapeno, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • Salt to taste
  • A bunch of chopped cilantro

How To Make

  1. Scoop out the avocado into a large bowl.
  2. Add in the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Your yummy keto guacamole is ready.
  4. You can have it alone or use it as a dip.

7. Cashew Butter Fat Bomb

Cashew Butter Fat Bomb

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup cashew butter
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flakes
  • 3 tablespoons virgin coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • A pinch of Himalayan pink salt

How To Make

  1. Mix all the ingredients together.
  2. Spread the mixture out in a baking tray and refrigerate for 4 hours.
  3. Alternately, you can spread the mixture on butter paper and roll it. Refrigerate for 4 hours.
  4. Take it out from the fridge and cut it into pieces.
  5. Store in an airtight container.

8. Spicy Butter Shrimp

Spicy Butter Shrimp

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Ingredients

  • 50 grams shrimp
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 5 dollops butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Piri Piri powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lime juice

How To Make

  1. Marinate the shrimp with salt, pepper, and lime juice for 15 minutes.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a pan.
  3. Add the butter and let it melt.
  4. Add in the shrimps and cook for 1 minute on each side.
  5. Add in the minced garlic and cook for 4 minutes on each side.
  6. Sprinkle the Piri Piri and give a nice toss.
  7. Serve hot with a glass of chilled bulletproof coffee.

9. Chocolate Hazelnut Keto Smoothie

Chocolate Hazelnut Keto Smoothie

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons keto cacao powder
  • 2 tablespoon roughly ground hazelnut
  • ¼ cup almond flakes
  • 5 ice cubes

How To Make

  1. Toss all the ingredients into a blender and blitz well.
  2. Pour into a glass and enjoy your chocolaty keto smoothie!

10. Buffalo Cauliflower

Buffalo Cauliflower

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Ingredients

  • 1 cauliflower head, cut into bite-size pieces
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream
  • 1 ½ cup almond flour
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons hot pepper sauce
  • Salt to taste

How To Make

  1. Mix almond flour, sour cream, salt, and garlic powder in a bowl.
  2. Add in the cauliflower and let it marinate for 20 minutes.
  3. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  4. Lay the cauliflower on a baking tray and bake for 7 to 8 minutes.
  5. Heat a pan and add olive oil.
  6. Add butter and let it melt.
  7. Take out the cauliflower and add to the pan.
  8. Add hot pepper sauce and toss well. Your keto-friendly buffalo cauliflower is ready!

11. Chicken And Parmesan Stuffed Mushrooms

Chicken And Parmesan Stuffed Mushrooms

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Ingredients

  • ½ cup minced chicken
  • 5 button mushrooms, stemmed
  • ½ teaspoon chopped garlic
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 3 dollops butter
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How To Make

  1. Marinate the minced chicken with salt and pepper for 20 minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  3. Heat a pan and add olive oil.
  4. Add the chicken and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Lay a baking sheet on a baking tray. Brush the sheet with a little butter.
  6. Fill the mushroom bellies with the cooked chicken.
  7. Line the mushrooms on the baking tray and bake for 2 minutes.
  8. Take out the tray and add parmesan cheese on top of each mushroom.
  9. Bake for 3 minutes.

12. Cheesy Broccoli Bites

Cheesy Broccoli Bites

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Ingredients

  • 10 bite-size broccoli florets
  • 2 dollops ghee/butter
  • 1 cup grated mixed cheese
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 cups water
  • 10 ice cubes

How To Make

  1. Bring two cups of water to a boil. Add salt.
  2. Toss in the broccoli florets and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add a cup of water and ice cubes in a separate bowl.
  4. Toss the broccoli florets into the ice water for 30 seconds.
  5. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  6. Place the broccoli on a baking tray.
  7. Add the grated mixed cheese on top and bake for 1 minute.
  8. Enjoy the cheesy broccoli bites with sour cream.

13. Peanut Butter Cups

Peanut Butter Cups

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 1 cup dark chocolate, melted

How To Make

  1. Line a 6-liner with butter paper cups.
  2. Add a spoon of melted dark chocolate to each groove.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon peanut butter.
  4. Finally, add one or two tablespoons of melted dark chocolate on top.
  5. Refrigerate overnight.
  6. Remove the peanut butter from the liner and serve!

14. Avocado And Coconut Popsicle

Avocado And Coconut Popsicle

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Ingredients

  • 1 medium avocado
  • ½ cup shredded coconut
  • 2 ½ cups almond milk
  • 6 tablespoons coconut sugar

How To Make

  1. Mix the avocado, almond milk, and coconut sugar in a blender.
  2. Pour the mixture out in a bowl and fold in the shredded coconut.
  3. Pour the mix into a popsicle mold.
  4. Freeze overnight.

15. Keto Cheese Omelette

Keto Cheese Omelette

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Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 slices goat cheese
  • 1 dollop ghee
  • ½ teaspoon chopped onion
  • ½ teaspoon chopped chive
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How To Make

  1. Beat the eggs with onion, salt, and pepper.
  2. Heat a pan and add ghee.
  3. Pour in the beaten egg and cook it on low flame for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the cheese slices as the upper starts to solidify.
  5. Fold the omelet and let it cook in medium heat for 1 minute on each side.
  6. Garnish with chopped chives.
  7. Cut the omelet in slices to enjoy with your friends or family.

16. Cucumber Tuna Roll With Chili Mayo

Cucumber Tuna Roll With Chili Mayo

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Ingredients

  • ½ cup canned tuna
  • 6 cucumber ribbons
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chili mayonnaise
  • Pepper to taste

How To Make

  1. Mix the canned tuna with grated parmesan cheese and pepper.
  2. Spread it on each cucumber ribbon.
  3. Roll the tuna ribbon-like sushi and secure it with a toothpick.
  4. Drizzle the chili mayo on top. Your delicious keto snack is ready!

17. Coconut Fat Bombs

Coconut Fat Bombs

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups shredded coconut
  • 1 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil

How To Make

  1. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Roll the mixture into medium-sized balls and place them on a tray.
  3. Refrigerate overnight.
  4. Eat them whenever you are craving sweets.

18. Buttery Mixed Nuts

Buttery Mixed Nuts

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup almond
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ teaspoon Himalayan pink salt

How To Make

  1. Heat a pan and add butter.
  2. Add the nuts and toast on low flame for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add salt and toss.
  4. Let it cool and store in an airtight container.

19. Toasted Spicy Mixed Seeds

Toasted Spicy Mixed Seeds

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup pepita
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup flax seeds
  • 1 teaspoon paprika powder
  • 1 teaspoon dry ginger powder
  • 1 teaspoon Himalayan salt

How To Make

  1. Heat a skillet and toss in the flax seeds first.
  2. Keep stirring as you toast them over medium heat.
  3. Once done, transfer them to a grinder and make a powder.
  4. Add pepita and sunflower seeds to the same skillet and toast over medium heat for about 2 minutes.
  5. Transfer into a jar, and add the ground flax seeds, paprika, dry ginger powder, and Himalayan salt.
  6. Give the jar a nice shake.
  7. Use it as a snack, in smoothies, or in other recipes.

20. Cheddar Egg Frittata Bites

Cheddar Egg Frittata Bites

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Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How To Make

  1. Whisk the eggs.
  2. Add chopped garlic, onion, salt, and pepper. Whisk again.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  4. Brush the 6 liners with butter.
  5. Add the whisked egg to the cups.
  6. Add in the grated cheddar.
  7. Bake for 10 minutes.
  8. Let them cool down a bit before taking a hearty bite.

21. Mozzarella Wrapped Cured Meat

Mozzarella Wrapped Cured Meat

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Ingredients

  • 6 mozzarella sticks
  • 6 prosciutto slices
  • 4 tablespoons of butter

How To Make

  1. Roll each mozzarella stick with a prosciutto slice.
  2. Heat the pan and melt the butter.
  3. Add the mozzarella-wrapped prosciutto to the pan and cook for 10 seconds on each side.

22. Plain Greek Yogurt And Nuts

Plain Greek Yogurt And Nuts

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • A handful of almonds and cashews
  • 1 teaspoon coconut sugar

How To Make

  1. Mix the Greek yogurt with coconut sugar.
  2. Top it with cashews and almonds. Enjoy a yummy keto-friendly snack.

23. Keto Pork Rind

Keto Pork Rind

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Ingredients

  • 1 bag pork rind
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon powder

How To Make

  1. Add all the ingredients into a Ziploc bag.
  2. Give it a nice shake. Your Keto pork rind snack is ready!

Conclusion

These are the 23 best keto diet snacks you can eat guilt-free. They are not only delicious but also super-easy to make. You can even store a few to eat them later. Go ahead and make these at home, at your leisure, and lose weight without ever feeling hungry!

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Charushila Biswas is a Senior Content Writer and an ISSA Certified Specialist in Fitness & Nutrition. She is an alumni of VIT University, Vellore and has worked on transgenic wheat as a part of her Masters dissertation from NRCPB (IARI), New Delhi. After completing her Masters, she developed a passion for nutrition and fitness, which are closely related to human psychology. This prompted her to author a review article in 2015. She has written over 200 articles on Fitness and Nutrition. In her leisure time, Charushila loves to cook and enjoys mobile photography.