KETO Travel Snacks – On The Go

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If you’re on the keto diet and wondering, “What are the best keto snacks to take to go?” you’ve come to the right place! Below I have a list of easy snack ideas to pack for travel, work, vacation, or even to bring with you to the movies! All recipes are healthy options that are low in carbs, high in fat, and will be sure to end cravings while keeping you in ketosis.

 

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Easy Keto Snacks On The Go

Following a keto lifestyle can be challenging to maintain if you’re always on the go. Convenience foods are rarely keto-friendly, so here are some popular keto snacks that can be packed ahead of time and will be sure to keep you satisfied no matter where you are!

Whole pecan nuts, isolated on a white background, low carb nuts

Pecans

1g net carbs

Pecans are the ultimate keto snack. Low in carbs, full of fiber, portable, and tasty raw or roasted, you can grab a small handful anytime to satisfy hunger between meals. They also contain over 19 vitamins and minerals and have various health benefits.  One serving is approx 1/4 cup or 1 oz.

six macadamia nuts some in shell some cracked

Macadamia Nuts

2g net carbs

These are one of the most popular nuts on the keto diet because of how high in fat they are and extremely low in carbs. Plus, they are a great snack to pack to go and don’t require refrigeration! Paired with some cheese, and you’re set! One serving is about 1/4 cup.

 

green and black olives in bowls on table

Olive Snack Packs

1g net carbs

Olives are a great source of healthy fats, antioxidants, and completely keto-approved. Some grocery stores sell pre-packaged olive “snack packs” that are ideal for on the go snacking! One serving of olives is about 7-10 olives depending upon their size.

 

sticks of meat

Beef Sticks

<1g net carbs

Meat sticks are a delicious way to snack on the go since there are multiple varieties and flavors available. Just be careful as some brands are loaded with hidden sugars. Look for brands that advertise 100% grass-fed, sugar-free, and without nitrates or preservatives. The sticks are also great for keeping track of serving size, and best of all will last months without going bad.

 

sliced avocado

Avocados

2g net carbs

Avocados are one of the most popular keto snacks because of how healthy and low carb they are. If you are planning on taking it to go, make sure to bring a knife and a spoon! Sprinkle on some sea salt and freshly squeezed lemon juice or eat as is for a delicious and filling treat. One serving is about 100g, which is approx 1/2 of an avocado.

 

baked cheese crisps snack

Homemade Cheese Crisps

2g net carbs

These homemade cheese crisps are such a delicious keto snack recipe that you can make in bulk and would be perfect for road trips or a fancy snack for your picnic basket! One serving is about 16 crisps.

 

pork rinds in a bowl

Pork Rinds

0g net carbs

Swap those potato chips out for some light and airy pork rinds! They are the ultimate fatty keto snack to eat because they are high in fat and protein while having ZERO carbs. Plus, they can be found in most convenient stores and gas stations.

 

sticks of celery with peanut butter inside on a serving plate

Celery Sticks With Peanut Butter

6.5g net carbs

Many stores sell mini peanut butter packages that are great for on the go. Chop up some celery, and you’re ready to dip away! Make sure to get all-natural peanut butter without added sugars or oils. One serving of celery is one cup, which is about 1.5g net carbs. One serving of peanut butter is about two tablespoons, which is about 5g net carbs. So as a combined snack that is filling, high in protein, healthy fat, and low in carbs!

 

keto pepperoni snack chips

Pepperoni Chips

1g net carbs

That crunchy texture of a chip is often missed when on the keto diet. These pepperoni chips are a great keto snack option to help satisfy that need for savory crunch. Plus, it packs tons of flavor and lets you enjoy more protein! Toss some in a baggie and eat it on the road! One serving is about 8 ‘chips.’

 

snack pickles

Pickles

1g net carbs

Pickles are a delicious keto snack for a few different reasons. They are low in carbs and provide us with certain minerals and electrolytes that our bodies need when in ketosis. Food stores now are stocked with pickle pouches that can be taken to go! One serving is about 1 pickle spear.

 

Close up color photo with delicious kale chips on white bowl, ready to enjoy a gourmet snack.

Kale Chips

<1g net carbs

Kale chips are still a popular healthy snack that many people love because of how many nutrients it provides plus how crunchy they can get when baked. They can be packed in a plastic baggie and can easily be taken with you if your traveling. One serving is about 1 cup.

 

candied pecans

Spiced Candied Pecans

2g net carbs

All nuts are a delicious keto snack for travel, but sometimes our sweet tooth hits, and we need something more than just salty foods. These spiced candied pecans are a delicious sugar-free treat to satisfy that sweets cravings no matter where you are! Best of all, you can change up the spices in this recipe. The perfect to-go food!

 

celery boats with cream cheese

Everything Bagel Celery Sticks

<2g net carbs

These stuffed celery sticks are an easy but delicious keto-friendly snack that you can make at home before you leave for that road trip! Just stuff them and pack them in a small Tupperware container. If you have an ice pack, add that to your bag so your celery can last more than 3 hours. One serving is about 3-4 sticks.

easy snack mix recipe

Party Snack Mix

<2g net carbs

Homemade snack mixes are great because you can ensure there are no added preservatives or sugars. This recipe is keto-friendly and ideal for packing on the go. This mix contains pork rinds, cheese crisps, roasted almonds, pecans, and seasoning, so the flavor is definitely not lacking!

 

zucchini chips on a white plate

Baked Zucchini Chips

2g net carbs

A super healthy keto travel snack that you will love! Made with just olive oil and salt, these are a delicious, whole food snack you can trust is low in carbs. You can add other seasoning or spices too if you prefer! Toss a few in a baggie, and you can be on your way!

 

hard boiled egg sliced in half with white background

Hard-Boiled Eggs

0g net carbs

Hard-boiled eggs are THE food for keto dieters. They are not only low in carbs but packed with protein and good fats! Boiling eggs makes them a filling and portable snack for quick rode trips. If you need them to last longer, make sure to bring a cooler or pack an ice pack in your lunch bag! One serving is one egg.

 

Cubes of yellow cheese stacked randomly on white.

Cheese Cubes

<1g net carbs

Cheese is a quick snack that many love to pack on the go! There are many different varieties and sizes you can find in your grocery store. If you are looking to bring them with you, look for the prepackaged cheese cubes in your grocery store. If you cannot find them, cube your own cheese to take with you! Cheese is high in fat and protein and has less than 1g net carbs per ounce. A serving size is seven cubes.

 

mixed berries on a white background

Berries

6-7g net carbs

Berries are one of the best keto fruits you can eat because of their low carbs and sugar. The serving size here is about 1 cup. Blueberries have almost double the net carbs, so be careful with those! Otherwise, they are a nutritious snack that is easy to take on the go and will last more than one day unrefrigerated!

 

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Chocolate Fat Bombs

1g net carbs

Fat bombs are very popular in the keto world! They are full of fat. Hence the term “fat bomb” and are made to help stave off hunger and keep us full until our next meal. These little guys are a delicious way to satisfy your sweet tooth without kicking you out of ketosis. One serving is one square, so you can pack 1-2 to take to go with you on your trip without also packing the guilt!

 

Raw hulled sunflower seed kernels

Sunflower Seeds

4g net carbs

Sunflower seeds are a popular high fat snack that is super easy to take with you when your traveling. You can get roasted, salted, or even spiced seeds. They pack well and will last you months! In addition to that, they are rich in vitamins and minerals, making them a super healthy keto snack! One serving is about an ounce or 1/4 cup.

 

edamame beans on a white surface

Edamame

5g net carbs

Edamame are immature soybeans. Although many on a strict keto diet avoid soy and legumes, they are full of fiber and can be a healthy low carb snack. They are typically steamed and served with sea salt making them an easy and healthy snack you can enjoy anywhere! One serving is about 1/2 cup.

* If you follow a strict ketogenic diet eliminating legumes and soy, you may want to avoid.

 

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Keto Snacks You Can Purchase From Amazon

I get many of my harder-to-find keto foods on Amazon just for convenience’s sake. My full Amazon Keto List is here – but I’ve listed a few quick, travel-friendly snacks you might want to purchase before heading out of town below:

One of my favorite quick bites is the single packs of Keto Perfect Keto Nut Butter! I keep these in my purse – they’re very satisfying! Right now, you can get 15% OFF for first-time customers with code KASEYTRENUM.

Keto Snacks To Go From Walmart

You can find common traveling snacks at Walmart. Snacks like pickles, olives, nuts, pork rinds, and even Lily’s chocolate at some stores! Natural peanut butter and almond butter options are pretty widely available too! My favorite is Smucker’s All Natural Peanut Butter (contains no added sugars).

You can stop by the deli for hard-boiled eggs, guacamole, and nitrate-free lunch meats. They also offer pepperoni or salami and cheese wraps for easy snacking in the refrigerated section.

If you’re about to head out on vacation and you just KNOW you’re going to be tempted with sweets and treats at every turn – another option is to hit the candy aisle. There are usually some sugar-free Russel Stover’s bags, Werther’s Sugar-Free, Lifesavers Sugar-Free, and even Hershey’s Sugar-Free candy options. Just be aware that these contain Maltitol, which is a sugar substitute that has a high glycemic index – and, therefore, can spike your blood sugar. If that doesn’t worry you, though, it might help you stay on track to keep a couple tucked away for emergencies.

Road Trip Snacks You Can Buy From Gas Stations

Great question! You would think that it would be nearly impossible to find low carb snack options with healthy fats at a gas station to help you stay on track – but they have several! Here are some gas station goodies to keep an eye out for:

  • Giant Pickles
  • Nuts
  • Meat Sticks and Beef Jerky (Read the backs carefully for carbs – avoid brands with added sugar)
  • Cheese Sticks
  • Pork Rinds
  • Bunless Hot Dog or Sausage from the hot section
  • Coffee-with heavy cream (if available)
  • Powerade Zero if you need a quick electrolyte boost and are okay with the ingredients.
  • Seeds

Keto Traveling Snacks

Whether you’re hitting the rode or catching a flight, it isn’t too difficult to stay on track on the go as long as you’re prepared! Make sure to bring a small cooler or toss an ice pack in your lunch bag to keep some snacks that are not pre-packaged, from going bad. If you are looking for more keto snack ideas, check out these Low Carb recipes you can make for home!

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If you are just getting started following a keto diet and would like more information, there are tons of fantastic resources. Amazon has several great books you may want to check out here.

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