Looking for healthy and delicious low-carb snack options? Want recipe ideas that'll keep you going until your next meal? Check out our low-carb snacks below, then take a look at more of our healthy snack ideas, healthy sweet snacks and low-calorie snack options. For healthy baking inspiration, check out our sugar-free baking recipes.


10 low-carb snacks to try now

1. Avocado, kiwi and lime ice lollies

Our bright and zesty super green lollies are made with vitamin-packed fruits and refreshing coconut water for a nutritious and low-carb summer snack.

Homemade Ice Lollies with Avocado, Kiwi and Lime

2. Baked kale crisps with smoky paprika salt

Kale makes a fantastic healthy low-carb snack – a great alternative to crisps. Sprinkle with whatever spices you fancy – celery salt or a mild chilli powder both work well.

Baked kale crisps with smoky paprika salt

3. Devilled coronation eggs

Check out this simple dish for coronation chicken devilled eggs. This recipe combines a retro canapé with a simple classic British sandwich for the perfect party food or snack.

Devilled Eggs Recipe with Coronation Chicken

4. Baked avocado with smoked salmon & egg

Try these tasty baked avocado with smoked salmon & egg. Served without the bread, they make for a super-satisfying, low-carb bite.

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Baked avocado with smoked salmon and egg

5. Grilled avocado halves with harissa hummus and tahini yogurt

We love avocado! This recipe promotes it to barbecue star. Great as a nourishing snack or low-carb side.

Grilled avocado halves with harissa hummus and tahini yogurt

6. Courgette lollipops

Check out these easy veggie skewers with courgettes soaked in a citrusy sweet marinade with a hint of chilli. Make these quick skewers as a simple veggie bbq side or snack that's low in carbs.

Courgette Vegetable Skewers Recipe

7. Turmeric pickled eggs

This easy pickling recipe uses turmeric to add an extra kick to eggs. They are great to have on hand when you need a convenient, low-carb snack to keep hunger at bay.

Quick Turmeric Pickled Eggs

8. Devilled eggs

The base for these eggs stays the same, but you can add different toppings depending on what you fancy – great to serve as a canapé or quick hunger fix.

Devilled eggs on a large turquoise plate plate

9. Red guacamole

This recipe comes from Tacos Padre, a stall at London's Borough Market. If you don't fancy salsa macha, top it with toasted seeds, some chilli flakes, desiccated coconut and a drizzle of rapeseed oil. Dunk carrot, pepper or celery sticks in it for a satisfying low-carb offering.

A bowl of red guacamole

10. Mini picnic frittatas

These mini picnic frittatas are really quick to whip up as a last-minute picnic treat. Make a large batch and enjoy throughout the week for a low-carb bite or with a salad for a speedy meal.

Mini Frittatas Recipe


Tracey Raye is health editor for olive and BBC Good Food. Tracey, MSc, is a registered nutritionist, holding a master’s degree in personalised nutrition. She is passionate about harnessing the power of all things health and well-being, in a way that enhances, rather than limits our lives. She curates our nourishing recipes and collections, and stays abreast of the latest health and lifestyle trends in order to bring you the tools and inspiration you need to find what health means for you.


Tracey Raye - Health Editor & NutritionistHealth Editor & Nutritionist

Tracey Raye is the Health Editor for Olive and BBC Good Food. She oversees all health, nutrition and fitness related content across the brands, including the bi-annual Healthy Diet Plan, monthly Health Edit newsletter and health column in the magazine.

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