Homemade Ice Lollies with Avocado, Kiwi and Lime

10 low-carb snacks to try now

Low-carb doesn't have to mean low taste. Discover our satisfying snacks, from kale chips and egg muffins to stuffed avocados and ice lollies

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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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.