10 Low Carb Snack Ideas for Fat Loss

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This is a sponsored post from Silver Fern Brand.

Since discovering carb cycling six months ago I’ve been eating low carb one or two days a week to maximize fat loss. Previously, I cringed when I saw most low carb diets since they require you to eat very, very little carbs indefinitely.

Your body needs carbs! Carbs are good! By just throwing in two low carb days a week I’m able to maintain the 5 pound weight loss I experienced from six weeks of carb cycling that brought me back down to pre-pregnancy weight.

Thanks to finding a few vegetarian low carb snacks I love I truly look forward to low carb days.  Here are a few staples that I keep around to help make low carb days enjoyable!

  • Nuts: I seriously eat about two pounds of nuts a week. Cashews, pecans, peanuts … I don’t discriminate!
  • Nut butter: see above. I can eat ¼ of a jar of peanut butter in one sitting!
  • Cheese: Full fat, non-processed, cheese.
  • Pumpkin seeds: One of the few zero carb choices out there
  • Olives: I recently started eating olives again and can’t believe I haven’t been eating them more often! My son just tried black olives this week and he loves them.
  • Hard boiled eggs: I’ll sprinkle some pink salt and pepper on them and a few will keep me full for hours
  • Avocado: I’ll sprinkle some salt and pepper on this as well and spoon it out
  • Red pepper strips and hummus
  • Protein shakes
  • Zero sugar brownies: YES. This is real.
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Low Carb Brownies

Many of the health coaches I network with have started talking about Silver Fern Brand products. I was excited to try them out as their ingredients are so clean and healthy.

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The German Chocolate Brownies have zero sugar and only 2 net carbs. Best of all – I ate two of them fresh out of the oven and literally felt so full I couldn’t eat any more even if I wanted to. They are packed with fiber and protein so they really fill you up and satisfy sweet cravings without the sugar spike (and crash) that you normally get from sweets.

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I also tried the Blueberry Muffins and, for the first time in my life, I may have liked muffins more than brownies. I've noticed a bit more energy this past week and I think it's due to not having as much sugar since I've been getting my fix without actually having any!

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Silver Fern Brand also makes probiotics, and I have been taking these for a few weeks now. Probiotics are linked with everything from lowering anxiety to helping weight loss so I strongly recommend all of my personal training clients take some.

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With all of this delicious food to indulge in I look forward to low carb days now! All the nuts, peanut butter, and brownies a girl can eat? Sign me up. {Free elevated plan from Silver Fern Brand here!}

What is your favorite low carb snack?