Snacking is ok to do. But you don’t want to snack on the wrong types of food that will kick your body out of ketosis and deter you from achieving your health and fitness goals.
If you feel like you need to snack, it is because your body is craving nutrients to satisfy the energy demands in your body.
In this post, you will receive tips on the type of snacks that you should consume to beat the cravings and that will allow you to feel full on the keto diet.
Major tip: Prepare your snacks
The first thing you want to do is prepare your snacks in advance. This will ensure that you have access to the right food or drinks to consume at all times.
Cucumbers are great since they are very low in carbs and they can be eaten discreetly. You will need to pack 250-500g of cucumber sticks, which is approximately two large cucumbers.
Eating at least 200g of the cucumber to start to feel full.
You can easily have this as your morning or afternoon snack inbetween your main meals.
A great healthy fat to consume on a keto diet. There are several ways you can eat an avocado. By itself with some salt and pepper to taste. Or you can turn it into a quick mash or guacamole.
Another great quick and cheap snack that you can consume. Simply keep cans of sardines nearby.
Although it isn’t strictly a snack, consuming coffee can minimize the cravings for some time. Drink the coffee black with no added sugar. Or make a keto coffee by adding some MCT Oil into your coffee brew.
Lean meat snacks
There are several lean meat snacks that you can pack and consume. Some of these include:
- Chicken drumsticks
- Chopped chicken breast
- Salmon pieces
You can mix a smoothie with keto protein powder, berries, and dairy-free milk as a meal replacement.