When back to school season comes around, we look forward to shopping for a fresh fall wardrobe and new supplies, and some good snacks to help us get through long days on campus and at the office.
With snacks, it doesn’t have to be one or the other when choosing between obviously healthy options, like fruits and vegetables, or tasty treats that are often loaded with carbs. In fact, you can satisfy those cravings for a sweet or salty snack while eating healthy too!
By choosing low-carb and sugar-free snack options, you will feel energized for your next 3-hour lecture or team meeting. Plus, they’re easy to take in your briefcase and backpack, to store at your desk at your office.
Located in Burnaby and available online, The Low Carb Grocery is Metro Vancouver’s one-stop shop for the best selection of low-carb, sugar-free, and keto-friendly grocery products, including items that are not found anywhere else in B.C. With over 2,500+ options, you can stay on top of your snack game AND health goals at the same time!
Check out our round-up of the best low-carb snack alternatives, all of which are available at The Low Carb Grocery, and read on for your chance to win a $250 shopping experience!
Low-Carb Snack Bars
Protein keeps you feeling full, which is why snacks that are high in protein, like low-carb snack bars, are the best option for something you can throw into your bag to stave off hunger between meals.
For those mornings when you’re rushing out the door, high-protein Atkins breakfast bars are a fast and easy way to start your day with energy while getting essential nutrition in the morning like potassium and dietary fiber. Atkins breakfast bars come in delicious flavours such as chocolate chip, peanut butter fudge, cranberry almond, snickerdoodle, and honey almond Greek yogurt.
Low in sugar, gluten-free, and non-GMO, Love Good Fats snack bars are made with “good” fats, that is, healthy fats from plant-based sources, which helps increase energy and brain function. They come in a range of flavours, including rich chocolatey almond and lemon mousse.
Soft-baked into a cake-like consistency, Good To Go Keto Snack Bars are like a cross between a cake, muffin, and snack bar, making for a truly delicious AND healthy dessert-like snack. Some of the best-selling flavours include cinnamon pecan, vanilla almond, and raspberry lemon.
Low-Carb Meat Snacks
Snacking on beef jerky is a great way to satisfy hunger and keep you energized, and there are plenty of clean all-natural low-carb meat snacks on the market to choose from.
Free of MSG, hormones, antibiotics, nitrates, gluten, and sugar, Nick’s Sticks 100% Grass-Fed Beef Snacks are made from simple ingredients like all-natural grass-fed beef and a special blend of seasoning. Take just one bite of an Original or Spicy stick and you’ll definitely want more.
Buff bison snack sticks are the ultimate grab-and-go energy boost. Seasoned with all-natural ingredients, these sticks are made from a low-fat, high-protein bison meat blend that comes in classic Original flavour and a hot chipotle variety.
Low-Carb Cheese Snacks
Soft and crunchy low-carb cheese snacks are perfect for on the go and are high in protein, vitamins, and minerals.
A healthy alternative to potato chips and crackers, Moon Cheese Natural Crunchy Cheese Snacks are low in carbs, high in protein, rich in calcium, and contain all of the nutritional benefits of real cheese. The flavours are given fun names like Get Pepper Jacked, Cheddar Believe It, and Oh My Gouda.
Made with 100% real Canadian cheese, Ivanhoe Nothing But Cheese Snacks are available in snack-sized 18g packs and resealable 60g pouches that are perfect for taking to work or school. These crunchy, cheesy, and gluten-free bites come in flavours like smoked gouda, classic cheddar, and zesty Monterey Jack.
Available in varieties like bacon BBQ, tomato basil, and asiago and pepper jack, Cello Whisps Protein Cheese Crisps are shaped like crackers, making them perfect for dipping into your favourite dips.
Low-Carb and Keto-Friendly Cookies
You don’t need to cut cookies from your snack preferences. You just need to find the right low carb and keto-friendly cookie alternatives!
Using high quality, natural, gluten-free ingredients, GluteNull Bakery’s line of cookies are great for those wanting to enjoy a sweet yet nutritious treat. Available in almond, chocolate & flax, and lemon coconut, they are sweetened with erythritol and made with ingredients such as nuts, unsweetened dried fruits, and coconuts rich in healthy fats.
Instead of sugar, Sweetwell cookies are sweetened with distilled stevia extract, which has zero calories and no bitter aftertaste. Available in options like chocolate chunk, peanut butter, and coconut with collagen, these cookies also contain some of the healthiest fats found in nature, including coconut oil and almond butter.
You can pick up all of these low-carb snacks (and more) at The Low Carb Grocery, located at 8610 Glenlyon Parkway, Unit #137 in Burnaby. The Low Carb Grocery also ships Canada-wide. Place an online order at thelowcarbgrocery.com.
We’ve partnered with The Low Carb Grocery to give 2 lucky winners a $250 gift card to shop for low-carb and sugar-free groceries!
You can enter via the contest entry form below. For additional chances to win, visit The Low Carb Grocery at their website for 10 bonus entries, and visit their Facebook and Instagram for another 25 bonus entries each.
This contest is open to British Columbia residents and closes on October 7, 2022. The contest winner will be contacted via email on this date.