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The 16 Best Store Bought, Low-Carb Snacks

When you’re running out door and juggling 20 things a day, sometimes you don’t have time to make a meal. Instead of stopping at the drive through, stock up on these low-carb snack options at the store.

1. Almonds

There are about 7 grams of carbs per quarter cup of raw almonds.

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2. Meat Sticks (Like Slim Jims)

There’s only 5g of carbs in each of these Slim Jim Snack Sticks.

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Slim Jim Original Snack Sticks, 0.28 Ounce, 14 Count, $2.98

3. Sunflower & Pumpkin Seeds

Dry roasted sunflower seeds (without salt) have about 1.9g of carbs per serving. Pumpkin seeds have about 1.1g of carbs per serving.

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Now Foods Organic Pumpkin Seeds, 12 Ounce, $6.29

4. Quest Protein Bars

These protein bars have 3g of net carbs per serving.

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Quest Nutrition Protein Bar (12 count), $23.20

5. Moon Cheese

High in protein and low in carbs, moon cheese might just be the perfect go-to snack. The Cheddar Moon Cheese has just 1g of carbs while the Gouda and Pepperjack have zero carbs – score!

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Moon Cheese: 2oz. pack of 3, $16.40

6. Roasted Seaweed

This Korean seaweed with sesame oil has 2g of carbs per serving.

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Annie Chun’s Roasted Seaweed Snacks, Sesame, 0.35 Ounce (Pack of 12), $15.84

7. Hardboiled Eggs

Hardboiled eggs have about 0.4 grams of carbs per serving. At many stores, you can find them boiled and individually wrapped for a quick grab-and-go snack.

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8. Packets of Tuna

Tuna has zero carbs. How awesome is that?

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StarKist Chunk Light Tuna in Water (Box of 8, 2.6oz Pouches), $14.99

9. Atkins Bars

These Atkins Bars have 4g of net carbs per bar.

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Atkins Harvest Trail Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Bar, 5 Bars (Pack of 2), $20.64

10. Olives To Go

These olives have 1g of carbs per serving.

Olives To Go (Pack of 16 Cups), 19.2 oz, $19.89

11. Jerky

This Jerky mix has 6g of protein and 10g of carbs per serving.

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Dick Stevens Jerky Turkey Mix, $6.99

12. Kale Chips

These kale chips have 10g of carbs per serving.

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Curt’s Classics Kale Chips, $11.00

13. Freeze Dried Fruit

These dried fruit packs have 9g of carbs per pack.

Kirkland Freeze Dried Fruit, 20 Count, $22.57

14. Sugar-Free Gelatin

Sugar free Jello has zero carbs.

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Jell-O Gelatin – Sugar Free Raspberry, $3.91

15. Pork Rinds

There are no carbs in pork rinds.

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Utz Pork Rinds Barrel, 18 Ounce, $15.28

16. Hotdogs

Without the bun, beef Frankfurter hotdogs have only 1.7g of carbs per dog. While it’s certainly not the healthiest option, when you’re desperate, you’re desperate.

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