12 Low-Carb Snacks to Beat the Afternoon Slump
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12 Low-Carb Snacks to Beat the Afternoon Slump

This collection of 12 tasty, low-carb snacks practically defines staying power. Each one will not only keep you full for longer than a handful of sweets from the office candy jar, but can also be easily tossed in your lunch bag for your next road trip or day at work. So, what are you waiting for? Whip up a few to put a little extra pep in your step all week long.

1. Three-Ingredient, No-Bake Protein Bars: These bars are perfect for both post-workout snacking and as a nibble to carry you through from lunch to dinner. (via The Big Man’s World)

2. Salt and Vinegar Zucchini Chips: Salt and vinegar zucchini chips are a tangy and crispy alternative to their potato-based counterparts, only without all of the carbs and calories. (via Sugar-Free Mom)

3. Matcha Cashew Coconut Energy Balls: Chewy and coco-nutty, these date-sweetened balls will squelch candy cravings while providing a nice helping of antioxidants at the same time. (via Naked Cuisine)

4. Goldfish Crackers: A classic childhood snack goes low-carb with this almond-flour-based recipe. (via Elana’s Pantry)

5. Simple Grain-Free Granola: Infinitely customizable, this grain-free granola can be made with whatever nuts, seeds and dried food you have on hand. (via Minimalist Baker)

6. Paprika Roasted Chickpeas: It’s hard not to love the satisfying crunch of seasoned chickpeas. Enjoy them by the handful or sprinkle them on salads in lieu of croutons. (via Anne’s Healthy Corner)

7. Double Peanut Butter Protein Raw Bites (Raw, Vegan): Using a duo of peanut butter and flour means these bites have an extra nutty flavor and deliver tons of protein. Make them a little more indulgent by stirring in a few chocolate chips. (via Southern in Law)

8. Crispy Spiced Carrot Chips: No special equipment is needed to whip up a batch of these carrot chips. Play around with mixing up your own seasoning blend to make them as spicy or smokey as you like. (via Every Last Bite)

9. Almond Poppyseed Crackers: Munch on these crackers solo or with some hummus, cheese or any other accompaniment your heart desires. (via The Iron You)

10. Cherry Tahini Energy Balls: You only need five ingredients to make these energy-boosting balls. As delicious as they are, you can also feel good about knowing that they’re loaded with antioxidants, fiber, omega-3s and more. (via Every Last Bite)

11. Healthy Soft Pretzels (Gluten-Free): Don’t let their butteriness fool ya; these soft pretzels are still a whole lot healthier than any found at the mall. (via Desserts With Benefits)

12. Grain-Free Graham Crackers: These grahams are equally delicious spread with your favorite nut butter as they are assembled into that classic campfire treat. (via Holistically Engineered)

Share some of your fave low-carb snacks with staying power below!