Love going to the movies? Great most people do. However, it can be challenging to stick to a keto diet or even the Dave Palumbo diet while at the movies, given the countless snacks full of sugar glaring at you from the theater snack stores.
Nonetheless, this should no longer be a problem. Below is a list of keto-friendly snacks you can much on while enjoying your favorite movie.
Before we get into the list, you must understand what a keto-friendly snack entails. The snack should strictly adhere to the keto diet, which promotes high fat, low carbohydrate intake. The snack needs to be in the same line.
Now that you understand what a keto snack should entail. Here are some snacks to pack for your next visit to the movies
You can quickly get these at the store down the street. They are a perfect snack mainly because no preparation is needed. All you have to do is unwrap and get your munch on. You can wrap some pepperoni around the cheese for a sweet taste you will surely love for those who like to spice things up a bit.
String cheese contains 80calories, 0g fiber, 1g carbs, and 6g proteins.
Quest protein chips
When you start following the keto diet, potato chips are a no-no. The reason being they have lots of carbohydrates.
Quest protein chips solve this problem in two ways; you stick to your diet while at the same time enjoying your potato chips.
Want to feel like you are in Mexico? Get the Nacho flavored quest protein chips and bit down on nachos straight from Mexico.
For the calorie-conscious, a bag of quest protein chips contains 140 calories, 1g sugar, 1g fiber, 4g carbohydrates, and 18g protein.
That nuts make it on this list shouldn’t be a surprise. Some of the reasons being they provide a crunchy feel and are highly nutritious as they provide lots of energy.
Try roasted almonds or go with the raw ones, as most people do. Please avoid brown sugar or honey-flavored nuts as they contravene the keto rules for a low carbohydrate, high-fat snack.
When setting following the keto diet, most people believe they will have to give up cookies. Of course, you will have to give up the regular cookies. Yet it’s not all bad news. HighKey cookies provide you with a healthier alternative but with fantastic taste.
These cookies are grain and gluten-free. They are crunchy (which is an unwritten requirement) that all movie snacks should possess.
HighKey cookies contain 140 calories, 8g carbohydrates, 2g dietary fiber, 6g erythritol, 4g proteins.
Justin’s Almond butter
Who said all movie snacks need to be crunchy. Why can’t you gobble up something while enjoying your movie?
Justin’s Almond butter provides just that. The snack is tasty to a falt. You will have trouble believing it’s keto-friendly till you look at its ingredients. You can also spread it on other keto snacks for great taste.
Justin’s Almond butter contains 190 calories, 7g proteins, 1g sugar, 18g fats, 3g fiber, and 3g carbohydrates.
Pepperoni slices are great for meat lovers following the keto diet. They can easily be packed into a zip bag, so no worry when going to the movies. You have sweet-tasting snacks that will make movie night memorable.
Pork Rinds are among the tastiest snacks you can ever have on a movie night. You can use them as a standalone snack, as breadcrumbs; they can even work as a croton substitute.
Either way, Pork Rinds will never disappoint.
A popular snack for those on the keto diet.The main reason being their great taste and crunchy feel.
Though this doesn’t mean that all Jerky sticks are keto-friendly, some contain added sugars and flavorings.
The Jerky sticks here are those made from beef produced by livestock fed only on grass. They contain no additives. All they have is their natural flavor and great taste.
Now, these are excellent snacks to have, but there is a catch. When eaten in moderation, they serve the purpose well. But when they are overly indulged, they will go against your keto diet. The reason being a tablespoon of Cacao Nibs contains 3g of carbohydrates.