Low-Carb Snack and Dessert Videos

Recipes and Suggestions

Snacks are important to have access to, especially when we first change our way of eating. Treats also have their place in our lives. These videos can give you ideas of snacks that are mostly portable to have with you so you don't have to hang around the vending machine or convenience store. For more ideas, check out this ‚ÄčLow-Carb Snack List and these Low-Carb Dessert Recipes.

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How to Make Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Peanut Butter Protein Balls
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These peanut butter protein balls are a great between-meal snack. They can be made with almond butter or other nut butters if you prefer. They are easy to make, with just four ingredients. If you'd like a printable form of the recipe, check it out here, and hit the little printer icon in the upper right-hand corner.

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How to Make Low-Carb Trail Mix

Low-Carb Trail Mix
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Trail mix can be a great snack -- after all the reason it's called trail mix is that you can take it anywhere. The only problem is that trail mixes you can buy in the store are loaded with sugar for "quick energy" which is not generally needed for those following a low-carb way of eating. For more information about putting together low-carb trail mixes, check out this article: How to Make Low-Carb Trail Mix.

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Almond Spice Cookies

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These cookies are easy to make, and taste similar to "hermit cookies", with cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. They are gluten-free, sugar-free, and have less than a gram of carbohydrate per cookie. If you want to have a printable form of the recipe, go to this recipe for Sugar-Free Almond Spice Cookies and click on the little printer icon in the upper right-hand corner.

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Flax Seed Crackers

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These high-fiber crackers are great when you want something crunchy to eat. They are flavored with garlic and Parmesan cheese, but you can put any spices in them that takes your fancy. Flax is one of the low-carb super foods with lots of omega-3 fatty acids. There is a printable recipe here for Garlic Parmesan Flax Crackers.

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Tips for Making Low-Carb Snacks

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One of the great things about a low-carb diet is that you never have to go hungry. Here are some ideas for healthy low-carb snacks to take with you when traveling, or when you're just going to be out of the house for the day.

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How to Make Low-Carb Cheesecake

Low Carb Cheesecake with Strawberries
Low Carb Cheesecake with Strawberry Topping. Photo © Laura Dolson

Cheesecake is one of the easiest desserts to convert to a low-carb version, since there's no flour in most recipes for the regular version. Some people avoid making cheesecakes because they think they are too complicated, but this video will help you to feel more confident. Also, check out my recipes for:

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How to Make Sugar-Free Peanut Butter Cups

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I will admit that these yummy sugar-free and low-carb peanut butter cups sound complicated to make, but Stephanie brings you through all the steps so you can see it isn't very difficult at all. If you'd like to have this recipe in printable form, go to Low-Carb Peanut Butter Cups and click on the print icon in the upper right-hand corner.

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How to Make a Pie Crust with Almond Meal

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This pie crust has just three ingredients, and no rolling pin is necessary! It's sort of like a crumb crust. If you want a printable copy of the recipe, it is here. This crust is great with my Fresh Berry Pie or my No-Bake Cheesecake.

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