One Harris-Pincus likes: Magic Spoon. Per 4 oz serving: cal, 8 g fat 1. Halibut Lauri PattersonGetty Images If tuna’s not your jam, halibut is a high-quality source of protein with a milder flavor. It contains other heart-healthy nutrients like selenium and magnesium also. Per 3-oz serving: 94 cal, 2 g fat 0.
Almond Flour manoaGetty Images here Noticing the almond trend? You can use almond flour in all sorts of low-carb baking and cooking, from pancakes to pasta. Per 3 tbsp serving: cal, 9 g fat 0. One creamy cheese round provides at least four grams of protein and zero grams of carbs for 70 calories or less,” she says. Per cheese stick: 50 calories, 2. Pistachios Getty Images “Pistachios make a great snack, with 30 nuts providing only calories and five grams of carbs,” says Harris-Pincus.
These little nuts can help aid weight-loss efforts also. Salmon Getty Images If you’re on a high-protein, low-carb diet, fish is your best friend.
Per 3-oz serving: cal, 11 g fat 3 g sat50 mg sodium, 0 g carbs 0 g net carbs0 g sugar, 0 g fiber, 17 g protein Try these lemon herb salmon kebabs: Greek Yogurt Getty Images There are many lower-sugar Greek yogurts on the market now, some with simply a touch of sugar and others sweetened with Stevia or monkfruit to keep the carb content down without usage of artificial sweeteners, says Harris-Pincus.
Per one 7-oz container plain, low-fat : cal, 4 g fat 3 g sat68 mg sodium, 8 g carbs 8 g net carbs7 g sugar, 0 g fiber, 20 g protein Ricotta Getty Images Bored with your usual cheese routine? Creamy ricotta, which is high in protein surprisingly, will help you up mix things, says Moon. Try spreading it on cucumbers for a satisfying low-carb snack. Eggs Getty Images One large egg is a good source of hard-to-get vitamin D, which can improve tooth and bone health, says Moon. Per large egg: 72 cal, 5 g fat 2 g sat71 mg sodium, 0.
Avocado Getty Images Avocado is a nutritional powerhouse thanks to its high amount of fiber and heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, says Harris-Pincus.
Per avocado: cal, 29 g fat 4 g sat17 g carbs 3 g net carbs1 g sugar, 14 mg sodium, 14 g fiber, 4 g protein Seitan Getty Images If you’re vegetarian and looking to try a low-carb, high-protein diet, seitan is a must. And, of course, if you have celiac’s disease, steer clear. Per 2. Edamame Getty Images “There’s a reason this crunchy high-protein, low-carbohydrate snack is appearing all over the snack food aisle,” says Shaw.
It’s packed with vegetarian protein and iron. You can toss this into a salad easily, stir-fry, or soup. Per 1-cup serving: cal, 8 g fat 1 g sat14 g carbs 6 g net carbs3 g sugar, 9 mg sodium, 8 g fiber, 18 g protein Mozzarella Cheese Getty Images When paired with basil and tomato, who can resist this high-protein, low-carbohydrate snack?
Per 1-oz serving part-skim : 72 cal, 5 g fat 3 g sat1 g carbs 1 g net carbs0.