37 Best Keto Diet Groceries
If you're considering going keto, you're likely looking to get lean quick and have mentally prepared yourself for cutting out almost all carbs from your diet. Although many healthy carbs can help uncover your abs, the key to killing the keto diet is eating foods that are high in fat, low in carbs, and contain moderate amounts of protein. That way, you allow your liver to produce ketone bodies, which the body uses for energy rather than its usual primary source of energy—glucose, a carb.
When we adopt a low-carb, high-fat diet, the body switches to burning fat (which turn into ketone bodies in the liver) for fuel—ultimately slimming us down, reducing bloat, and boosting brain power. Before you vow to get trim and start your own keto journey, stock up on these essential keto groceries.
Here are 37 of the best keto diet foods.
Birch Benders Keto Pancake & Waffle Mix
These cakes are made with almond flour, eggs, tigernut flour, and coconut flour for a low-carb breakfast that packs in the fiber. Tigernuts, which technically belong to the tuber family, pack in resistant starch as well as plant-based protein, healthy fats, and vitamins C and E, which act as antioxidants.
Fat Snax Peanut Butter Cookie
If you're craving a sweet treat, go for Fat Snax's low-carb, sugar-free cookies. This one lists peanut butter as the first ingredient, followed by butter, eggs, and coconut flour. It's sweetened with erythritol, stevia, and xylitol (which means it's not safe for your dog, so be careful!). Jazz up your post-dinner dessert by spreading a tablespoon of nut butter in between these cookies and sprinkling them with some dark chocolate chips.
Magic Spoon Cereal, Frosted
If cereal was your go-to vice before you've transitioned into the keto diet, you're going to love Magic Spoon's crunchy flakes. A ¾ cup of the frosted flakes clock in at 110 calories, 6 grams of fat, and 3 grams of net carbs thanks to the 3 grams of allulose the breakfast bowl is sweetened with. Try the fruity, cocoa, and cinnamon boxes, too.
GimMe Organic Roasted Seaweed, Sea Salt
Nutrient-dense seaweed is loaded with vitamin C, calcium, and iron, and this snackable rendition will keep your waistline slim and cravings at bay with only 25 calories per pack. You'll get the same crunch as a bag of Lay's with none of the empty carbs. GimMe also offers nori sheets, which you can use to create your own homemade sushi sans rice!
ZonePerfect Keto Shake, Coconut Pineapple
MCT-rich coconut cream makes up the majority of this shake's fat profile. It's free of gluten, soy, artificial flavors, colors, and sweeteners, making for a perfect on-the-go snack. Plus, it just so happens to taste like a piña colada, so we're not complaining.
4th & Heart Truffle Medium Heat, MCT Sprayable Ghee
Take grilling to the next level with 4th & Heart's truffle-flavored sprayable ghee. Not only will you add major umami flavor to your veggies and meats, but you'll also benefit from vitamins A, D, E, and K, as well as butyric acid, which helps blast stomach fat.
Good Dee's Chocolate Brownie Mix
Good Dee's divine baking mixes combine wholesome ingredients into an easy-to-bake treat that's naturally gluten- and wheat-free as well as super low in net carbs. This chocolate brownie is packed with fiber, the gut-friendly nutrient that many keto dieters don't get enough of.
Epic Chicken Sriracha Bar
This spicy chicken bar houses 130 calories, 6 grams of fat, and 13 grams of complete protein while maintaining a low carb content, zero sugar, and featuring some hunger-quelling fiber. Epic seasons its snack with cumin, oregano, garlic, and spicy red pepper flakes for a flavor-packed twist on your go-to chicken dinner.
Outer Aisle Cauliflower PlantPower Sandwich Thins
It's no secret that cauliflower is officially the low-carb "It" food. The cruciferous veggie is a wonderful wheat replacement—and these sandwich thins are the perfect way to kick your wheat loaf to the curb while on keto. It's spiced with parmesan and nutritional yeast for a super cheesy flavor that tastes like pizza. Add a few slices of low-sodium turkey and creamy avocado between each cauliflower thin for the ultimate lunch sammy.
Bulletproof Vanilla Cold Brew with Collagen Protein
Skip your midday trip to Starbucks and stock up on Bulletproof's rich vanilla latte made with energizing cold brew coffee and omega-3-rich grass-fed butter. This portable cup of Joe is spiked with collagen protein, which helps support skin, joint, and hair health, as well as Brain Octane oil for a much-needed productivity boost.
Good Culture Double Cream Classic Cottage Cheese
Unlike most brands of cottage cheese, Good Culture has a leg up above the rest thanks to the added probiotics. Spread some atop Outer Aisle's cauliflower sandwich thins for a protein-packed breakfast that's also loaded with healthy fats thanks to the curdled cheese's 6 percent milkfat.
The New Primal Cilantro Lime Turkey Sticks
These free-range, antibiotic- and hormone-free turkey sticks provide a whopping seven grams of protein for only 50 calories. These meat snacks are individually packaged, making them perfect to throw in a bag and enjoy whenever. Bright flavor notes like cilantro, parsley, and lime prove that this bird's not just for Thanksgiving.
Organic Traditions Organic Roasted Hazelnut Butter
Hazelnuts are chock-full of vitamin E, magnesium, manganese, zinc, and B vitamins, as well as satiating monounsaturated fats. Pair a tablespoon of Organic Tradition's nut butter with pure cocoa for a keto-friendly snack that won't derail your goals like Nutella would.
Keto Krunch Buffalo Cheese Crisps
Need a savory source of fat on the run? These buffalo-flavored cheese crisps make for the perfect crunchy snack with 7 grams of fat and a delicious blend of spices such as onion, red pepper, and oregano. If you're not eating these on their own, sprinkle them atop salads, a hearty soup, or use them as mini crackers.
Chomps Original Beef Sticks
Next time you're in need of a savory snack, unwrap Chomps' protein-packed beef sticks. They're made with 100% grass-fed and grass-finished beef, which ensures your snack is packed with beta-carotene, inflammation-fighting omega-3s, and more fat-burning CLA.
F-Bomb Macadamia Pecan Nut Butter with Sea Salt
Macadamia nuts and pecans have the highest fat content of all nuts, deeming this snack one of our best keto diet groceries. A study in the journal Lipids found that macadamia nuts can help fight off heart disease in people with high cholesterol, while a study in Nutrition Research shows that pecans increase antioxidants in the blood.
Moon Cheese, Gouda
With absolutely no carbs and an even ratio of fats to protein, we're totally loving Moon Cheese. The dehydrated cheese snack is made of Dutch-style cheese and comes in gouda, cheddar, pepper jack, and sriracha flavors to please all of your cheesy cravings.
FishPeople Lemon Zest + Herb Wild Alaskan Salmon Jerky
The makers of our favorite seafood dinner kits debuted a scrumptious line of wild-caught salmon jerky. You'll get 900 milligrams of omega-3s per bag, but if you're eating the entire bag, make sure to pair it with a glass of water, as the sodium content is a bit on the high side.
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Super Fat Nitro Coffee Nut Butter + MCT
Two potent, plant-powered pick-me-ups—MCTs and coffee—team up in this undeniably creamy snack. The pouch blends almond and macadamia nut butters, along with the brain-boosting MCT and coffee, for a portable nosh you can spread on low-carb crackers or take with you for some pre-gym fuel.
Peckish Eggs & Everything
Eggs are a well-rounded keto meal, but they can get pretty boring pretty fast if you're eating them daily. Peckish created a perfectly-boiled egg snack that comes paired with an everything bagel seasoning dip for the ultimate twist on your go-to breakfast. Plus, Peckish makes eggs portable, so you can grab this snack on the go.
Bertolli Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Dress your salads with Bertolli's organic extra virgin olive oil for a boost of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, biologically active antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory compounds.
Love Good Fats, Rich Chocolatey Almond Bar
This bar boasts a base of rich chocolate and is studded with crunchy pieces of fat-filled almonds for a total fat content of 14 grams, which will definitely help keep you in ketosis. It's also gluten-, soy-, and sugar-free, proving to be a great fit for many diets.
Lily's Sweets Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds
These irresistibly satisfying chocolate-covered almonds have a nutrition panel you can feel good about. An impressive 13 grams of healthy fats, 5 grams of fiber, and almost zero sugar is a nutritional profile that's hard to come by on dessert. You can chalk it up to the stevia and erythritol that's used to sweeten up the snack.
Safe Catch Wild Pink Salmon
Safe Catch tests all their sustainably-caught salmon to make sure it contains the lowest mercury levels of any brand, so you can feel good about digging in. Safe Catch also uses an artisan cooking process, which allows the fish to retain its heart-healthy omega-3s and flavor, rather than marinating the protein in inflammatory oils or tainting it with fillers and preservatives.
Nutiva Organic Unflavored MCT Oil
Extracted from organic coconuts, this MCT oil is packed with medium-chain triglycerides, including 7.3 grams of caprylic acid, 5 grams of capric acid, and 0.7 grams of lauric acid—which work together to boost brain power, fight inflammation, stabilize blood sugar, and help your body produce ketones.
Horizon Organic Mozzarella String Cheese
For an office snack that will keep crabby cravings at bay on the go, toss these organic mozzarella sticks in your company fridge. Besides packing in 6 grams of satiating fats, one stick contains 20 percent of your daily value of bone-strengthening calcium and 7 grams of muscle-maintaining protein.
Blue Diamond Crafted Gourmet Almonds, Garlic, Herb & Olive Oil
Swap your go-to snack with these savory almonds that are coated with extra virgin olive oil and seasoned with aromatic herbs such as rosemary and garlic. With a solid amount of heart-disease-preventing monounsaturated fats and just two net carbs per serving, feel free to munch guilt-free.
Perfect Keto Matcha MCT Oil Powder
Two superstar fat burners—MCT oil and matcha—combine in this keto-approved powder that's bound to shoo away hunger and maintain your level of ketosis. For a delicious yet clean source of energy, mix one scoop of matcha-infused MCT oil powder with a glass of ice-cold water and sip before breakfast or in between meals.
Sir Kensington's Organic Mayonnaise
Although it's not ideal to consume bread on the keto diet, there are plenty of other foods you can deliciously pair mayo with—especially when the spread tastes as heavenly as Sir Kensington's. Slather the creamy spread on grilled burgers, mix into a carb-free tuna salad, or try your hand at homemade deviled eggs.
Fried, boiled, baked, or poached, eggs in any form will become your best friend when you're going keto. The affordable and versatile protein is a great source of ketone-spiking fats, as well as essential fat-blasting nutrients such as choline and skin-clearing collagen.
Oloves, Lemon Rosemary
Toss these marinated olives on top of salads, mix into a tuna salad, blend into pesto, or snack on them on their own to increase your daily fat intake. This fatty fruit (yes, olives are a fruit!) is loaded with vitamin E—a vital antioxidant that's essential for skin health—as well as oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat that's been shown to nix inflammation in the bud.
Keto Carne Spicy Beef Jerky
Most beef jerky is coated with sugars and syrups to increase the meat's flavor factor. Keto Carne does without the carb-laden sweet stuff and simply uses fatty cuts of meat, spices, and water—and leaves out the harmful nitrates and preservatives.
Green Giant Zucchini Veggie Spirals
Instead of putting in some arm grease and churning your own zoodles at home, opt for picking up a pack of Green Giant's frozen zucchini spirals. They're made with just one wholesome ingredient—zucchini—and fare well sautéed, steamed, or baked.
Whether you're whipping the fruit into a quick guac or noshing on it plain, avocados are a wonderful source of unsaturated, plant-based fats that can help add texture to your meals and major flavor.
MaraNatha Organic Raw Almond Butter
Slather this one-ingredient almond butter on celery sticks or spoon it into your mouth on its own for a dreamy snack that's bound to satiate. Choose this spread to reap raw almonds' antioxidant benefits, as the raw nuts contain more skin-loving vitamin E than their roasted counterparts.
4th and Heart Original Ghee Butter
Ghee (or clarified butter) is the paleo-friendly, lactose-free alternative that's made by heating butter and skimming off the milk solids that rise to the top. Ghee's main benefit over traditional butter is its higher concentration of butyric acid, a short-chain saturated fat that's been shown to aid weight loss, relieve gastrointestinal distress, and combat insulin resistance and inflammation.
House Foods Tofu Shirataki, Spaghetti
If you miss twirling and slurping spaghetti, stock up on these tofu-based noodles that mimic your favorite carb. The best part? Unlike traditional pasta, which packs in upwards of 40 grams of carbs per 2-ounce serving, these noodles boast just 3 grams of carbs and 2 grams of fiber. Drizzle pesto or melt butter and cheese over the tofu noodles for a delectable high-fat, low-carb lunch. And for more foods that don't overdo sugar and starches, check out our 27 Best Low-Carb Snacks.