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17 Best Keto Diet Groceries

Fight the stubborn belly fat and boost brainpower with these satiating high-fat, low-carb staples.
17 Best Keto Diet Groceries
17 Best Keto Diet Groceries
Fight the stubborn belly fat and boost brainpower with these satiating high-fat, low-carb staples.

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 groceries below and then find out what I learned after trying the keto diet for 10 days.

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Safe Catch Wild Pink Salmon

Safe Catch wild pink salmon

per 2 oz: 90 calories, 3 g fat (0.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 170 mg sodium, 0 g carbs, 14 g protein

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.

$26.99 per 6-pack on Amazon Prime
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Nutiva Organic Unflavored MCT Oil

Nutiva MCT Oil

per 1 Tbsp: 130 calories, 14 g fat (14 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 0 mg sodium, 0 g carbs, 0 g protein

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.

$28.49 per 32-oz bottle on Amazon Prime
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Horizon Organic Mozzarella String Cheese

Horizon organic mozzarella cheese

Per 1 stick (28 g): 80 calories, 6 g fat (3.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 200 mg sodium, < 1 g carbs (0 g fiber, 0 g sugar), 8 g protein

For a portable snack that will keep crabby cravings at bay on the go, toss these organic mozzarella sticks in your purse. Besides packing in 6 grams of satiating fats, one stick contains 20 percent of your daily value of bone-strengthening calcium and 8 grams of muscle-maintaining protein.

$4.49 per 6-oz pack on Amazon Fresh
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Blue Diamond Crafted Gourmet Almonds, Garlic, Herb & Olive Oil

Blue diamond crafted gourmet garlic herb olive oil almonds

Per 1 oz (about 24 nuts): 170 calories, 15 g fat (1 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 135 mg sodium, 5 g carbs (3 g fiber, 1 g sugar), 6 g protein

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.

$8.98 per 10-oz bag on Amazon Prime
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Perfect Keto Matcha MCT Oil Powder

Perfect keto matcha mct oil powder

Per scoop: 70 calories, 7 g fat (7 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 0 mg sodium, 1 g carbs (1 g fiber, 0 g sugar), 1 g protein

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.

$38.99 per 7-oz tub on Amazon Prime
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Sir Kensington’s Organic Mayonnaise

Sir Kensington organic mayo

Per tbsp: 100 calories, 11 g fat (1 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 11 mg sodium 0 g carbs (0 g fiber, 0 g sugar), 0 g protein

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.

$18.93 per 32-oz jar on Amazon Prime
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Eggs

Happy Belly cage-free eggs

PER 1 EGG: 70 calories, 5 g fat (1.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 70 mg sodium, 0 g carbs, 6 g protein

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.

$2.99 per dozen on Amazon Fresh
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Oloves, Lemon Rosemary

Oloves lemon rosemary olives

Per 6 olives: 25 calories, 3 g fat (0 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 125 mg sodium, <1 g carbs (0 g fiber, 0 g sugar), 0 g protein

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.

$14.90 per 10-pack on Amazon Prime
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Keto Carne Spicy Beef Jerky

Keto Carne spicy beef jerky

Per 1 oz: 100 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 300 mg sodium, 0 g carbs, 6 g protein

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.

$26.99 per 4-pack on Amazon Prime
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Fairlife Whole Ultra-Filtered Milk

Fairlife whole ultra-filtered milk

Per cup: 150 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 105 mg sodium, 6 g carbs (0 g fiber, 6 g sugar), 13 g protein

Fairlife trumps other milk brands because of its superb filtration process, which renders a lactose-free milk that boasts 50 percent more protein, 30 percent more calcium, and 50 percent less sugar than your average jug. Whether you’re splashing your morning mug of joe with the stuff or drinking a warm glass before bed, this lower-carb milk is the perfect addition to your keto grocery list.

$3.95 per 52-oz bottle on Amazon Fresh
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Kite Hill Chive Cream Cheese Style Spread

Kite Hill chive cream cheese style spread

PER 1 OZ: 78 calories, 7 g fat (0 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 170 mg sodium, 2 g carbs (0 g fiber, 0 g sugar), 3 g protein

If you’re looking to cut down on cheese, the main source of saturated fat in our diets, then look no further than Kite Hill’s dairy-free spread that’s blended with savory chive. One serving is packed with 7 grams of healthy fats and just 2 grams of net carbs. And get this—it tastes just like the cream cheese at your go-to deli!

$5.99 per 8-oz pack on Amazon Fresh
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365 Everyday Value Broccoli Rabe

365 Everyday Value broccoli rabe

Per 1 cup: 20 calories, 0 g fat, 25 mg sodium, 2 g carbs (2 g fiber, 0.1 g sugar), 3 g protein

One cup contains zero net carbs and 2 grams of digestion-aiding fiber, deeming this leafy green a super-low-carb superfood you must add to your meals. Broccoli rabe, or rapini, is full of anti-inflammatory nutrients such as vitamins A, C, and K as well as DNA-protective folate. Pairing this cruciferous veggie with a healthy dose of fats (such as olive oil or coconut oil) will not only progress your ketosis level but also help your body absorb the green’s fat-soluble vitamins.

$1.99 per 16-oz bag on Amazon Fresh
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Green Giant Zucchini Veggie Spirals

Green Giant Veggie Spirals Zucchini

Per ¾ cup: 15 calories, 0 g fat, 0 mg sodium, 2 g carbs (1 g fiber, 1 g sugar), 1 g protein

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.

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Avocado

Hass avocado

Per fruit: 227 calories, 20.9 g fat (2.9 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 11 mg sodium, 11.8 g carbs (9.2 g fiber, <1 g sugar), 2.6 g protein

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.

$1.25 per large avocado on Amazon Fresh
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MaraNatha Organic Raw Almond Butter

Maranatha raw almond butter creamy

Per 2 tbsp: 180 calories, 15 g fat (1 g saturated, 0 g trans fat), 0 mg sodium, 7 g carbs (4 g fiber, 1 g sugar), 7 g protein

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.

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4th and Heart Original Ghee Butter

ghee butter

Per tbsp: 45 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated, 0 g trans fat), 0 mg sodium, 0 g carbs, 0 g protein

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.

$29.99 per 2-pack on Amazon Prime
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House Foods Tofu Shirataki, Spaghetti

House Foods tofu shirataki

Per 4 oz: 10 calories, 0.5 g fat (0 g saturated, 0 g trans fat), 15 mg sodium, 3 g carbs (2 g fiber, 1 g sugar), <1 g protein

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 now.

2.19 per 8-oz pack on Amazon Fresh

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