Walnuts, pecans, and macademia nuts are low in carbs and high in fat making them an excellent snack. Purchase in-store, from Costco, for the best deal. If you purchase unsalted nuts then you can salt them, if so desired, with a good sea salt.

Walnuts


Ingredients

6 oz raw walnuts
1/2 tsp sea salt
oil

Instructions

Sprinkle a small amount of oil over the walnuts and toss with hands. Add salt and toss again. Be sure to use a straight edge to level the salt in the measuring spoon for accuracy.

Macros

The following summarizes the carbohydrate and fat content for 1/2 oz of nuts in grams.

sfamufapufa tfa Carbs Protein
1 1 7 9 1 2

sfa (saturated fat), mufa (monounsaturated fat), pufa (polyunsaturated fat), tfa (total fat)


Pecans

Raw Pecans are highly recommended in a LCHF diet. Salting is optional. If you prefer salted just follow the instructions for walnuts, above.

Macros

The following summarizes the carbohydrate and fat content for 1/2 oz of nuts in grams.

sfamufapufa tfa Carbs Protein
1 6 0 7 1 1

sfa (saturated fat), mufa (monounsaturated fat), pufa (polyunsaturated fat), tfa (total fat)


Macademia Nuts

Raw Macadamia nuts are high in monounsaturated fat but are expensive compared to other varieties.

Macros

The following summarizes the carbohydrate and fat content for 1/2 oz of nuts in grams.

sfamufapufa tfa Carbs Protein
2 8 0 10 1 1

sfa (saturated fat), mufa (monounsaturated fat), pufa (polyunsaturated fat), tfa (total fat)