Eat snacks with proteins, healthy fats and 10 to 15 grams of carbohydrate to help your blood sugars stay near target range.

10 gram carbohydrate snack ideas

  • 4 sliced strawberries with 3/4 cup cottage cheese
  • 4 animal crackers with 1 string cheese stick
  • 3 turkey roll-ups (slice of turkey wrapped around a pickle spear, slice of avocado, and slice of tomato)
  • 2 ants on a log (3” slice celery with 1/2 tablespoon peanut butter and 3 to 4 raisins)
  • 1 rice cake with 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 2 ounces hummus with celery
  • 2/3 cup shelled edamame
  • 1 slice low carbohydrate bread toasted with 1 hardboiled egg

15 gram carbohydrate snack ideas

  • 1/2 apple with 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup fresh fruit with 1/2 cup cottage cheese
  • 4 animal crackers with 4 ounces milk
  • 1/2 sandwich (turkey, chicken, tuna, or peanut butter) on whole-wheat bread
  • 1 tortilla (6-inch) wrap sandwich (turkey, chicken, tuna, or peanut butter)
  • 1 waffle with 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 3 graham cracker squares with 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons hummus and 6 Triscuits