Every good party needs a tasty snack mix to add a little crunch to the festivities. Here, we provide you with 10 diabetes-friendly options — many that are low carb — featuring different flavors in snack mixes, trail mixes, and delicious combinations of rice cereal, nuts, popcorn, and spices that everyone will love.
Rice Cracker Trail Mix
This crispy rice snack has a sweet taste thanks to the dried apricots. Plus, the crystallized ginger provides a gentle bite to this diabetic snack.
Sweet Party Mix
Sweeten up your next snack mix by adding dried cherries, blueberries, and cranberries. This diabetic snack mix featuring pretzels and cereal squares boasts only 6 grams of carb per serving.
Bowl Game Snack Mix
Spice up your popcorn by adding taco seasoning. This low-carb recipe calls for peanuts and pumpkin seeds, which provide protein, healthy fats, and minerals in every bite.
Fiery Snack Mix
With less than 100 calories, this snack will wake up your taste buds. Seasoned with ancho chile pepper and smoky cumin, this pretzel-and-veggie-stick snack packs a punch of flavor and has only 13 grams of carb per 1/2-cup serving.
Trail Mix Balls
Sunflower seed kernels, sesame seeds, and rice cereal provide subtle crunch to this fun twist on a party mix. The coconut flakes and honey add sweetness to this chewy, melt-in-your-mouth snack.
Cherry-Almond Snack Mix
With only 12 grams of carb per serving, this healthy snack has subtle sweetness from apple pie spice. If you don’t have dried cherries on hand, use raisins instead.
Honey-Mustard Snack Mix
Garlic, Worcestershire sauce, and honey mustard add a tangy and delicious taste to this popcorn-and-nut snack mix. Plus, it has less than 10 grams of carb for a 1/2-cup serving.
Crispy Cheese Chips
Baked wonton wrappers make for a perfect low-calorie, low-carb chip when you’re craving a crunchy snack. This easy snack is flavored with savory basil, garlic, and Parmesan cheese.
Sweet and Salty Roasted Nuts
Craving a sweet-and-salty snack? Spicy chili seasoning is mixed with sweet brown sugar in this diabetes-friendly snack mix that has 8 grams of healthy fats and a whopping 7 grams of protein. Try using a brown sugar substitute to cut calories and carbs even more.