Keto products at Albert Heijn

Date
Jul, 16, 2021

Albert Heijn is the most famous supermarket chain in the Netherlands: here’s the essential keto-friendly products you’ll find here.

Hey, don’t forget that in all the Netherlands there are many AH To-Go, perfect for a keto snack on the go!
Discover all the keto-friendly snacks at AH To-Go.

If you are in Amsterdam and you want to eat keto and low-carb, I have a guide that you’ll love.

Let’s dive in and talk about the keto-friendly products in Albert Heijn. If you are interested in a more general list of groceries, read my grocery list for the keto diet.

Vegetables

Albert Heijn has all the vegetables you need.But let’s talk about the special ones.

I am talking about the smart veggies that are sold under the shape of pasta or fries.

Koolraap (rutabaga) in tagliatelle and in fries shape


Cauliflower rice, ready to cook (and they sell it even frozen, from the brand Bonduelle)


Pumpkin lasagna, wonderful to prepare keto-lasagna


Snoepgroente You can find mini cucumber, tomatoes, and other vegetables in the pocket version, perfect to grab with you on the go.

If you search for a last-minute meal there are 3 keto-friendly ready-to-eat salads in AH.

Remember that AH seeks also the pumpkin purée useful for cooking keto things in the pumpkin spice season!

Fish, meat, eggs

Unpopular opinion (or maybe not?). Supermarkets in the Netherlands are not the best regarding fresh fish and meat.

In the biggest AH, such as the XXL, you will find frozen fish that you buy in convenient baskets. The baskets are in 2 sizes and you can fill them up for a fixed price. I tried it, and I liked the quality.

In some AH you will find also octopus!

Don’t forget shrimps, mackerel, trout, salmon, and canned fish (in water) such as tuna, sardines, mackerel.

In AH you can buy steaks and several meat cuts. If you want to buy meatballs or burgers, check that they didn’t add sugar, potato flour, or something else that can be no keto-friendly. This is very common in every supermarket in Holland.

There is a lot of choice also in the processed meat, lunchmeat, bacon, salami. They sell also many small plastic box with cheese and salami blocks, salmon roll and so on.

Cheese and dairy products

AH has a lot of choice regarding cheese. Read in this separate post my favorite cheese for the keto diet.


Some of my favorite options:

Grana Padano

Gouda

Brie

Taleggio

Truffel Cheese

AH sells also the Cheese pops, the best snack to crunch during a movie!

Slagroom, the best thing closer to the heavy-cream. I buy the thick one from Campina and a liquid one from de Zaanse Hoeve.


Clotted cream, can be used as heavy cream to use in the coffee.


Yogurt: read the best keto yogurts in the Netherlands.


Butter I recommend the bio grass-feed from Campina or Borderij Zuivel.


Ghee, from the brand Bio Today.

Low-carbs milk

Choose the Almond milk with the best values: you can find easily a 0 carbs milk from brands like AH, Provamel and ALPRO.

The Coconut milk is also a low-carb milk. I buy the one from Fairtrade Original or the one from AH. Both have 17 grams of fat and 2 net carbs for 100 ml.

The best Soya milk is from AH, with its 0,8 net carb and 2 grams of fat.

Another brand that is exclusive at AH is Plenish. 3 milks are available: Hazelnut milk (0,3 carbs), cashew milk (1,5 carbs) and almond milk (0,4 carbs). All the flavours are made with only 3natural ingredients (nuts, sea salt, and water).

Read also how to use the milk to enjoy better the coffee while on keto.

Butter and oils

Let’s talk about fats. They have all the kind of oils. I recommend extra virgin olive oil because is one of the healthiest. In AH you will find also Ghee and MCT oil from the brand Bio Today.

Fruits

They always have berries. Don’t forget the best fruit for a ketogenic diet, the avocado. And olives, that are full of healthy fats.

Nuts, nut-butter and Seeds

Huge selection of nuts, that you’ll find in bags and in plastic boxes. They are perfect as snacks on the go.


From the AH brand, I like the 100% peanut and the almond butter. Check always the labels and make sure the butter is 100% nuts.

Also for the seeds, we have a lot of choices. Pumpkin seeds, hemp seeds, chia seeds, flax seeds and they have always the bio-version.

Read the best nuts for keto diet. AH, helaas, doesn’t sell pili nuts.

Chocolate

Dark chocolate (minimum 85%) is low-carb. The 2 best brands in AH are Handsoff and Lindt. I buy also the powder chocolate, handy to do some dessert, such as the homemade keto pralines.

Low-carb bread

In AH you can find the Tasty Basic bread lijnzaad, that has 7,5 carbs for 100 gr. That makes less than 4 net carbs for slice.

If you follow low-carb try the almond version! It’s very tasty (15 carbs/100 gr).

Read more about low-carb and keto bread in Holland.

Keto products at Albert Heijn

Sauces and spices

AH is the best because sells the 0 carb mayo. The jar is very big (720 ml) and the price is very cheap.
It couts 0 carbs and 80 gr fats.

A product I discovered lately is the John West Salmon and Tuna Pate.

As for spices, all of them are great: black pepper, Italian herbs, chili pepper, and so on.

Keto snacks and bars

Finally, it’s June 2022 and we have some interesting Keto products at Albert Heijn. We have a full department for gym junkies. Many things are from Body and Fit but look better: you should find also some keto snacks and bar.

Smartful keto bars review

Killer Body bars review (low-carb not keto)

Planet Hemp bars review

Also, you will find the Boost Keto balls, in 3 flavors.

Drinks and beverages

You will find basically all the soft drinks, like Cola, Fanta, Sprite with 0 sugar. Ice tea 0 from AH (not only 0 carbs but also 0 calories). There are also special drinks that you can find only in AH.

Kombucha 0, available in several products, and brands.

Nocco sugar-free drinks are also great drinks, and very refreshing.

Keto products at Albert Heijn

Other sugar-free no-alcoholic options:
Lohilo, a sort of energy drink with collagen and hyaluronic acid.
Aloe vera 0 drink.

AH has good choice also regarding the alcohol.
Read the best wines for the keto diet.

Royal Club 0 % sugar: available Ginger Beer, Bitter Lemon, Ginger Ale, Tonic Classic. Great to make refreshing and easy cocktails.

Keto products at Albert Heijn

More drinks: Frank Seltzer and Stëlz, sparkling water with alcohol and flavoring.

Other products

Pork rinds and nibble bacon(in dutch: Knabbelspek and knabbelbacon)

Almond flour( brands Smaak, AH, Molensteen)

Baking powder, yeast, aromas


This Albert Heijn keto products list is on continuous evolution as I discover new keto-friendly products. Stay tuned!

More ideas:

Eat Keto and low-carb in Amsterdam and in the Netherlands
Eat keto at IKEA
Keto products at Holland and Barrett
Keto products at HEMA
Keto at Starbucks
Keto meals at Vapiano
Keto snacks at AH To GO
Keto shopping at Jumbo
Order keto food at home in the Netherlands

If you like to know more meals no cooking required and ready in 10 minutes or less, check this post.

8 Comments

  1. Reply

    Timara

    28/07/2021

    Hello, just found you…feeling relieved to say the least. What a daunting trip this KETO world is. I joined Premium Carb Manager App. So I have got that to confuse me…but what I am finding the worst is finding the “american/british” version of products here in The Netherlands – hence me thrilled to have come across you and all you information. If I may -Clotted cream – where do I find this in AH. Truely hate being the english woman that stands infront of the fridge reading every label on a product and then with no 20/20 vision I must be such a laugh right. So my husband and I started this 4 days ago and I think we are doing ok but I have noticed I have already made a few “mistakes”. The FULL MILK/THE SLAGROOM. Then I have the husband issue. This man does not eat avo/nuts/brocolli (but cauliflower he will just need to deal with honestly). What can I replace those healthy fats with? Anyhow, thanks for your page and thanks for reading. Have a super day. Oh, also he needs to lose 20kgs and I know that if he sees results sooner than later it may keep him motivated – so I am attempting the clean Keto and Fasting 16/8….we are such over achievers…or just plain stupid – time will tell. ok…thats me for now.

    • Reply

      Simona

      28/07/2021

      Hello Tamara! I love your message and thank you for taking the time to comment here, I love when people give me a feedback. Where to start. I see you totally motivated with your husband, and overachieving is great! Don’t worry if at the beginning you’ll do mistakes: progress, not perfection. Anyway you are going to lose, because when you switch from a normal nutrition, to a low-carb, especially when keto, you are going to see results very soon. Well not, super soon, but suddenly you’ll see them. And 2 weeks later, the other people will see them as well. The clotted cream, you won’t find in every supermarket. I noticed that almost only in the biggest ones, they have it. They keep it usually inside low-fridges, the ones without a roof; in the same area where all the cheese and all the lunch meat is. To enjoy better the black coffee I use also slagroom, and I find the one that is unsweetened and has the best balance fat/carbs. I don’t get overboard tho. Please, keep going you will soon have amazing results, and the best part is you will have a lot of energy and les and less hunger. Keep me posted. And if you don’t find the clotted cream, I will with pleasure do a video for you, ahahaha! Hug and stay safe – Simona

  2. Reply

    Sanja

    05/12/2021

    Thank you very much for this great informations? Can you please share picture or what kind exactly mayonnaise is 0 carb in Albert Hejin? All that I have found have sugars and carbs…

    • Reply

      Simona

      05/12/2021

      Hi Sanja, give me 10 minutes and I will upload it in this blogpost!

  3. Reply

    Sean

    15/12/2021

    Hi Simona,

    Thanks for the Time to put such a nice info!

    Let me start today!

    Regards
    Sean

    • Reply

      Simona

      15/12/2021

      Hi Sean, thank you for your message1 It’s a pleasure to help the keto community in the Netherlands. Please reach back to me if you need suggestions or just to chat about keto things!

  4. Reply

    John

    23/02/2022

    Hi Simona,

    Thanks, was looking for Dutch specific grocery stores to start buying keto products. Question though. On a keto diet how can you make sure you still get enough vitamins, minerals and fiber?

    • Reply

      Simona

      23/02/2022

      Hi John! Indeed on a keto diet there is a lack of vitamins, mineral and fiber.
      In this post I talk about supplements, where I talk about the supplements I take. This is of course fruit of my personal research.
      I always suggest to speak with your family doctor and he can suggest you the best supplements for your situation.

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