Before we get ahead of ourselves, we probably should make sure everyone is aware of what pork rinds actually are. To put it simply, all pork rinds are just pork skin (hence the word “rind”). Those who love to eat pork rinds probably know that already. But if you are wondering whether this protein packed snack is good for your keto diet, the answer is yes! Unlike other processed snack foods that could trigger high blood pressure or heart disease, our pork skins are low carb and chock full of monounsaturated fats, which makes them perfect for a healthy, low carb lifestyle.
Pork rind is simply the culinary term for the skin of a pig which can be found all over the world with some regional variations including several countries in Central and South America. To us, crispy pork rinds are part of our tradition. It started out as a way to use up the whole pig but we couldn’t stop snackin. Generations later we’re still crunchin’ on the tasty, protein-packed, low carb snack made of pig skin. Are you also enjoying pork rinds as your favorite snack? Read on to learn more about this popular snack food, and how you can include our rinds into your your favorite healthy recipes that will satisfy the whole family.