10 Protein-Packed Snacks

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10 Protein-Packed Snacks

Written by Melinda Hershey, Health Educator

These speedy and portable snack ideas make it easy to add a punch of filling protein to your day. Whether you like sweet snacks, savory snacks, or a bit of both, there's something for everyone in this list!

No-Bake Peanut Butter Fudge Protein Bars

These homemade protein bars taste like fudgy brownies! Make a full batch to snack on all week long.

Protein: 15.5 grams

Cottage Cheese with Fruit

To tide you over until dinner time, grab a serving of low-fat or fat-free cottage cheese and top with pineapple, peaches, or your favorite berries. Add some slivered almonds for an even more substantial snack.

Protein: 12 grams

Easy Teriyaki Meatballs

These healthy meatballs are great by themselves, or as part of a larger meal. Try a few with some celery stalks for a filling snack.

Protein: 13 grams

Edamame with Sea Salt

These little green pods pack a protein punch! Sprinkle a serving of edamame with a pinch of sea salt for a savory treat.

Protein: 8 grams

Slim Chicken Taco

Fill a small tortilla with a few slices of grilled chicken breast, leafy greens, and a spoonful of salsa. Fold and eat!

Protein: 12 grams

Cheesy Baked Egg Cups

These portable egg muffins are perfect for grab-and-go snacks or breakfasts. Try them hot or cold!

Protein: 14 grams

Tuna Salad Stacker

Top a serving of whole-wheat crackers with tuna salad for a winning combination of fiber and protein.

Protein: 13 grams

Strawberry-Banana Protein Smoothie

This powered-up protein smoothie recipe is a great option for a post-workout snack or filling breakfast.

Protein: 22 grams

Caprese Salad

Salads don't have to be reserved for full meals! Serve yourself a scaled-down portion of this caprese salad recipe to get some veggies in at snack time.

Protein: 9.5 grams

High-Protein Blueberry Muffins

These healthy blueberry muffins taste indulgent, but they're full of good-for-you nutrients--plus, they're low in sugar!

Protein: 10 grams

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NOLAHORSERIDER

1/24/2016 2:16:21 PM

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I use Plain Greek yogurt in my smoothies. I also use sugarfree frozen fruit or canned fruit in juice to cut down on the amount of sugar. Great Article, just remember everything in moderation and track everything you eat!

DEBVNE

1/24/2016 9:46:53 AM

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These are some great suggestions, just be mindful that many are also sodium bombs...especially the cottage cheese! If you haven't found a protein powder that you like, you can substitute plain, nonfat Greek yogurt in the smoothie.

CAROLEB9

1/24/2016 7:58:26 AM

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must try some of these receipes ... look very tasty

OTRIPLETT

1/23/2016 7:10:44 PM

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On my boild eggs I put cyenne pepper and mrs. Dash. I've used all varieties

IURISDICTIO

1/23/2016 4:34:41 PM

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Thanks

AMARENO

1/23/2016 1:01:10 PM

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Thanks for suggestion

CHINEDD

1/23/2016 12:45:32 PM

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Thanks that was helpful

MAW_OH

1/23/2016 11:38:55 AM

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These soud good. I grab a small packet of tuna as a quick snack .

KIMMYCG

1/23/2016 11:34:52 AM

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blueberries muffins are good just loaded with calories. .

LOULOUWLG403

1/23/2016 11:25:27 AM

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I knew some of them were good protein snacks. Have a Super & Blessed Saturday!

NATALIA_123

1/23/2016 11:03:01 AM

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Great ideas.

DLMAGOON63

1/23/2016 10:27:22 AM

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Thanks that helps

WILLEYDEBORAH

1/23/2016 7:15:28 AM

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Good ideas!

LOKITS

12/6/2015 2:01:01 AM

Thank you

THUNDERBEE33

12/5/2015 10:55:13 PM

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, I guess I need to start going on a diet and stuff

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