High-Protein Snacks

Whether you're staving off a midday crash or fueling up while on the go, our protein-packed snack recipes are sure to keep you on your feet. Each of the tasty snacks supplies at least 7 grams of protein, offering an easy way to fill you up and give you long-lasting energy.

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    Avocado Egg Bake

    Have a tasty egg-filled avocado cup in just 25 minutes, and save the second half for a bedtime snack! This is a low-carb treat—the creamy green fruit stands in for toast.

    Protein: 11 grams

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    Chocolate-Strawberry Parfaits

    Four ingredients and one step are all this naturally sweet recipe takes. Plus, layering the yogurt, strawberries, and biscuits takes just 10 minutes!

    Protein: 13 grams

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    Italian Garbanzo Bean Salad

    Chickpeas and a low-fat yogurt give this vegetarian salad as much protein as about five slices of bacon. Pack it in a Mason jar and wrap a pita half in foil so you can enjoy this satisfying snack on the go.

    Protein: 14 grams

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    Ginger-Acai Bowls with Almond-Pepita Clusters

    You probably guessed that the creamy base features protein-packed yogurt, but get this: Even the homemade granola for this beautiful smoothie bowl is hiding protein. An egg white binds the crunchy bits together, while sliced almonds, pumpkin seeds, and flaxseed meal give each acai bowl as much protein as an energy bar (without the chalky consistency).

    Protein: 10 grams

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    Herbed Mixed Nuts

    For the most protein, we suggest using almonds (15 grams per half cup) and soybeans (34 grams per half cup) for this spiced-up snack. Pack in single-serving baggies and store in your car, purse, or desk so you're never too far from a healthy bite.

    Protein: 9 grams

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    Protein-Packed Smoothies

    Instead of stopping at the smoothie store on your way to work, make your own smoothie at home so you know exactly what's in it. Hint: fresh fruit, yogurt, and a lot of protein!

    Protein: 10 grams

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    Hot and Spicy Snack Mix

    Not-so-typical ingredients like pistachio nuts, pumpkin seeds, and sesame sticks make this snack mix stand out. Three types of seasonings give it some kick!

    Protein: 10 grams

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    Pizza Quesadillas

    Pizza—easier than ever! This mash-up snack looks like a Mexican meal but eats like an Italian appetizer. Whatever cuisine you classify it as, we call these pepperoni-stuffed protein wedges delicious!

    Protein: 9 grams

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    Ricotta and Parmesan Spread

    Ricotta cheese is super high in protein! Mixing in fresh basil, oregano, and chives gives it even more flavor.

    Protein: 7 grams

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    Pizza Lettuce Wraps

    Everyone loves a cheesy slice of pizza, but for an afternoon snack, our lettuce wraps are an absolutely delicious choice. Large Bibb lettuce leaves provide the perfect wrap for our protein-packed pizza nibbles.

    Protein: 12 grams

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    Peanut Butter-Banana Trifles

    Calling for zero cooking time, two tablespoons of peanut butter, and six layers of goodness, these fruit and yogurt parfaits are the perfect high-protein snack for anyone with a sweet tooth.

    Protein: 13 grams

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    Chicken-Broccoli Cups

    Looking for a healthy snack you can enjoy on the go? Our chicken-broccoli cups are the perfect for travel. The lean meat and vegetables balance the yogurt and ranch dressing to make a delicious low-cal bite.

    Protein: 17 grams

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    Honey and Black Bean Dip

    If you don't think a combination of honey and chorizo can propel a black bean dip from good to great, you haven't tried this recipe yet. Our snack recipe offers tons of protein but only 162 calories per 1/4-cup portion. Serve with healthy cut-up veggie dippers.

    Protein: 10 grams

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    Mini Chocolate and Yogurt Parfaits

    Plain Greek yogurt fills these tasty treats with protein; chocolate and cherries provide tons of sweet flavor. Add an unexpected kick of spice to the delicious parfaits with pretty pink peppercorns.

    Protein: 8 grams

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    Spiced Tofu Spring Rolls

    Spicy tofu adds a boost of protein and zippy flavor to our spring rolls filled with fresh veggies. Tip: Save half the tofu marinade to reuse as a dipping sauce.

    Protein: 9 grams

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    Sweet Ricotta and Strawberry Parfaits

    Ditch the yogurt: Sweet ricotta adds an extra richness to our fruit-filled parfaits. Fresh mint and strawberries are a scrumptious flavor pairing in the high-protein snack recipe.

    Protein: 9 grams

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    Bacon and Cheese Deviled Eggs

    Eggs alone almost meet our healthy snack protein criteria of 7 grams, but not quite. Enter: bacon. The salty, savory ingredient is never a bad add-on, and here it adds an extra gram to each serving.

    Protein: 7 grams

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    Crunchy PB&A Wrap

    Enjoy a PB-topped apple wrapped in its own convenient travel package: a tortilla! For a fiber and protein boost, choose whole wheat instead of white flour tortillas.

    Protein: 8 grams

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    Mediterranean Salmon Spread

    Salmon, sour cream, garlic, and sweet pepper combine to make a delicious savory snack. Fresh mint complements the dip perfectly. Serve with crackers of your choice.

    Protein: 7 grams

  • Next Slideshow Healthy Lettuce Wrap Recipes

    Healthy Lettuce Wrap Recipes

    Looking for a low-carb appetizer or a healthy, light meal? Try a lettuce wrap! Lettuce wraps are like a handheld salad and packed with protein. Whether you choose Asian lettuce wraps or a chicken wrap recipe, you'll want to make these wraps for lunch tomorrow.
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