High-Protein Snacks

Mediterranean Salmon Spread
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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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