Wherever you are, protein is essential in your daily diet. Sometimes, we assume that protein can only come in full meals, or meat filled meals. That’s not always true. These snacks will help you fill up, gain energy, and keep you away from that heavy feeling.
Nut Butter Boat 8.3 grams of Protein
On a boat of celery or apple slices slab on some nut butter (like almond, cashew, walnut) and add some whole almonds or raisins.
Jerky 10 grams of Protein
Avoiding sodium and sugar filled jerky, it can be a great option! Jerky is extremely portable as well since it can be kept fresh for months when packaged properly.
Mixed Nuts or Trail Mix 6.5 grams of Protein
A convenient snack, a package of mixed nuts can be a great little addition.
Deli Rollups 11.9 grams of Protein
Without the bread, roll up some deli meat with a slice of cheese and a slice of tomato for a quick bite.
Pumpkin Seeds 8 grams of Protein
These little guys can be found in packaging if you don’t have a pumpkin laying around. These seeds can be roasted in the oven with some salt and even curry powder!
Mini Bean and Cheese Quesadilla 17.9 grams of Protein
1/2 cup of black beans, 1 tablespoon of salsa, and 1 slice of cheddar cheese in a small whole wheat tortilla can be combined to create a nice bite.
Hummus Dippers 6.7 grams of Protein
1/3 cup of hummus with 1/2 cup of mixed vegetable sticks can be a great snack. You can package it in a mason jar, or in plastic bags.
Roasted Chickpeas 9 grams of Protein
3/4 cup of chickpeas roasted in the oven for 20-30 minutes with some olive oil, sea salt, and cayenne pepper create a tasty snack. Carry it in a container or plastic bag for a protein punch.