10 Easy, high-protein snacks all under 200 calories
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How these easy, high-protein snacks satisfy longer than handfuls of crackers or chips will surprise you. These tasty munchables provide at least 10 grams of protein and less than 200 calories per serving.
Try one of these easy, high-protein snacks to power through your day and rock your weight-loss goals
A drizzle of agave and a sprinkle of nutmeg give this vanilla-flavored yogurt just the right amount of sweetness and spice.
Per serving: 93 calories, 12 g protein
Crisp lettuce pairs with savory turkey for this ultimately easy snack. Use spicy brown mustard for an extra kick.
Per 3 wraps: 107 calories, 14 g protein
Of course you can have a sandwich for a snack-just save on extra calories and carbs by making it open-faced.
Toast a slice of whole-grain bread and drizzle with a teaspoon of olive oil. Top with a sliced hard-boiled egg, a dash of salt, and paprika, and you have a high-protein, high-fiber snack to carry you through the afternoon. Add fresh arugula or a slice of tomato for a nutrient bonus with minimal additional calories.
Per serving: 198 calories, 10 g protein
Jerky has come a long way-you can find beef, bison, turkey, or even vegan jerky! Easy to pack for a day on the go, and no refrigeration is required. Pair with a small apple or orange or a few whole-grain crackers for fiber and lasting energy.
Per 1 ounce serving: 80-100 calories, 10 g protein
Admittedly, cottage cheese may be known as a "diet food," but for a good reason. A half-cup portion packs 14 grams of protein. It is so versatile that you may enjoy it as a sweet snack with fruit, such as grapes, pineapple, or peaches. Or perhaps you prefer it as a savory treat with diced bell peppers, tomato, or sauteed spinach.
Per serving: 109 calories, 14 g protein
Steamed edamame (green soybeans) is a classic Asian appetizer. Try roasted edamame for a crunchy and portable snack on the go. A nutrient powerhouse, edamame offers an impressive 9 grams of fiber per serving of this recipe.
Per half serving: 107 calories, 10 g protein.
Shrimp cocktail is not just for parties! This easy, high-protein snack gets its zest from the cocktail sauce and will make your everyday snack break feel fancy.
Per serving: 104 calories, 10 g protein
Try serving your smoothie in a bowl for a twist on a classic high-protein snack. Enjoy every refreshing spoonful!
Per serving: 180 calories, 14 g protein
Unfortunately, regular peanut butter comes at a high-calorie cost per gram of protein. Instead, try powdered peanut butter to get the flavor and protein from peanuts with fewer calories.
Mix 1/4 cup peanut butter powder with enough water to make a dip or spread to your preferred consistency. Enjoy with a medium banana.
Per serving: 195 calories, 10 g protein
Crunchy celery and creamy tuna salad make a cool low-carb, high-protein, snack. Simply fill 3 celery stalks with 1/3 cup tuna salad. Try our Cyprus Tuna Salad Premium Recipe for a Mediterranean twist!
Per serving: about 144 calories, 12 g protein, depending on the tuna salad recipe used
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