Healthy High-Protein Snacks

Find healthy, delicious high-protein snacks from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Peanut Butter-Banana Cinnamon Toast

Rating: 4.67 stars
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This satisfying peanut butter-banana toast gets a sprinkle of cinnamon for an extra flavor boost.

Ricotta & Yogurt Parfait

Rating: 5 stars
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Reminiscent of a lemon cheesecake, this healthy breakfast recipe is easy to throw together in the morning. Or stir together the filling in a jar the night before and top with the fruit, nuts and seeds when you get to work.

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Protein Shake

Rating: 4.67 stars
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This creamy high-protein shake will keep you satisfied for hours and tastes like a chocolate-peanut butter banana milkshake. You don't even need to add protein powder, thanks to the naturally occurring protein in the soymilk, Greek yogurt and peanut butter.

Soy-Lime Roasted Tofu

Rating: 4.75 stars
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Here we marinate tofu cubes in soy sauce and lime juice with a touch of toasted sesame oil, then roast them--perfect tofu every time.

Loaded Pita Pockets

Stuffing a whole wheat pita pocket with delicious, healthy ingredients is great way to make an on-the-go breakfast. Plus, these loaded pita pockets are sweet and savory with a tasty crunch!

Easy Black Bean Dip

Rating: 5 stars
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This creamy bean dip is great for a party or picnic. Smoked paprika and ground chipotles add a robust, earthy flavor, but you can also use regular paprika and cayenne if you don't have the other spices on hand.

Cucumber Sandwich

The English cucumber sandwich gets a healthy fiber bump with sprouted whole-grain bread. This easy open-face sandwich recipe is a great healthy snack or packable lunch idea.

Country-Style Tomato Tart

Rating: 5 stars
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This Country-Style Tomato Tart is made with a homemade a crunchy, buttery cornmeal pastry.

Tuna Salad Crackers

A fun twist on a tuna salad sandwich. This Tuna Salad & Crackers recipe uses wheat crackers instead of bread!

Protein-Packed Zucchini Bread

Late in the summer there's usually an abundance of zucchini and this recipe is one way to use it up. Make a few batches and freeze any extra loaves to have on hand for snacks and quick breakfasts.

Peach Caprese Skewers

Fresh peaches liven up a classic caprese salad in this super-fast snack. Make this recipe for one or make a bunch for a party appetizer.

Raspberry Yogurt Cereal Bowl

Rating: 5 stars
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For breakfast, snack or a healthy dessert, try using yogurt instead of milk for your cereal. If making this as a to-go snack, keep the cereal separate and top just before eating.
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Inspiration and Ideas

22 High-Protein Snacks to Take on a Road Trip

These high-protein snacks are the perfect accompaniment to any road trip. Although some require advanced prep, you can easily munch on these sweet and savory snacks in the car. Some of these recipes need an ice pack, so make sure you pack accordingly. Recipes like Coconut-Cashew Breakfast Bites and Everything-Bagel Crispy Chickpeas are healthy, tasty and have at least 7 grams of protein per serving so you'll feel full on the go.

High-Protein Snack Ideas for Work

Bringing healthy snacks to work is a good way to stave off hunger pangs and avoid the vending machine. These protein-packed snack ideas, include healthy smoothie recipes (pack them in a mason jar!), healthy nut recipes and more easy snack recipes. They have at least 7 grams of protein per serving to keep you feeling satisfied throughout the day.

Grapes & Cheese

Sweet and savory is the definition of this satisfying snack.