10 high-protein snacks you need to try

10 high-protein snacks you need to try

If you’re finding yourself running low on energy and feeling hungry throughout the day then why not give these 10 high protein snacks a try? Not only are they delicious but they’ll keep you full for the whole day. 

Wondering how this is possible? Well, because protein takes longer to digest than carbohydrates, this means that foods high in protein leave you fuller for longer. 

1. Hard boiled eggs

Eggs are something that most of us have lying around in the fridge and if you knew how much protein was in an egg, they would always be on your shopping list! A hard boiled egg is full of protein and only takes 10 - 12 minutes to make. 

2. Avocado toast (topped with egg for extra protein)

Believe it or not, there are such things as good fats and avocados are one of them. Avocados are ripe with monounsaturated fats, which can help reduce your risk of heart disease or stroke. And if you’re looking for even more protein, why not add an egg? It’s the perfect addition to avocado on toast and the runnier the yolk, the better!

3. Greek yogurt, blueberries, and whole grain protein granola

Greek youghurt, blueberries, and whole grain protein granola is a great dish that satisfies your sweet tooth as well as increases your protein, could this be a new option for breakfast or a summer snack?

4. Cheese and apple slices

Sweet and savory work well together, and do you know what makes them even better? When both are packed with protein! Cheese and apple slices are a great healthy snack that will keep you full with their high volume of protein. 

5. Peanut butter on apple slices

Not only are apple slices super healthy but they complement so many high protein foods such as peanut butter, making the two a super snack to enjoy together. 

6. Cottage cheese on rice cakes

Cottage cheese is high in protein which promotes fullness and this can be enjoyed with a rice cake which is low in fat and adds an extra crunch to your snack. 

7. Mixed nuts

Don’t be fooled by their small size because there is plenty of protein in nuts that will fill you up, even if you have a handful! 

8. Protein bars

The clues in the name, but protein bars are packed with all sorts of useful proteins that will leave you feeling fuller for longer. 

9. Overnight oats

Overnight oats have increased in popularity since they started trending in 2020, and rightly so! Not only are they delicious and convenient, but they are full of protein, making them a great way to start your day. 

10. Smoothies 

Smoothies can be a quick and easy boost in the morning or pick-me-up in the afternoon, and depending on what ingredients you include, it can also help give you a fibre, vitamin, and antioxidant boost as well as increasing your protein intake. 

Which of these protein-packed foods are going to be on your next shopping list?


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