Don’t sabotage that great workout you just completed! Grab a healthy protein snack to keep you satisfied throughout the day. Whether you need a breakfast boost or something to get you through the afternoon slump, we have you covered with 8 delicious (and easy) recipes for protein snacks. Eating protein increases the body’s production of hunger-fighting hormones, according to this Science study.
8 Healthy Protein Snacks
- Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bites
These no-bake energy bites are made with toasted quinoa for a yummy bite!
- Honey Sunbutter Protein Balls
Hulled sunflower seeds are a perfect substitute when you’re out of peanuts. They make a great afternoon snack, and the recipe calls for enough that you’ll have extra on hand to freeze.
- Protein Smoothie Pops
Perfect for warmer months – these protein smoothie pops are roughly 60 calories each.
- Gluten Free Protein Bites Recipe
This recipe uses a mix containing pea protein, gluten-free oat flour, flaxseeds and raisins.
- Peanut Butter Chocolate Protein Milkshake
Craving peanut butter? This recipe includes a breakfast essentials mix for added vitamins and nutrients. Yum!
- No-Bake Berry Coconut Almond Protein Bars
Almond butter, coconut and gluten-free oats make this protein bar a hit! The recipe calls for 12 bars, which can be refrigerated for at least a week.
- Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake
Feeling nostalgic for Fall? Try this pumpkin inspired shake to tide you over until Thanksgiving.
- Iced Coffee Protein Shake
Great for a morning boost, this iced coffee protein shake will make your day!
My personal favorite is the peanut butter chocolate protein milkshake. I mean – what’s better than chocolate and peanut butter? Especially when it’s combined in a healthy recipe. 🙂