So We Meat Again... High-Protein Low-Cal Snacks for People Tired of Eating Chicken.
Updated: Dec 4, 2019
We all know that protein is an essential macronutrient that helps us stay full and build muscle. But how the heck do we get the suggested amount of protein without gorging ourselves on turkey burgers and chicken breasts? No fear, high-protein low-cal snacks are here!
Bone Broth -1 cup is just 40 calories and has 10 grams of protein
Heat it up and sip on it in your favorite mug to get that warm cozy feeling plus a protein boost. It's also a great source of collagen so your skin will thank you.
Plain Greek Yogurt - 1 cup is just 120 calories and has 22 grams of protein
Greek Yogurt is a protein powerhouse. Flavor how you like by adding fruit, nuts, or even cinnamon and enjoy!
Deli Turkey - 4 slices is just 60 calories and has 10 grams of protein
A little turkey roll up is perfect pre or post workout. It won't weigh you down and it's easy to eat on the move.
Eggs - 1 egg is just 60 calories and has 6 grams of protein
Known as nature's multivitamin, eggs are a perfect natural source of protein and can be enjoyed in so many ways. Enjoy a veggie omelette with all the fixings or grab a hard boiled egg on the road.
Jerky - 1 ounce is just 80 calories and 13 grams of protein
Stereotypical-ly enjoyed by truckers at gas stations.... Jerky is actually really freaking good and an awesome source of protein. Look for high quality jerky from brands like Perky Jerky or Country Archer.
Edamame - 1/2 cup is just 100 calories and 8 grams of protein
Maybe start with the edamame next time you go out to sushi. The unsuspecting app is tasty and protein packed. Bring a baggy full to work to munch on and feel healthy AF.
Chickpeas - 1/2 cup is just 100 calories and 5 grams of protein
Plant-based peeps rejoice! Chickpeas are not only cheap but are also a great protein source. Throw em in your salad or roast them in your over for a satisfying snack.