When you’re short on time and in need of something to fill your stomach, and boost your energy, nothing beats a quick snack. Problem is, a few too many can lead to your macros going off track.
Fear not, for we’ve assembled this list of high-protein snacks to help get you through the between-meal munchies. All can be easily made at home with just a few ingredients and minimal fuss, and each is high in protein for relatively few calories.
Plus, since you’ve made them yourself, you’ll save some money and feel an extra sense of accomplishment when it’s time for a treat. Happy snacking!
Clear out a drawer in your freezer, because as soon as you’ve made these simple protein yoghurt clusters once, you won’t be able to stop. Filled with Greek yoghurt, whey protein, peanut butter, blueberries and dark chocolate — need I say more?
2. Pumpkin Spice Protein Banana Bread
While I’m not a fan of pumpkin spice in my latte, I can’t refuse it when it’s infused in my banana bread. A warm, autumnal twist on an already elite snack.
3. Gooey Marshmallow Protein Cookies
One of the best surprises is when something that sounds so incredibly indulgent actually aligns with your macro goals. Well, these gooey marshmallow cookies tick both boxes.
The people who think that cereal is just for breakfast are wrong. Why deprive yourself of one of the finest things to eat just because it’s no longer morning? Air fryer choco pops make the perfect snack — no matter what time it is.
When you’re prepping your meals for the week, why not prep your snacks too? These no-bake mini cheesecakes make a delicious snack and can be prepared in advance. However, it might be difficult to focus on anything with six of these waiting in the fridge.
6. Fudgy Chocolate Protein Brownies
Sometimes there’s nothing that can quite curb your cravings like a brownie. So have one, but with a protein twist.
Just because you’re making an effort to eat less animal products, it doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the finer things in life. For example, these blondies are gooey, delicious, and vegan.
Let me introduce you to your new favourite snack — toasted marshmallow doughnuts. They’re every bit as tasty as they sound and, of course, they’ll help you on your way to meet your macro goals.
The absolute best snack for when it’s mid-afternoon and lunch is feeling like a distant memory. You’ll be left feeling satisfied and your macros will look pretty great too.
10. Chocolate Orange Energy Balls
Not only is this snack high in protein, but it’s also packed full of energy making it the perfect option for pre-workout, or fighting off the mid-afternoon slump.
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