High-protein diets have become a popular way to lose weight because protein may be able to satisfy hunger better than fats or carbohydrates.
Of course, if you just eat protein and skip other important food groups you probably won’t feel so good (or be very regular).
If you just want to add some protein to your food, you can use protein powder and add it to smoothies or homemade granola bars. I am not a fan of adding extra protein to recipes that don’t call for it. I like to consume the protein that is naturally found in the foods that I eat.
What qualifies as a high protein snack?
I decided that the best measure was whether the grams of protein per serving was more than the grams of carbohydrate per serving.
There are some great snacks that include beans that are both high in protein and carbs, but I skipped those for this list.
The snacks below feature either dairy, meat, or eggs to get their high protein rating - but they also include vegetables or fruit to balance them.
Give these ten snacks a try!
Please share your high protein snack ideas.
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