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Delicious Healthy Protein Snacks

21/06/2017

Looking for some delicious healthy protein snack ideas? To stay healthy, you need to carefully think about what snacks to eat. It’s important to have the snacks ready and handy so that when one feels hungry, you can easily pick it for consumption. Here are some healthy delicious snacks you that are quick and easy to make.

 

Mini Bean-and-Cheese Quesadilla

 

Protein Snack Idea

The combination of these two high-proteins is amazing, especially due to the presence of both fiber and calcium.

Cook it in a dry nonstick pan until the cheese is melted and tortilla is lightly browned.

 

Roasted Chickpeas

 

Roasted Chickpeas Snack

Roasted chickpeas is a delicious dish for an evening snack and has a high protein content

 

(19g protein per 100g chickpeas). It can also be taken to the office or on long trips. In a small bowl whisk together some olive oil along with a pinch of salt, pepper, cumin, garlic powder and chili powder. Add the chickpeas and toss to coat. Bake in the oven on 175 degrees C for 45 minutes.

 

Avocado and cottage cheese

 

Protein snack avocado

To prepare this snack all you need to do is to simply slice an avocado into half to remove the pit, and then drop in a dollop of low fat cottage cheese.

It’s creamy, delicious and tastes great. One avocado contains approximately 3g of protein and is a healthy fat. One tablespoon of cream cheese contains roughly 1g of protein. Together with the avocado it makes a nice healthy snack.

 

Hummus Dippers

 

Hummus Snack Idea

A simple, healthy protein snack! Simply put a few dollops of your favorite hummus in the bottom of the container and then stick in a handful of vegetable sticks

such as carrots, celery, and snow peas vertically in the hummus and then screw on the top. Hummus is made with a blend of chickpeas, 100g contains approx 8g of protein.

 

Nut Butter Rice Cakes

 

Nut Butter Rice Cakes

For this quick and healthy protein filled snack, simply spread some nut butter over rice 2 – 3 rice cakes.

The rice cakes are low in calories, and the nut butter very high in protein. Mix it up each time and try some different nut butters such as peanut, almond, hazelnut and walnut spreads. Top it off with a few slices of banana – delicious!