5 Portable, Protein-Packed Snacks

Don’t let a busy schedule put a wrench into your healthy eating habits. Grab one of these easy, protein-filled snacks for when you have to eat on the run.

5 Portable, Protein-Packed Snacks

Whether you want to increase your energy, shed a few pounds, or satisfy your hunger in between meals, harnessing the power of protein may be the solution for you. Protein not only helps build muscle and repair tissue, but it is also a great ingredient to include in your weight-loss program. Proteins satiate your hunger in between meals, preventing you from consuming more calories than you need to.

Check out these protein-packed snacks that are delicious, healthy, and will prevent you from going back for seconds to help you maintain your diet.


Iced Protein Latte

Instead of going to the nearest coffee shop to get a sugary, empty calorie-filled sip, give this iced protein latte recipe a try. It’s free of refined sugar and will help give you an energy boost. Plus almond milk and vanilla protein powder help to keep you feeling satiated. Make this morning or afternoon for an easy, sweet snack. Get the recipe here.

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