Four Nutritious, High-protein Snacks

Written by Robert J. Matthews

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There are 12 grams of protein in half a cup of low-fat cottage cheese, making it a great high-protein food.

Cottage Cheese and Berries

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Should you choose not to use sweet berries, you could add diced fresh tomatoes for a spicy snack.

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If you like peanut, walnut, or almond butter, you should know that they are full of plant-based protein, fiber, and healthy fats. 

Nut Butter on Toast With Banana

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Put nut butter on a medium-sized piece of whole-grain toast. This will add 92 calories, 4.5 grams of protein, and 2.2 grams of fiber.

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Greek Yogurt Parfait: A 5.3-ounce amount of plain, nonfat Greek yogurt has a whopping 16 grams of protein and 90 calories.

Greek Yogurt Parfait

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Add 2 ounces of granola and fresh fruit to the bowl. This will add whole grains, extra fiber, and nutritional value.

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Feta cheese has 78 calories and 5.6 grams of protein in an ounce amount. 

Tomato, Feta, Basil

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For an extra protein boost, mix crumbled feta with white beans. 

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