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21 High-Protein Snacks To Eat When You're Trying To Be Healthy

Snack game strong.

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Snacking is awesome, but not all snacks are created equal.

A bag of chips is delicious, but it probably won't actually tide you over until your next meal. That's where protein comes in. Protein keeps you fuller longer since it takes a while to digest and keeps your blood sugar levels stable, so you won't be tired and hungry again in like five minutes, explains Abby Langer, a Toronto-based registered dietician.

Here are some super easy, healthy options with at least 10 grams of protein. Never be hangry again.

1. Tuna Salad on Crackers

Keep a batch in your fridge, throw it on some crackers, and bam — INSTANT SNACK. Get the recipe here.
garnishandglaze.com

Keep a batch in your fridge, throw it on some crackers, and bam — INSTANT SNACK. Get the recipe here.

2. High-Protein Fruit Dip with Sliced Apples

All you need is almond butter, Greek yogurt, honey, cinnamon, and some sliced apples. Nom, nom, nom. Get the recipe here.
inkatrinaskitchen.com

All you need is almond butter, Greek yogurt, honey, cinnamon, and some sliced apples. Nom, nom, nom. Get the recipe here.

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3. Banana Almond Crunch Greek Yogurt

So quick. So good. And only calls for three ingredients. Get the recipe here.
thepescetarianandthepig.com

So quick. So good. And only calls for three ingredients. Get the recipe here.

4. Hard-Boiled Egg and Avocado Bowl

Just two hard-boiled eggs packs 12 grams of protein and they taste great chopped up and mixed with avocado, red bell peppers, and onion. Get the recipe here.
eatingbirdfood.com

Just two hard-boiled eggs packs 12 grams of protein and they taste great chopped up and mixed with avocado, red bell peppers, and onion. Get the recipe here.

5. Shake-and-Go Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats

Shake it like a polaroid picture, add bananas, and you're good to go. Just one serving of these oats has 14.5 grams of protein. Get the recipe here.
twogreenpeas.com

Shake it like a polaroid picture, add bananas, and you're good to go. Just one serving of these oats has 14.5 grams of protein. Get the recipe here.

6. Chickpea, Avocado, and Feta Salad

Make a large batch in just five minutes and have a healthy, satisfying snack for the rest of the week. Get the recipe here.
twopeasandtheirpod.com

Make a large batch in just five minutes and have a healthy, satisfying snack for the rest of the week. Get the recipe here.

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7. Avocado Toast with Cottage Cheese and Tomatoes

Tomato + avocado + cottage cheese + toast. You can't go wrong. Get the recipe here.
thelemonbowl.com

Tomato + avocado + cottage cheese + toast. You can't go wrong. Get the recipe here.

8. Apple Sandwiches with Almond Butter and Granola

Make this simple, sweet, and crunchy snack, ziplock it, and break it out whenever your day calls for it. Get the recipe here.
garnishwithlemon.com

Make this simple, sweet, and crunchy snack, ziplock it, and break it out whenever your day calls for it. Get the recipe here.

9. Skinny Burrito in a Jar

These burrito-in-a-jars are low-carb, high-protein, and seriously adorable. Get the recipe here.
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These burrito-in-a-jars are low-carb, high-protein, and seriously adorable. Get the recipe here.

10. Chipotle-Lime Edamame

Kick your crunchy, savory craving by easily throwing together this light snack. Add a little kick by mixing in chipotle powder. Get the recipe here.
dizzybusyandhungry.com

Kick your crunchy, savory craving by easily throwing together this light snack. Add a little kick by mixing in chipotle powder. Get the recipe here.

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11. Homemade High-Protein, Sweet and Salty Trail Mix

DIY trail mix is the best trail mix. Get the recipe here.
dontwastethecrumbs.com

DIY trail mix is the best trail mix. Get the recipe here.

12. Low-Carb Pesto and Turkey Cucumber Roll-Ups

Make these for when you need heavier grub to munch on throughout the day. Get the recipe here.
ambitiouskitchen.com

Make these for when you need heavier grub to munch on throughout the day. Get the recipe here.

13. Chocolate Pudding

Try this high-protein take on the classic chocolate pudding. Dessert trying to pass as a snack? We'll take it. Get the recipe here.
ancestral-nutrition.com

Try this high-protein take on the classic chocolate pudding. Dessert trying to pass as a snack? We'll take it. Get the recipe here.

14. Cherry Tomato Caprese Salad

This light and refreshing salad surprisingly packs 11.8 grams of protein per serving. Get the recipe here.
melskitchencafe.com

This light and refreshing salad surprisingly packs 11.8 grams of protein per serving. Get the recipe here.

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15. Strawberry Cheesecake Chia Seed Pudding

This pudding is light, refreshing, and packs around 13.2 grams of protein per serving. You can make this recipe even healthier by using unsweetened almond milk and less sugar. Get the recipe here.
thefoodieandthefix.com

This pudding is light, refreshing, and packs around 13.2 grams of protein per serving. You can make this recipe even healthier by using unsweetened almond milk and less sugar. Get the recipe here.

16. Blueberry Bliss

All this recipe calls for is cottage cheese, some blueberries, pomegranate seeds, and flax seeds. Get the recipe here.
moderndaymoms.com

All this recipe calls for is cottage cheese, some blueberries, pomegranate seeds, and flax seeds. Get the recipe here.

17. Black Bean Hummus Dip and Sliced Vegetables

This hearty hummus makes an easy, savory snack that you can eat with almost anything. Get the recipe here.
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This hearty hummus makes an easy, savory snack that you can eat with almost anything. Get the recipe here.

18. One-Minute Cookie Dough Greek Yogurt

It's hard to believe, but this yummy cookie dough Greek yogurt packs 26 grams of protein per serving and only eight grams of sugar. Get the recipe here.
dashingdish.com

It's hard to believe, but this yummy cookie dough Greek yogurt packs 26 grams of protein per serving and only eight grams of sugar. Get the recipe here.

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19. Watermelon, Avocado, and Ricotta Salad

This refreshing salad gets all its protein from the delicious chunks of ricotta cheese. Get the recipe here.
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This refreshing salad gets all its protein from the delicious chunks of ricotta cheese. Get the recipe here.

20. Peanut Butter–Banana Smoothie

Whip this frothy shake up in just five minutes with only six ingredients. Get the recipe here.
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Whip this frothy shake up in just five minutes with only six ingredients. Get the recipe here.

21. Cake Batter Mousse

Make this creamy mousse by mixing Greek yogurt, vanilla protein powder, almond milk, oats, and nonsweetened cocoa powder. Get the recipe here.
thefitblog.com

Make this creamy mousse by mixing Greek yogurt, vanilla protein powder, almond milk, oats, and nonsweetened cocoa powder. Get the recipe here.