There’s nothing worse than having the mid-morning or mid-afternoon cravings when you reach for greasy chips or a chocolate bar. But when you have healthy snacks packed with protein it will make it easier to get through the morning until lunch and then from lunch until it’s time for dinner. Using these recipes will leave you feeling full and can avoid reaching for junk food.
1. Peanut Butter Protein Balls
If you looking for high protein and peanut butter recipe snacks? These peanut butter protein balls are the best ever low-carb no-carb recipe snacks. Just with 4 ingredients, these balls are ready within 10 minutes of preparation.
Quick and easy to make at home with peanut butter and some other ingredients this snack is perfect for any evening. You can also take it with you on the go or for work. Soft and mouth-melted balls are waiting for you, try now!
1 cup Peanut Butter
½ cup Protein Powder
⅓ cup Honey
2 tsp Vanilla Extract
½ cup Peanut optional
For Chocolate Coating
3-ounce Baking Chocolate unsweetened
3 tbsp Honey or confectioners swerve sweetener
1 tbsp Olive Oil
- 1st you have to combine all the ingredients, peanut butter, protein powder, sweetener, and vanilla. Mix these ingredients in a food processor or blender and looks like soft dough.
(Notes: if you don’t like or don’t have protein powder, use almond flour or coconut flour for your keto diet.)
- Then make some balls in 1-inch from that soft dough and arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet or a plate. (If you see the dough is so soft add some protein powder or flour to make it a little bit tight. Or if so tight then you can use low-fat milk or dairy-free milk to make that dough soft and tender.)
- Freeze these balls for about 20-30 minutes to make the mixture firmer and less sticky.
- To prepare chocolate coating, you need to mix chocolate, sweetener, and coconut oil. All these ingredients are put in a microwave-safe bowl and microwaved in 30-second intervals until melted and smooth.
- Take out those peanut butter balls from the freezer. Put a toothpick to stab into those peanut butter balls and pour it on the melted chocolate. And place coated balls on parchment paper and remove the toothpick from those balls. Again freeze these balls for more than 1 hour.
- Take them out from the freezer and serve them as a snack or dessert. So delicious and yummy!
- You can use chopped peanuts in the balls or over the chocolate coating.
- You can use honey or maple syrup instead of sweeteners.
- To make those balls, use a small cookie scoop (or a spoon) to grab balls of dough.
- Or if you make the balls by hand, make sure to wash your hand properly and cold your hands.
2. Deviled Eggs
The classic deviled egg is a very high-protein snack meal. We all know that egg is high in protein and healthy for us. But this classic deviled egg is best for snacks with creamy eggs.
So simple and delicious, easy to prepare at home. Also, this egg devil recipe is best for snacks in the evening. Both are snack cravings and family gatherings or party gathering smacks. Enjoy!
6 large eggs
¼ cup mayonnaise
1 tsp mustard
⅛ tsp salt (or to taste)
⅛ tsp pepper (or to taste)
- Place eggs in a pot and cover with water. Heat to a boil and allow to cook for 1-2 minutes. Cover and remove from heat and allow to sit for 10-14 minutes.
- Peel eggs, slice them in half, and add the yolk to a bowl. Use a fork to mash and mix the yolk with mayonnaise, mustard, salt, and pepper.
- Spoon in yolk mix to your egg white.
- Optional: Sprinkle with paprika and top with fresh parsley for garnish.
3. Zucchini Cheddar Bites
These zucchini cheddar bites are so simple and delicious snacks. Easy to make, healthy and best for evening snacks or on the go. Wanted to eat easy snack bites, this zucchini cheddar is perfect.
This recipe is baked by microwave and you can make this thin size or thick, whatever you like. This recipe is a freezer-friendly dish for next time’s enjoyment. Not only take it as a snack also you can take as a side dish or a mid-afternoon snack.
1 ½ cups (212 g) packed shredded zucchini (no need to peel zucchini)
1 large egg, lightly beaten
¼ to ½ cup (28-56 g) shredded sharp cheddar cheese or a blend of cheddar and Monterey jack
¼ cup (21 g) panko or regular bread crumbs
¼ tsp dried basil, or 1-2 teaspoons fresh
¼ tsp garlic powder
¼ tsp salt
⅛ tsp pepper
- Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper and lightly coat it with cooking spray or lightly grease an unlined baking sheet.
- Place the shredded zucchini in a clean kitchen towel and wring out all the excess water over the sink until the zucchini is really dry. You should have a little over 1 cup after squeezing out the water (if you have a scale, you’ll want about 6 ounces of zucchini that’s been squeezed dry).
- Place the zucchini and remaining ingredients in a medium bowl and mix until combined.
- Drop the mixture by the tablespoon on the prepared baking sheet and lightly press the mounds with your hands to flatten them slightly.
- Bake for 16-20 minutes until the edges are golden.
4. Healthy Tuna Salad
This healthy tuna salad recipe is the best-ever snack meal. It is creamy, delicious, high in protein, and flavorful. Just ready in 20 minutes and this recipe you can refrigerate this for 5 days. These make-ahead freezer meals are also the best for your daily busy life. This tuna salad recipe is used for school or dinner sides or lunchtime.
4 x 6 oz cans tuna packed in water
2 small dill pickles diced
1 large celery rib diced
1/4 cup red onion minced
1 garlic clove grated
1 tbsp lemon juice or vinegar
1/4 tsp salt
Ground black pepper to taste
3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt, 2%+ fat
1/4 cup mayo optional (I use avocado oil mayo)
- Drain cans with tuna well. I usually press hard onto the lid while draining the can completely.
- Transfer to a large bowl and separate into flakes with a fork.
- Add pickles, celery, red onion, garlic, lemon juice, salt, pepper, yogurt, and mayo.
- Stir well with a fork and refrigerate.
- Serve cold in a sandwich or over lettuce leaves.
5. Egg Muffins
Egg muffins are my best-ever snack or breakfast menu. These healthy egg muffins are super simple and healthy. To prepare this recipe you need only a few simple ingredients and ready within 20 minutes.
I love to eat these delicious keto breakfast recipes in the morning. I love to eat egg muffins as a snack but these healthy keto muffins are so good for breakfast or snack time. Adding cheese, veggies, and egg create a nice mouthwatering muffin for breakfast!
1-2 tsp garlic pepper
1-2 cups Colby Jack Cheese (or cheese of choice)
1/2 cup lean meat (low-fat turkey, turkey sausage, turkey bacon, etc)
veggies (optional) peppers, spinach, etc
- Preheat oven to 375 F. A silicone muffin pan or cups will work best for this recipe, but a standard muffin tin will work too.
- Mix all ingredients together, whisking your eggs first.
- Pour into sprayed cups filling almost to the top.
- Bake for 15-20 minutes, checking often. Eggs will puff up and look like they are overflowing. Don’t be alarmed, they will set back down to normal size. Enjoy warm!
6. Frozen Blueberry Yogurt Bites
Frozen yogurt blueberry bites are so amazing desserts or snacks that are loved by your kids. These bites are so tasty that they are going to want to eat these. These frozen blueberries are covered with frozen yogurt that is so easy to make at home in your pantry kitchen.
Not need so many ingredients to make these bites. Just only 3 ingredients – blueberry, yogurt, and honey. So delicious and healthy snacks ever for kids and anyone can eat these bites.
1 cup plain yogurt (if using Greek yogurt, add 1 tablespoon of milk, too)
1-2 tablespoons honey, depending on sweetness preference
1-pint blueberries washed
- In a medium bowl, mix together the yogurt and honey.
- Using toothpicks, dip the blueberries into the yogurt mixture and place them onto a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.
- Freeze for at least 2 hours, or overnight.
- Store in the freezer in an airtight container.
7. Apple Cinnamon Protein Muffins
These apple cinnamon protein muffins are quick and easy to prepare at home in one bowl. Loaded with sweet apples, cinnamon spice, and other simple ingredients these muffins are so satisfying and healthy.
To change your mood and taste these apple cinnamon protein muffins are the best. This delicious and healthy snack or breakfast recipe is the best and freezer able too! These snacks are the perfect blend too sweet and tart for both flavors.
2 cups rolled oats
1 apple, diced
2 scoops vanilla protein powder (I used whey)
4 egg whites
1 cup non-fat Greek yogurt
2 tbsp. turbinado sugar
2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. baking powder
Pinch kosher salt
- Preheat oven to 350ºF.
- Prepare a muffin pan by either brushing each cup with a little coconut oil or spraying with some cooking spray.
- Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Once everything is combined, divide evenly amongst 12 muffins.
- Bake for 18-20 minutes. Let cool and enjoy!
- Makes 12 muffins.
8. Broccoli Cheddar Bites
Broccoli is my favorite and these broccoli cheese balls are the best for snacks. Also, it’s one of my favorite high-protein snack recipes. These crispy cheesy balls are loaded with broccoli, 3 kind of cheese, and some spices.
These balls are delicious and healthy food for enjoying holiday eve or any party snacks. Even your kids also love these broccoli snacks.
1 1/2heaping cups fresh broccoli florets
1 cup shredded Colby cheese
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
4 ounces Velveeta, cut into small chunks
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
2 1/4cups Panko crumbs, divided
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
2 eggs, lightly beaten
Vegetable or Canola oil
- Steam broccoli until slightly softened. Let cool.
- Finely chop broccoli. You want the pieces to be 1/4-inch or less. Place in a large bowl.
- Add cheese, red pepper flakes, 1/4 cup Panko crumbs, and 1 egg to the bowl with broccoli. Stir well.
- Use your hands to shape mixture into balls using about a rounded tablespoon for each ball. You should get 12-14.
- Place balls on a plate and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
- Place flour in a bowl.
- Place the 2 lightly beaten eggs in a second bowl and mix in 1 tablespoon water.
- Place remaining 2 cups Panko crumbs in a third bowl.
- Pour about 2 inches of oil in a Dutch oven or heavy pot. Heat oil to 375 degrees. For best results use a thermometer.
- Remove broccoli balls from refrigerator, coat in flour, dip in egg mixture, and then coat in Panko crumbs.
- Fry about 4 balls at a time cooking until golden brown on all sides.
- Drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
9. Chicken Salad Bites
Want to eat snacks with chicken? These high-protein chicken salad bites are best for lunch or snacks to fill you. Adding veggies, and chicken breasts create nice flavor snacks that keep you full for a long time.
These chicken salad bites are best for on-the-go and work at lunch. Also, you can add celery, cream cheese, sour cream, green onion, and red hot sauce to get a nice healthy delicious flavor. These high-protein chicken salad bites make a perfect lunch or dinner and grab-and-go healthy snacks too!
1 long English cucumber, cut into thick slices
2 cups cooked chicken breast, diced
1/3 cup diced celery
4 tbsp cream cheese, softened
2 tbsp sour cream
4 tbsp Frank’s red hot sauce
3 tbsp blue cheese, crumbled
2 green onions, sliced
salt, black pepper to taste
- In a bowl place the cream cheese, sour cream, and hot sauce and stir to combine.
- Add the chicken, celery, crumbled blue cheese, green onions, salt, and black pepper and toss to combine.
- Place one tablespoon of chicken salad on each of the cucumber slices.
10. Meat Roll-Ups
This is another best high-protein snack recipe. These meat roll-ups are good healthy high protein snacks and appetizers too! To prepare this recipe you need ham, cream cheese, avocado slices, bell peppers, cucumber, Dijon mustard, and chives. This recipe is made with simple ingredients that are ready within 20 minutes. Low in carbs and high in protein these snacks are a great way to enjoy your snacks in the evening.
4 oz ham lunch meat Use sturdy meat that doesn’t fall apart!
2 oz Cream cheese softened
½ cup Cucumbers julienned
½ Avocado thinly sliced
½ cup Bell pepper Julienned
⅓ cup Shredded cheese Cheddar or your favorite variety
2 tsp Dijon mustard
Dried chives optional
- Lay your lunch meat on a flat surface to create approximately a 12×8 square. Overlap circles in a pattern so that they support each other when rolled up.
- Gently spread the cream cheese over the meat’s surface. It will be a very thin layer. Make sure the cream cheese is softened but not melted.
- Lay the avocado, bell pepper, cheese, and cucumber in a row. Kind of like you would if you made sushi. Leave space at the edge so that the meat can “seal” the roll.
- Begin rolling the meat from the side where you first placed the lunch meat. Roll the meat over the filling and be sure to keep it tight. Carefully slice the roll in ½” rounds.
- Drizzle Dijon mustard over the roll-ups then garnish with dried chives or another herb.