4 Easy High Protein Snacks

It’s hard to find and incorporate good nutrition when on the go. There are few fast, healthy and wholesome food options available. Through personal experience and my clients I’ve uncovered solutions and learned the best way to stay on track is to be prepared, and be prepared deliciously. The key is to create snacks you’ll look forward to devouring making you less likely to reach for refined sugar treats or packaged goods. Here are 4 high protein snacks that are easy to make and can fit into any handbag (or gym bag), and are delicious enough to satisfy you on your most ravenous of days.

Roasted Curry Chickpeas

Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained, 1 tsp curry powder,1 tablespoon EVOO, 1tbsp  balsamic vinegar, pinch of salt

How to:

1. Preheat oven to 400° F

2.Toss all the ingredients in a bowl and lay on baking dish

3. Bake for 30-40 minutes, or until browned

 Roasted Curry Chickpeas

Rosemary Spiced Nuts

Ingredients: 1 egg white, 1 tsp water,2 cups walnuts,1  tbsp. dried rosemary, crushed,1  tsp sea salt

How to:

  1. set oven to 350°F. Coat nonstick baking sheet with cooking spray

  2. Whisk egg white and water until foamy in medium bowl

  3. Add walnuts and mix gently until coated

  4.Combine rosemary and sea salt in another bowl

  5. Stir rosemary and sea salt mixture into bowl with nuts

  6. Spread onto prepared baking sheet in single layer

  7. Bake 20 minutes, tossing halfway through, let cool

Turkey Roll Up

Ingredients: 1 tsp Dijon mustard, 1 romaine lettuce leaf, 2 oz. smoked turkey slices

How to:

  1. Spread mustard on lettuce leaf

  2. Lay turkey on top and roll up

  3. Store in a container in a cool place

Protein Packed Corn Muffins

Ingredients: 1 C cornmeal, 1 C garbanzo bean flour, 1/3 C turbinado sugar 2 tsp baking powder, ½ tsp salt, 1 egg beated, ¼ C coconut oil, 1 tsp vanilla extract, 1 C dairy/almond milk

How to:

1. Preheat oven to 400. Line muffin tin with paper liners. 

2. In a mixing bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, sugar,

baking powder, salt

3. Add the eggs, oil, vanilla and milk and stir until just combined

4. Spoon the batter into prepared muffin cups

5. Bake for 15 – 20 minutes

6. Insert toothpick or fork into center and remove – if it’s clean they’re ready

Protein Packed Corn Muffins

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