Are you looking for some high protein low carb snacks to fight those hunger pangs?

Today we are going to take a look at some protein snack ideas to power you through the day. These are homemade recipes that can be made ahead in bulk and stored for later.

We have included both sweet and savoury ideas that are also suitable for energetic kids. So if you are searching for high protein snacks for kids these options work well.

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Best High Protein Snacks

Cookie Dough Protein Balls

The classic flavour of cookie dough, packed with protein and ready in 15 minutes! This high protein balls recipe is also gluten-free.

Chocolate Chunk Cookie Dough Protein BallsRecipe: The Honour System

 

Chickpea Cookie Dough

This incredibly easy and healthy edible chickpea cookie dough is finger-licking good and made from just a handful of staple foods! High in protein, gluten-free and perfect for a kid-friendly portable treat, this no-bake beginner recipe is ready in 10 minutes and easy to customize.

two glass jars filled with chickpea cookie dough with a spoon in one of themRecipe: Nutriciously

 

Peanut Butter Protein Balls

These protein balls are healthy, portable, and delicious. People say they taste like Reese’s PB cup! Great for a mid-day snack or meal prep.

A plate full of Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Balls.Recipe: Salt and Baker

 

Chocolate Protein Bars

Delicious homemade peanut butter chocolate protein bars using just five ingredients you probably have laying around right now. These healthy protein bars are gluten & egg-free.

homemade peanut butter chocolate protein barsRecipes: Hungry Hobby

 

Cinnamon Cake Bars

These cinnamon cake bars taste just like coffee cake. They’re high in protein, low cal, low sugar with no oils or butter and perfect for a healthy snack.

These cinnamon cake bars taste just like coffee cake. They're high in protein, low cal, low sugar with no oils or butter and perfect for a healthy snack.Recipe: Running to the Kitchen

 

Almond Bites

Cranberry Almond Energy Bites are a no-bake energy bite that is easy to make and even easier to throw in your bag for a quick, healthy snack or treat. Oats, chopped almonds, dried cranberries, almond butter, honey, chia seeds and cinnamon are mixed together to create a sweet, delicious bite.

Cranberry Almond Energy Bites are a no-bake energy bite that are easy to make and even easier to throw in your bag for a quick, healthy snack or treat. Oats, chopped almonds, dried cranberries, almond butter, honey, chia seeds and cinnamon are mixed together to create a sweet, delicious bite. Recipes: A Cedar Spoon

 

Blueberry Protein Muffins

These light and fluffy high protein gluten-free blueberry muffins make a delicious treat. They are perfect for breakfast, snacking, or pack them in a lunchbox!

a stack of gluten free blueberry protein muffinsRecipe: Fearless Dining

 

Rosemary Spiced Nuts

 An easy recipe for savoury rosemary spiced nuts you can prep & bake in less than 30 minutes. Each bite has an addicting blend of salty, herbaceous, and slightly spicy and sweet flavours. They taste even better the longer they sit, which makes them an excellent option for make-ahead snacks.

Savory Rosemary Spiced Nuts (Easy Holiday & Christmas Food Gift in a Jar)Recipe: The Rising Spoon

 

Roasted Chickpea

Air Fried Spicy Roasted Chickpeas are a delicious, easy appetizer for entertaining and are perfect for homemade gifts. They’re absolutely addicting! The best healthy snack just got even better and we are Air-frying them and You only need a few ingredients for this healthy, high protein, gluten-free and vegan treat! Skip the croutons and add these for the crunch in your salad 

air fryer spicy roasted chickpeasRecipe: Belly Rules the Mind

 

Chocolate Amaranth Bars

Chocolate Puffed Amaranth Bars are a perfect vegan, gluten-free, and a healthy sugar-free snack or no-bake protein bar perfect for your snack.

3 Chocolate Healthy Amaranth Bars arranged on a parchment paperRecipe: Cook with Renu

 

Lemon Dates & Nuts Bites

These lemon-flavoured dates & nuts bites are super duper delicious, and made with less sugar and more protein than your average energy bite – without using protein powder!

Homemade Lemon Larabar Bites - made with less sugar! | www.frugalnutrition.comRecipe: Frugal Nutrition

 

Spicy Chicken Salad

This Crunchy Spicy Chicken Salad is the ULTIMATE chicken salad, with an addicting combination of flavours and textures in every bite. Serve it in lettuce wraps or with crackers for a healthy high-protein snack.

crunchy spicy chicken saladRecipe: Babaganoush

 

Turkey Zucchini Bites

These simple little Turkey-Zucchini-Sweet Potato bites are packed with protein with a little dose of fiber from zucchini and sweet potatoes. You can spice them up with added garlic powder or habanero, or keep them mild for the whole family!

Turkey Sweet Potato Bites with Zucchini | Frugal NutritionRecipe: Frugal Nutrition

 

Falafel

This recipe will give you one of the best falafel – crispy, crunchy, tasty and one you can enjoy as a plain snack or serve in pita bread with tahini sauce, hummus and pickles.

falafel served in a chip and dip platter with muhammaraRecipe: Veg Recipes Of India

 

Avocado Chicken Salad

Avocado chicken salad is creamy, crunchy, tangy, smoky with a touch of spice, all in one bite! Chunks of avocado coat shredded chicken with bacon and tomatoes, all topped with smoky cumin and sharp lime vinaigrette. This healthy lunch comes together in just 30 minutes, and each bite has so much flavour. It also just so happens to be Whole30 compliant.

avocado chicken tomato salad in a white bowl with a spoonRecipe: Dessert For Two

 

Egg Muffins

These cottage cheese egg muffins are such a great make-ahead breakfast and snack. They’re easy to put together, packed with protein and totally portable. You can meal prep them over the weekend and eat them during the week!

a pile of cottage cheese egg muffins on a blue plateRecipe: Cooking with Nart

 

Chicken Quesadillas

These 5-ingredient chicken bacon ranch quesadillas are the perfect grab-n-go high protein snack. They’re super easy to make and reheat in minutes if you’re into meal prep.

Chicken Quesadilla on a plate. Recipe: Kinda Healthy Recipes