10 High Protein Snacks You Can Take On-The-Go

10 High Protein Snacks You Can Take On-The-Go

high protein snacks for on the go

By now, you probably know that protein should be an essential part of your daily food intake. Not only does it make you feel full & satisfied, protein is what your body uses for energy and repairing tissues. When it comes to snacks, the vending machine might be tempting, but it's important to incorporate protein, as it's an major building block for your body, it's low in fat and it will keep you fueled between meals. Especially when it comes to snacks, protein is necessary for keeping your body fueled between meals. Most people think of meat when it comes to protein, but these 10 easily transportable snacks are healthy, high in protein and can be eaten anywhere.

10 high protein snacks for on the go tamari almonds

Tamari Almonds 

1 ounce = 6g protein 

Get your crunch on with almonds, which are packed not only with protein, but also omega-3 fatty acids and fiber. Our almonds coated in tamari soy sauce satisfy the umami-est of cravings and have of 6 grams of protein per serving. 


high protein snacks on the go chia seeds 

Chia Seeds 

2 tablespoons = 4.7g protein 

These little guys may be miniscule in size, but 20% of their makeup is protein. Sourced from a flowering species of the mint plant, chia seeds are loaded with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Add a scoop or two to everything from oatmeal to yogurt for a protein boost. 

high protein snacks on the go vegan protein smoothie shake

 Vegan Protein Shake 

1 bottle = 10 – 22g protein 

Protein shakes are great when you need a filling healthy snack on-the-go. However, not all shakes are alike. Look for ones that are vegan and loaded with fibers and other superfoods so you're getting multiple benefits, plus vitamins and nutrients.  


healthy high protein snacks on the go hummus

Hummus & Vegetables 

¼ cup = 4g protein 

Ah, hummus—our favorite dip. Throw a single serving container of hummus into your bag with some raw vegetables for a midday protein boost. Or, if you like to make your own, fill the bottom of a mason jar with it and top with veggie sticks for a super portable snack.   


healthy high protein snacks on the go pumpkin seeds 

Pumpkin Seeds 

½ cup = 6g protein 

Snacking on toasted pumpkin seeds is not only satisfying for the crunch factor, but it'll give you long-lasting energy as well as immune system benefits thanks to it's high zinc and magnesium levels. 

Roasted Chickpeas 

½ cup = 7g protein 

Roasted Chickpeas are our new favorite chip alternative. When toasted in the oven for about 30 minutes, they take on a light, super crispy texture. You can flavor them with everything from s&p to your favorite herbs or spices. Try them as a crouton substitute on your salad or just straight up nosh on them. 


½ cup = 8g protein 

Edamame, which are half-formed soybeans in the pod, are an ideal snack. Vegetable AND protein in one? Winning!  


healthy high protein snacks on the go greek yogurt

Greek Yogurt 

1 single serving container = 12 - 20g protein 

Greek yogurt, which is strained more times than regular yogurt, yields a richer texture and a more protein dense snack. Opt for single servings that are low in added sugar, like Siggi's.


healthy high protein snacks on the go goji berries

Goji Berries 

½ cup = 6g protein 

These tart little berries, also known as wolfberries, are usually eaten in dried form, like a raisin. They have been used in Asia to promote longevity for thousands of years. 

Recipe: Goji Berry Granola Bars


 healthy high protein snacks on the go jerky


1 large piece = 7g protein 

Jerky has lost its unhealthy stigma thanks to brands like KRAVE, who have taken out the addivitves, preservatives and extra saltChoose brands that are low in sodium & nitrates or make your own at home in the oven. 

Recipe: How To Make Homemade Jerky in the Oven