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31 Healthy and Portable High-Protein Snacks

31 Healthy and Portable High-Protein Snacks
Whether it’s fueling up before hitting the gym or taking a mid-day snack break to avoid the 2 o’clock lull, high-protein snacks are the tastiest way to keep on going. Protein snacks are the perfect way to fill up just enough, and give us longer-lasting energy than the usual, carb-heavy options. Here are 31 of our favorite protein-packed snacks — one for every day of the month! We promise you won’t get sick of any of these choices. 1. Cottage-Style Fruit: Top ½ cup cottage cheese with ½ cup of your favorite fruit. 2. 3. 4. (Also Check Out: 50 Awesome Pre and Post-Workout Snacks) 5. 6. Photo by Caitlin Covington 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Photo by Lisa Goulet 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. Do you fill up on protein or carbs?

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