Jerky comes in exotic flavors like Chardonnay Thyme Turkey, Cabernet Rosemary Beef, and Honey Peach Barbecue Pork. They all have eight to 12 grams of protein and 90 calories per one-ounce serving.
Natural String Cheese
Chances are, your parents packed string cheese in your lunchbox at one point or another when you were in school but they’re still a great choice even after graduation. They have eight grams of protein and 20 percent of your daily recommended calcium intake all for just 80 calories.
Non-fat Fat Greek Yogurt
These taste like dessert you can get them in flavors like salted Carmel, vanilla, pineapple, and black cherry but contain 14-15 grams of protein per serving and less than 150 calories. As an added bonus, this yogurt’s also GMO-free.
This tasty and wholesome snack contains a whopping 12 grams of protein per 130-calorie serving.
By itself, it’s not high in chewiness, but in a fix, it will help pump up your protein and give you a metabolic bump. Keep Protein powder in your pantry (or even in your desk at work) for a quick protein fix. It comes in four flavors, mixes well with water, and delivers 16 grams of protein for only 70 calories.
Eggs really are one of nature’s most perfect portable foods. Packed with protein and antioxidants, they satisfy your hunger and improve your health. Try eggs for a no-muss, no-fuss snack or meal. Along with the usual protein punch, these edible orbs also deliver 10 times more vitamin E and two times more omega-3 fatty acids than other eggs.
Fat-free or low-fat milk
It’s the perfect pre- or post-exercise snack. Two cups deliver more than 16 g of high-quality, filling protein that will satisfy your hunger and help keep you hydrated. In one study, people who had 18 g of protein 20 minutes before strength-training torched almost 9% more calories at rest 24 hours later than if they didn’t drink the pre-workout milk.