17 High Protein Snacks Without Egg

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Allergic to eggs?  It's true that an egg allergy will limit your choices, but that doesn't mean you are relegated to boring snacks.  Enjoying a tasty protein laden snack will keep you satisfied longer and less likely to over eat later.  

There's no rule that states your snacks are going to be tasteless if they are eggless.  We have put together a generous list of high protein, eggless snacks that can bring a smile to your face and still remain healthy and full of nutrients.

But don’t just read through the list -- surprise yourself and actually give them a try!  You will surely discover some new tasty treats that will brighten your day.


SHRIMP WITH COCKTAIL SAUCE

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Protein - 14 grams
Gather 2 ounces (about 6 or 7 pieces) of cooked and chilled shrimp and dip into 3 tablespoons of cocktail sauce

CASHEW BUTTER ON RYE TOAST

Protein - 8 grams
1 slice of rye toast (toasting is optional) with 1 tablespoon of cashew butter.

KALAMATA OLIVES AND FETA CHEESE

Protein - 8 grams
2 ounces of cubed feta cheese with 6 olives.

CARROT STICKS DIPPED IN HUMMUS

Protein - 5 grams
1/2 cup carrots dipped in 2 tablespoons hummus.

TURKEY JERKY AND PRETZELS

Protein - 18 ounces
2 ounces of jerky along with 1 ounce of pretzels.

MELON CUBES AND STRING CHEESE

Protein - 14 grams
Watermelon, honeydew, or cantaloupe - 1 cup along with 2 string cheese.

ROASTED GARBANZO BEANS

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Protein - 18 grams
Preheat your oven to 400 F degrees.  Drain and rinse a 15 ounce can of garbanzo beans. Pat them dry. Pop them into the oven until they are brown and crispy, about 30 - 40 minutes.  Remove from the oven and sprinkle with salt; and make it absolutely delicious by adding some seasonings to make your variety of flavors with crunch.  

CASHEWS AND DRIED CHERRIES

Protein - 5 grams
Mix 1 ounce of cashews with 2 tablespoons of dried cherries.  Snack away.

APPLE SLICES WITH RAW ALMONDS

Protein - 6 grams
Slice a medium size apple and 1 ounce of raw almonds.

MIXED NUTS 

Protein - 6 grams
The perfect snack size is about 1/4 cup.

ALMOND BUTTER AND RICE CAKES

Protein - 7 grams
Two large rice cakes spread with a total of 2 tablespoons of almond butter.

DELI MEATS AND CHEESE ROLL UPS

Protein - 14 grams
1 ounce of sliced meat and 1 ounce of thinly sliced or shredded cheese.  Roll the cheese up into a meat type burrito.

VANILLA GREEK YOGURT WITH BLACKBERRIES

Protein - 15 grams
Mix 6 ounces of Greek yogurt with 1/2 cup blackberries or any other type berry you prefer.

PEANUT BUTTER ON CELERY

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Protein - 7 grams
2 tablespoons of peanut butter spread on 2 or 3 celery stalks.

PEANUTS AND CHOCOLATE CHIPS

Protein - 9 grams
Mix 1/4 cup peanuts with 2 tablespoons of chocolate chips. The perfect cure for the sweet and salty craving!

FRUIT SMOOTHIE

Protein - 6 grams w/o added protein, 21 grams with added protein
1 cup of frozen mixed fruit (or any other frozen fruit you like), 1/4 cup vanilla yogurt, 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk.  Blend on high, adding additional ice if desired. Of course, adding 310 Shake certainly doesn’t hurt to beef up the protein, too!

COTTAGE CHEESE WITH BLUEBERRIES AND MUESLI

Protein - 14 grams
Mix 1/2 cup cottage cheese with 1/2 cup blueberries and sprinkle with 2 tablespoons muesli.


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