Did you know the average woman needs at LEAST 46 grams of protein each day? I’m not sure if you’ve ever tracked your protein intake but that is much easier said than done!
Here are a few of our favorite snacks to grab when we’re trying to get a little extra protein:
- Beef Jerky
- Hard Boiled Eggs
- Cheese Sticks
- Trail Mix
- Peanut Butter with Celery
- Greek Yogurt
- Protein Bites
These bites are packed with protein and healthier ingredients that your body will thank you for.
Luckily, some healthy food can be sweet and delicious too. These are the perfect snack to curb a sugar craving while getting in the protein that your body needs.
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HOW TO MAKE Blueberry Almond Protein Bites:
Step 1: This recipe is as simple as it gets! Just combine all of your ingredients in a bowl until well combined.
The protein powder in this recipe is optional, we know not everyone likes the taste that gives their bites.
If you do want to use protein, we love the Costco Vanilla Protein! We also love using Justin’s Almond Butter in this recipe, but any brand works great.
This seems to be easiest with a Kitchen Aid Mixer, but don’t be afraid to use your hands (washed of course) if you need to!
Step 2: Roll dough into 1″ balls and place on a baking sheet. I covered my baking sheet with parchment paper, but this is optional.
Step 3: Place in the freezer for about 1 hour, then store in a resealable bag or airtight container in the fridge for up to a week (or in the freezer for up to a month).
One Serving at a Time
The only downside to these protein bites is that you’ll want to eat the full batch! Two of these one inch bites is equal to one serving.
For every 2 protein bites, you’re getting 13 grams of protein! However, they are high in calories, so be sure to stick to the recommended serving size.
We love grabbing these on busy mornings for breakfast, before or after a workout, or when those afternoon sugar cravings hit.
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