Monday, December 14, 2015

Super Power Protein Snack

1.    Eggs – 6 grams protein/70 calories


2.    Greek Yogurt – 15-20 grams protein.


3.    Nuts – any type will do. Watch because they are calorie dense.


4.    Turkey – 3 ounces =  25 grams protein/140 calories. Deli meats are high in sodium.


5.    Cottage Cheese – ½ cup/14 grams protein/81 calories.


6.    Protein Shakes – 20-25 grams protein/@300 calories. Vegans – pea or brown rice protein. Avoid store bought protein shakes due to sugar load.

 
7.    Lentils – 1 cup/22 grams protein/@300 calorie/less than 1 gram fat.


8.    Tofu or Tempeh – low calorie/high protein. Absorbs flavors but it is soy.


9.    Pumpkin Seeds – 8 grams protein/1 ounce. Calorie dense, so watch portion size.

10. Nut Butters – 7 grams protein/2 Tablespoons




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