12 High-Protein Snacks Under 210 Calories

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Did you know that protein suppresses prolonged secretion of ghrelin, the “hunger hormone” and boosts secretion of the appetite-reducing hormone peptide YY? Determine your protein needs, then keep your appetite in check with these 12 easy high-protein snacks — all for just 210 calories or less!

1. 20-Minute Zesty Shrimp Lettuce Wraps | MyFitnessPal’s Original Recipes
Make a light and flavorful meal with this lettuce wrap recipe featuring lean shrimp with carrots, bell peppers, black beans and lemon juice. Want to heat up your colorful meal? Stir in minced fresh jalapeño. Recipe makes 4 servings at 3 lettuce wraps each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 130; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 115mg; Sodium: 436mg; Carbohydrate: 10g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 15g

2. Egg & Toast Cups | Cooking Light
These adorable, protein-rich cups are sprinkled with bacon and chives, but you can substitute shredded cheese, sliced mushrooms or chopped onions — the possibilities are endless! Recipe makes 6 servings at 1 egg cup each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 183; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 195mg; Sodium: 344mg; Carbohydrate: 14g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 12g

3. Frozen Yogurt Bark | My Fussy Eater
Falling asleep at your desk? Wake up with refreshing frozen yogurt bark! A crunchy, creamy snack made with just seven simple ingredients, snack time couldn’t get any easier or cooler than this! Recipe makes 4 servings at ¼ recipe each.

Nutrition (per serving with 0% plain Greek yogurt): Calories: 142; Total Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 5mg; Sodium: 51mg; Carbohydrate: 21g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 15g; Protein: 12g

4. Guacamole Stuffed Eggs | Natasha’s Kitchen
Twist up your traditional deviled egg recipe with this guac-infused stuffing. A healthier alternative to mayo, avocados gives this dish its creamy signature touch while delivering good-for-you fats plus 20 vitamins and minerals. Yum! Recipe makes 4 servings at 3 stuffed eggs each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 185; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 280mg; Sodium: 157mg; Carbohydrate: 6g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 10g

5. Jalapeño-Cheddar Sweet Potato Puffs | The Lean Green Bean
Sharp cheddar, creamy Greek yogurt, smoky bacon and spicy jalapeños are an unbeatable match with sweet potatoes! These addictive puffs will become a snack-time favorite for kids and adults alike. Did we mention that each serving packs 9 grams of protein? Win! Recipe makes 6 servings at 3 puffs each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 157; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 93mg; Sodium: 236mg; Carbohydrate: 10g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 9g

6. Baked Zucchini Sticks | Skinnytaste
Who needs greasy fried veggies when you can make extra-crispy ones right in your own oven? Low-calorie zucchini is baked to perfection with seasoned whole-wheat breadcrumbs and a bit of grated Pecorino Romano cheese for a savory snack. Recipe makes 4 servings at 16 sticks each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 175; Total Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 3mg; Sodium: 231mg; Carbohydrate: 29g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 9g

7. Zesty Black Bean Dip | Five Heart Home
Fresh flavors of cilantro, jalapeño and lime blended with earthy spices make this healthy black bean dip irresistibly tasty. And, what’s more, this vegetarian-friendly option delivers a grand total of 11 grams of protein per serving! Recipe makes 4 servings at ¼ recipe each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 208; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 390mg; Carbohydrate: 39g; Dietary Fiber: 15g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 11g

8. Skillet-Popped Lentils | Healthy Happy Life
Nutty and crispy, these skillet-popped lentils are as loaded with flavor as they are with protein and fiber (15 grams each per serving — double score)! Curb midafternoon hunger pangs by popping this crisp, savory snack in your mouth. Recipes makes 2 servings at ½ recipe each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 210; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 228mg; Carbohydrate: 37g; Dietary Fiber: 15g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 15g

9. Baked Green Bean Fries | Damn Delicious
These green bean fries are baked to crisp perfection with panko and grated Parmesan, and they will soon become your new favorite snack! For a simple spicy dipping sauce, combine a few spoonfuls of Greek yogurt with a drizzle of Sriracha. Recipe makes 6 servings at 1 cup green beans each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 180; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 78mg; Sodium: 306mg; Carbohydrate: 22g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 9g

10. Spinach Quinoa Patties | Back to Her Roots
For all the texture lovers out there, satisfy your desires for crispy, crunchy, chewy bites with these spinach-quinoa patties. They’re pan-fried for a beautiful, golden-brown finish. Recipe makes 8 servings at 3 patties each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 204; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 70mg; Sodium: 215mg; Carbohydrate: 28g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 8g

11. Baked Veggie Egg Cups | Eating Bird Food
These protein- and veggie-loaded baked egg cups are incredibly easy, portable and versatile. Switch up the veggies weekly for a variety of nutrients and flavor. Recipe makes 6 servings and 2 egg cups each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 137; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 192mg; Sodium: 411mg; Carbohydrate: 5g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 12g

12. Portobello Baked Eggs with Sun-Dried Tomatoes | Uproot Kitchen
Who doesn’t love a protein-packed, four-ingredient snack? We’re willing to bet once you try this portobello baked egg, you won’t want to share the other one — so it might be wise to plan accordingly! Recipe makes 2 servings at 1 mushroom cap each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 132; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 192mg; Sodium: 186mg; Carbohydrate: 8g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 11g

Want more? Start your day with these 5 protein-packed breakfasts under 500 calories.

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