Do you like snacks but try to avoid the junk in them? There are studies showing that protein can curb cravings and keep you full longer. Smart portions of protein-rich foods may aid in weight management.
Here are five recipes of snacks, which clock in at about 150-250 calories:
2 hardboiled eggs—offer 12g of protein
3/4 cup yogurt with 1/2 cup of berries—Greek yogurt has twice the protein as traditional type. This offers 17g of protein
5 whole-wheat crackers and 1 tablespoon natural peanut butter—They have about 7g of protein together. Bonus: natural nut butters have heart-healthy fats
Carrot sticks and celery with low-fat cottage cheese—There’s about 13g of protein in a 1/2 cup
Roasted chickpeas—2 ounces has 10g of protein
Source: The Epoch Times