6 High Protein Foods

Jerky makes a great snack when you’re on the go, or just sitting on your couch. It’s high-protein, low-fat, and low-carb. It requires no preparation, isn’t messy, and tastes great—much better than foul, chalky protein shakes.

Here’s a list of some of our favorite high-protein jerky and other foods.



1. Honey BBQ Smoked Turkey

Per 28 grams of meat
7 grams of protein
.5 grams of fat
9 grams of carbs



2. Smoked Buffalo Jerky

Per 28 grams of meat
6 grams of protein
.5 grams of fat
4 grams of carbs



3. Cottage Cheese

½ a cup of 2% cottage cheese contains around 16 grams of protein, and only has 102 calories and 2 grams of fat.



4. Edamame Beans

14 grams of protein per ½ cup of cooked beans.



5. Peanuts

9 grams of protein per ¼ cup.


6. Chickpeas
7 grams of protein per ½ cup.

Happy snacking everyone!

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