Back-To-School Snack Ideas Packed With Protein

Back-To-School Snack Ideas Packed With Protein

If your kids are anything like mine, they live for snacks. I honestly think my kids like snacks more than full meals! That means I want snack time to pack a punch. A punch of protein that will sustain them through their schoolwork and beyond. Browse these delicious back-to-school snack ideas that are packed with protein and you will be sure to find a winner for Monday through Friday snack time.

I bet you’ll even find some options for yourself … after all, moms need snacks too!

Back To School Snack Ideas Packed With Protein

Blueberry Muffin Smoothie — I’ll be making double of this, some for me, some for the kids!

Hard-boiled Eggs — Slice ’em, dice ’em, or eat them whole. Let your kids choose a sprinkle of salt or paprika for extra flavor.

Nutella and Banana Sushi — Sub another nut butter for a boost of protein.

String Cheese — Everyone’s favorite!

Larabars — Clean eating has never tasted so good! What is your favorite flavor?

Trail Mix — Make your own or buy a pre-made combo. Trader Joe’s has some of our favorite blends.

Hummus and Carrot Sticks — Start your kids on hummus early and they’ll love it for life!

Yogurt — My kids adore the honey vanilla flavor from Greek Gods.

No Bake Bars — Homemade granola bars seem time intensive, but they’re delicious and can be kept in the freezer for quick, healthy snackin’.

Beef Jerky — Try one of these brands.

Quesadillas — Fast to fix, yummy to eat!

Energy Bites — This basic recipe can be modified for quite a few different flavors.

Tuna or Chicken Salad and Crackers — Kids love to dip and rather than something sweet, give them a fabulous protein dip with a tuna or chicken salad mix!

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches — A classic favorite!

Overnight Oats — Follow this basic recipe and then add your favorite mix ins!

Homemade Gummies — Quality gelatin makes these all sorts of awesome for a healthy snack.

CLIF Zbars — My niece and nephew gobble these up like dessert! Thankfully, they’re packed with protein!

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