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Quick, easy, full of protein … there’s really an obvious dirty joke there. Still, as far as nutrition goes, it’s important to have healthy variety that’s easy to make. Here’s eight quick and easy protein snacks that fit the bill:

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  1. A four-ounce container of low-fat cottage cheese (90 calories, 11 grams protein) with one small peach, diced (51 calories, 1.2 grams protein): 141 calories, 12.2 grams protein
  2. One hard-boiled egg (78 calories, 6.3 grams protein) and eight Kashi 7 Grain Crackers (64 calories, 2.2 grams protein): 142 calories, 8.5 grams protein
  3. 21 raw almonds: 148 calories, 5.4 grams protein
  4. Six-ounce container of vanilla nonfat Greek yogurt: 120 calories, 16 grams protein
  5. 3/4 cup shelled edamame: 150 calories, 12 grams protein
  6. 1/4 cup canned tuna in water (45 calories, 9.8 grams protein) mixed with one tablespoon hummus (35 calories, 1 gram protein) on half a whole wheat English muffin (60 calories, 3 grams protein): 140 calories, 13.8 grams protein
  7. One Tofu Pup (60 calories, 8 grams protein), chopped into 1/4 cup of cooked quinoa (56 calories, 2 grams protein): 116 calories, 10 grams protein
  8. Two slices of roasted turkey deli meat (44 calories, 7.2 grams protein) rolled with one slice of provolone (98 calories, 7.2 grams protein): 142 calories, 14.4 grams protein

What’s your next excuse?

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