Who said vegans can’t get protein? Here are 5 quick and easy snacks for the high-protein low-carb vegan.
Celery and Cacao Nut Butter or Peanut Butter
Protein per serve: 6.4 g
High in fibre and antioxidants and low in calories, celery is the perfect way to eat cacao-nut or peanut butter.
A delicious and indulgent cacao nut butter is ‘Pana Organic Hazelnut and chocolate’, a smooth, rich and silky blend of organic ingredients to unleash your inner child.
‘Mayvers Protein + Peanut Butter,’ is perfect if you’re feeling like something more savoury. Sprinkle smoked paprika over the top for a flavoursome and spicy kick.
Protein per serve: 12.2 g
YoPRO’s range contains no added sugar, no artificial sweeteners and no artificial colours or flavours making its vegan yogurts a great healthy breakfast, afternoon treat or post-workout snack.
YoPRO has two vegan yoghurt flavours. Vanilla Chai is fragrant with a hint of spice and Salted Caramel is the perfect dessert snack that won’t undo your gym workout.
The Bar Counter Vegan Protein Bars
Protein per serve: 7.6 g
Available from Woollies and Coles, these mysterious little bars of goodness are the perfect guilt-free treat. The vegan protein bars of this range come in two flavours, Dark Chocolate Coconut and Blueberry Chocolate Fudge.
Try The Bar Counter for your next mid-morning pick me up or post-dinner feed; these nourishing snacks will hit your sweet spot.
Botanika Blends Protein Powders
Protein per serve: 25 g
Botanika Blends makes delicious products with the cutest packaging.
Producing protein powers in ‘Vanilla Cake Batter’, ‘Custard Filled Cinnamon Donuts’ and ‘Caramelised Popcorn’ among others, Botanika Blends knows that variety is the spice of life.
Combining Botanika Blends Protein powder with your favourite nut milk is a match made in heaven and will satisfy those between-meal cravings.
Homemade Protein Balls (super simple)
Protein per serve: 10.5 g
This recipe only uses five ingredients and is easy to make.
Combine 4 tablespoons of Coles Unflavoured Pea Protein powder, 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder, 5 tablespoons of Mayvers Protein + Peanut Butter and 2 tablespoons of maple syrup by mixing with a fork. Shape the mixture into 5 balls and roll in desiccated coconut. Store in the fridge for up to 5 days.
These protein balls can also be made in bulk and frozen for a later date, making the perfect on the go snack for your handbag or purse.