* Tasty snacks for when you can’t get a protein-packed meal on the road
* From whole grain flapjacks to almond butter to chocolate shakes
* Packable treats made with protein, nuts, and fiber
For those of you who are craving an alternative to the traditional protein shake blend that comes in a chalky and powdery form, we have rounded up five delicious products that get your protein into your diet with delicious snackable treats.
From whole grain flapjacks in a cup to sweet almond butter packets perfect for travel, these easy-to-carry items are ideal for athletes, vegans, and health nuts who just need an extra hit of protein on the road.
1. Kodiak Cakes Pancakes On-the-Go
Kodiak Cakes introduces a non-traditional way to get your protein in while traversing a life on-the-go. Their line of breakfast treats are made with 100% whole grains and packed with protein to support active lifestyles. These small to-go cups filled with flapjacks just need hot water or milk and then they puff right up for a tasty breakfast (with 10 grams of protein) that would normally take a full kitchen and multiple ingredients to prepare. We love the concept of not sacrificing a home-cooked meal while on the road.
2. Clif Builder’s Protein Bar
These chocolate mint Clif bars are designed for hardcore athletes who are building muscle and strength. The pocket-sized snacks are not only super delicious, and can replace your sugary dessert, but have 20 grams of protein and healthy amino acids to repair muscles after a hard-hitting workout.
3. RXBAR Almond Butter Packets
We are all about improving our lifestyle with healthy snacking while staying focused on the adventure at hand. For a quick hit of protein, toss away the spoon and jar, and try these almond butter packets. These convenient packs contain 9 grams of protein and are made with simple ingredients; egg whites, dates, almonds, coconut oil and sea salt. Stash these in your pocket during a ski day or bring on the next camping trip for a snack of apples with ready-to-eat nut butter.
4. Evolve Chocolate Protein Shake
A chocolate and protein-filled shake that doesn’t need to be refrigerated? Yes, please. With 20 grams of protein and 10 grams of fiber, this Evolve shake is an effective and delicious way to get in your daily intake of vegetable-based pea protein. The health-minded people behind the brand are also advocates of the great outdoors and encourage you to take your shake on the road and hit the National Parks around the country.
5. thinkThin Oatmeal Cups
A tasty alternative to bland and basic oatmeal are the thinkThin to-go oatmeal cups made with 10 grams of protein, five grams of fiber and filled with steel-cut oats, red quinoa and Madagascar vanilla bean for a touch of sweetness. Just add hot water or milk to this creamy and nutty blend of oats for a healthy and vegan protein-filled snack.