If there’s one thing we can all be grateful for in 2020, it’s delicious protein snacks. From cookie cravings to that untamable salty-sweet tooth, there was truly a protein-packed option for every palate—and boy oh boy did we need all the snacks this past year.
Ready to level up your stash? Here are the protein snacks and bars that flew off The Vitamin Shoppe shelves quicker than you can say, “Is it 2021 yet?”
1. Quest Spicy Sweet Chili Tortilla Style Protein Chips
You’ll savor every bite of Quest Spicy Sweet Chili Tortilla Style Protein Chips. Just one bag of these crunchy, gluten-free bites offers 19 grams of complete protein for just 140 calories and four grams of net carbs.
More Flavors: Chili Lime, Loaded Taco, Ranch, Nacho Cheese
2. Alani Nu Munchies Fit Snacks Protein Bar
When a snack attack strikes, a chocolatey, nut butter-covered Alani Nu Munchies Fit Snacks Protein Bar is oh-so-satisfying. Each salty-sweet, gluten-free bar has just 170 calories, five grams of sugar, and includes 16 grams of protein to power you up.
More Flavors: Chocolate Cake, Confetti Cake
3. Quest Nutrition Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Bar
Your dreams of digging into a bowl of healthy cookie dough come true with Quest Nutrition’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Bar. This bar brings 21 grams of protein to the table, and contains just four grams of net carbs and one gram of sugar. It’s the ultimate post-workout fuel.
More Flavors: Cookies & Cream, Chocolate Sprinkled Doughnut, Caramel Chocolate Chunk, and more
4. ONE Brands Almond Bliss Bar
With the ONE Brands Almond Bliss Bar, it’s as if your favorite almond-coconut candy bar suddenly packed a boat load of protein. You score 20 grams of stomach rumble-fighting protein for just one gram of sugar with this perfect pick-me-up.
More Flavors: S’mores, Birthday Cake, Cinnamon Roll, and more
5. Eat Me Guilt Free Chocolate High Protein Brownie
Calling all chocoholics! Every Eat Me Guilt Free Chocolate High Protein Brownie contains 22 grams of protein and fewer than 200 calories, and is guaranteed to satisfy your midday munchie cravings.
More Flavors: Chocolate Peanut Butter Bliss, Galaxy, Birthday Cake, and more
6. Quest Nutrition Peanut Butter Cups
For those who understand there’s simply no better pair than peanut butter and chocolate, Quest Nutrition Peanut Butter Cups now exist. These decadent treats have less than one gram of sugar and one gram of net carbohydrates—but 11 grams of powerful protein—in every serving.
7. Outright Bar Cookies & Cream Peanut Butter Protein Bar
Made with healthy fats, wholesome and slow-digesting carbs, and 17 grams of protein, the Outright Bar Cookies & Cream Peanut Butter Protein Bar is a new fan favorite. C’mon, hop on the bandwagon.
More Flavors: Cookie Dough Peanut Butter, Mint Cookies & Cream Peanut Butter, Vegan Sunflower Seed Butter Chocolate Chip, and more