High-protein snacks that are  easy to make

High-protein snacks that are easy to make

Proteins are the building blocks of our body. Proteins help in cutting our body fat and building our muscles. Not only bodybuilders but every individual should follow a rich protein diet for healthy living. While a lot of us depend on protein shakes or expensive protein diet, I will write down a list of low-cost high-protein snacks that are easy to make at home.

Greek Yogurt

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Greek yogurt is fat-free and is a good source of protein. It contains 10 grams of protein per 100 grams served.

Steps

  • Buy half a kilogram of yogurt
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  • Whip it in a bowl for 2 minutes
  • Take a bowl
  • Put a strainer in it
  • Put a thin cotton or muslin cloth in the strainer
  • After spreading the cloth inside the strainer put the yogurt in it
  • Now pick all four corners of the cloth and tie it up tight
  • Press the cloth by the strainer until all the water from the yogurt is strained out
  • After the last drop of water, remove the yogurt from the cloth and put it in a bowl
  • Put it in the fridge for 2-3 hours.
  • After 3 hours your greek yogurt is ready to eat

Hummus Sandwich

Hummus, a popular spread in the middle east is rich in proteins. 100 grams of Hummus contains 8 grams of protein.

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Steps

  • Take 3/4 cup of white chick peas and and put it in a bowl of water overnight
  • Remove the water and put only the chick peas in the cooker
  • Add 2 cups of water and heat it for 10 minutes
  • Now roast 1/4 cup of sesame seeds in a frying pan
  • Roast the seeds for 2 minutes on a medium flame
  • Keep stirring the seeds for 2 minutes
  • Now put the dry chickpeas and the sesame seeds in a blender
  • Add 6 pieces of garlic, 1 whole lemon juice(without seed), 2 tablespoon olive oil, and some salt for taste in the grinder
  • Blend it for a minute
  • If dry, add some more olive oil or 2-3 tablespoon of water and blend it again for 2 minutes
  • Put in a bowl and add some chilly flakes for garnishing
  • Use whole wheat bread and spread some hummus on it
  • Add an omelette or scrambled eggs to the bread.
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  • Enjoy the snack

Peanut butter

Peanut butter is rich in proteins. Every 100 gms of peanut butter has 25 gms of proteins in it.

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Steps

  • Take 2 cups of peanuts
  • Remove the skin but putting it in a cloth and rubbing the cloth
  • Roast the peanuts for 10 minutes or until they turn golden
  • After that put it in a blender
  • Blend it till its just powder
  • Add some peanut oil only to the powder
  • Add a table-spoon of honey and a pinch of salt
  • Now blend it again in the blender for 1 minute
  • Now remove it and store it in a jar
  • Toast bread and use this as a spread for a quick snack
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Protein bars

Protein bars or energy bars are a very good wholemeal option. Each bar contains 25 gms protein. Though a bit expensive in the stores they can be made at home at a lesser price.

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Steps

  • Roast 1 cup of oats till its colour changes
  • Now take a bowl and add
  • 1 cup almond
  • 1/2 cup pistachio
  • 1/2 cup cashew
  • 1/2 cup sesame seed
  • 1/2 cup flax seed
  • Roast them all for 5 minutes
  • Take another bowl
  • Add 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • A pinch of salt
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  • Make a mixture of it
  • Add some lemon juice
  • Heat it for 4 minutes
  • Now mix the dry fruits and the oats with this mixture
  • Heat them all for 2 minutes
  • Now wait till it cools down
  • Put it in the freezer for 1.5 hours
  • Now its ready to eat
  • Cut them is small pieces for your everyday use

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