+
General Discussion

High Protein/Low Fat/Low Cal Protein Snacks?

gyp7318 | Feb 2, 200712:57 PM     88

I'm trying to lose a few pounds and restricting myself to 1500 calories a day (not an easy thing). I'm trying to eat a good amount of protein in my diet b/c I'm weight training but am starting to get a little bored w/egg whites. (BTW, not doing the low carb thing). Is there another high protein/low fat option that is versatile and tasty? I've been eating egg whites as both a meal (egg white omelet) or as a snack (hard boiled eggs minus the yolk).

Peanut butter--higher in protein but also high in fat and calories so I really restrict my intake of this. Besides, I'm not a huge fan of it. Like it but don't LOVE it like a lot of folks.
Edamame-love this stuff and eat my weight in it but isn't really a high protein option.
Tofu--love tofu in most all forms but a) isn't really all that high in protein and b) can't see myself snacking on it.
Nuts-have an okay amount of protein but is also high in calories.

Does anyone else feel my (hunger) pains?

Thanks in advance!

Want to stay up to date with this post? Sign Up Now ›

More from Chowhound

What Is Chuseok (aka, Korean Thanksgiving)?
Explore

What Is Chuseok (aka, Korean Thanksgiving)?

by Eileen Cho | As a Seoul born, Korean American raised on the west coast of the United States, I always felt like...

Did You Know Oktoberfest Started as a Wedding Celebration?
Explainers

Did You Know Oktoberfest Started as a Wedding Celebration?

by Toniann Pasqueralle | This year, from September 21 to October 6, the world is celebrating Oktoberfest. To most (myself included...

The Ultimate "Farewell Summer, Hello Fall" Guide
Recipe Round-Ups

The Ultimate "Farewell Summer, Hello Fall" Guide

by Chowhound Editors | Summer produce—heirloom tomatoes, peaches, corn—is still available in many places, but we can feel...

How to Pull Off the Perfect Early Fall Picnic
Feature

How to Pull Off the Perfect Early Fall Picnic

by Amy Sowder | Don't pack your picnic basket away just because summer's ending—a perfect fall picnic is a thing of...

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.