The Power of Protein


A recent survey by researcher Innova Market Insights found that 78% of Americans are interested in food products that will “keep them full.” Protein does just that. From the obvious (protein bars) to the subtle (almonds), these products are chockfull of protein, making them ideal for midday snacks.

Wonderful Almonds

Wonderful almonds

The Wonderful Co. LLC

Grown and processed in California’s San Joaquin Valley, Wonderful Almonds offer 6 grams of protein per serving. They are Non-GMO Project verified, high in vitamin E, low in saturated fat and naturally gluten-free and cholesterol-free. The almonds come in three varieties: Roasted No Salt, Roasted & Salted and Natural Raw.

Oikos Triple Zero

Dannon Triple Zero Greek yogurt


Triple Zero Greek yogurt from Dannon contains 15 grams of protein per 5.3-ounce container while having zero added sugar, zero artificial sweeteners and zero fat. The brand is the “Official Yogurt of the NFL” and appeals equally to men and women, the company says. Triple Zero comes in Strawberry, Vanilla, Peach, Mixed Berry, Coconut Crème and Banana Crème ­flavors.

Skippy P.B. Bites

Hormel Skippy P.B. Bites

Hormel Foods Corp.

Made with real Skippy Peanut Butter, Skippy P.B. Bites offer 5 grams of protein per serving. These portable, poppable bites feature a crunchy center with a soft, nonsticky peanut-butter coating. They are available in Double Peanut Butter and Pretzel varieties.

Re Muscle Health Protein Bars

Re Muscle Health bars

Re Muscle Health

These protein bars—available in Peanut Butter and Dark Chocolate flavors—are designed to help rebuild, rejuvenate and maintain lean muscle. The line uses a fertilized-egg-based protein and a lipid complex that increases protein synthesis and inhibits muscle degradation, according to the company. Each product contains 20 grams of protein.

Hillshire Snacking Small Plates

Hillshire Snacking Small Plates

Hillshire Brands Co.

Hillshire Snacking Small Plates contain 15 grams or more of protein per serving. The single-serve snack is available in four combinations: Genoa Salame with Natural White Cheddar Cheese, Wine-Infused Salame with Natural White Cheddar Cheese, Italian Dry Salame with Natural Gouda Cheese and Hot Calabrese Salame with Natural Gouda Cheese.