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10 Protein Packed Snacks for the Workplace!

Protein Snacks for the Office

Its very difficult to get your protein fix at work, as some of us snack on the absolute crap hiding in our desk drawers. The aim is to build bigger guns, not a bigger gut so its important fellas we stay on track!

I know you think your ‘meal times may be clean as a whistle’, but we all know snacking between meals is often the reason behind hidden weight-gain. You don’t even realise you’re doing it! I’m telling you it’s the Snickers staring at you within arms reach calling you to take a bite.

So today I thought I would help you out and show you 10 natural snacks that will maintain your gains throughout the day.



  1. Pumpkin seeds

Protein per serving: 19g
Pumpkin seeds are loaded with zinc, which bolsters the male sex drive according to But hey making gains is an added bonus.

  1. Mozzarella sticks

Protein per serving: 15g
A pack of fresh mozzarella sticks means you can enjoy the nutritional value without the pizza. So because it’s made from milk, mozzarella is full of protein and calcium. Its also ideal for a post workout snack to keep your metabolism going and helps your bones and muscles.

  1. Protein shake

Protein per serving 25g

Take your shaker and powder with you it will help bump up your protein intake. Keep the powder in your desk drawer at work for a quick protein fix.

  1. Edamame popcorn

Protein per serving: 14g
Toss edamame beans in oil, lemon and a little bit of parmesan, place on a baking sheet and then put them in the oven at 180 Celsius for 45 minutes. Sprinkle with salt afterwards. Bosh – delicious!

  1. Cottage Cheese

Protein per serving: 14g
You cannot go wrong with cotatge cheese guys! You can also add other ingredients such as diced fruit or veggies for dipping. It’s a top snack and it will hold you down during the day if your at work.

  1. Beef Jerky

Protein per serving: 25g
If you’re going for lean gains, it doesn’t get much leaner than beef jerky. Now this snack is best to keep at your desk, and you can snack away and throw the mars bar for your cheat day!

  1. Almonds

Protein per serving: 21g
Full of healthy fats, almonds are the king of nuts when it comes to casual snacking. It’s also chock-full of vitamin E, but this is one ingredient I cant have as I’m allergic to nuts. Oh well plenty more on this list I can have so f•$k it!

  1. GORP

Protein per serving: 14g

It means good old raisons and peanuts! So it’s a high packing protein mix of dried fruit seeds and mixed nuts! So GORP away!

  1. Greek Yoghurt

Protein per serving: 11g
Naturally high in protein. You can add some berries in there, get some granola in there for much-needed fibre or stick some nuts for an extra bump in protein. Greek yoghurt is versatile that’s the draw!

  1. Microwave Chicken Satay

Protein per serving: 37g
Chicken is the undisputed muscle-builder and the go-to lean meat. You can prepare these at home and then blitzed at work. You’ll be wearing work shirts one size up in no time.

Short and sweet info and as always  – #livebetter

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