Protein-Packed Mini Meals

Keeping your kids fueled for fun times doesn’t always have to involve a heavy, multi-course meal.

Consider whipping up some high protein, low carb meals for them. The recipe ideas below are certain to keep them happy and energized to get through their day!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie: This recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction packs 28 grams of protein per serving and tastes great! Your kids might think you are giving them dessert for breakfast if you whip up this smoothie for them!

15-Minute Salsa Verde Eggs: This recipe from Kalyn’s Kitchen can easily be something you could serve for breakfast or lunch. Although it has a bit of kick with the spice of the salsa verde, if your kids like salsa, they’ll love the flavor of these eggs!

5-Minute Avocado Chicken Lettuce Wraps: You may want to double this protein packed recipe from Daily Rebecca because I have a feeling that once you try one of these wraps, you won’t want to share!

Protein-Packed Breakfast Scramble: Breakfast, lunch or dinner… this one pan scramble is perfect any time of day! Full of eggs, beans, cheese and tomatoes, it’s filling and tastes great.

Ham and Egg Wrap with Herbs: Everything tastes better in a wrap, and ham and egg make this a protein-packed item great for the lunch box! Rachel Cooks’ recipe is sure to be a hit with the whole family.

3-Ingredient Simple Protein Pancakes: It doesn’t get much easier than these three-ingredient -protein-packed pancakes from PaleOMG. And you’ll have them on the table in 20 minutes!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fruit Dip: Put out a plate of fresh fruit and let your kids dig in to this delicious and healthy treat from The Lemon Bowl.

Salted Caramel Almonds: Consider packing a side of these almonds in your kids’ lunch! Nuts are full of protein, and these almonds will make them feel like they are having an indulgent dessert!

These are just a few of my favorite high protein recipes. A simple search on the web will give you so many more ideas that you can customize to make your own. Let your imagination run wild!

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