If the biggest hindrance to you reaching your muscle building goals is a simple lack of time to prepare the meals and snacks you need to, it’s time to banish that excuse. While there’s no question that you will need to devote a bit of time to meal prep, you don’t need to be spending hour upon hour in the kitchen to see success.
The following 3 protein packed snacks on the go will deliver you balanced nutrition that will help support your goal to pack on lean muscle mass.
Power Packed Protein Bites
Combine all ingredients together in a bowl and once well combined, form into bite sized balls that you can take on the go.
Nutrition Information (Makes 3 servings): 507 calories, 53 grams of carbs, 23 grams of fat, 28 grams of protein
Crispy PB Chocolate Protein Bars
Place the rolled oats in a food processor and pulse blend until a flour consistency is reached. Next, combine this with the quick oats, crisp cereal, and protein powder.
In a small pot over medium, heat the peanut butter and honey. Once melted, pour over top of oatmeal mixture and stir to coat.
Press into a non-stick 8 by 8 inch pan. Place in the fridge for one hour. Next, heat the dark chocolate in a saucepan over low heat. Meanwhile, cut the bars into six.
Dip the bars into the melted chocolate and then place on a plate in the freezer for about 15 minutes or until set. Transfer to a Tupperware container until ready to eat.
Makes 3 servings.
Nutrition Information (Makes 3 servings): 539 calories, 60 grams of carbs, 17 grams of fat, 37 grams of protein
Peanut Butter Protein Cookies
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Combine together all the ingredients but the raisins. Form into small cookies and then add a few raisins into the center.
Bake for 8-10 minutes and allow to cool before serving. Makes 12 cookies
Nutrition Information (Per 3 cookies): 432 calories, 32 grams of carbs, 22.25 grams of fat, 28.75 grams of protein