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High Protein “On the Go” snacks

Cottage-Style Fruit

Top ½ cup cottage cheese with ½ cup of your favorite fruit. Not sure what fruit to pick? Try some superfoods! Bananas, mixed berries, and melon are a few options! 15 grams of protein per ½ cup of cottage cheese

Edamame Poppers

The only thing more fun than how much protein you can get from a servin of edamame (one cup offers about 17 grams of protein!) is getting to eat these little beans out of their bright green pods. Buy them fresh and stem for about 6 minutes, or use the pre-cooked frozen variety and briefly microwave to defrost (about 2 minutes) before chowing down.

Super Cream Soup

Makes 3 servings; suitable for individuals on a pureed diet

Ingredients

  • 10.5 ounce can condensed cream soup (such as cream of chicken or cream of mushroom )
  • 12 ounce can evaporated milk
  • Pulled chicken from a roaster (grocery store rotisserie chicken)
  • Add cheese on top for an additional 50-100 calories

Directions

  1. Wash lids of cans and jar before opening.
  2. Place ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth
  3. Add cheese on top for an additional 50-100 calories

Nutrient Information (per serving) 290 calories, 20 grams carbohydrate, 15 grams protein, 17 grams total fat, 8 grams saturated fat, 950 mg sodium, 495 mg potassium, 360 mg calcium

High-Calorie, High-Protein Fruit Smoothie

makes 1 large serving

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces orange juice
  • 1 banana
  • 6 frozen strawberries (unsweetened)
  • 1 ounce protein powder

Directions 

  1. Place all the ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth

Nutrient Information (per serving) 320 calories, 60 grams carbohydrate, 19 grams protein, 2 grams total fat, <1 gram saturated fat, 190 mg sodium, 1020 mg potassium, 160 mg calcium. 

 

 

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