Your secret to healthy eating on-the-go

LeanFit protein powders are amazing in shakes and smoothies but sometimes you need other convenient ways to get your daily protein.

Whether you’re travelling, packing the kids lunches, short on time or just want something to chew on, we’ve got your solution!

We’ve compiled a variety of ways to make healthy, protein-rich snacks that will help satisfy hunger and fuel your day. You can also experiment adding LeanFit protein powders to your own recipes for a protein boost. Have fun making your own unique snack version.. The possibilities are endless!

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LeanFit is a line of quality Canadian-made protein products for the entire family. For suggested protein powders to use in these recipes visit our products page or see the bottom of the post for recommended products.

Protein Muffins & Loaves

Protein Lemon Loaf (@jesspaigechf instagram) Loaves and muffins are easy to transport, offer a wide variety of choices and are also freezer-friendly for making large batches at a time.

Protein Walnut Banana Bread
By Aimee Wooley @food4fuel_fit4life
The deliciousness of banana bread that everyone craves. The recipe is sugar, gluten and flour free.

Protein Lemon Poppyseed Loaf
Jess Paige @jesspaigechf
Add a punch of protein and lemon zest to the ever so popular lemon loaf.

Chocolate Chip Protein Muffins
A lunch-box staple with a little extra staying powder thanks to two scoops of protein powder.

Protein Bars & Brownies

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While there are lots of protein bars on the market, they can be expensive, high in sugar and contain ingredients you don’t want. Try these easy and delicious bars instead.

Mocha Protein Bar
What could be better than coffee, chocolate and protein in a bar? You can mix this up in less than 5 minutes.

Fruit & Nut Protein Bars
Made with a variety of nuts, seeds and berries plus coconut oil, this is your superfoods bar on-the-go.

Chocolate Coconut Bars
By Michelle Brownrigg
Melt chocolate and drizzle over bars. Sprinkle the coconut to top it off!

Protein Brownies
By Hannah Davies @beyondthecompass
Protein brownie bars to fuel any kind of recovery and jam-packed with seeds to keep you full

Protein Energy Balls & Orbs

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Similar to granola bars, protein balls are slightly easier to make and are usually unbaked.

Peanut Butter Carob Chip Protein Balls
By Hannah Davies @beyondthecompass
The protein balls can last a week in the fridge, or up to a month in the freezer! (Not that they will last that long!)

Vanilla Balls
By Aimee Wooley @food4fuel_fit4life
Satisfy your cravings with these energy packed bites.

Protein Energy Orbs
By Aimee Wooley @food4fuel_fit4life
You can choose your own add-ins like nuts, seeds, or fruit to personalize this recipe. These orbs are made with the LeanFit All-in-One powder which includes healthy fats, fruits, vegetables and greens already mixed in.

Protein Puddings & Yogurts

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Supercharge this lunchbox standby with homemade protein rich alternatives. While the texture of protein powder can sometimes be hard to sneak past kids it can be easily hidden in these pudding and yogurt recipes.

Chocolate Protein Sludge
Don’t let the name throw you off, making a pudding like “sludge” with protein powder and a nut butter or Nutella is a relatively new trend in the fitness world and is a must-try.

Pumpkin Tofu Yogurt
Flavour your plain yogurt with pumpkin and spices for a perfect Fall treat.

Blueberry Chia Pudding
By Hannah Davies @beyondthecompass
Combine yoghurt, protein powder, berries, chia seeds and oats for a perfect make-ahead snack.

Additional Snacks

Berry-Protein-Pops_300-300Almost any smoothie can be turned into popsicles. When making smoothies always make more than you need and freeze the extra. It’s the perfect after school snack which blends protein and fruit and whatever else you threw in the blend.

Berry Protein Pops
A delicious summer treat while the warm weather lasts!

If you have an insulated lunch box or a small ice pack you can pack smoothies for a morning snack. Use a flexible popsicle mold* for convenience.

Protein Granola
Mix up this delicious natural granola to place on your morning yogurt or parfait.

Recommended Products


All of LeanFit Protein Powders are suitable for baking and adding to recipes. While most recipes call for Vanilla whey or Chocolate, we also have a plain flavour so you can control your own sweeteners and flavour preferences. For recipes calling for pea protein or other plant-based proteins, try completegreen protein. LeanFit LeanFit All-in-One is made of a blend of whey and plant proteins and contains extra nutrients like healthy fats, vitamins, minerals and greens.

100% Whey Protein

100% Whey Protein (Vanilla & Chocolate)

All-in-One

All-in-One 
(Natural Vanilla)

completegreen plant-based protein

completegreen protein (Vanilla Bean)

100% Whey- Plain

100% Whey – Plain (unflavoured)

Whey Isolate Protein

100% Whey Isolate (Vanilla & Chocolate)

Some of these recipes call for peanut butter. If your workplace or school is a peanut free zone, you can substitute the peanut butter for other nut butters or nut-fee alternatives like Sunbutter* or Wowbutter*.

*Some of the recipes in this post are posted on external websites. Although we make every effort to ensure these links are accurate and up to date, Leanfit cannot take responsibility for the accuracy or content of the external sites’ content. Links to external sites do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by LeanFit of any of the products, services or opinions of the organization or individual.

*This post contains affiliate links to relevant products, which means we receive a small percentage of the sale, at no extra cost to you.

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