Maintaining proper protein intake while traveling may not be the most exciting part of any journey but it’s incredibly important, and your body will thank you for it!
And no, you don’t need to be in the gym (or outside at the gym, especially nowadays) working on your gains to appreciate the positive health benefits that protein brings the body. Aside from building and replenishing our muscles, protein also helps us to maintain healthy hair, nails, and skin! Most importantly, protein helps us to stay satiated for longer, and therefore curb unhealthy cravings.
While all of the benefits of protein listed above are obviously incredible, we know that clean protein is not always easy to find. So we decided to put together this protein packed list to keep you satiated on your next adventure!
PRICE: $6.00 per 2.5oz bag
PER OZ: Calories 90, Total Fat 2.5g, Total Carbohydrate 0g, Dietary Fiber 0g, Total Sugars 0g, Protein 16g.
The Old Fashioned line has been around for 90 years, and it hasn't changed much. It's what some people refer to as REAL beef jerky. Made from thick cuts of 100% American Beef seasoned with a tasty blend of natural spices—black peppercorns, sea salt, and smoked paprika (no sugar added).
Each bag is just 2.5 oz, making it extremely easy to transport while traveling, and each 1 oz serving packs 16 grams of clean protein, making it the perfect snack to pack on your next trip!
PRICE: $30 per 12 bars
PER Bar: Calories 260, Total Fat 13g, Total Carbohydrate 22g, Dietary Fiber 6g, Total Sugars 4g, Protein 14g.
This is the perfect portable snack for those of you following a plant-based diet! Not only is this protein bar packed with 14g of protein, but the coconut and almond contribute to the 13g of healthy fats and ensure maximum satiation along your travels.
Although Aloha offers an awesome assortment of decadent flavor combinations, this Coconut Chocolate Almond Bar stole our hearts–and tastebuds! Think of a big tasty and healthy version of an Almond Joy and BOOM! You got this plant-based protein bar.
PRICE: $19.99 per 12 pack
PER PACK: Calories 170, Total Fat 14g, Total Carbohydrate 1g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Total Sugars 0g, Protein 11g.
These crunchy cheddar cheese bites are truly out of this world! Made entirely of cheddar cheese, these moon shaped crunchies are rich, savory, and chock full of protein–11g per oz to be exact. Plus, these 1oz bags are incredibly portable, making them the perfect travel companion for your next trip!
PRICE: $14.99 per 12 pack
PER PACK: Calories 143, Total Fat 6g, Total Carbohydrate 8g, Dietary Fiber 7g, Total Sugars 3g, Protein 20g.
Packed with 20 grams of complete plant-based protein per container, these beans will keep you satiated and energized throughout the entirety of your next trip. They’re truly the Only Bean you should be traveling with!
They’re a great vegetarian option for those following a low-carb diet. The ingredient list is simply edamame, sea salt, and soybean oil, and the high amount of fiber drops the net carbs down to just 1 gram per serving. Plus they’re packaged in resealable bags, making them a great go-to snack for your future trips!
PRICE: $19.99 per 10 pack
PER POUCH: Calories 290, Total Fat 25g, Total Carbohydrate 12g, Dietary Fiber 6g, Total Sugars 3g, Protein 10g.
A pouch of almond butter may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a travel snack, but just one taste of these Yum Butter pouches and that will quickly change. That’s because it’s not just almond butter in these pouches!
Each Superfood Almond Butter pouch contains 10 grams of protein derived from almonds, hemp seeds, and chia seeds. The natural almond butter flavor is enhanced by the addition of coconut sugar, goji berry powder, lucuma powder, and pink himalayan salt! Just one taste and you're sure to add this portable protein pouch to your arsenal of travel snacks.
PRICE: $16.99 per 10 pack
PER BAR: Calories 230, Total Fat 8g, Total Carbohydrate 23g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Total Sugars 0g, Protein 20g.
Protein bars are the ultimate travel snack. Portable, convenient, and...well, not always the tastiest. Surprisingly, protein bars aren’t even always the healthiest! A lot of bars these day are packed with sugar and unnecessary carbohydrates, from all of that sugar.
But that’s why we opt for think! High Protein Bars. Made with zero sugar, zero artificial sweeteners, and packed with 20 grams of protein! And you can’t go wrong with the Brownie Crunch flavor, but all are delicious!
PRICE: $15.99 per 4 pack
PER .5 OZ: Calories 70, Total Fat 2.5g, Total Carbohydrate 0g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Total Sugars 0g, Protein 11g.
These Chili Lime Baked Pork Rinds are sure to satisfy your crunch craving on your upcoming travels. They’re super tasty, made with pork skins, lime, and a custom pepper spice blend, and packed with 11 grams of protein per serving.
These pork rinds are our favorite because they’re baked and always perfectly crispy. Each bag is just 2.5 oz, making them the perfect option for travel. Epic also offers 6 other flavors that are totally worth checking out. If you have a sweet tooth, give the Cinnamon Churro flavor a try for dessert!
Just like that, you’ve got yourself seven protein-packed portable snacks for your next trip! Looking for some more options? We offer all natural beef jerky flavors for every taste. Click Here to shop People’s Choice Beef Jerky collections.