10 Best Protein-Packed 100-Calorie Snacks for Weight Loss


Eggs pack a mean protein punch and are also a source of fat. When combined with fruit, you'll create a fiber and protein-filled snack.

Greek Yogurt

With 16 grams of protein, this snack is one of the more concentrated sources of protein on this list.


For a 100-calorie homemade tuna salad, mix your tuna with chopped vegetables, like bell pepper and cucumber, seasonings of choice, and mustard. 

Beef Jerky

While you can find many different types of jerky meats, beef jerky is one of the most popular options. 

Peanut Butter

One tablespoon of peanut butter packs just under 100 calories and close to four grams of protein.


All cheese contains protein, but part-skim mozzarella may be your best option if you are looking to maximize protein within a 100-calorie portion.


Another plant-based source of protein on our list, you'll find around 11 grams of protein in a 100-calorie portion of edamame.

Deli Meat

Each of these has a similar nutrient profile with a 100-calorie portion providing about 16 grams of protein. 

Cottage Cheese

Known for its naturally salty flavor, 3.5 ounces of low-fat cottage cheese comes in at 82 calories. 

Similar to yogurt, you can pair your cottage cheese with sweet or savory flavors.


Last but not least on this list of protein-packed 100-calorie snacks for weight loss, we have milk.

One cup of nonfat milk makes for a low-prep snack that packs eight grams of protein for just over 80 calories. 

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