30 Easy Vegan Protein-Packed Snacks

Photos of vegan dips, bars, bites, granola, and other protein-packed snacks

Snack lovers, where are you at!? If you’re trying to reach your protein goals and enjoy what you’re eating, you’re in the right place! We’ve gathered DELICIOUS, protein-packed snack ideas (all with 4+ grams protein per serving & most with 5-10 grams!). Find wholesome cookies, nut & seed-filled granola bars, bean-packed dips, & more!

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Crunchy Snacks

Bowl of Cheesy Sunflower Kale Chips

Sunflower-Coated Cheesy Kale Chips

Amazingly cheesy, crispy kale chips baked in a sunflower seed-nutritional yeast coating! Healthy, simple ingredients, BIG flavor and nutrients!

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Top down shot of a jar of our bbq roasted chickpeas recipe

Crispy BBQ Roasted Chickpeas

Easy to make, crispy chickpeas roasted until golden brown and tossed in smoky BBQ spices! Just 8 ingredients required, naturally vegan, and gluten-free!

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Baking sheet of homemade Curry Spiced Cashews and a lime half

Curry-Spiced Cashews

Curry spiced cashews with green curry paste and spices! Savory, sweet, spicy, and crunchy. An easy, healthy plant-based snack!

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Overhead shot of a bowl of oven roasted pepitas

Chili Lime Roasted Pepitas (5 Ingredients!)

Zingy, crunchy, roasted pepitas perfect for snacking or topping salads or bowls. Plant-based, oil-free, and just 1 pan, 5 ingredients, and 15 minutes required!

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Dipping a tortilla chip into a bowl of vegan white bean queso

Creamy Vegan White Bean Queso

Super snack-able, creamy vegan queso made with protein- and fiber-rich white beans! Ready in 30 minutes with just 9 ingredients, it’s our new favorite dip for chips and beyond.

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Overhead shot of a bowl of spicy chipotle hummus surrounded by pita and veggies for dipping

Spicy Chipotle Hummus (10 Minutes!)

Spicy, smoky, creamy chipotle hummus made with just 7 ingredients in 10 minutes! Perfect with crackers, naan, in bowls or sandwiches, and beyond.

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Bowl of homemade hummus topped with olive oil and paprika

Easy 5-Minute Microwave Hummus

6-ingredient hummus that comes together in 5 minutes and is magically transformed into the best hummus thanks to the MICROWAVE! Trust me. It’s the best hummus I’ve ever made at home!

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Bowl of white bean hummus surrounded by fresh vegetables and pita bread

Lemon and Herb White Bean Dip

A zesty, herby, lemony dip made with white beans! A protein- and fiber-rich dip or snack made with just 7 wholesome ingredients in 10 minutes. Perfect for spring (or any time!).

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Overhead shot of sliced apples around a bowl of chocolate peanut butter dip

Fudgy Chocolate Peanut Butter Hummus

Fudgy chocolate peanut butter hummus! The ultimate fiber- and protein-rich dip for apples, strawberries, toast, or simply enjoyed by the spoonful. Just 6 ingredients and 10 minutes required!

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Bars & Bites

Parchment-lined cutting board with several squares of our Vegan Protein Bar recipe drizzled with melted chocolate

No-Bake Vegan Protein Bars (4 Ingredients!)

Insanely delicious No Bake Vegan Protein Bars with 10 g protein! Naturally sweetened, 4 ingredients, so simple to make!

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Dark chocolate and a spoonful of peanut butter resting beside homemade Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Easy 5-Ingredient Protein Bars (Peanut Butter Chocolate!)

5-Ingredient Protein Bars that are rich in protein and incredibly delicious! Customizable depending on what protein powder you use. Just 20 minutes and 1 food processor required!

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Tall stack of Super Seedy Granola Bars separated by pieces of parchment paper

Super Seedy Granola Bars

9-ingredient vegan and gluten-free granola bars loaded with 4 kinds of seeds: hemp, sunflower, flax, and chia! So healthy, naturally sweetened, and perfect as an on-the-go snack.

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Holding a no-bake peanut butter cup bar topped with flaky salt

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cup Bars

Fuss-free, no-bake peanut butter cup bars with a creamy, salty peanut butter base and chocolaty ganache top! Vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, and just like a peanut butter cup, but easier. Just 5 ingredients, 1 bowl, and 30 minutes required!

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Sliced cherry almond granola bars

Cherry Almond Granola Bars

Easy, chewy granola bars naturally sweetened with maple syrup and dates and studded with seeds, flaked almonds, and tart cherries. Just 9 ingredients required!

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Melted chocolate next to several crunchy baked granola bars half dipped in chocolate

Crunchy Baked Granola Bars

Gluten-free baked granola bars that are super crunchy, naturally sweetened, and packed with fiber and protein! 9 ingredients and so easy to make.

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Snack Bars beside dairy-free milk and a bowl of peanuts

Peanut Butter and Jelly Snack Bars

Simple, 8-ingredient peanut butter and jelly bars with a naturally sweetened oat-almond crust and a strawberry jam and peanut butter topping! The perfect hearty snack or dessert!

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Bowl piled high with our grain-free, low sugar Protein Balls topped with chocolate

5-Ingredient Protein Balls (Low Sugar, Grain-Free)

5-Ingredient Protein Balls make the perfect low sugar, grain-free snack that’s high in protein and incredibly delicious! Customizable depending on what protein powder you use. Just 20 minutes and 1 food processor required!

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Cutting board of Dark Chocolate Hemp Energy Bites with some coated in hemp seeds and others in cacao powder

Dark Chocolate Hemp Energy Bites

6-ingredient Dark Chocolate Energy Bites with dates, hemp seeds, walnuts, almond butter, cacao powder, and more! A fudgy, perfectly sweet, protein-packed snack or dessert!

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Cookies & Muffins

Stack of Vegan Trail Mix Cookies in a bowl with scooped sides

Vegan Trail Mix Cookies (Gluten-Free + Grain-Free)

Vegan, gluten-free trail mix cookies made with 10 wholesome ingredients and simple methods. A delicious, tender, chewy snack or dessert!

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Stack of granola cookies

Easy Flourless Granola Cookies

Hearty, perfectly sweet granola cookies made with oats, nuts, and dried fruit. Gluten-free, plant-based, and SO delicious. Just 10 ingredients and 1 bowl required!

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Tray of 3-Ingredient Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies with some half dipped in chocolate

3-Ingredient No-Bake Peanut Butter Cookies

Insanely delicious, tender, perfectly sweet peanut butter cookies made with just 3 ingredients! No baking required, easy to make, and the perfect snack or dessert!

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Tray with Banana Chocolate Muffins beside a spoonful of tahini and bowl of cocoa powder

1-Bowl Fudgy Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins (Vegan/GF)

The fudgiest plant-based, gluten-free chocolate muffins on the block, made in 1 bowl with wholesome ingredients like almond flour, flaxseed, cocoa powder, bananas, and more!

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Small jars of Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding topped with pomegranate, banana, and granola

Overnight Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

Simple, 6-ingredient chocolate chia seed pudding that’s naturally sweetened and so thick and creamy. Loaded with nutrients and perfect for breakfast, a snack, or dessert!

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Close up shot of a bowl of our homemade vegan Chocolate Pudding recipe

Vegan Chocolate Protein Pudding (Two Ways!)

Rich, chocolaty vegan pudding made two ways: with cashews or black beans! Naturally sweetened and made with just 6 simple ingredients.

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Three jars of Peanut Butter and Jelly Chia Pudding topped with fresh blueberries

Peanut Butter and Jelly Chia Pudding

Easy, 7-ingredient peanut butter chia pudding that’s naturally sweetened and layered on top of blueberry-chia compote! A delicious, healthy, and satisfying snack or breakfast.

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Three small jars of Banana Berry Hempseed Pudding topped with sliced fruit

Banana & Berry Hemp Seed Pudding

A healthier snack or dessert made with berries, sweetened with bananas, and thickened with hemp seeds and chia seeds! Naturally sweet, creamy, and incredibly nutrient-rich. Plus, just 6 ingredients and 1 bowl required.

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& More!

Bowl of Quinoa Granola with two slices of banana

7-Ingredient Quinoa Granola

Naturally sweetened, 7-ingredient quinoa granola with almonds and oats! A healthy, protein-packed breakfast or snack with a serious crunch.

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Plate with two Raw Banana Splits topped with nut butter, raspberries, and more

5-Minute Raw Banana Splits

Easy-to-make banana splits with coconut yogurt, nut butter, hemp seeds, rawnola, coconut flakes, and berries! Just 5 minutes and 7 ingredients required!

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Jar of Peanut Butter Overnight Oats topped with sliced banana and strawberries

Peanut Butter Overnight Oats (5 Ingredients!)

EASY peanut butter overnight oats made with just 5 ingredients and 5 minutes prep time. Naturally sweetened, vegan, gluten-free, and so delicious.

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chickpea Shake topped with coconut whipped cream

Peanut Butter Banana Chickpea Shake (5 Ingredients!)

Creamy Peanut Butter Banana Chickpea Shake with just 5 ingredients, 5 minutes, and 1 blender required. A satisfying, plant-based treat with plenty of fiber and protein!

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If you try any of these easy vegan protein-packed snacks, let us know! Leave a comment or take a picture and tag it @minimalistbaker on Instagram. Cheers, friends!

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