Nut butters pack a huge protein punch but the jars are a clunky to carry around. Not to mention, most nut butters are very versatile. Look for packets in your local grocery store, which are portable.
Highest Protein Content: 2 tbsp. peanut butter (7g)
While they offer a lot of protein, most pre-packaged bars are loaded with preservatives and unnatural ingredients. Choose a protein bar that's high in nutrients and made with all natural ingredients.
Highest Protein Content: 1 Peanut Butter Cookie Larabar (7g)
Though they're not a snack on their own, use chia seeds to up the protein content of other foods. A little goes a long way; pack a small amount to get the most out of this powerhouse protein.
Highest Protein Content: 1-cup oatmeal, 2 tbsp. chia seeds (11g)
This spicy stew is packed with protein and flavor. Buy it in a can, and this delicious dinner is non-perishable and easy to cook and eat outside. Look for a brand that's minimally processed.
Highest Protein Content: 1-cup Amy's Organic Chili (13g)
Whole Wheat Grains
Choose from quinoa, couscous and bulgur for dinner. Toss your cooked grain with sauce or some vegetables for a well-rounded meal. These high-protein foods are full of other nutrients like B vitamins, fiber and magnesium, too.
Highest Protein Content: 1-cup bulgur wheat (17g)
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