Keep the family satisfied, healthy, and ready for game time we these 14 high-protein meals. They’ll love each and every one of them and you won’t have to work too hard in the kitchen to make them happy.
From breakfast to dinner, there’s something for everyone and every part of the day on our quick list of good bites. They’ll keep everyone from indulging in too much junk but also fueled up for the week ahead and all the busy-ness that comes with a full calendar. Let’s have a look!
14 High-Protein Meals Your Family Will Love
20-Minute Skillet Chicken Fajitas from The Iron You
Not only will this meal not take too long to whip up, but the entire family will be excited to dive it. Filled with chicken, peppers, and onions, it’s a healthy way to finish out the day with your loved ones. You can go with or without the tortillas on the side – we think the kids will probably want them!
Chicken Parmesan-Stuffed Zucchini Boats from Flavor the Moments
Zucchini boat recipes are so fun, so healthy, and so versatile. There are so many different ways to stuff and serve. We’re particularly fond of this chicken parm-inspired bite though and how you can make your favorite kind of food – Italian – with a healthier twist.
Tuna Green Chile Zoodle Casserole from Cotter Crunch
If your fam is already a fan of tuna noodle casserole, then they’ll definitely love this extra-flavorful bite. Made with zucchini noodles instead of the norm, it’s packed with protein and better-for-you ingredients – with a bout of green chile for an extra kick!
Bacon & Cheese Egg Muffins from The Happier Homemaker
Perfect to grab and go in the morning before work or school, these bacon and egg muffins are bite-sized sources of protein. Full of flavor, they’ll put some pep in your step throughout your morning routine and you can make them the night before!
Sloppy Joe Nachos from Mason Woodruff
HIgh protein, low calories, and kid-friendly, these nachos will knock dinnertime out of the park. They’re easy to make with quick prep time and filled with flavors everyone at the table already loves. Don’t forget the jalapenos for the extra kick!
Crockpot Turkey Chili from Sweet Tea Sweetie
This crockpot meal is full of protein and ease. It’s the perfect solution to a busy day where you need all hands on deck – but not the kitchen countertops. Just put all the ingredients in the pot and go!
Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad from Skinny Fitalicious
Filled with grapes and celery, and covered in high-protein Greek yogurt, this chicken salad is a great prep-ahead lunch idea. Use it to make sandwiches in the kids’ lunchboxes or serve over a bed of lettuce for yourself. You could even add some nuts in the mix as well for even more protein.
Cashew Chicken Quinoa Bake from Fit Foodie Finds
Maybe everyone is craving something Asian-inspired if so this bake will surely satisfy. It’s filled with chicken, cashews and quinoa – all three ingredients that are packed with protein. Take the leap and whip this up in the kitchen by dinner time.
Carrot Cake Crepes from Looney for Food
Made with egg but tasting like a delicious dessert, serve these up for the family for breakfast or maybe even weekend brunch. They’re full of protein and low cal too! We like the simple nut sprinkling on top as well.
Egg & Avocado Wraps from A Healthy Life For Me
Whether you want these for breakfast, lunch, or even brunch, these bites are full of protein and they taste amazing. You can pack these for yourself to take to work or even pop them in your kids’ lunch bags for them to snack on at school. You’ll love the ease and the guilt-free recipe.
Chicken Chickpea Chopped Salad from Ambitious Kitchen
Perfect as a light dinner, a healthy lunch, or a prepped meal to use throughout the week, this chicken and chickpea chopped salad is filled with all things good and tasty. It has so many great ingredients – you can easily personalize it to your liking – that it’s flavorful and completely satisfying.
Pan Fried Spinach & Cream Cheese-Stuffed Chicken from The Kitchen Magpie
Stuff your protein-packed chicken with even more protein-packed ingredients! Did you know cream cheese can be filled with protein? How about spinach? All three of these taste indulgent and delicious together and have the exact goal intact that you have in mind.
Tex-Mex Enchilada Stack from Real Life Dinner
If you’re in the mood for some Mexican – this enchilada stack will definitely ignite the dinner table. Filled with chicken, beans, veggies, and cheese, it’s packed with both protein, fiber, and tasty ingredients. This will quickly become a family favorite.
Grilled Salmon with Avocado Bruschetta from Skinnytaste
Here’s a real winner in the dinner department because of it’s full burst of flavors in every bite. Even the topping will have a pop of protein included within the fresh avocado bits. Take the leap and whip up this colorful dish for the family tonight.