High Protein Meal and Snack Ideas

We all know by now that protein plays an essential part in maintaining a balanced diet, but sometimes we’re in need of an extra boost. Whether it be for some extra muscle gain or to simply feel fuller for longer, these tasty high protein meal ideas will certainly keep you satisfied.


High Protein Breakfast


Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and there’s no better way to start off the morning than with something that’s high in protein to rear you up for a busy day ahead.

Waffles, Bacon and Egg


You can’t beat bacon and eggs for breakfast, and why not mix things up a little by adding a potato waffle? Enjoy with some beans for some extra protein and a strong cup of tea of course!


Pea Pancakes


Nothing gives you the ultimate breakfast vibe like pancakes, and believe it or not, you can actually consume a good amount of protein from peas. Why not combine the two together and create these tasty pea pancakes that will energise you for the day?


You can also check out our pancake toppings guide for an extra treat!


High Protein Meals


Whether you’re looking for lunch or dinner ideas, we’ve got you covered! Below we’ve pulled together a couple of our favourite high protein recipes that will definitely keep you fuller for longer.


Gourmet Burger with Guacamole


Check out this monster masterpiece of a burger, made with our premium beef quarter pounders, which will without a doubt keep your stomach satisfied. Add some BBQ sauce for an extra smoky flavour and serve with homemade chips for a full on feast.



Chicken Pasta Bake


You can’t go wrong with the perfect protein and carbohydrate combo to give you a boost in energy and a satisfied tummy, and this chicken pasta bake is one you won’t be able to resist (using Birds Eye crispy chicken dippers of course!


Add some peas for a splash of colour and some extra vitamin C to help with your five-a-day.

High Protein Vegetarian Meals


Just because you’re on a veggie diet, doesn’t mean you have to miss out on an important source of protein (or the delicious taste)! Our Green Cuisine range offers a selection of tasty meat-free substitutes, and you’ll get all the same nutritious benefits as if you were eating regular meat.


Meat-free Bolognese with Tagliatelle


Everyone loves a classic spag bol, and there’s no way you should miss out on a treat just because you don’t eat meat (rhyme intended). Check out this delicious vegetarian tagliatelle and thank us later when the whole family asks for seconds!


Mediterranean Vegetarian Skewer


These mouth-watering skewers will be a hit with the kids! Made using our meat-free meatballs, they’d be perfect to whack on the BBQ and are packed with vegetarian protein – it’s a win win situation!


High Protein Snacks


We all get a little peckish in-between meals or need a quick pick-me-up before a workout, so there’s nothing better than a high protein snack to keep you going just that little bit longer.


Green Pea Hummus Dip


Using Birds Eye garden peas, create a twist on the nation’s favourite dip and make a delicious green pea hummus (peas are packed with protein, remember?) Chop up some carrots or cucumber to dip in, and you’ve got yourself a delightful snack to keep you going before your next meal.


Pea, Ham and Cheese Muffins


Everyone loves a sweet muffin, but have you ever had a savoury one? These triple protein packed delights are perfect for an afternoon or mid-morning snack and ideal to give you that extra boost in protein you need.

Check out our grilled chicken recipes for some additional protein packed inspiration or our vegetarian recipes for a meat-free mealtime. Alternatively, take a look at our Green Cuisine range for some meat-free alternatives – the same taste and texture as meat, only powered by plants!