What healthy PCOS snacks can I eat while trying to get pregnant? This is one of the most common questions I get asked by readers who are trying to improve fertility.
Many snacks that you can grab at a convenience store or vending machine are not great for your PCOS symptoms. However, you want to keep your blood sugar up with healthy snacks that keep you full.
Luckily, there are many PCOS-friendly snacks that are low in carbs, high in protein and packed with fertility superfoods.
Whether you are following The Fertility Diet or trying to cut carbs in general to improve your egg quality, you don’t have to deny yourself a healthy snack.
Read on for a list of quick and easy PCOS-friendly foods and snacks plus 30 recipes for PCOS snacks that taste amazing.
Make sure to also check out my PCOS Diet Food List & Free Meal Plan that you can download.
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Easy PCOS Snack Ideas
If you want a quick snack to grab and go that won’t ruin your PCOS diet, you can try some of the following:
- Raw Nuts (Walnuts in particular are a great fertility superfood.)
- Hummus and carrots
- String Cheese
- Hard boiled Eggs
- Peanut Butter and celery
- Pumpkin Seeds
- A cup of berries
- Avocado on high-protein bread
- Homemade Trail Mix (See #29 below for a great recipe).
6 PCOS-friendly Snacks To Buy
The easiest way to stick to your fertility diet is to plan your meals ahead and bring snacks with you.
That being said, life happens and sometimes you get caught hungry and with nothing to eat.
If you are out and about and need to eat, here are 5 snack ideas that you can get at most supermarkets or convenience stores.
It might be an idea to grab a few of these and keep them in your car for emergencies.
- The granola bars from Munk Pack are perfect for keeping you full without a bunch of carbs and sugar. Plus they are vegan, keto and gluten free!
- Lara Bar
- Popcorn – I like Skinny Pop
- Bean Snacks – These Roasted Fava bean snacks come in lots of different flavours.
- Beef Jerky
- Protein Bars like these ones from Quest.
30 Healthy PCOS Snacks
Below are 30 original recipes for high protein PCOS-friendly snacks to make and try.
Simply click through each picture to get the full directions and shopping list for each recipe.
Cinnamon Cake Bars
These high protein cinnamon cake bars taste just like coffee cake. They’re a healthier, low cal, low sugar option with no oils or butter.
One of my most-loved healthy PCOS snacks.
Homemade Protein Bars
If you are following the Keto diet for PCOS, these homemade peanut butter protein bars with only six ingredients are a must-try.
Chocolate No Bake Protein Balls
These no bake protein balls are sweet enough to feel like a treat, but packed with protein.
Customize with different rolled toppings to change the flavors each time you make a batch.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Energy Bites
Looking for a protein-packed PCOS-friendly snack?
These easy no-bake energy bites are full of healthier ingredients like gluten-free oats, almond butter, and plant-based protein powder; and bonus: they taste just like chocolate chip cookies!
Air fryer Chickpeas
If you own an air-fryer, this recipe is for you! I love Indian food and am always looking for PCOS Indian snack.
These roasted chickpeas are delicious.
Once made they stay crispy for many days and are perfect to take on the go.
Donut apple slices are a fun and healthy snack recipe that adults and kids love. They make a fun change from peanut butter and apple slices.
Customize it to your liking by using different protein spreads and toppings.
Ham Roll Ups
These ham roll-ups are a perfect, easy-to-make, quick savory snack everyone will love.
Quickly roll them up, pop into a food container and you're good to go.
Strawberry Almond Protein Power Smoothie
Strawberry almond protein power smoothie.
Made with almond butter, yogurt and fresh fruit for a healthy serving of vitamins and protein.
Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Balls
These naturally sweet vegan chocolate peanut butter energy balls make for a delicious, healthy and protein-packed snack.
These fudgy energy balls are loaded with chocolate and peanut butter!
Broccoli Cheese Bites
These broccoli cheese bites are chewy, cheesy, naturally sweet, and just so good.
I mentioned Lara Bars above in my list of PCOS snacks to buy but you can also try your hand at making your own with this tasty recipe.
Air Fryer Tofu - Spicy and Crispy
These high protein air fryer tofu bites make for a a delicious savory snack!
Marinated in soy sauce and sriracha, this 5 ingredients snack is easy and healthy!
Cottage Cheese Egg Muffins
These cottage cheese egg muffins are such a delicious make-ahead breakfast.
They're easy make, packed with protein and totally portable.
Homemade Low Carb Protein Bars
No more fussy recipes for protein bars that only work with a certain protein powder or flavor profile.
This recipe for homemade protein bars is endlessly customizable, and easy to follow!
Instant Pot Spicy Cajun Peanuts
These Cajun Peanuts make the best high protein savory snack.
Made in the Instant Pot, they only take 30 minutes to make and will last you all week or long
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Energy Bites
These chocolate chip cookie dough protein balls are the perfect snack or any time treat, salmonella-free! ONLY FIVE INGREDIENTS!
Paleo Sausage Cheese Balls
Sausage and cheese star in these quick
And easy high protein grab and go balls!
Protein Pudding - Chocolate or Vanilla!
This protein pudding is thick so it sticks with you for a while, only uses 4 ingredients, and can be ready in just a few minutes!
Keto Chocolate Macadamia Nut Fat Bombs
These No-Bake Keto Chocolate Macadamia Nut Fat Bombs are the perfect gluten-free & keto high protein dessert or snack and are customizable to YOUR taste buds!
Bacon Halloumi Bites
Crazy easy to make yet quick to disappear, these addictive bacon halloumi bites are the perfect homemade snack!
You’ll wonder why you’ve not made them before.
Frozen Yogurt Bark
This chocolate peanut butter yogurt bark is one of my favorite easy, high protein PCOS snack ideas.
You can store it in the freezer and grab a piece when you need a sweet treat!
Cranberry Almond Energy Bites
Cranberry Almond Energy Bites are a no-bake energy bite that are easy to make and even easier to throw in your bag for a quick, healthy snack or treat.
Oats, chopped almonds, dried cranberries, almond butter, honey, chia seeds and cinnamon are mixed together to create a sweet, delicious bite.
Protein Donuts Recipe
Peanut Butter Banana Protein Donuts are dairy-free and gluten-free with a vegan version included in the recipe.
They're super fluffy, sweetened with banana and topped with a chocolate peanut butter glaze!
Cookie Dough Protein Bars
Sweet, and packed with vanilla flavor these Cookie Dough Protein Bars are one delicious treat.
High in proteins, low in calories and filled with chocolate bits.
Pumpkin Seeds Savory Snack Mix
There are a few Indian snacks for PCOS on this list and I love this one!
Pumpkin Seeds Savory Snack Mix is scrumptious homemade trail mix made in 20 minutes.
This nutrient- rich fertility superfood mix is so tasty, you won’t stop eating it!
Easy Vegan Protein Muffins
These Vegan Protein Muffins are quick, easy, healthy, and delicious!
They are an awesome option for a PCOS snack on the go.
Fertility Smoothie For Men & Women
If you like smoothies, make sure to check out this one that is packed with fertility boosting foods and protein.
Peanut Butter Power Balls With Chia & Chocolate
These peanut butter and chia seed power balls are a high-protein favorite full of peanut butter, oats, honey, chia, and chocolate chips.
Healthy Vegan Trail Mix Recipe | How to Make Your Own Trail Mix
Homemade trail mix is much healthier than the store bought options as it is lower in salt and preservatives.
This vegan trail mix is a no cook recipe that is super easy to cook together.
Chocolate Chia Bliss Balls
Fudgy, chocolatey and delicious, these healthy Chocolate Chia Bliss Balls are vegan and paleo! Y
You only need FOUR ingredients and a few minutes to make these healthy treats.
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