Hard to beat cashews or peanuts for a quick healthy protein snack. Dried fruit is unfortunately mostly sugar, but there is a bit of fiber in there too.Pointdexter, seeing the need for a quick protein fix, have you considered nuts and dried fruit combo? For several years my breakfast is typically a mix of nuts and dried fruit. I get the unsalted mixed nuts from Costco, add some walnuts and pecans (also from Costco) and dried goji, blueberry, and cranberries, and blend them up in a big bowl. I eat a cup of them in the morning and on my current reduced calorie diet, this carries me until 5 o'clock for dinner. I'm older and my calorie needs have dropped so 2 meals sustain me.