Alltown Fresh

Waltham, Mass.

As a fresh, convenient market making inroads on the East Coast, Alltown Fresh prides itself on having fresh food offerings in its convenience market venues. Alltown Fresh’s Greek yogurt smoothies can be infused with smoothie add-ins, including spirulina and almond butter for an additional protein boost.

Captain D’s


Restaurant chain Captain D’s has introduced lobster bites featuring North Atlantic cold-water lobster coated in a seasoned batter. Each snack-sized serving consists of six lobster bites. Captain D’s, which operates more than 530 restaurants, offers the lobster bites as part of its limited-time Lobster Feast menu, typically held during the summer.


Prairie du Sac, Wis.

Culver’s cheese curds ooze protein at every bite. Made using unaged yellow and white Wisconsin cheddar cheese from La Grander Hillside Dairy in Stanley, Wis., the cheese curds are deep-fried, resulting in a warm, buttery crunch.

Tapioca Express

South El Monte, Calif.

Tapioca Express offers fried tofu as part of its snack menu. Tofu is a great source of protein and appeals to vegetarians and vegans who are looking for a protein boost. Chewy outside and soft inside, the protein-rich tofu squares can be accented with a variety of sauces.

White Castle

Columbus, Ohio

While White Castle has made a name for itself within the slider category, the restaurant has expanded its protein snack repertoire to include a limited offering of Fish Nibblers (pictured), which are made with breaded Alaskan pollock, and Clam Strips, which are crispy Atlantic surf clams coated in a light breading.