Proteins are an integral part of every diet, so we need to consume them regularly. So, if you’re trying to build muscle or balance your macros, you need to consume enough protein to keep you satisfied after meals. If you replace other sources of calories with whey protein and practice weightlifting, you can cause weight loss of about 8 pounds (3.5 kg) while increasing lean muscle mass. Whey protein can help you improve your strength, gain muscle, and at the same time, lose significant body fat. These are the best whey protein recipes that are not only delicious but also healthy and filling. Prepare protein and oats breakfast smoothie, green frozen yogurt, power pumpkin breakfast bars, egg white protein pancakes, and more. Enjoy!
Healthy Cookie Dough
Yummy and sweet, this cookie dough is perfect as a snack or for a sweet treat when you feel an urge to eat something sweet. You can make cookie forms, but it’s easier to spoon it right into your mouth. And don’t forget, it is much tastier when it’s cold. First, in a blender or food processor, mix: 15 oz. can of chickpeas, ½ cup peanut butter, 1-2 tbsp maple syrup or honey, 1 tsp vanilla extract, one scoop vanilla protein powder, and ½ cup cacao nibs. Then put the mixture in the fridge or freezer for several hours before eating. Enjoy!
Protein & Oats Breakfast Smoothie
Creamy and delicious, this protein and oats breakfast smoothie is all you need for a filling and healthy breakfast to start your day. Plus is quick and easy, so you’ll have your glass of deliciousness in a couple of minutes.
First, soak the 1/2 cup of rolled oats (one serving size) overnight (or for 1-2 hours before consuming) in water to make them more digestible. Then drain/rinse them, and add them to a blender with 1 cup of non-dairy milk. Into the blender, add one banana, a few strawberries, a scoop of chocolate or vanilla protein powder, and blend. You can also add some ice if you like your smoothie to be extra cold. Enjoy!
Green Frozen Yogurt
Healthy, sweet, and tasty, this green frozen yogurt is a perfect dessert – refreshing and really easy to make. The lovely green color is from the spinach, and the sweetness is from the banana.
First, gather the needed ingredients, 2 cups plain or vanilla Greek yogurt, one frozen banana, 2 cups raw spinach leaves, and one scoop chocolate protein powder. Second, add all the ingredients in a high-powered blender and mix them well. In the end, freeze the mixture in an ice cream maker for soft-serve frozen yogurt. And that’s that – your green frozen yogurt is ready for serving and eating. Enjoy!
Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie
If you didn’t know, peanut butter is an excellent addition to protein smoothies, especially if you are building muscle. So, this chocolate peanut butter protein smoothie is not only delicious but is excellent for you and healthy because it contains peanut butter that is 85% fewer in fat calories than regular peanut butter.
To prepare the smoothie, you need to add in a blender: 1 banana, one scoop of chocolate protein powder, one serving of PB2 powdered peanut butter, 1 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk, ice and optional if you want one tbsp of flax seeds, chia seeds, and rolled oats. Blend all the ingredients well. Serve and enjoy!
Power Pumpkin Breakfast Bars
Healthy, tasty, and easy to make, these power pumpkin breakfast bars are the perfect grab-and-go breakfast bars you’ll ever try! Plus, they’re filling and will give you enough energy to start positive your day, and, yes, they have much fewer calories than a typical breakfast treat – each square has about 40 calories.
To cook them, mix all together: 4 oz. apple sauce, 2 tsp ground cinnamon, 1 ½ tsp ground ginger, ½ tsp ground clove, 1 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp baking soda, ½ tsp salt, 2 tsp vanilla extract, four large egg whites, 1 15 oz. can pumpkin with 2 cups oat flour, two scoops whey protein powder and ½ cup walnuts. Then spread the batter in a 9” x 13” glass baking dish and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes. Leave the batter to rest and, after cooling, cut into 30 squares. Serve and enjoy!
Protein Powder Greek Yogurt
Smooth and delicious, you would absolutely love this protein powder Greek yogurt. Plus, it’s nutritious because it has much of the lactose and sugar removed. And it’s so easy to make, so it will quickly become your favorite!
This green smoothie is healthy and easy to make and can keep you feeling fuller for longer and regulate your body’s cleansing processes. Plus, it can help you to cut out carbs and excess sugars. Start your day with a glass full of health!
It’s simple – you need to blend a scoop of protein powder with your favorite unsweetened non-dairy milk (almond, coconut, and cashew milk), and a cup or two of raw spinach or kale leaves. If you want (optional), you can add half a cucumber. Blend all together well. Serve and enjoy!
Filling and delicious, these protein-packed oats are an easy way to prepare a healthy breakfast. You don’t need to cook them, just pre-soak them, and get a dose of healthy grains.
First, you need to soak 1/2 cup of rolled oats (for one serving size) overnight (or for 1-2 hours before consuming) in water to make them more digestible. Then drain and rinse them thoroughly, and add them to 1 cup of non-dairy milk. The final step is to microwave the oats for 1-2 minutes and, in the end, add 1/2 – 1 scoop of chocolate or vanilla protein powder. If you like, you can add cinnamon on top. Serve and enjoy!
Antioxidant Protein Smoothie
We love to drink smoothies because they’re tasty and because they’re a great way to get a nutrient-packed meal or snack. This antioxidant protein smoothie incredibly delicious and will provide your immune system with everything you need – protein, healthy fats, vegetables, fruits, and antioxidants.
First, soak 1/4 cup of chia seeds or optional – flax seeds, pomegranate seeds in 1 and 1/2 cups of unsweetened non-dairy milk overnight, or for at least an hour before making the smoothie. Then in a blender, add one banana, one serving of raw cacao powder, one scoop of chocolate or vanilla protein powder, chia seed, and non-dairy milk mix, 1 tsp cinnamon, and ice cubes if desired. Blend all the ingredients well and garnish with slices of banana. Serve and enjoy!
Egg White Protein Pancakes
Eating pancakes is a big tradition in the USA, so eating them in the morning is a routine. These egg white protein pancakes are a healthy and well-balanced breakfast idea that you need to make.
First, whisk together three egg whites, ¼ cup water, and one scoop of protein powder in a bowl. Then, fry the batter as you would cook regular pancakes. If you want, you can use coconut oil for added crispness and flavor. In the end, pop the pancakes with almond butter and a little honey (if you need sweetener). Serve and enjoy!