10 Perfect Protein Powder RecipesIt's Not Just for Shakes Anymore!
-- By Melinda Hershey, Health Educator
Protein is an important component of any diet for satiety, muscle repair, and generating hormones and enzymes. Need a protein pick-me-up? These filling recipes are great for refueling after a workout--or anytime!
High-Protein, Low-Sugar Blueberry Muffins
Each muffin packs nearly nine grams of protein! Grab one of these sweet, moist and delicious treats for a post-workout snack.
Power Up Almond Butter Dip
This simple dip has just four ingredients and nearly nine grams of protein per serving! Whip it up in five minutes for a delicious dessert or snack.
Mocha Protein Coffee
Your morning cuppa joe will never be the same! This warm, chocolatey drink has almost 18 grams of protein per serving.
Chocolate Protein Cake
Have your cake and eat your protein, too! Just one serving of this moist and perfectly sweet cake contains 12 grams of protein.
Chocolate Chunk Protein Granola
Spruce up regular old granola with chocolate--and an extra seven grams of protein! Eat it with milk, use as a topping for yogurt, or snack on it plain.
Chocolate Cheesecake Protein Pudding
This dessert is to die for and can be made with so many different flavors. Try chocolate, vanilla, pistachio—the sky's the limit! Plus, it has 19 grams of protein in just one serving.
Banana Walnut Protein Muffins
These moist banana muffins are studded with crunchy walnuts—and serve up almost eight grams of protein each!
No-Bake Peanut Butter Fudge Protein Bars
These grab-and-go bars could not be simpler to make! At more than 15 grams of protein per bar, they would make a great breakfast or post-workout snack.
French Vanilla Protein Crepes
These delicate crepes are almost too pretty to eat—but they're a snap to make! They also deliver a whopping 33 grams of protein per serving.
Pumpkin Protein Bread
This filling bread packs a double whammy of five grams of fiber and almost nine grams of protein per serving!