Make These Snacks using Protein Powder

If your protein shake routine is getting a touch boring, then fear not as the following tasty recipes will bring some new zeal to your taste buds. They all incorporate some protein powder in a new and exciting way. Plus you will still be getting adequate protein to sustain your training regime and to build some hard earned muscle mass. Please try the recipes below and see what you think.

  1. Protein Bars with Peanut Butter Cinnamon and Yogurt Chips

Ingredients

(Makes 8)

  • ¼ cup of skimmed milk (or your choice almond, coconut etc.)
  • ½ cup of low fat crunchy/smooth peanut butter
  • 1 cup of raw oatmeal (not instant)
  • ½ tbsp. of honey
  • 1 ¼ cups of chocolate protein powder
  • ½ tbsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ cup yogurt chips

Method

  • Warm the honey, milk and peanut butter slowly in a pan
  • Mix in the cinnamon and protein powder until it has all combined
  • Add the oatmeal to the mixture, keep on stirring to bind it all together
  • You may wish to add more milk if the consistency is too thick
  • Once combined and the right texture, pour the mixture into a lightly greased tray
  • Make sure it is evenly spread
  • Sprinkle the yogurt chips on top and gently press them into the mixture
  • Stand and leave to cool and harden
  • Slice into portions once fully cooled
  1. Pre/Post Work Out Cookies

  • ½ tsp. of applesauce
  • ¼ tsp. of honey
  • ½ tsp. of peanut butter
  • ½ nabbing soda
  • 2 scoops of vanilla protein powder
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup of whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup of porridge oats
  • ½ cup of dried fruit
  • 3 cups of high fibre cereal
  • ¼ cup of flax seeds

Method

  • Pre heat your oven to 370 degrees
  • In a bowl hand mix the apple sauce, honey, peanut butter, eggs and protein powder
  • Throw in the porridge oats, cereal and flax seeds. Then mix up.
  • Make some cookies the size of your choice
  • Place on some foil into a baking tray after you have lightly oil it
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until brown. 
  1. Spinach Frozen Yoghurt

  • 2 cups of Greek Yoghurt
  • 1 banana
  • 2 small cups of spinach
  • 1 scoop of protein powder
  • # optional add 1 cup of chocolate chips

Method

  • Throw the lot into a food blender
  • Then pour mixture onto an ice cube tray and place in the freezer
  • When frozen, you can eat them. It is as easy as that!
  1. Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
  • 2 tbsp. of coconut oil
  • 2 scoops of chocolate protein powder
  • 2 tbsp. of peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp. of honey
  • 1 tsp. of vanilla extract
  • 6 drops of Stevia

Method

  • Fill a 12 cake tray with some cake liners
  • Throw the all of the ingredients into a food blender
  • Then place the ingredients into the cake liners
  • Place the cake tray into the fridge for an hour or until the mixture has set.
  1. Sweet Potato & Rosemary Bread

  • 140 grams of baked sweet potatoes (probably around 3 medium sized ones)
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 scoops of protein powder
  • 1/2 cups of oat flour
  • 2 tsp. of psyllium husks
  • 1 tsp. of bicarbonate soda
  • ¼ cups of fresh chopped rosemary

Method

  • Preheat oven to 190 degrees
  • Line a loaf tin with some grease proof paper and dust with some oatmeal flour
  • Throw everything into a blender except the rosemary
  • When a doughy consistency add in the chopped up rosemary
  • Place the doughy mixture into the loaf time
  • Bake for 30 minutes, remove from oven and allow to cool down
  • Then slice up and eat!

 


 

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