Protein powders are usually associated with being bland and boring. But that’s not true. When you find the right protein powder you can make delicious shakes and smoothies and even add it to your dessert recipes.
Sugar cravings can be a bummer during your fitness journey. It can cause unnecessary sugar intake which would not just ruin your hard work but will also add an extra pressure to burn off those extra calories. But what if we told you that you can have your favorite desserts like cakes, cupcakes, or even smoothies without the guilt?
Try these 5 delicious dessert recipes using GNC protein powders and say hello to guilt free binging.
The most loved banana bread with the goodness of protein to give you all the extra nutrition you need. Have it for breakfast or as a mid-meal snack. The sweetness of banana and goodness of protein powder make this a power packed recipe.
1 scoop GNC whey protein vanilla
2 tbsp flour (almond flour/ coconut flour etc.)
1 ripe banana
3 tbsp unsweetened almond milk
½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp vanilla essence
½ tsp cinnamon powder
Mash banana in a bowl.
Mix all the dry ingredients – baking powder, whey protein powder, flour, and cinnamon powder.
Whisk wet ingredients together – egg, vanilla essence, almond milk.
Mix wet and dry ingredients together so that there aren’t any lumps. Add the mashed banana and mix well.
Pour the mixture into a loaf or muffin tray.
Bake at 280 degrees for 45 minutes. Keep checking in between.
Let it cool, cut into slices and your favorite banana bread is ready.
No – bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bites
Whip up this easy and healthy no-bake protein bites recipe in just 15 minutes and enjoy the festivities without the guilt. Delicious combination of chocolate and peanut butter is evergreen!
1 ½ cup rolled oats
1 cup peanut butter
¼ cup honey
2 scoops GNC Pro Performance 100% Whey Protein (preferably chocolate flavor)
2 tbsp chocolate chips
Put oats, honey, peanut butter, protein powder, and chocolate chips in a large bowl and mix well.
Mix it properly or knead it till you get dough like consistency.
Once all the ingredients are combined well, use a spoon or an ice-cream scoop to scoop the dough and form small bite sized balls.
Store in a covered container in the fridge for a couple of hours.
Greek yogurt pudding
Greek yogurt is a favorite of many. For this simple pudding recipe all you need is 5 minutes and your favorite toppings. Perfect for that late night craving!
200 g Greek Yogurt (flavor of your choice)
1 scoop vanilla GNC whey protein
Fresh fruits for topping
Muesli/ Granola for topping
Mix the Greek yogurt with whey protein powder in a bowl.
Add fruits, muesli, nuts and toppings of your choice. Mix until creamy and thick and devour this delicious pudding.
Chocolate and Plum Protein Bars
Protein bars make the perfect dessert and snack. They are packed with protein and other great ingredients. Have them on the go or pack them in your lunchbox.
¾ cup oat flour
¼ cup almond flour
2 scoops GNC protein chocolate
4 egg whites
½ tsp baking powder
3 tbsp cocoa powder
¼ tsp stevia or any other sweetener
¼ tsp salt
3 tbsp chocolate chips
28 g fat-free Greek Yogurt
85 ml skimmed milk
2 tbsp sunflower seeds (optional)
Preheat the oven at 180 degrees.
Combine sweetener, egg whites, and salt and whisk together. Add skimmed milk, Greek yogurt and mix well in the same bowl.
Mix dry ingredients (oat flour, almond flour, protein powder, cocoa powder, and baking powder) in another bowl.
Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix well.
Chop plums into small pieces and add it to the mixture. Add chocolate chips and sunflower seeds and mix well.
Pour the batter into a baking dish and bake for 20 – 30 minutes.
Let it cool. Sprinkle some chocolate chips and enjoy
You can make these desserts with your favorite GNC whey protein and get all the goodness.