8 Ways To Add Protein To Your Dessert

– Isabella Engelhard

Dessert is something that is often not seen as synonymous with protein. However, recently protein filled desserts are popping up all over social media . From plant based protein powders to Whey, to black bean substitutes, to Greek yogurt, there are options for everyone. Here are just a few healthy and delicious dessert recipes to try out after you’ve smashed a workout (or when you just want to indulge, without overindulging ).

Healthy Peanut Butter Cups

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The only thing better than chocolate, is chocolate with peanut butter. Find the recipe here for this healthy, protein-packed take on the classic Reese’s cup.

Protein Cookie Dough

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This recipe takes only 3 minutes, is under 200 calories, requires no baking, and it absolutely delicious. Find it here.

Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

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Pancakes for dinner? Sign us up. Here is a delicious recipe that tastes good whether it’s October or April.

High Protein Cheesecake

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Who doesn’t like this classic dessert staple? With egg whites, greek yogurt, and Whey, this recipe is sure to pack a protein punch.

Birthday Cake Bars

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This recipe is guilt-free, gluten-free, and most of all downright delicious. Whether it’s your birthday or you’re just craving something sweet, here’s the recipe.

Fudgy Double Dark Chocolate Black Bean Cookies

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This recipe uses black beans as a protein base, which sounds suspicious, but actually tastes just like good fudgy chocolate deliciousness. For anyone that’s a diehard chocolate lover, this recipe is for you.

Chocolate Walnut Quinoa Cookies

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Quinoa, walnuts, and almond butter pack 6 grams of protein per a cookie in this tasty treat. Try the recipe here.

Red Velvet Protein Brownies

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These red velvet brownies have 11 grams of protein per a brownie and are only 100 calories. Get the recipe here.

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