5 Whey Protein Recipes

This article was originally written for MYPROTEIN.

Whey protein is the most popular supplement in the world, and it can be used for much more than just shakes. Here are 5 quick, easy, and delicious recipes using only Myprotein’s incredibly versatile Impact Whey Protein and a few other items that you probably already have in your kitchen.

1. Protein Brownies

These protein brownies are perfect for satisfying that sweet tooth while on a healthy diet. They’re moist, rich, and have no added sugars or artificial ingredients.

Ingredients:

  • 6 bananas

  • 2 eggs

  • 6 tbsp. of Peanut Butter

  • 3 scoops of Impact Whey Protein (Recommended Flavor: Chocolate Brownie)

Method

  1. Put all ingredients into a blender (or bowl) and mix until smooth.

  2. Coat a baking pan with olive or coconut oil.

  3. Pour the mixture into the baking pan.

  4. Bake at 350 F for approximately 15 minutes.

Macros

Calories: 200

Fat: 7 g

Carbs: 22 g

Protein: 13 g

* This recipe makes 8 large brownies.

2. Protein Banana Pancakes

Looking for a low carb and healthy alternative to everybody’s favorite breakfast food? You’ve come to the right place. Skip the trip to IHOP and make these pancakes at home with just 3 simple ingredients.

Ingredients

  • 3 bananas

  • 3 eggs

  • 3 scoops Impact Whey Protein (Recommended Flavor: Vanilla)

Method

  1. Put all ingredients into a blender (or bowl) and mix until smooth.

  2. Coat a frying pan with olive or coconut oil.

  3. Pour a moderate amount of the mixture onto the pan.

  4. Cook on a LOW heat for approximately 5 minutes per side (or until golden brown).

  5. Top with peanut butter and honey (in moderation).

Macros

Calories: 215

Fat: 6 g

Carbs: 20 g

Protein: 20 g

*Recipe makes 4 large pancakes. Macros do not include peanut butter or honey.

3. Protein Pudding

This little creation is perfect as a dip for fruit or even on its own. Pro tip: put this in the freezer for half an hour before eating to make an ice cream-like dessert.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plain greek yogurt

  • 2 tbsp. peanut putter

  • 1 scoop Impact Whey Protein (Recommended Flavor: Chocolate Smooth)

Method

Just mix everything together and enjoy!

Macros

Calories: 420

Fat: 18 g

Carbs: 15 g

Protein: 50 g

*Recipe makes 1 serving.

4. Protein Overnight Oats

These overnight oats make for an ideal breakfast or replenishing post-workout meal. If you’ve never had your oats cold, now is the time to start!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup uncooked oats

  • 2 tbsp of Peanut Butter

  • 1 banana

  • 1 scoop Impact Whey Protein (Recommended Flavor: Salted Caramel)

Method

  1. Put all ingredients into a bowl with water or almond milk and stir/mix.

  2. Refrigerate overnight (or for 2-3 hours).

Macros

Calories: 540

Fat: 18

Carbs: 60

Protein: 34

*Recipe makes 1 serving.

5. Protein Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

These protein cookies are so good, you could serve them at a party and nobody would know any different. They’re great for kids, too!

Ingredients

  • 3 bananas

  • 1 cup uncooked oats – add more oats as necessary to get a lumpy consistency

  • 1/4 cup raisins

  • 2 scoops Impact Whey Protein (Recommended Flavor: Cinnamon Roll)

Method

  1. Mash bananas in a bowl, then add all other ingredients and mix well.

  2. Place about 10 medium-sized scoops of the mixture on a non-stick baking sheet (or foil or parchment paper).

  3. Bake at 350 F for 15 minutes (or until golden brown).

Macros

Calories: 95

Fat: 1

Carbs: 16

Protein: 6

*Recipe makes 10 cookies.

Take Home Message

So here you have 5 great recipes to make the most of Impact Whey Protein rather than just putting it in a shake. Give them a try and be sure to let us know about your attempts by linking to the @myproteinus Instagram account for a chance of having your photo featured!