Whey Protein Powder Recipes

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Whey Protein Powder Recipes

If you haven’t tried cooking or baking with protein powder you are missing out! There are a plethora of recipes for healthy, protein-packed treats available for you to experiment with.

Although you can use just about any protein powder in the kitchen, whey protein is the one most commonly purchased. This also makes it the product of choice when it comes to creating delicious eats and drinks.

Here are a few of whey protein recipes to consider.

Baked Treats

Gluten-Free Banana Bread

Preparation time:  10 minutes

Bake time:  1hour 20 minutes

Serving size: 16 slices

Total time:  1 hour 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla
  • 3 bananas, large, mashed
  • 2 cups rice flour
  • ¼ cup whey protein, natural unflavored
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped

Chocolate Muffins

Preparation time:  10 minutes

Bake time:  15 minutes

Serving size: 12 muffins

Total time:  25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup skim milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 scoop chocolate whey protein
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup sugar (or equivalent sweetener of choice)
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ cup baking chips or chunks (chocolate, white, peanut butter, etc.)

Breakfast

Fruit and Nut Granola

Preparation time:  15 minutes

Bake time:  30 minutes

Serving size: 12 x ½ cup servings

Total time:  45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 2/3 cup whey protein powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup apple juice
  • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
  • ½ tsp. vanilla or almond extract
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds
  • ¼ cup pecans, chopped
  • ¼ cup dried cherries
  • ¼ cup dried apricots, chopped

Protein Pancakes

Preparation time:  5 minutes

Bake time:  20 minutes

Serving size: 6-9 pancakes

Total time:  25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 banana
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup egg whites
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
  • Pinch of salt, pinch of cinnamon
  • 1-2 scoops whey protein powder
  • 2 Tbsp. flax meal

Savories

Corn Potato Chowder

Preparation time:  10 minutes

Bake time:  35 minutes

Serving size: 6

Total time:  45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2½ cups corn, frozen or canned (drained)
  • 2 cups potatoes, diced
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • ¼ cup onion, chopped
  • ¼ cup green pepper, chopped
  • ¼ cup celery, chopped
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • 1½ cups water
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1 Tbsp. flour, mixed with 1 Tbsp. water
  • ½ cup whey protein powder
  • 1 cup skim milk

Gluten-Free Margherita Protein Pizza

Preparation time:  20 minutes

Bake time:  30 minutes

Serving size: 6

Total time:  50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 bag protein chips, sea salt
  • 3 scoops whey protein powder
  • ½ cup cauliflower-raw
  • 2 large white eggs
  • ½ cup part skim Mozzarella cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. natural almond meal
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 dash cooking spray, non-stick
  • 1/3 cup tomato sauce
  • ¼ tsp stevia powder
  • 2 Tbsp. basil, fresh, chopped
  • ½ cup fresh Mozzarella, shredded
  • 6 tomatoes, thinly sliced

Beverages

Peanut Butter Smoothie

Preparation time:  3 minutes

Serving size: 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. peanut butter
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • ¼ cup skim milk
  • 1 Tbsp. sweetened condensed milk
  • ¼ cup whey protein, natural unflavored

Coffee Lovers Protein Shake

Preparation time:  3 minutes

Serving size: 1 serving

Ingredients

  • ½ ripe banana
  • 1 scoop no-sugar-added vanilla protein powder
  • ½ cup vanilla almond milk
  • ½ cup cold or room temperature brewed coffee
  • 1½ cups cubed ice
  • Sprinkle of cacao nibs, for topping if desired
  • 1-3 drops stevia extract, if desired

Desserts

High Protein Cheesecake

Preparation time:  25 minutes

Bake time:  1 hour 15 minutes (plus 3-hours refrigeration time)

Serving size: 6

Ingredients

  • Crust
  • 3-4 graham cracker sheets
  • 2 Tbsp. melted coconut oil
  • 1 Tbsp. almond milk
  • Optional: 1 Tbsp. sugar-free syrup

Cheesecake Filling

  • 8 oz. light cream cheese
  • 12 oz. fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 egg whites (6 Tbsp. liquid egg whites)
  • 2 scoops whey protein
  • 1-3 Tbsp. sweetener of your choice

Hot Fudge Pudding Cake

Preparation time:  20 minutes

Bake time:  30 minutes

Serving size: 9

Total time: 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup whey protein isolate
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1¾ cups hot water

Lacto-Vegetarian

Vegetarian Lasagna

Preparation time:  40 minutes

Bake time:  45 minutes

Serving size: 12

Total time: 1 hour 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 9 lasagna noodles
  • 16 oz. ricotta cheese, low fat
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese
  • ⅓ cup whey protein, natural unflavored
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 Tbsp. parsley, dried
  • 1 tsp. basil, dried
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1½ cups onion, chopped
  • 1 cup carrots, sliced
  • 1¼ cups green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 – 16 oz. package broccoli, frozen, thawed and drained
  • 3 cups spaghetti sauce, chunky garden style
  • 3 cups Mozzarella cheese, shredded

Black Bean Veggie Burgers

Preparation time:  20 minutes

Bake time:  20 minutes

Serving size: 6 -8

Total time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 – 15 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ medium green pepper
  • ½ medium onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp hot sauce
  • ⅓ cup bread crumbs, unseasoned
  • ¼ cup whey protein, natural unflavored

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