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24 Delicious Whey Protein Recipes Absolutely Worth Trying

24 Delicious Whey Protein Recipes Absolutely Worth Trying
Jennifer Blow
Writer and expert5 years ago
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These tasty whey protein recipes will quickly become your go-to healthy recipes.

Looking for quick whey protein recipes? You can do way more with whey protein than just down it after your workout.

From tasty desserts to quick snacks and shakes, check out our favourite whey protein recipes.

1. 4-Ingredient Banana Protein Pancakes

banana protein pancakes
This ridiculously easy, foolproof recipe will be your go-to banana protein pancakes recipe for breakfast (and maybe even lunch and dinner).

Recipe here.

2. Quick Chocolate Protein Cookies

whey protein recipes
Chocolate frosted cookies are the perfect solution when you’re in need of a chocolate fix. Packed with protein, these cookies are guaranteed to be a hit.

Recipe here.


3. Homemade Pre-Workout Shake

If you want the best results from your workouts, then that begins with the right pre-workout nutrition. Make your own homemade pre-workout shake to boost your energy and maximise your performance with just a few simple ingredients.

Recipe here.

4. Protein Fluff

protein fluff
If you haven’t tried protein fluff before, you’re missing out. It’s the low-carb, high-protein dessert recipe that’s been making its way around the fitness community for years – great for a super-filling weight-loss snack.

Recipe here.

5. Sweet Potato Protein Brownies

This sweet potato protein brownie recipe produces the softest, stickiest chocolate brownies you’ve ever tasted, and provides your muscles with some much-needed protein.

Recipe here.

6. 1-Minute Protein Mug Cake

protein mug cake
Made in minutes, this sticky, sweet protein mug cake will curb your cravings without jeopardising your macro-goals.

Recipe here.

7. Chocolate Orange Protein Pancakes

chocolate protein pancakes
Chocolate orange pancakes make the perfect chocolate lover’s breakfast.

Recipe here.

8. Carrot Cake Protein Balls

carrot cake protein balls

Try these carrot cake protein balls with Cinnamon Danish Impact Whey Protein for a good-for-you snack to rival the classic.

Recipe here.

9. Muscle-Up Post-Workout Shake

Most people think all they need is protein powder after their workout, but there are lots of other supplements to take advantage of to power through your workouts, reduce your recovery time and maximise your gains.

Recipe here.

10. New York Protein Cheesecake

This tasty New York protein cheesecake contains a fraction of the calories, fat and sugar compared with the classic, without skimping on flavour.

Recipe here.

11. Coconut Whey Protein Balls


These quick, simple and tasty protein balls are great for on-the-go. Perfect for breakfast, post-workout or even a late evening snack.

Recipe here.

12. Frozen Yoghurt Unicorn Bark

unicorn bark
This dessert is way easier than it looks – simply blend and freeze. Enjoy for breakfast, dessert, or after a workout for the ultimate healthy protein snack.

Recipe here.

13. Coffee & Walnut Protein Pancakes

coffee protein pancakes
These coffee and walnut protein pancakes are like eating cake for breakfast (minus the guilt).

Recipe here.

14. Post-Workout Strawberry & Mint Shake

post workout shake
Try our strawberry mint smoothie recipe for a refreshing protein shake to keep you cool all season.

Recipe here.

15. Macro-Friendly Raspberry Blondies

Say hello to the brownie’s good-looking cousin, the blondie. Usually bursting with butter, we’ve made a macro-friendly version by ramping up the protein content, minimising sugar and using only good fats from coconut oil.

Recipe here.

16. Perfect Protein Donuts

This tasty, moist, and super-easy-to-make recipe is the only protein doughnut recipe you’ll ever need. Each protein doughnut contains just 161kcal and 5g fat, and a whopping 8g protein. Who said doughnuts couldn’t be healthy?

Recipe here.

17. Vanilla Protein Frappe

vanilla protein shake
The key ingredients to make your frappe thick and creamy are whey protein, milk and ice, while the ginger and cinnamon give it a spicy kick.

Recipe here.

18. Low-Carb Protein Cheesecake

low carb protein cheese cake
This cheesecake is high-protein, low-carb and low-fat, so you really can have your cake and eat it.

Recipe here.

19. 5 Super-Quick Whey Protein Shakes

cheap protein shakes
Give these quick protein shake recipes a go for when you’re on a budget.

Recipe here.

20. Almond Butter & Raspberry Protein Pancakes

almond butter pancakes
This stack of almond buttery goodness is all you need to get through your mornings. Switch the almond butter up for peanut butter if that’s more your bag.

Recipe here.

21. Matcha Whey, Peach & Ginger Smoothie

matcha smoothie
With the bittersweet Matcha Whey Protein in combination with spicy root ginger and fresh sweet peaches, this smoothie was just made to make you feel revitalised all morning.

Recipe here.

22. Berry Protein Pudding

acai berry bowl

Kick-start spring with a delicious, fruity and high-protein pudding. The perfect cure for those sweet cravings.

Recipe here.

23. Low-Carb Flax & Whey Protein Pancakes

low carb flax and whey protein pancakes
These whey and flax pancakes contain a mere 2 grams of carbs in the entire stack.

Recipe here.

24. 30-Second Protein Ice Cream

Protein ice cream recipe
All you’ll need for this protein ice cream recipe are 4 simple ingredients and a spare 30 seconds.

Recipe here.

Enjoy these whey protein recipes? Check out more delicious recipes here.

Jennifer Blow
Writer and expert
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Jennifer Blow is our UKVRN Registered Associate Nutritionist – the UK’s register of competent and qualified nutrition professionals. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Nutritional Science and a Master’s of Science by Research in Nutrition, and now specialises in the use of sports supplements for health and fitness, underpinned by evidence-based research.

Jennifer has been quoted or mentioned as a nutritionist in major online publications including Vogue, Elle, and Grazia, for her expertise in nutritional science for exercise and healthy living.

Her experience spans from working with the NHS on dietary intervention trials, to specific scientific research into omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and also the effect of fast foods on health, which she has presented at the annual Nutrition Society Conference. Jennifer is involved in many continuing professional development events to ensure her practise remains at the highest level. Find out more about Jennifer’s experience here.

In her spare time, Jennifer loves hill walking and cycling, and in her posts you’ll see that she loves proving healthy eating doesn’t mean a lifetime of hunger.