Protein shakes can get old, really fast. Finding new and exciting ways to incorporate protein powder into your diet can be exhausting. And most of the time, without the right protein powder recipes, you end up drinking another protein shake.
But, that vicious cycle stops now. If you are looking for ways to include protein powder into your recipes to start leaning towards a cleaner, leaner, and healthier you, you need to incorporate these protein powder recipes into your meal plan routine today.
Breakfast Protein Powder Recipes
Start the day with a high-dose of protein. Get your protein powder into the mix and boost your metabolism to keep you fueled and active all morning long.
If you can’t skip your cup of coffee every morning, at least make sure you are getting enough protein to keep you going until lunch.
1 scoop whey protein powder
1 cup black coffee
Brew coffee as usual. Add protein powder to a cup of hot coffee. Stir in until well combined, and enjoy. You can add ¼ cup of non-dairy milk if you want.
No protein powder recipe list is complete without protein pancakes. They are the best way to take your breakfast to the next level.
2 scoops protein powder
2 scoops almond meal
4 egg whites
½ cup water
¼ cup raw cacao chips
Mix all ingredients until you get a thick batter. Pour batter into a nonstick pan and cook until you start seeing bubbles forming, flip and cook for another minute or two.
This recipe makes 7 pancakes.
Lunch Protein Powder Recipes
Your lunch should be your protein-packed meal. It is the one that should keep you going for the rest of the day. And, including a protein-rich meal at mid-day means you will be less tempted to sweet or salty cravings throughout the afternoon.
Protein POW Chicken Pasta
Pasta is the ultimate lunch meal. It is easy to do, reheats to perfection, and this one recipe is loaded with protein.
1 large chicken breast
1 onion, chopped
¼ cup protein powder
2 tbsps coconut flour
1 cup non-dairy milk
½ handful sharp cheddar cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
2 packs whole-grain penne pasta
Start by pulling your chicken breast apart or cutting it into small cubes. Sautee onion in a nonstick saucepan until browned. Add the rest of the ingredients and cook until your pasta sauce reaches a thicker consistency.
Throw in cooked pasta and chicken. Mix everything together. Serve and sprinkle some fresh chopped parsley on top.
Coconut and Curry Protein Pumpkin Soup
Nothing like a warm and tasty soup to warm up the body at the office. The protein in this recipe will keep you from picking from the snack cabinet after that mid-day meeting.
1 tbsp coconut oil
1 tbsp Thai red curry paste
1 28-ounce can pumpkin puree
1 ¾ cups vegetable broth, low-sodium
1 14-ounce can unsweetened coconut milk
2 tbsps agave nectar
2 medium limes juice
Heat coconut oil in a saucepan, add Thai red curry paste and cook for about 1 minute. Mix in the pumpkin puree and continue cooking for 2 minutes. Whisk in broth, coconut milk, and agave nectar. Let the soup reach a gentle boil, reduce to low heat and let it bubble for 10 minutes. Whisk in the lime juice, season with salt and pepper, and serve.
This recipe serves 6.
Snack Protein Powder Recipes
Perhaps the easiest way to incorporate protein powders into your meals is through snacks. A quick search for protein powder recipes will yield hundreds of dessert recipes you can add some protein powder too. However, make sure you stay away from sugary treats and instead try healthier snack recipes.
3-Ingredient Protein Cookies
When you don’t have much to work with, but you still want to try a homemade snack that will keep you going once you hit that afternoon slump, this is the recipe you need.
2 ripe bananas
1 cup steel-cut oats
1 scoop protein powder
Mash the ripe bananas in a medium bowl. Add the protein powder scoop and keep blending until you get a somewhat smooth consistency. Mix in the oats. If you want to add other dry ingredients such as walnuts, almonds, or chocolate chips, this will be the moment.
Use a spoon to shape cookies. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until your cookies are golden brown.
This recipe makes 6 servings.
Superfood POW Bars
The ideal snack is packed with protein and loaded with superfoods like coconut oil, dates, and flaxseeds to keep you going.
2 cups protein powder
½ cup granulated natural sweetener (optional)
½ cup ground flax meal
10 pitted dates
½ cup raw cocoa powder
2 cups peanut butter
½ cup coconut oil
1 cup raw cacao nibs
½ cup unsweetened coconut
In a food processor, pulse protein powder, flax meal, cocoa powder, and natural sweetener to combine. Add peanut butter, coconut oil, and dates. Keep pulsing until you get no clumps of dates left.
Add raw cacao nibs and beat to incorporate. Turn the dough into the greased pan, and press into a single layer to resemble protein bars. Sprinkle extra cacao nibs and coconut on top. Refrigerate for 1 hour before cutting into bars.
This recipe makes 20 servings.
Dinner Protein Powder Recipes
By night, you are probably exhausted from work and your nightly exercise routine. The last thing on your mind is cooking. For that, protein powders are your answer.
Blood Orange Meal Replacement Smoothie
Trade your dinner for a delicious protein shake you can blend in less than 5 minutes. Just toss all the ingredients into a high-speed blender and mix until you get a smooth consistency.
1 blood orange, peeled
1 cup raspberries, frozen
1 scoop protein powder
1 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk
This recipe serves 1
Superfood Protein Powder Smoothie Bowl
If you prefer eating your dinner instead of drinking it, a smoothie bowl is your answer. You can still prep this in less than 10 minutes, and it requires no cooking on your end.
1 cup frozen mix berries
½ cup protein powder
2 tbsp unsweetened non-dairy milk
Add frozen berries, protein powder, non-dairy milk, and vanilla in a blender and blend until you reach a thick smoothie consistency. Transfer to a bowl. Top with your favorite superfood toppings and eat immediately.
This recipe serves 1.
the biostation Protein Powders
To make your protein powder recipes unique, we suggest you try our very own protein powders. There are two options: Naked for a natural, flavorless, and odorless formula that serves as a base for your protein creations. Or choose chocolate coconut for a richer experience.
bVegan is unique because it is:
- Low in carbohydrates
- Suitable for those with food allergies and food sensitivities
Now that you have some protein powder recipes there’s no excuse to miss your protein intake for the day.
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