4 protein-rich recipes

Posted by Jesse van der Velde on



These delicious recipes are not only packed with protein; they’re also a doddle to prepare!

 




Bounty Nut Bars

Bounty Nut Bars

 

 

 

 

Want to make your very own protein bars, packed with delicious superfoods? Here’s how!

Makes: 1 serving

Preparation time: 30 minutes (+ at least 2 hours in the freezer)

When to enjoy? As a snack between meals

Ingredients:

For the base

For the coconut layer

For the chocolate topping

Preparation:

Pop all of the ingredients for the base into a bowl and thoroughly mix. Line a rectangular plastic container with household foil, spoon in the mixture and spread out until smooth.

Now place the container into your freezer for fifteen minutes.
Next mix all of the ingredients for the coconut layer in a small bowl and spread over the semi-hardened base. Press down firmly. Return the plastic container to the freezer once more.

Finally, prepare the chocolate topping by melting the cacao butter in a bain-marie. Add in the cacao and lucuma powder, and stir thoroughly until smooth. Next remove the frozen coconut slice from the freezer and pour over the chocolate topping. Place back into the freezer and store until ready to enjoy. Defrost 10 minutes prior to serving.

Vanilla Pumpkin Protein Pudding 

Vanilla Pumpkin Protein Pudding

A delicious post-workout snack or tasty (autumnal) dessert! Dairy-free, naturally sweetened and packed with protein and fibre. 

Makes: 1 serving

Preparation time: 10 minutes

When to enjoy? As a snack between meals or a dessert

Ingredients:

Preparation:

Pop all of the ingredients into your blender and blitz until smooth. Spoon the pumpkin protein vanilla pudding into a bowl and optionally top with a generous handful of organic cacao nibs.

Sunny Chia Punch 

Sunny Chia Punch

 

 

 

 

 

 

Got a busy day ahead and could use a little extra energy? Or perhaps you’re searching for the perfect workout breakfast or dessert? Then try this delicious protein-rich recipe packed with beneficial nutrients, including magnesium, omega-3, calcium, zinc and amino acids. 

Makes: 1 bowl

Preparation time: 15 minutes

When to enjoy? Breakfast or dessert

Ingredients:

Preparation:

Place the chia seeds into a bowl, pour in the orange juice and leave to soak for 10 minutes, taking care to occasionally stir. Meanwhile slice the strawberries. Finally top the chia seeds with the fruit, cacao nibs, raisins, sunflower seeds and protein powder before serving. 

Refreshing Power Protein Smoothie

Refreshing Power Protein Smoothie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A delicious protein-rich smoothie that’s ideal immediately after exercise or as a hearty snack between meals.

Makes: 1 serving

Preparation time: 5 minutes

When to enjoy? As a post workout smoothie or a hearty snack between meals

Ingredients:

  • 1 scoop of protein powder – natural flavour
  •  1/2 an avocado
  •  1 small handful of blueberries
  •  1 small handful of red berries
  •  1 small handful of blackberries
  •  A large glass of water
  •  A generous splash of lemon juice
  • 7 large fresh mint leaves

Preparation:

Simply place all of the ingredients into your blender and blitz until smooth.


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