Cook Like A Beast: 6 Muscle-Building Recipes

Does your kitchen need a protein power up? Here are six recipes to help you cook, feast, and grow like a beast!

Just like abs, beasts aren't actually made in the gym. They're made in the kitchen. To become a beast, you have to eat high-quality fuel in the right quantities to recover from your brutal workouts, build muscle, and perform at your peak. Since high-quality fuel can be hard to come by, it's best to make your own in the kitchen. Cook like a beast with these six great recipes!

Brandan Fokken's Favorite Recipes



1

Beast Whey Pumpkin Muffins

These delicious muffins are the perfect post-workout snack. They're high in protein and contain a healthy dose of complex carbs. You can personalize them by adding your favorite nuts, dried fruit, or even peanut butter on top. They're yummy enough to share with your co-workers, so you can finally prove to them that healthy food tastes good, too!


Ingredients

100% Beast Whey (Vanilla or Chocolate)2 Scoops


Oats (Dry) 1 Cup


Baking Powder 1 1/4 tsp


Baking Soda 1/2 tsp


Cinnamon 1/2 tsp


Egg Whites 2


Canned Organic Pumpkin 1/2 Cup


applesauce (Unsweetened)1/4 Cup


Sugar-free sweetener


Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Mix protein, oats, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon in a bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix egg whites, pumpkin, applesauce, and sweetener.
  4. Combine dry and wet ingredients, mix well.
  5. Pour batter into greased muffin tins and bake for 12-14 minutes.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size (3 muffins)
Amount per serving
Calories 168
Total Fat 2.3 g
Total Carbs 19 g
Protein 17 g

2

Beast Whey Mug Cake

No matter what diet or nutrition plan you're on, the craving for dessert is going to hit you. When it does, be prepared with this rich, indulgent recipe. You'll get all the sweet you want without busting your nutrition. The best part about this recipe is that you can add a gooey center.


Ingredients

100% Beast Whey (Vanilla or Chocolate)2 Scoops


Cocoa Powder (Unsweetened)1 Tbsp


Stevia 1 tsp


Baking Soda 1/4 tsp


Egg Whites 2


Almond Milk 1 tbsp


Optional Filling

Peanut Butter 1 tbsp


Quest Bar 1/2


P28 Spread 1 tbsp


Optional Topping

Whipped Cream (fat-free)1 tbsp


Directions
  1. In a mug, mix protein powder, cocoa powder, Stevia, and baking soda.
  2. Stir in eggs and almond milk, mix until smooth.
  3. If desired, drop a tbsp of P28 spread, peanut butter, or 1/2 Quest bar into the center of the batter.
  4. Microwave mug on high for one minute. The batter will rise over the edge, stop the microwave and push the batter back down.
  5. Once the cake has cooked, take it out of the microwave and top with fat-free whipped cream.


Nutrition Facts
Amount per serving
Calories 279 (with peanut butter filling)
Total Fat 11 g
Total Carbs 10.6 g
Protein 37 g


Sean Sarantos's Favorite Recipes



1

Chocolate Protein Waffle

America's favorite breakfast is now even better! This waffle is full of protein and takes less than 10 minutes to prepare. Top it with your favorite sugar-free syrup, bananas, nut butter, or make syrup out of protein powder and almond milk. It's all you could want in a breakfast!


Ingredients

Egg Whites 1/2 Cup


100% Beast Whey (Vanilla or Chocolate)2 Scoops


Oats (Dry)1 Cup


Almond Milk 1/4 Cup


Directions
  1. Put all ingredients into a blender and blend well. Batter should have a thick consistency. If it's too runny, add more oats; if it's too thick, add some water.
  2. Pour batter into waffle maker.
  3. Cook until waffle starts to golden.
  4. Top with your preferred topping.


Nutrition Facts
Amount per serving
Calories 680
Total Fat 10.5 g
Total Carbs 62 g
Protein 72 g

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2

Flank and Greens

Make this delicious steak recipe any time. It's simple, fantastic, only takes minutes to make, and will feed your hungry muscles for the long haul!


Ingredients

Flank Steak 1.5 lbs


Asparagus 1 bundle


Sweet and Sour Sauce 1-2 tbsp


Directions
  1. Heat the stovetop to medium and spray a large skillet with non-stick spray.
  2. Cut flank steak into bite-sized cubes or strips.
  3. Chop asparagus into bite-sized bits.
  4. Put steak and asparagus into skillet and cook until steak becomes brown. When steak browns, turn off heat and cover skillet.
  5. After 3-5 minutes, pour the ingredients in a bowl and add just a tbsp or two of sweet and sour sauce.


Nutrition Facts
Recipe yields 2
Amount per serving
Calories 567
Total Fat 21.5 g
Total Carbs 10.5 g
Protein 74.5 g

Tabitha Klausen's Favorite Recipes



1

Strawberry Lime Protein Smoothie

Complete your relaxing afternoon by the pool, lake, or beach with this refreshing protein smoothie. The tart lime and sweet strawberries mix together to make a tasty beverage even a 5-star resort would be proud to serve!


Ingredients

Strawberries (Frozen)1 Cup


Lime 1 Fresh


100% Beast Whey (Vanilla)1 Scoops


Greek Yogurt (Lime-flavored)1 5.3-oz container


Directions
  1. Blend ingredients together.
  2. Pour in a cup and enjoy!


Nutrition Facts
Amount per serving
Calories 246
Total Fat 7 g
Total Carbs 32.1 g
Protein 26 g

2

Peanut Butter Protein Drops

Who could have thought that so much energy could come in such a small package? These little drops of protein-packed goodness are perfect for a pre- or post-workout meal, or even as a mid-day snack. They're easily portable, so you can have access to a healthy meal no matter what you're doing.


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Ingredients

Peanut Butter (Natural)1 Cup


Honey (Organic)3/4 Cup


100% Beast Whey (Vanilla)1 Cup


Mini Chocolate Chips 1/8 Cup (Optional)


Oats (Gluten-free whole)1 1/2 Cup


Walden Farms chocolate syrup 2 tbsp (for garnish/drizzle)


Directions
  1. Heat peanut butter and honey in a medium saucepan until melted.
  2. In a bowl, mix whey and oats.
  3. Add melted peanut butter and honey mixture to the bowl and mix until all ingredients are fully incorporated.
  4. Stir in the Walden Farms syrup or add it as a drizzle once the balls have been made.
  5. Mold the mixture into golf ball-sized balls.
  6. Refrigerate for 10-15 minutes before enjoying!


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size (2 drops)
Recipe yields 20
Amount per serving
Calories 333
Total Fat 14.2 g
Total Carbs 35.2 g
Protein 15 g

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