To some people, the idea of 'protein chocolate' is a bit… out there. You might ask, "why combine a supplement like protein with a yummy dessert like chocolate?" Why not? By combining protein with chocolate, you end up with a sweet treat that's more filling and better for you. You can make your own protein chocolate using any type of chocolate you like: white, dark, milk, vegan, sugar free…anything goes.

All you need for this recipe is your favorite chocolate bar, a scoop of whey protein, and your favorite extras (ideally nuts, but seeds or dried fruit work, too). Even if you're thinking, "I'd rather just have some chicken and a bit of regular chocolate on the side, thanks," give this a shot anyway, okay? It's fun! Plus, trying it will inspire you to customize your own perfect slab of chocolatey deliciousness.

Crunchy Nut Protein Chocolate

Ingredients

  • Chocolate bar, 100 g
  • Unflavored whey, 1 scoop
  • Hazelnuts and peanuts, 25 g

Directions

  1. Melt your chocolate.
  2. Once the chocolate has melted, quickly whisk in whey and nuts.
  3. Pour mixture into a chocolate mold or a tray lined with baking paper.
  4. Let it set up in the fridge for a couple of hours, or the freezer for 30 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

  • Serving size: 15 g
  • Recipe yields: 10 servings                                                                              
  • Calories: 48
  • Fat: 3 g
  • Carbs: 2 g
  • Protein: 3 g

About the Author

Anna Sward

Anna Sward

Anna's passion for exercise and nutrition inspired her to create proteinpow.com while she was still in the last year of her Ph.D. program.

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