Healthy Recipes: 7 Delicious High-Protein Meals
There's more to life than chicken and rice, and decadent meals shouldn't just fall on a cheat day. Prep healthy food that tastes great with these delicious recipes!
Working out lights the torch, but nothing fuels muscle growth like a hearty, nutritionally sound meal. Whether it calls for included protein powder or makes a mainstay protein source the star of your dish, each of these recipes serves up a healthy dose of muscle-building macronutrients. Dig in and fuel up!
Casein Pumpkin Custard
When you're not in the mood for Jell-O and pudding just won't do, it's clear that custard is what you're really craving. Skip the half-and-half and artificial sweeteners and opt for this mixture of protein, spices, and vitamin A-rich pumpkin. It will blow your gourd!
Casein Pumpkin Protein Shake
Casein shakes don't have to be thick and hard to digest. Create a hit flavor combination with this recipe that pairs savory notes of pumpkin with sweet hints of cinnamon and ties them all together with a vanilla cream base.
Combat Vanilla Peppermint Shake
There's no denying the popularity of the almighty peppermint. From patties and candy canes to coffee and schnapps, it's a clear crowd favorite. Harness this well-loved flavor profile in the form of a good-for-you shake with this sweet recipe.
Combat No-Bake Cookie Bars
Cookies are delicious, but, in addition to their fat content falling outside of the "healthy" zone, they require cooking. Instant gratification flies out the window. But wait, there's an easy solution. Drop the store log for this healthy, better-for- you, no-bake version.
Forgo that bowl of cold cereal and combat hunger the right way with a stack of fluffy, protein-powered flapjacks.
Cooked Albacore Patties
Chicken day in and day out can become, well, boring. Change up your meal plan while still meeting your macros with this savory tuna recipe.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so make it count! Serve up a heap of protein first thing in the morning to fuel your day.