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Healthy Recipes: 8 Sweet Protein Treats

Bypass the bakery, satisfy your sweet tooth, and feed your hungry muscles with these 8 delicious protein treats!

Eating clean isn't always easy. Sooner or later, temptation comes calling. Instead of giving in and devouring that glazed bear claw or chocolate-covered candy bar, reach for a "healthy cheat," like all of these insanely good recipes from FitMiss. They're easy to whip up and just as easy to make fit with your macros. Most importantly, they'll be a treat for your taste buds!

1
Chocolate Chunk Peanut Butter Fudge

Who doesn't love the classic combination of peanut butter and chocolate? Bypass the snack-size candy that comes with a whopping calorie count and feast on fudge without going nutritionally broke.

Ingredients
Directions
  1. Slightly heat peanut butter and honey.
  2. In a food processor, blend the coconut flour, water, vanilla chai protein, cinnamon, and stevia with the warmed peanut butter and honey.
  3. Remove the batter from the food processor, and stir in two ounces of mini dark chocolate chips.
  4. Press dough into an 8x8 pan.
  5. Melt dark chocolate in the microwave for 10-second bursts until melted.
  6. Stir melted chocolate with cocoa powder and a splash of water. Spread thinly over fudge.
  7. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Square
Recipe yields 20 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 82
Total Fat 5.8g
Total Carbs 6.5g (2.1 g fiber)
Protein 5.1g

Chocolate Chunk Peanut Butter Fudge PDF (142 KB)


2
Sweet Potato Cake With Peanut Butter Chocolate Frosting

Sweet potatoes are more than just complex carb sources to accompany baked chicken and broccoli. Take the fitness world's favorite root vegetable from side dish to star ingredient with this sweet recipe.

Ingredients For Cake
Ingredients For Frosting
Directions For Frosting
  1. Stir together protein powder, cocoa, and milk in a bowl.
Directions For Cake
  1. In a blender, blend together egg whites, sweet potatoes, oats, protein powder, almond milk, cinnamon, and baking powder.
  2. Spray a bowl or large mug with nonstick cooking oil. Microwave blended ingredients for 2 1/2 minutes.
  3. Frost cakes.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Cake
Amount per serving
Calories 282
Total Fat 4g
Total Carbs 41 g (10 g fiber)
Protein 24g

Sweet Potato Cake With Peanut Butter Chocolate Frosting PDF (336 KB)


3
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

For many people, cookies of any form are almost irresistible. But chocolate and peanut butter cookies have a special power to turn some of us into crazy, jabbering Cookie Monster clones. Delve into even more ooey-gooey deliciousness—and some solid gains—with these protein-filled morsels.

Ingredients
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a bowl, add in all dry ingredients (oat flour, PB2, protein powder, baking soda).
  3. In a separate bowl, lightly beat the egg with 2 tbsp of water.
  4. Stir apple sauce into wet ingredients.
  5. Mix wet and dry ingredients. It's normal for the batter to be thick and sticky.
  6. Shape 14 cookies out of the batter and place them on a cookie sheet coated with nonstick cooking spray or coconut oil.
  7. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Cookie
Recipe yields: 14 cookies
Amount per serving
Calories 92
Total Fat 6.7g
Total Carbs 5.9g
Protein 5.4g

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies PDF (294 KB)


4
Banana Cream French Toast

Nothing says brunch—or indulgent breakfast—like a few slices of French toast served hot off the stove. But toast slathered in butter and syrup is a dietary time bomb. Opt for this deliciously healthy alternative!

Ingredients For French Toast
Ingredients For Topping
Directions For French Toast
  1. Make a mix of egg whites, cinnamon, and a packet of stevia.
  2. Dip the bread in the batter and cook.
Directions For Topping
  1. Blend together Greek yogurt, banana, and protein powder.
  2. Spoon out and use to top French toast. Add a few slices of banana and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Looking to indulge? Add a dollop of Light Cool Whip.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 2 Slices
Recipe yields: 1 serving
Amount per serving
Calories 301
Total Fat 2g
Total Carbs 42g (8g fiber)
Protein 32g

Banana Cream French Toast PDF (237 KB)


5
Cheesecake Swirled Pumpkin Bars

Skip the Factory and serve up this healthy treat instead. Not only is pumpkin puree a great source of fiber and vitamin A—one cup alone contains 7 g of fiber and more than seven times the recommended daily amount of the vision vitamin—but it's also packed with a healthy dose of iron.

Ingredients For Pumpkin Bars
Directions For Pumpkin Bars
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line an 8x8 pan with parchment paper.
  3. In one bowl add in dry ingredients: oat flour, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice (or cinnamon), 1 scoop protein powder
  4. In a separate bowl, add wet ingredients: 2 eggs, 1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce, 2/3 cup pure pumpkin puree. Whisk together.
  5. Add dry ingredients and stir until well incorporated.
  6. Stir softened Neufchatel cheese (or low-fat cream cheese) with 1/2 scoop protein powder in separate bowl. This is the "cheesecake."
  7. Spoon cheesecake mixture over pumpkin batter and swirl together.
  8. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  9. Cut into 12 bars.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Bar
Recipe yields: 15 bars
Amount per serving
Calories 91
Total Fat 6g
Total Carbs 9 g (1.5 g fiber)
Protein 5g

Cheesecake Swirled Pumpkin Bars PDF (148 KB)


6
Sweet Potato Spice Doughnuts

Move over Krispy Kreme, there's a new doughnut in town! Add a bit of spice to take these sweet protein doughnuts to a whole new level.

Ingredients For Glaze
Ingredients For Doughnuts
Directions For Glaze
  1. Stir together protein powder and milk in a bowl.
Directions For Doughnuts
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a blender, blend oats, cooked sweet potato, apple sauce, protein powder, egg, egg white, almond milk, cinnamon, and baking powder until smooth.
  3. Pour into doughnut pan and cook for 12-15 minutes.
  4. Allow doughnuts to cool for 1-2 minutes before taking them out of pan.
  5. Flip doughnuts over and pour glaze over doughnuts and sprinkle with cinnamon.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Doughnut
Recipe yields: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 68
Total Fat 1.3g
Total Carbs 10g
Protein 4.6g

Sweet Potato Spice Doughnuts PDF (235 KB)


7
Banana Nut Mug Cake

No longer does a loaf of banana-nut goodness take hours of prep and cook time. Fill your house with the smells of warm, delicious baked goods with this easy microwavable treat!

Ingredients
Directions
  1. Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth.
  2. Pour in an oversized mug.
  3. Stir in 10 g of chopped walnuts.
  4. Cook in microwave for 2 mins.
  5. Stir together 1 tbsp of milk with 1 tbsp of FitMiss Vanilla Chai Protein.
  6. Pour over mug cake and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Mug Cake
Recipe yields: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 363
Total Fat 12g
Total Carbs 39g
Protein 29g

Banana Nut Mug Cake PDF (141 KB)


8
Blueberry Doughnuts with Vanilla Lemon Glaze

Blueberry doughnuts with vanilla lemon glaze? Yes, please! These crowd-pleasing low-carb treats make healthy cheating seem like a supreme indulgence.

Ingredients For Glaze
Ingredients For Doughnuts
Directions For Glaze
  1. Stir together almond milk, lemon juice, protein powder in a bowl.
Directions For Doughnuts
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a blender, blend together oats, egg, egg white, apple sauce, baking powder, stevia, 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk, and 1 scoop protein powder.
  3. Stir in blueberries.
  4. Pour into doughnut pan and bake for 11-13 minutes.
  5. Allow doughnuts to cool a few minutes and pour glaze over them.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1
Amount per serving
Calories 74
Total Fat 2g
Total Carbs 9g
Protein 5.4g

Blueberry Doughnuts with Vanilla Lemon Glaze PDF (143 KB)