10 Delicious Protein Powder Recipes That Aren't Shakes

These pancakes aren't heavy like diner pancakes. Cold brew coffee, vanilla protein powder, and rolled oats give the pancake batter a boost. Instead of maple syrup, top these pancakes with a scoop of banana-cottage cheese "cream" for natural sweetness.

1. Tiramisu Protein Pancakes

Oatmeal fans: Weekday breakfast is simple. Microwave oats and milk (dairy or non-dairy). Add protein powder. Try pairing chocolate protein powder with raspberries.

2. Oh Yeah! Protein Oatmeal

These gluten-free silver dollar pancakes taste tropical thanks to coconut flour and milk. The recipe also asks for vanilla-flavored pea protein, which, according to a January 2015 Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition paper, increases muscle thickness as well as whey protein.

3. Coconut Silver Dollar Protein Pancakes

Marshmallows must be removed to make rice and oat bars more adult. Honey, vanilla-flavored whey protein powder, and almond butter flavor this. These goodies have cereal and fiber-rich oats.

4. Protein-Packed Recovery Rice and Oat Crispy Treats

Potatoes, especially creamy, thick mashed potatoes, may not be your first choice for post-workout food. Mashed potatoes can provide glucose and protein to recharge and rebuild muscles if done appropriately. Dairy and flavorless protein powder give this spud side 10 grams of protein.

5. Mashed Potatoes With Protein Powder

These waffles may satiate your sweet desire if you struggle. They use oat and almond flour, protein powder, and lots of cinnamon to make a filling meal with 23 grams of protein and 365 calories.

6. Gluten-Free Protein-Packed Cinnamon Roll Waffles

This cake recipe starts with the standard wet-dry method. Blender instead than stand mixer. This microwave-cooked cake doesn't require preheating either.

7. No-Bake Vanilla Protein Cake

This pancake recipe is perfect for post-workout recovery. It contains only protein powder and water. Breakfast perfection requires progressively adding water, since different powders absorb varying amounts.

8. The World's Easiest Protein Pancake

These gluten-free waffles are delicious and crowd-pleasing thanks to chocolate-flavored protein powder. After making waffles, mix frozen bananas and vanilla extract to make "ice cream." Layer it between waffles. You can freeze or consume waffle sandwiches.

9. Protein Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches

Whole-wheat flour, applesauce, brown sugar, and vanilla-flavored whey protein powder sweeten these full muffins. Blueberries fill these delicious muffins.

10. Whole-Wheat Blueberry Protein Muffins


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