Sweet craving can kick at any time and it becomes worst to handle when you are trying to lose some weight. So is there any way to curb it without ignoring your taste buds?
If you have been suppressing or rather depriving your taste buds of yummy desserts, like ice creams, for a very long time, then it’s time to indulge yourself in some sinful desserts without feeling guilty. Though even ice creams can be healthy, but now we are going to experiment with other traditional desserts.
These 5 quick and easy protein rich dessert recipes are nothing less than a blessing in disguise to satisfy your sweet tooth without wrecking your diet.
1. Mug Cake
We all love gorging on cakes, especially during birthday celebrations. But, sometimes such occasions come when you are strictly avoiding the traditional cakes to meet your weight goals. So does that mean you will deprive yourself of that delicious dessert? Not anymore, follow this simple recipe protein rich cake that won’t wreck your diet schedule.
- Take a small deep bowl, stir together 3 tbsp egg whites, 1 scoop of protein powder (we are using vanilla flavor here), 2 tbsp apple sauce and 2tbsp almond flour.
- Stir all the ingredients together until smooth
- Microwave for 1 minute and 15 seconds on high.
Nutrition Info: Calories: 213, Protein: 24g, Carbs: 9g, Fat: 9g
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2. Glazed Chocolate Donut
Frankly speaking, who doesn’t love donuts? But we often stop ourselves from enjoying this delight because of weight issues. Here is a quick, easy and super healthy recipe of donuts that will remain easy on your weight as well as taste buds. They are a great alternative to your traditional donuts and will be loved by kids and adults alike.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees
- Take 1 cup oat flour and set it aside
- Whisk together 1 egg, 1 egg white, and 1/4th cup of milk
- Stir in 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
- Add 1 scope of protein shake (vanilla), 1tsp baking soda, and 1to 2 packets of stevia in oats flour
- Mix wet ingredients with dry ingredients
- Spray donut pan with non-stick spray
- Pour out 10 donuts in it
- Bake for around 10 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean from donuts
- Melt 2 tbsp of dark chocolate while donuts cool
- Glaze donuts with melted chocolate and then cover with colorful sprinkles
Nutrition Info: Calories: 78, Protein: 3.9g, Carbs: 10.6g, Fat: 2.5g
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3. Zucchini Pancakes
Pancakes are the undisputed champs for a perfect breakfast, but the only problem with them is that they are not guilt free and often leave you feel sluggish. But, these zucchini pancakes are not only delicious but healthy too, so that you can have them for your breakfast without feeling guilty.
- Blend 3 egg whites, 1/4 cup old fashioned oats, 2 tbsp flaxseed meal, 3 oz peeled zucchini, 1 scoop vanilla flavored protein powder and 1/2 tsp baking powder.
- Blend all ingredients together until smooth.
- Pour half of this batter into a skillet and cook until bubbles start forming and then flip to cook on another side.
- This quantity will make 2 pancakes
- Top with maple syrup
Nutrition Info: Calories: 308, Protein: 33g, Carbs: 29g, Fat: 8g
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4. Cream and Strawberry Crepes
This is one thing you can eat as a breakfast, dessert or even your mid-day treat. The best thing about this crepes recipe is that it’s easy, protein-rich and requires minimal equipment. Also, you can always experiment with the flavors of your choice.
- Blend together 1 scoop of vanilla flavored protein powder, 4 egg whites, 2 tbsp flax seed meal and 2 tbsp almond milk
- The batter should be thin
- Heat skillet on medium flame and spray with non-stick spray
- Slowly pour 6 to 7 small sized crepes
- Cook for about 60 to 70 seconds from both sides
- Melt 1 tbsp peanut butter
- Arrange ½ cup sliced strawberries inside crepes
- Top with melted peanut butter + 2 tbsp whipped
Nutrition Info: Calories: 368, Protein: 33g, Carbs: 25g, Fat: 14g
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5. Oatmeal Creme Pie
Almost everyone loved creme pie during their childhood, some relish it even today because of its delicious taste. But the can wreck your diet schedule like any other regular dessert, so why not give a try to its healthy version, which is not only good for your weight loss plan but can also be a great alternative for your kids too.
- Blend 1 cup oats, 1 scoop protein shake powder, 1/2 tsp cinnamon and 1/2 tsp baking soda together, Add 1 packet stevia to it once the mixture reaches the consistency of flour
- Whisk 1 egg in a medium bowl and then add it to the mixture
- Stir in 1/3 cup + 1 tbsp applesauce and 1/4 cup oats to it
- Mix everything together
- On a greased baking sheet, scoop out 10 cookies
- Bake for 8 to 9 minutes at 350 degrees
- While cookies bake, stir together 2/3 cup of fat-free Greek yogurt and 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder
- Once cookies are done and have cooled, spread 2 tbsp of cream to half of the cookies and use the remain halves to top creme filled cookies
Nutrition Info: Calories: 156, Protein: 13.4g, Carbs: 17.9g, Fat: 3.3g
Image Source: www.fieldstonebakery.com