Whey Protein is a key requirement when it comes to muscle building and fitness. There are many ways in which you can incorporate whey protein into your diet:
- Whey Protein shakes and smoothies
- Whey Protein fitness bars
- Whey Protein chips, snacks and lots more…
But, with the festive season around, which is one of the best ways to enjoy festivity and still stay fit??? Yes! You guessed it right. It’s Whey Protein Desserts.
There are many whey protein desserts recipes via which you can celebrate the flavour of festivity in a fitter and healthier way. These whey protein desserts are a great way to include protein in your diet even when you may not be sticking to your daily fitness meal plan during the festive season. So, without further ado here are the top 3 whey protein desserts recipes you must try and enjoy your Diwali the fit way with whey.
PROTEIN BESAN LADDOO
Key Ingredients: Vanilla Whey Protein & Chickpea Flour (Besan)
|1 cup of chickpea flour|
|1/4 cup of vanilla whey protein|
|1 tbsp of brown sugar|
|1 cup of water|
|1 tbsp of ghee|
|1 tsp of cardamom|
|Heat ghee in a pan. Add chickpea flour and roast on low flame till it changes colour to light brown.Stir continuously and toss in the sugar. Pour water and mix well.Once the liquid is absorbed and the mixture is fluffy, remove from heat.Add cardamom and protein powder. Allow to cool and shape them into small bite-size balls.|
CHOCO – MOCHA PROTEIN BARS
Key Ingredients: Mocha Whey Protein & Dark Chocolate (Besan)
|125g of Mocha whey protein|
|175g of oats|
|225g of almonds|
|25g of soft brown sugar|
|A pinch of salt|
|25g of walnuts|
|25g of pumpkin seeds|
|1 tbsp of sesame seeds|
|40 ml of coconut oil|
|200ml of whole milk|
|A few drops of vanilla extract|
|75g of peanut butter|
|200g of 85-90% dark chocolate|
|Chuck the protein powder, oats, ground almonds, sugar and salt into a large bowl. Chop the walnuts and pumpkin seeds roughly and add them to the bowl with the sesame seeds. Combine the milk, coconut oil, vanilla extract and peanut butter. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix to a malleable dough. Squish the dough into a square silicon mould.
Break the chocolate into a microwavable bowl and melt in the microwave. Drizzle over the chocolate protein bar in the mould. Place into the fridge to set. Cut to size.
VANILLA PROTEIN KAJU BARFEE
Key Ingredients: Vanilla Whey Protein & Cashews (Kaju)
|1 cup of cashews soaked overnight|
|1/4 cup of vanilla whey protein powder|
|Throw the cashews and the protein powder in a food processor. Blitz to mix. Press the mixture down in a greased pan. Cut into bite-size pieces.|
Do prepare these yummy whey protein desserts this Diwali and share them with friends & family. You can easily buy whey protein online; it is available in a variety of flavours. You can also add your own favourite ingredients to these whey protein desserts and customize it to suit your taste buds.