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How To Use Protein Powder For Weight Loss | 7 Delicious Treats

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  Protein powder isn't just for pre-workout fuel and post-workout muscle recovery! The supplement can be used to create a wide range of delicious desserts, mostly containing lower sugar, fat and carbs - and of course higher protein in comparison to your normal treat.

It doesn’t have to be tough to stay on plan when you try these delicious and nutritious protein-packed treats!

Peanut Butter Protein Bars


1 Scoop Impact Whey Protein - Peanut cookie flavour 60g Peanut Butter - smooth 160g Rolled oats 30ml Honey 20 ml skimmed milk


Heat the peanut butter in the microwave for about thirty seconds so that it will be easier to mix into the other ingredients.

Place all the ingredients in a bowl and combine well so that dough is formed. Line a tray with greaseproof paper and press the dough into this.

Refrigerate for a few hours then cut into 8 slices and enjoy.

Macros for one bar

Calories: 136 Carbs: 18g Protein: 7g Fat: 4g

Cinnamon swirl Protein pancakes


1 Scoop Impact Whey Protein - Cinnamon swirl flavour 100g Banana Pinch of baking powder 2 eggs


Place a non stick pan greased with coconut oil over a medium heat.

Mash the banana with a fork until it is a paste. Add in the eggs, baking powder and protein powder and whisk together as well as possible to minimise any lumps.

Drop some batter on the pan and cook for about thirty seconds before flipping then remove from the pan and do the same with the remaining batter.

When all the pancakes are cooked serve with any toppings you like!


Calories: 230 Carbs: 27g Protein: 35g Fat: 12g

1-Minute Sticky Toffee Protein Mug Cake


1 scoop Impact Whey Protein – Sticky Toffee Pudding Flavour1 Egg white ¼ Tsp Baking powder 1 Tsp Sweetener 2 Tbsp Skimmed Milk or Almond milkMyprotein MYSYRUP (Butterscotch)5 Drops of Toffee flavdropsHeaped tea spoon of Cashew butter for the centre (optional)

Macros Calories: 126 Protein: 24g Fat: 2g Carbs: 2g Sugar: 2g

Chocolate Blueberry Protein Shake


1 Scoop Impact Whey Protein - Chocolate flavour 100g Frozen blueberries 30g Baby spinach leaves washed 300ml Skimmed milk Ice


Blend all the ingredients together in a blender. Serve with extra ice.


Calories: 265 Carbs: 31g Protein: 33g Fat: 1g

Chocolate Protein Cake Bars


1 Scoop Impact Whey Protein - Chocolate flavour 30g Organic Cacao Powder 130g Oat flour 4 Egg whites 15g Stevia Half a teaspoon baking soda Pinch of salt 230g raspberries 100ml water


Preheat the oven to 180. Mix all the dry ingredients together in a large mixing bowl.

Mix the wet ingredients together in another bowl, then add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix them together being careful not to over mix them.

Line a cooking tray with greaseproof paper and add the mix to the tray. Bake for half an hour until a toothpick comes out clean from the centre. Cut into eight squares.

Macros (per serving of 8)

Calories: 101 Carbs: 13g Protein: 10g Fat: 1g

Strawberries & White Chocolate Protein Ice-Cream



Ingredients 1 scoop Impact Whey Protein – white chocolate flavour3g Xanthan Gum 100g Milk or water 20g Strawberries Handful of ice

Macros Calories: 106 Protein: 20g Carbs: 5g Fat: 2g Sugar: 2g

4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Protein Truffles


1 Scoop Impact Whey Protein - Sticky Toffee flavour 90g Smooth peanut butter 10ml FlavDrops - Toffee flavour 100g Almond flour


Soften the peanut butter in a microwave for thirty seconds. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl until they are well combined.

Using approx 1 tablespoon worth of the mixture form a small ball and place in a mini muffin case. Do this step with the rest of the mixture. When you have used it all, place the balls in a small lunchbox and refrigerate for a few hours before serving.

If you do not have mini muffin cases, simply line a lunch box with grease proof paper and that will work as well. Makes 20 truffles.

Macros per truffle

Calories: 51 Carbs: 7g Protein: 2g Fat: 5g

Strawberry and Orange Ice-pops


2 Scoop Impact Whey Protein - Strawberry Cream flavour 250ml Orange juice 150g Mandarin segments 60g Chopped strawberries 60g Raspberries


Mix the protein powder with the orange juice and pour into the ice pop mould.

Drop in the fruit pieces in even amounts to each mould.

Freeze overnight so that the ice pops become solid then serve! Makes 4.

Macros for one ice pop

Calories: 76 Carbs: 12g Protein: 6.5g Fat: 0.25

Take Home Message

  Try some of these macro-friendly treats to help you stay on the straight and narrow with your nutrition plan!

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Our articles should be used for informational and educational purposes only and are not intended to be taken as medical advice. If you're concerned, consult a health professional before taking dietary supplements or introducing any major changes to your diet.

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