Nutrition

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth | 5 Must-Try Protein Desserts

 
Dessert doesn’t have to be a “guilty” treat.

Whether you’re cutting for a show, trying to get back into a healthier eating routine or simply need that sweet-fix after your meals (or any time of day!) then these higher protein, healthier alternatives to your favourite sugar and fat-laden desserts will do just the trick.

Don’t want eggs for breakfast? No problem!

Fit a delicious protein cake or a piece of smooth protein fudge into your daily macros. Why not?


Dessert #1 Gluten-free, No-bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake

 
Gluten-free? No baking? PEANUT BUTTER?!

There’s no resisting this delicious dessert.

Make a quick batch to take into work… or keep them in your drawer and don’t tell anyone.

Calories 250
Protein 16g
Fat 8g
Carbs 17g (3g sugar)


Dessert #2 Strawberries and White Chocolate Protein Ice-cream

 
Ice-cream lovers – feel guilty no more!

We’ve actually done it. Myprotein have concocted a high-protein, lower fat and sugar ice-cream that you can enjoy any time of the day.

Better yet… it actually tastes good!

Calories 106
Protein 20g
Fat 2g
Carbs 5g (2g sugar)


Dessert #3 No-bake Protein Rocky Road

 
I bet you’re thinking “no way am I touching something like this, I’ve worked too hard so far..”

Don’t worry. At 124 calories a piece, it’s basically a piece of fruit. Well, a large piece of fruit…but with gooey chocolate bits and extra protein!

Even the chocolate balls are made from protein. Yep.

(per piece)

Calories 124
Protein 8g
Fat 7g
Carbs 7g (2g sugar)

Dessert #4 Cookie Cheese-cake Sundae 

 
Ah, sundaes. Often bought as a sharer dessert when you’re out for a meal…

Well, good news! You don’t have to share this one in order to feel better about yourself.

Our sundae is probably the highest protein-packed dessert yet. Try 77g. 

Maybe you should leave dinner and go straight for the pud!

Calories 519
Protein 77g
Fat 12g
Carbs  26g (8g sugar)

Dessert #5 Almond and White Chocolate Protein Fudge

 
Love a bit of fudge but have limited fats in your diet?

Try our delicious fudge-y bites for size – with 86 calories per piece, you might even push for two!

(per piece)

Calories 86
Protein 7g
Fat 4g
Carbs 6g (1g sugar)


Take Home Message

 
Why not try making one of these delicious desserts this weekend…

Impressed with the outcome?

Snap a photo of your masterpiece and tag us on Instagram or Twitter!



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