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10 High-Protein Game Day Recipes

10 High-Protein Game Day Recipes
Lauren Dawes
Writer and expert2 years ago
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Whoever you're supporting, you can get fully behind the game-day food.

We’ve put together some of our absolute favourite high-protein recipes for you to enjoy during all the game day excitement. From sticky wings, to doughy pizza rolls — we’ve got plenty of treats to get you in the mood.

1. Sticky Buffalo Wings

We all know that a plate of wings and a few pints makes the perfect match-day meal.

These homemade sticky wings make for ideal finger food, even if things do get a bit messy.

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Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Wings

Just the snack for a Super Sunday.

1 year agoBy Lauren Dawes

2. Airfyer Pizza

Crispy, tasty and ready in under half an hour, this airfryer pizza is the perfect treat to bite into on game day. Forget the cutlery, this is the ideal sofa snack.

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Air Fryer Pizza 3 Ways

Three ingredients, five minutes, and no oven needed.

1 year agoBy Lauren Dawes

3. Healthy Baked Donuts With Protein Spread

You’ll be daydreaming about these donuts. They look and taste like the real deal, but they’re baked instead of deep-fried, making them much more compatible with your fitness goals and training progress. Winning.

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Healthy Baked Donuts With Protein Spread

Donut get us started on how good these are.

3 years agoBy Lauren Dawes

4. BBQ Pulled Chicken Mac N Cheese

There’s nothing quite like a steaming hot bowl of super-cheesy macaroni. And just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, we levelled things up with the addition of succulent & tangy BBQ pulled chicken.

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BBQ Pulled Chicken Mac N Cheese

Macaroni cheese lovers, listen up. This one’s for you.

4 years agoBy Lauren Dawes

5. Vegan “Meatball” Sub

This sub is deliciously rich and meaty — just without any actual meat. Yep, it’s completely vegan-friendly, packed with nearly 30g of protein, and still every bit as indulgent-tasting as the real deal. Thank us later.

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Vegan “Meatball” Sub

Try this fakeaway favourite tonight.

3 years agoBy Lauren Dawes

6. Fajita Pasta Bake

Every now and again, you stumble across a recipe that makes you stop in your tracks and immediately write a shopping list for the ingredients. This is one of those recipes.

With tender chicken, sizzling peppers, and oozing cheese, this one speaks for itself.

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Fajita Pasta Bake

Fajita chicken in a cheesy pasta bake is a crossover we’re all here for.

4 years agoBy Lauren Dawes

7. Vegan Mac ‘N’ Cheese

It’s hard to believe this creamy, ‘cheesy’ pasta is totally plant-based — but it is. Whether you’re fully committed to a vegan diet or you’re just trying to cut down on the dairy, this is the perfect recipe for everyone’s favourite comfort food.

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Vegan Mac 'N’ Cheese

It’ll take one forkful for you to be converted, trust us.

3 years agoBy Lauren Dawes

8. NYC Style Chocolate Chip Cookies

Taking some inspiration from across the pond, these ‘NYC’ style cookies are an incredible high-protein treat. Made with only a handful of ingredients and cooked in under 15 minutes, these will definitely help with any pre-match nerves...

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NYC Style Choc Chip Cookies

Come on, we know you like your cookies chunky.

3 years agoBy Lauren Dawes

9. High-Protein Sharing Cookie Dough

This has ‘sharing’ in the title as a loose suggestion only. We’d totally understand if it was only your spoon making its way into this dish of pure deliciousness.

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High-Protein Sharing Cookie Dough

Get your spoons at the ready.

4 years agoBy Lauren Dawes

10. Chicken Burrito Bowl Meal Prep

Already got dinner plans? Drop them. We’re sure these burrito bowls are better.

They’re great to feed the whole family — or if you live alone, they’ll keep in the fridge so you have meal prep sorted for a few days. Result.

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Lauren Dawes
Writer and expert
View Lauren Dawes's profile

Lauren is an English Literature graduate originally from the South. She’s always loved swimming, has discovered the power of weight training over the past few years, and has lots of room for improvement in her weekly hot yoga class.

On the weekends she’s usually cooking or eating some kind of brunch, and she enjoys trying out new recipes with her housemates – especially since shaking off student habits, like mainly surviving off pasta. Above all, she’s a firm believer in keeping a balance between the gym and gin.

Find out more about Lauren’s experience here.

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