These tasty whey protein recipes will quickly become your go-to recipes.
You can do way more with whey protein than just down it after your workout, though that is a great strategy.
From tasty desserts to quick snacks and shakes, these are our top 20 whey protein recipes guaranteed to make your tastebuds happy and help keep your progress in the gym on track.
1. 3-Ingredient High-Protein Fudge
We’re starting off strong with this high-protein fudge from @fitwaffle. The perfect indulgent treat to satisfy that sweet tooth and support those gains. 16g of protein per serving and an ooey-gooey fudge texture, need I say more?
2. High-Protein Salted Caramel Frappe
The post-workout protein shake doesn’t have to be boring. Treat yourself to Zack Chugg’s (@zack.chug) high-protein salted caramel frappé.
29g of protein per serving and a whole lot of flavour, this frappé is the way forward.
3. Protein Churros
If you’re unfamiliar with churros, firstly, I’m sorry, secondly, they’re a type of fried dough, usually covered in sugar and dipped in chocolate or caramel sauce.
While they aren’t usually that macro friendly, Zac Kerr (@counting_zacros) has been doing the Lord’s work and created a recipe that delivers in the macro department.
6g of protein and just 49 calories per churro. Sign me up.
4. Easy High-Protein M&M Sundae
Zack Chugg just keeps on giving us incredible protein milkshake and sundae recipes. And I can’t get enough.
This M&M sundae doesn’t disappoint either. 27g of protein and bags of flavour to satisfy any sweet cravings. Convinced yet? Thought so …
5. Simple Protein Chocolate Flapjacks
Flapjacks might often be thought of as a childhood recipe, but Kirsty Fletcher (@kirstyfletcher_) has given me reason to make them once again with this recipe.
These flapjacks are enrobed with protein chocolate (made with whey) and deliver 8g of protein and just 180 calories per portion. Win.
6. 3-Step High-Protein Cookie Brownies
Cookies and brownies are two words no one is ever sad to hear. So when they’re joined together in protein heaven? Even better.
These cookie brownies from Zack Chugg feature a massive 49g of protein for the whole batch and provide ooey-gooey cookie brownie goodness.
Phew, we’re not even halfway through the list and I’m getting hungry.
7. Low-Calorie Speculoos Donut Holes
As if donuts weren’t already good enough, Zac Kerr filled these donuts with Biscoff spread. Yep.
And of course, these are high protein and low calorie, providing just 36 calories and 2.5g of protein per donut hole.
8. 4-Ingredient Clear Whey Jelly
I simply had to include at least one Clear Whey recipe on this list. But don’t worry, we’ll also have a comprehensive list of clear protein recipes coming to the blog soon.
And this Clear Whey fruit jelly couldn’t be simpler. Perfect for summer and anyone who fancies a bit of nostalgia … this whole jelly provides 29g of protein and a whole lotta flavour.
9. Cinnamon Baked Oat Cake
Cake for breakfast? OK, silly question.
This fluffy cinnamon baked oat cake is topped with an indulgent cream-cheese glaze that’s guaranteed to start your day off on the right foot. 33g of protein and 332 calories, I can’t wait to give this one a go.
10. High-Protein Overnight Weetabix
After seeing this breakfast idea take over TikTok, we couldn’t resist making our own.
This salted caramel overnight Weetabix recipe couldn’t be simpler, and it delivers a massive 54g of protein. Perfect for anyone who prefers a sweet breakfast over savoury.
A sweet protein hit to start your day right.
11. Japanese Style high-Protein Fluffy Pancakes
Another viral recipe, these fluffy Japanese pancakes will make all your aesthetic dreams come true.
But not only will they look great on Instagram, they also provide 32g of protein. They might look intimidating to make at first, but let us walk you through it …
You HAVE to try these this Pancake Day.
12. High-Protein Cookie Cereal
OK, OK, this recipe may have been intended for Valentine’s Day, but who says you can’t make yourself heart-shaped cereal any day of the year?
This breakfast option couldn’t be more adorable, and it delivers 11g per serving. For anyone who wants to start the day in style.
13. High-Protein Chocolate Orange Energy Balls
It’s 3pm, you’ve been staring at the clock and you’re not sure you’re going to have enough energy to make it to 5pm.
But then you remember you pre-made some chocolate orange energy balls, and all is well in the world.
No, but really, these energy balls are the perfect pick-me-up or pre-workout snack. 4.6g of protein per serving and covered in chocolate. Ideal.
These treats are the tastiest way to power your training.
14. 4-Ingredient Banana Protein Pancakes
This ridiculously easy, foolproof recipe will become your go-to breakfast pancakes recipe (and maybe even lunch and dinner).
15. New York Protein Cheesecake
This tasty New York protein cheesecake contains a fraction of the calories, fat and sugar of the classic but without skimping on the flavour.
16. Frozen Yoghurt Unicorn Bark
This dessert is way easier than it looks — simply blend and freeze. Enjoy for breakfast, dessert, or after a workout for the ultimate healthy protein snack.
17. Almond Butter & Raspberry Protein Pancakes
This stack of almond buttery goodness is all you need to get through your mornings. Switch the almond butter up for peanut butter if that’s more your bag.
18. Matcha Whey, Peach & Ginger Smoothie
With the bittersweet Matcha Whey Protein in combination with spicy root ginger and fresh sweet peaches, this smoothie was just made to make you feel revitalised all morning.
19. Low-Carb Flax & Whey Protein Pancakes
These whey and flax pancakes contain a mere 2 grams of carbs in the entire stack.
20. 30-Second Protein Ice Cream
All you’ll need for this protein ice cream recipe are four simple ingredients and a spare 30 seconds.
Yes really, just 30 seconds.
21. Vimto® Clear Whey Gummy Bears
Now it’s time for some Clear Whey to cleanse the palette…
These Vimto® Clear Whey Gummy Bears are easier than you’d think, and they’re the perfect treat without the cheat. And at just 65 calories and 15g of protein per serving, what more could you ask for?
22. Drumstick Clear Whey Isolate Frozen Yoghurt Treats
These Drumstick Clear Whey Yoghurt Treats combine the iconic Layered Bar with Clear whey to create something incredible. They might use Drumstick flavour Clear Whey Isolate, but that can easily be swapped for another of your favourite Clear Whey flavours.
And per piece is just 63 calories and 7.7g of protein. Delicious.
If you’ve got a sweet tooth, stop scrolling.
23. Clear Whey Mojitos 2 Ways
This could be your new summer drink this year. Clear Whey Mojitos are the perfect refreshing option that supports your macros and goes perfectly with a BBQ.
Only 100 calories per serving and 20g of protein per mojito.
24. Clear Whey Rainbow Ice Lollies
Summer is here, and we’re all for incredible summer recipes. This one is no exception.
Super simple and unbeatably refreshing, these ice lollies don’t disappoint. Featuring 101 calories and 9.5g of protein, these are perfect for laying in the sun post-sweat sesh.
25. Clear Whey Jelly Sweets
Ok, these might look like soap, but stay with me. These are delicious.
Clear Whey Jelly Sweets are super simple to make, and will satisfy that sweet-tooth without any added sugar. And at just 18 calories and 3.5g of protein per sweet, you can much all day long.