Chocolate and Protein Combine For the Ultimate Guilt-Free Desserts
Dessert doesn’t have to be decadent without offering some health benefits. Here are some recipes that offer a punch of protein while still tasting scrumptious and gloriously chocolatey. Keep reading for more delicious high-protein dessert recipes.
| Peanut Butter Brownie Bites
These chewy brownies are disguised as fudgy| peanut buttery goodness| but shhh u2014 they also offer a healthy dose of protein with 5.1 grams per bite.
| Chocolate Raspberry Protein Balls
These decadent rose-colored gems may look like chocolate truffles| but they’re protein balls in disguise. Soft| creamy| and chocolatey| they are also dusted with freeze-dried raspberries| giving them a gorgeous| bright look and a bold| fruity flavor that complements the chocolate perfectly. Each 71-calorie ball offers 3.3 grams of protein.
| Protein-Packed Vegan Ice Cream
This post-workout recovery ice cream u2014 yes| ice cream! u2014 is the cure to your sluggishness| offering 15.1 grams of protein. Just be sure to use chocolate-flavored protein powder.
| Chocolate Milkshake Smoothie
This chocolatey smoothie is just 350 calories| and since it offers 22 grams of protein and almost 10 grams of filling fiber| it’s the perfect breakfast to keep you feeling full and satisfied all morning.
| Chocolate-Mousse-Filled Strawberries
These fresh strawberries filled with a chocolate mousse made with chickpeas offer 5.6 grams of protein per eight-strawberry 140-calorie serving.
| Peanut Butter Protein Balls
These peanut butter protein balls taste like chocolate chip cookie dough but offer 8.5 grams of protein per two-ball serving.
| Chocolate Hummus
Made with almonds| chickpeas| and dates| this chocolate hummus fruit dip offers almost five grams of protein per 107-calorie serving| but it’s much lower in sugar than if you noshed on a couple squares of dark chocolate.
| Protein-Packed Brownies
A cross between oatmeal cookies and brownies| these chocolatey bars are so insanely delicious that you won’t even guess there’s protein powder added to the batter. It gives these 145-calorie vegan brownies over five grams of protein.
| Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pie Protein Balls
These cookie-dough-like chocolate chip pumpkin pie balls are rolled in chopped chocolate chips and pumpkin seeds| so this snack feels more like a treat. Each 77-calorie ball offers 3.4 grams of protein.
| Gluten-Free Protein Lava Cake
This high-protein molten lava cake is hiding a muscle-building secret u2014 over 20 grams of protein!
| Vegan Chocolate Almond Protein Bars
These dairy-free energy bars offer over 12 grams of protein for 166 calories.