If you’re like us – you’re known to have a bit of a sweet tooth. But, craving sweets can wreck your diet and exercise goals. That’s why we work to make sweets healthier. Try these five recipes to strike the perfect balance of satisfying your cravings and your ability to make gains. You can eat these sweets with no regrets!
Here are five easy vegan dessert recipes that will boost your protein intake:
1. Whole Wheat Muffins with Strawberry and Banana
If you’re craving a sweet that is both sound and brimming with flavor, then this could be the easy vegan dessert recipe for you.
- 2 ripe bananas
- Veggie lover egg replacer (1large)
- Coconut yogurt (1/2 cup)
- Almond milk (1/4 cup)
- Vanilla extract (2 tsp.)
- Whole wheat flour (1+1/4 cup)
- Vegetarian protein powder (1/2 cup)
- Flax seeds (2 tbsp.)
- Baking powder (2 tsp.)
- Salt (1/8 tsp.)
- Strawberries (1 cup)
Start by blending the mashed bananas with an egg substitute, such as chia protein powder, yogurt, almond milk and vanilla extract. Take a different bowl and consolidate the whole wheat flour with the protein powder, flax seeds, baking powder, and salt. Blend the dry fixings with the wet ones, include the strawberries. Pour the blend into muffin shapes and bake them in the oven, until the point when they turn golden. Permit to marginally cool before serving.
2. Chocolate and Pumpkin Pudding
Pudding is one of the most effortless, easy vegan dessert recipes to make; and it has a fantastic taste. This is the perfect on-the-go snack.
- Pumpkin puree (15 oz.)
- Cocoa powder (1/4 cup, unsweetened)
- Chocolate protein powder (1/2 cup)
- Vanilla extract (1 tsp.)
- Ground cinnamon (1/2 tsp.)
- Almond milk (3/4 cup)
- Stevia (optional)
To whip up this formula, take a blender or food processor and blend the pumpkin puree, together with the cocoa powder, protein powder, vanilla extract, and cinnamon. Include the almond milk steadily, at that point the stevia (or sweetener or choice). Refrigerate before serving, for no less than two hours.
3. Protein Cups with Dark Chocolate and Peanut Butter
This easy vegan dessert recipe is based around two of our absolute favorites – peanut butter and dark chocolate. And it takes less than one hour to make so you can satisfy your sweet tooth in a hurry. Here’s what you need:
- Dark chocolate chips (3/4 cup, 60% cacao)
- Vegan protein (2 tbsp. – vanilla flavored)
- Peanut butter (3 tbsp.)
- Powdered peanut butter (1/4 cup) and
- Almond milk (1/4 cup, vanilla flavored, unsweetened)
Mix the protein powder with the almond milk. At that point, include the peanut butter and blend until the point when all fixings are equally joined. Melt the chocolate chips and pour the melted chocolate into baking cups. Place these in the cooler for about a quarter of an hour. Pour the peanut butter blend; then include some more dissolved chocolate on top. Place the cups in the freezer once more, this time for thirty minutes. Enjoy!
4. Protein Bars
Fresh protein bars offer convenience and deliciousness. You can never go wrong with protein bars. Here, we’ve included just one of our favorites.
- Almond or hemp milk (1/2 cup)
- Peanut butter (1 cup, regular, thick)
- Maple syrup or brown rice syrup (2-3 tbsp.)
- Vegan protein powder (1 ¼ cups, vanilla or chocolate flavored)
- Rolled oats (2 cups, uncooked) and
- Dark chocolate (optional, melted)
Take a pot and combine the milk with the peanut butter and syrup (on low heat). When all the ingredients are appropriately blended, toss in the protein powder and the rolled oats. Then, form the protein bars. For added taste, shower the protein bars with softened chocolate. Let the protein bars to cool then serve.
5. Protein Pancakes
Pancakes for breakfast is the ultimate treat. Especially when those pancakes are loaded with protein. Here’s another one of our favorite recipes that we think you’ll love.
- Rolled oats (1/3 cup)
- Vegan protein (1 scoop)
- Baking powder (1/8 tsp.)
- Bananas (1/3 cup, mashed)
- Coconut yogurt (1 tbsp.)
- Flaxseed egg or vegan egg replacer (1 large)
- Almond milk (1 tbsp., unsweetened, vanilla flavored) and
- Almond extract (1/4 tsp.)
And if your looking to add a tasty topping, try these:
- Coconut yogurt (3 tbsp.)
- Almond milk (1 tbsp.)
- Vegan protein (1 tbsp.)
- Fruits (berries, kiwi and so on) and
- Vegan sprinkles
Set up the garnish first, by blending the greater part of the fixings, aside from the sprinkles. Put aside. Grind the oats, until the point when they are changed into powder. Blend with whatever is left of the fixings. Cook the pancakes in a warmed pan, and after that top them with the garnish and sprinkles.
These are just a few of our favorite simple recipes that are quick, easy and delicious. These recipes are perfect for the new baker and the experienced baker alike.
If you give any of these recipes a shot, let us know on Instagram – we’d love to see how yours turned out! You can find us @bio.gains. And always remember, you don’t have to live a miserable life without sweets just to be healthy.