Generally, you used to add protein powder to your morning or post-workout smoothie. But protein powder is more versatile than you think. You can add it to non-smoothie variety, batters, breakfast-fare and even dessert to get high protein.

These 5 recipes call for all kinds of protein powders- vanilla, chocolate flavoured. You can choose your favorite kind of protein powder if you like. I am sure, we will end up with something amazing recipe that not even sound relaxing but also tastes delicious. If you’re unsure on which you need to choose about any ingredient, speak to your dietitian nutritionist.

1.Strawberry Protein Pancake

This batter is made with four ingredients. It’s easy and fast high protein breakfast that you can start your day with.

Ingredients:

1 ripe banana,
4 large strawberries,
1 scoop chocolate protein powder,
1 egg

Instructions:

Mash the banana and strawberries; combine all the ingredients in a bowl. For thinner pancakes, blend all the ingredients.
Pour on a greased skillet and cook on medium for about 2-3 minutes per side. Be gentle when you are flipping them as the pancake.
Add your favorite toppings—like butter, maple syrup, and sliced strawberries or banana.

2.Protein Powder Brownies

Ingredients:

1 banana,
Peanut Butter,
Raw cacao,
1 scoop chocolate protein powder

Instructions:

Mix banana with the peanut butter. Add Cacao and Combine all these ingredients in a bowl.
Bake in the oven for 15 minute. Enjoy your Protein Powder Brownies as a Dessert.

3.Protein Pudding

Ingredients:

1 scoop chocolate or any flavour whey protein powder,
6 Greek plain yogurt,
1-2 tsp water,

Instructions: Mix protein powder and Greek yogurt together. Add 1 to 2 tsp of water, as needed, to thin out the mixture.

4.Peaches Cream Oatmeal:

Adding Oatmeal with a protein powder that means you’ll get protein and fibre together. Satisfy your morning with this recipe.

Ingredients:

1 cup cooked oats, you can prepare these the night before and refrigerate,

2\4 cup frozen sliced peaches,

2 spoons maple syrup, divided,

1 scoop unflavored whey protein powder,

½ cup of organic or almond milk,

Use Cinnamon, to taste

Instructions:

1. Combine & blend the ½ cup peaches and 1 tablespoon maple syrup.

2. In a separate bowl combine milk, 1 spoon maple syrup, cinnamon, and 1 full scoop unflavored protein powder. Whisk until smooth and combined.

3. Stir peach puree into milk mixture.

4. Whisk oats into the milk mixture until blended.

5. If you prepare your oats the night before, then microwave for 40-45 sec until heated through.

6. Garnish oatmeal with flax seeds or chopped nuts and remaining sliced peaches.

5.Protein Packed Pancakes:

Ingredients:

¾ cup whole wheat flour,
½ cup organic & almond milk,
1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder,
1 teaspoon baking powder,
1 egg,
1 teaspoon vanilla extract,
2 tablespoon sugar

Instructions:

Mix all dry ingredients together. Gradually add dry into wet, and mix until smooth.
Heat griddle on the stovetop, and spray lightly cooking spray.
Pour 1 scoop of batter onto the pan. Cook a few mins on each side, but keep an eye on them as they cook faster.

Author's Bio: 

DR. Tanishaq Dhingra, expert in Ayurveda based in Chandigarh, India and doing his practice in Mohali, India.

He is spreading the knowledge of Ayurveda Ancient healing treatment, not only in India but also abroad. He is the CEO and Founder of Livo Universal Company. For more info visit our webiste: http://www.livouniversal.com.