Who said you can’t enjoy dessert on a diet? Thanks to the amazing variety of flavours available with Luxe Fitness protein powders and incredible nutrients found in so many natural, healthy foods, you can create an abundance of sweet treats to enjoy after a healthy dinner. But before we share with you some of our favourite recipes, it’s important you know what to look for in the supermarkets so that you can jam as much protein as possible into your puds.
Some high protein ingredients to look out for are:
- Peanut butter / peanuts
- Almonds / almond milk
- Greek yogurt
All of these ingredients are low in cost and easy to find. So, without further delay, here are some of our favourite recipes for you to try:
Wholesome, filling and utterly gorgeous tasting, this high protein dessert is the perfect way to end a meal. Use the Luxe Fitness Peanut Butter Cup Protein Powderand Chocolate Protein Powderfor an extra dose of protein to enhance your next workout and build muscle. This dessert is a real crowd-pleaser, so feel free to whip it up for friends at your next social event.
Delicate, sweet and totally moorish, these beautiful treats are ideal if you fancy a light sugar hit after a delicious meal. With dates and cashews hidden inside, these incredibly healthy strawberry bites are loaded with goodness and high in protein. Add Luxe Strawberry Shortcake Protein Powderfor extra nutrients.
If you’re a big fan of chocolate, then this is the high protein dessert for you. With berries, chia seeds and chocolate inside, this gorgeous quinoa based pudding is not only mouthwatering but healthy too. Use any of your Luxe Protein Powders (you might want to add chocolate to make it doubly delicious).
Quick, simple and perfect for the summer, this tantalising dessert is beautifully fruity and perfect for building muscle and keeping calories down. It contains your favourite mixed berries and almond milk, both of which are packed with goodness. The great thing about this high protein dessert is you can be creative with it. Add any protein powder you like and enjoy the variety of flavours you produce.
One of the things we love most about this high protein dessert is how colourful it is! Featuring nutritious matcha powder, chia seeds and berries, this stunning high protein pud is a real show stopper. Serve it to friends after a friendly barbecue or store a few in your fridge for a rainy day. Use any Luxe Fitness powder, and feel free to experiment with flavours!
Remember, trying to lose weight or tone up doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice dessert. Sure, you should be a little more conscious about the type of dessert you select and mindful of which ingredients you use, but once you get the hang of it, you can be sure to enjoy sweet treats after every meal and still build muscle and lose fat in all the right places. And what’s more, all of these recipes can be enjoyed even by people not looking to slim down, so you can serve them to your kids, partner, friends and colleagues.
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About the Author
Emma Rowlands is a professional writer with a passion for health and science. Emma has years of experience working in the diet and lifestyle sector including for the UK celebrity diet club The Hairy Bikers Diet Club. Emma is part way through an undergraduate health science degree.
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