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High Protein Enchiladas

3 Low Carb or High Protein Tortillas 4oz Lean Ground Beef ¼ cup Black Beans, drained and rinsed ¼ cup red or green enchilada sauce 2 tbsp diced green chiles ¼ cup low fat Mexican blend shredded cheese Salt and pepper Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brown ground beef in a skillet on medium.…

Cheeseburger Omelette

2 large eggs ½ cup egg whites 4oz lean ground beef or turkey ¼ cup tomatoes, sliced or cubed 2 tbsp reduced fat shredded cheddar cheese Optional Toppings: ketchup, salt, pepper, pickles, chives, etc. Directions Whisk together eggs and whites. Add egg mix to preheated medium heat skillet and cover. Cook until desired doneness. Usually…

Chicken Burrito Bowl

For the Rice 2 cups white rice, cooked Lime 2 tbsp cilantro For the Chicken 12 oz chicken breast Mexican seasoning For the Bowl 1/3 cup black beans ½ cup fresh salsa ¼ cup guacamole ¼ cup corn ¼ nonfat Greek yogurt ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup shredded lettuce Rice: After the rice…

High Protein Recipes

Eating clean with protein heavy recipes can seem daunting, especially if you’ve never done it before! Don’t worry – there are plenty of protein rich recipes that take a reasonable amount of time to make that you will love making and eating. From breakfast to dessert, there’s something for everyone. Protein Crepes ½ cup Egg…

Recipes & Tips for a Healthy Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day Recipes Grilled Veggie Kabobs Cut your favorite veggies into half inch cubes. Examples include bell peppers, onions, cherry tomatoes, zucchini, and yellow squash. Skewer together. In a separate bowl, mix olive oil, balsamic vinegar, dried oregano, garlic powder, and salt and pepper. Coat the veggies and grill for 10-15 minutes, flipping halfway. Brush…

Homemade Oatmeal Protein Pie

This quick, 20-minute recipe makes three oatmeal pies that are delicious and keep you full. It has a full 22g of protein and only 293 calories. So, if you’re looking for a sweet snack to satisfy those sweet treat cravings, this recipe is tasty and fulfilling! Oatmeal Cookies ½ cup old-fashioned oats ¼ cup whole-wheat…

High Protein Foods for Bodybuilding

Protein is needed in the body for muscle building. That means that eating enough protein is important for any bodybuilder. Here’s a list of the top 20 high protein foods for bodybuilding that you can use to meet your quota of protein for the day. Beef Jerky13g per 1ozInstead of reaching for high-salt chips and…

Recipes for Healthy Holiday Treats

Do you love holiday treats but tend to avoid them in order to stick to your diet and avoided the dreaded holiday season weight gain? Do you find yourself indulging in delicious desserts but regretting it later? This time of year, homes are filled with the wonderful scents of holiday baking. Lucky for you, you…

Awesome Recipes Using Optimum Nutrition’s Whey Protein

Vanilla Protein Bars Ingredients: 1 scoop vanilla GOLD STANDARD 100% WHEY Protein powder 1 ½ cup rolled oats 6 Medjool dates ¼ cup creamy peanut butter 3-4 tbsp water Instructions: Combine oats, protein power, dates, and peanut butter in a food processor. Next, add water a tablespoon at a time until the mix comes together. Press the…

Homemade Protein Bars

I chose to spice my protein bars up with coconut, but that is completely optional. You could top with chopped nuts or swirl your chocolate with peanut butter! These are chewy, hearty bars that will leave you feeling satisfied. 2.5 cups rolled oats 1-2 scoops protein powder 1 cup nut butter (almond, peanut, or sunflower)…

Protein Granola Recipe

4 cups rolled oats 1 cup whole almonds 1 scoop protein powder 1 cup dried cranberries 2 tbsp. ground flax seeds 1/3 cup honey 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1/3 cup brown sugar 2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 tsp. cinnamon ½ tsp. salt 1 large egg white Steps Preheat the oven to 275F and line a…

High Protein Cheesy Garlic Bread

This was a fun recipe to make. I highly recommend mixing the dough with your hands to activate the gluten in the flour – it started mixing so much better after I switched to using my hands rather than a spoon. I used a full 5 tsp of water to get it to the right…

Egg White Oatmeal

½ cup rolled oats ½ cup almond milk 6 large strawberries, chopped 2 tsp. honey ½ tsp. vanilla Pinch of salt 3 large egg white (1/3 cup liquid egg whites) 1 tbsp. peanut butter Steps Heat oats, almond milk, 1/3 cup water, honey, strawberries vanilla, and salt in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil…

Chocolate Strawberry Overnight Oats Pudding

¾ cup rolled oats 1 cup Greek yogurt ¾ cup milk 2 tbsp. honey 1 scoop chocolate protein powder 2 tbsp. nut butter 6 large strawberries, sliced. Steps Blend oats, yogurt, milk, honey, protein powder, and peanut butter until smooth. Divide into two containers, cover, and refrigerate at least 6 hours. Top with strawberries. 

Mocha Banana Protein Smoothie Bowl

1 frozen banana ½ cup of almond or dairy milk 1 scoop protein powder 1 packet/scoop of instant coffee 1 cup spinach Ice Steps Blend until smooth and creamy. Smoothie should be thick enough to eat with a spoon, so you might need to add more ice. Top with your favorite toppings. Topping ideas: Almond…

M&M Cookie Protein Balls

These might look silly, but they are my favorite! So delicious and easy to make. I couldn’t find mini M&Ms, so I used normal M&Ms and pulsed them in a food processor to make them smaller – still tasted delicious! I was surprised at how filling these are, too. 2 ½ cups oats 1 scoop…

Protein Fudgesicles

1 ½ cups coconut milk 1 ½ scoops protein powder 1 tsp coconut powder Steps Blend until smooth. Fill your popsicle mold and freeze for 3-5 hours.

Frozen Strawberry Lemonade with Protein

1 cup sliced strawberries ¼ cup water 1 scoop protein powder 2-3 tbsp lemon juice 1 ½ cups ice Sugar or sweetener to taste Steps Blend to the consistency of a slushy. Add sweetener if desired.

Mocha Protein Shake

½ scoop chocolate protein powder 1 scoop vanilla protein powder 6 oz brewed cold coffee 6oz unsweetened almond or dairy milk 1 cup ice Steps Combine and blend until smooth. Adjust ice and milk to find your desired consistency. 

Chocolate, Coconut, and Caramel Protein Shake

¼ cup coconut milk ½ cup almond or dairy milk 2 scoops protein powder 1 tbsp. unsweetened coconut flakes 1 tbsp. caramel sauce 1 ½ cups ice Steps Combine and blend until smooth. Garnish with toasted coconut, chocolate chips, and extra caramel sauce.

Banana Pancakes

This recipe is delicious! It only makes about six pancakes, so it’s more of a one or two serving recipe. It’s easy to make, too. Just throw everything in a blender on low. Make sure to break down the bananas and you’ll have to stop to mix the batter in between bursts of blending. Top…

Blueberry Chocolate Coconut Smoothie

1 cup coconut milk ¼ cup chocolate protein powder 1 cup frozen blueberries 1 banana 1 tbsp. almond or peanut butter 1 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder Steps Combine and blend until smooth.

Gluten Free Protein Peanut Butter Cookies

This would be a good recipe for gluten free or lactose free athletes. I’m sure you could also substitute a vegan replacement for the eggs as well! These are extremely easy to make and make a decent amount of cookies for a small amount of ingredients. They don’t really spread in the oven, so you…