Are you in a protein powder slump? Try these 7 low carb treats using protein powder for your sweet tooth but without the guilt!
I try to eat low carb as much as I can but one of my big downfalls is my sweet tooth. However over the years I’ve found that it’s not hard to make low carb sweets and one way is to use protein powder. It adds flavor, nutrients as well as protein to many kinds of sweet dishes. Today I’m showing you 7 low carb treats using protein powder to help you along the way with your low carb diet.
Most of these recipes are mine and a few are from other low carb or keto bloggers. I think they will satisfy your sweet tooth as they do mine. Let’s start with:
Low Carb Pudding
This chocolate peanut butter protein pudding is low carb and only takes 5 minutes to make. A deliciously creamy and healthy dessert or treat. Find the recipe here.
286 cals / 15.5g fat / 13.9g carbs / 9.1g fiber / 26.8g protein = 4.8 net carbs
Low Carb & Keto Pancakes
This recipe comes to us from KetoConnect and it is the Best Keto Pancakes! You won’t feel like you are missing out with this recipe in your back pocket. You can find the recipe here.
1 pancake = 100 cals / 8g fat / 1g carbs / 0g fiber / 6g protein = 1g net carbs
Low Carb Protein Bites
These low carb chocolate coconut protein bites take only minutes to make and are great to have on hand for a healthy, sweet treat. Each bite is only 0.5g net carbs. Find the recipe here.
59 CALS / 5.0G FAT / 1.3G CARBS / 0.8G FIBER / 2.8G PROTEIN = 0.5G NET CARBS
Low Carb Gelatin Squares
These low carb chocolate gelatin squares are the perfect treat that uses Great Lakes Gelatin. It’s creamy, silky, chocolate flavor is packed with protein. Only 4.2g net carbs per serving. Find the recipe here.
211 cals / 18.9g fat / 37.4g carbs / 33.2g fiber / 7.4g protein = 4.2g net carbs
Low Carb Cookies
This yummy snack comes to us from Amee’s Savory Dish for some delicious peanut butter protein cookies. You can find the recipe here.
1 cookie 109 calories / 7g fat / 4g carbs / 8g protein
Low Carb Ice Cream
A delicious but simple pumpkin protein ice cream you can eat immediately for a soft serve texture or freeze for a harder ice cream. Packed with protein and lower in carbs. Find the recipe here.
393 cal / 33.4g fat / 42.8g carbs / 33.6g fiber / 8.9g protein = 9.2g net carbs
Low Carb Hot Drinks
This chocolate orange protein matcha drink is a great way to start your morning. Added protein and matcha green tea will give you a boost of energy and it’s only 3.7g net carbs so it’s low carb too. You can find the recipe here.
205 cals / 14.6g fat / 4.7g carbs / 1g fiber / 13.3 g protein = 3.7g net carbs
Low Carb Treats Using Protein Powder
Well I hope you enjoyed these 7 ideas to use your protein powder other than your standard smoothie. I’m still trying to perfect a low carb mug cake but until then, enjoy these recipes!
More low carb treats to check out!