Delicious and Easy Whey Protein Recipes

Delicious and Easy Whey Protein Recipes

Jan 11, 2024Travis Robbins

strawberry, chocolate and vanilla protein shake in a line

Looking for quick and easy whey protein recipes? We’ve put together a list of our favorite recipes, all with simple ingredients, from fueled breakfasts, tasty snacks and post-workout shakes and smoothies. 

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Whey Protein Recipe #1: Whey Protein Pancakes

Who doesn’t love a pancake? Better yet, a stack of pancakes! They’re easy to make, super fast, and will enable you to hit your protein goals in a flash. Great to start your day with, or as a post-workout meal, you can’t go wrong with a healthy stack of protein pancakes! 

protein pancakes topped with natural yoghurt berry compote and fresh berries

Ingredients for Protein Pancakes

1 Scoop of Vanilla Flavored Whey Protein Powder 

1 Large Banana

1 Egg

Vanilla Extract

Toppings: Greek Yogurt is always a great, healthy option, which you can then top off with any toppings you like! Such as fresh mixed berries, nuts and honey. Enjoy!


  • Mash a large banana in a mixing bowl, try to make sure there are no lumps, as the banana will essentially be your pancake batter. 
  • Crack and add the egg to the banana and mix together. 
  • Add your scoop of vanilla protein powder. 
  • Add a teaspoon of vanilla extract to the bowl and mix. 
  • Add some coconut oil to a frying pan and keep it on a medium heat. Once the oil has melted, pour in small amounts of the banana batter into the pan. 
  • Flip the pancakes over and cook the other side. 
  • Once the pancakes look golden brown, pile them high onto a plate and top with some Greek yogurt, and fresh berries and get those gains! 

You can choose to have any flavor of whey protein powder in your pancakes here, such as chocolate or unflavored! The choice is yours. 

Whey Protein Recipe #2: Simple Whey Protein Chocolate Brownies

Curb that sweet tooth by mixing up a batch of delicious whey protein chocolate brownies. Excellent as a post-workout snack, or a dessert, these super fudgy, gooey delights are just what you need (now and again!) to satisfy your sweet cravings!

stack of chocolate brownies cut into squares with a mint leaf on top

Ingredients for Chocolate Protein Brownies

½ Cup of Chocolate Protein Powder

1 Cup of Bananas

¼ Cup of Cocoa Powder

½ Cup of Almond Butter


  • Preheat your oven to 180C/350F.
  • Mash 1 cup of bananas in a bowl, and add in your chocolate protein powder, cocoa powder and almond butter.
  • Transfer all of your ingredients to a blender or mixing bowl and blend until smooth. 
  • Once smooth, transfer your protein brownie mixture into a lined baking tray and place it in the oven.
  • After 15 minutes, remove the brownies from the oven and tap lightly on them to form a crackly top. 
  • After they’ve cooled, cut your brownies into whatever size squares you like. However, cutting it into 12 pieces will ensure each brownie contains 12 grams of protein!


Whey Protein Recipe #3: Chocolate Whey Protein Yogurt Bowl

This chocolate yogurt bowl is a fantastic choice for a quick, protein-fueled breakfast or post-workout snack! If you’re trying to up your protein intake and are bored of eggs every day, then this delicious protein recipe is a winner.

chocolate yogurt in a bowl with nuts toppings


Chocolate Flavored Whey Protein Powder

Plain Greek Yogurt

A Natural Sweetener of your choice; honey, maple syrup, agave etc (Optional)


  • In a cereal bowl mix together as much Greek yogurt as you’d like, along with one scoop of chocolate whey protein powder and a drizzle of your favorite natural sweetener (if you like!). And you’re ready to go! 


Whey Protein Recipe #4: Whey Protein Berry Smoothie

Ah, one of the most popular types of protein smoothies there are! Smoothies are a great addition to your diet, as they’re delicious, refreshing and super quick to blend up! You can make them and store them for later, or even freeze them into a popsicle. 

purple berry smoothie in a glass surrounded by fresh strawberries and other dark fruits


1 Scoop of Vanilla or Unflavored Whey Protein Powder

Handful of Frozen Berries 

3 Tablespoons of Natural Greek Yogurt

Half an Avocado

7 fl. oz. of Almond Milk



  • Pop all the ingredients into a blender and press go! That is literally all you need to do to get those antioxidants, as well as protein into your system!


Whey Protein Recipe #5: Whey Protein Nutty Smoothie

Nuts are a great source of natural protein and ‘good’ fats, so this nutty whey protein smoothie is the ultimate post-workout to give your muscles the amino acids needed to build and repair those muscles!

healthy banana and nut protein smoothie


1 Scoop of Chocolate or Vanilla Whey Protein Powder

1 Large Banana

1.5 Tablespoons of Peanut Butter

½ Teaspoon of Cacao Powder

8.45 fl. oz. Almond Milk


  • Measure and pour the almond milk into a blender.
  • Add all the remaining ingredients and blend away until smooth!
  • Enjoy and get those gains!


Whey Protein Recipe #6: Whey Protein Cookies

Cookies on a health kick? Yes, seriously! This whey protein cookie recipe contains simple ingredients, no fuss, and packs in 20 grams of protein in each cookie! They’re only to be indulged in now and again, however!

pile of cookies on a plate


½ Cup of Unflavored or Vanilla Whey Protein Powder

1 Cup of Peanut Butter

⅔ Cup of Coconut Sugar

1 Large Egg

¼ Cup of Chocolate Chips


  • Preheat your oven to 180C/350F.
  • Add all of the ingredients to a mixing bowl and mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Using your hands roll up 12 small balls from the mixture.
  • Set the 12 balls onto a lined baking tray and press down lightly to make a cookie shape then place the tray into the oven.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown, then remove from the oven and set them aside to cool down.
  • Enjoy!


Whey Protein Recipe #7: Whey Protein Overnight Oats

Five minutes prep time and you’re good to start your day with a nutritious and energy-packed breakfast! Protein overnight oats are a great source of protein and carbohydrates with little fats, and are a great way to fuel your body before a workout!  

protein overnight oats in jars on a wooden cutting board


1 Scoop of Vanilla Whey Protein Powder

½ Cup of Oats

⅓ Cup of Almond Milk

¼ Cup of Vanilla Flavored Greek Yogurt

2 Teaspoons of Chia Seeds

Pinch of Salt

Sprinkle of Cinnamon

Toppings (your choice; fresh fruit, nuts, chocolate shavings etc)


  • Super easy - mix all of the ingredients (apart from the toppings) together into a jar or airtight container and place into the fridge for at least 6 hours. 
  • If the oats are too thick, you can loosen them up with a drop of extra milk. Enjoy!


Whey Protein Recipe #8: Whey Protein Rice Krispie Treats

Rice Krispies are an excellent food to eat before a workout; the carbs are ingested really quickly, giving you a pre-workout energy surge! Our recipe is super tasty too!

rice krispy treats stacked on a tea towel with ingredients to make them in the background such as marshmallows


1 Scoop of any flavor Whey Fantastic Protein Powder

4 Cups of Rice Krispies

50 Large Marshmallows

3 Tablespoons of Butter

1 Teaspoon of Vanilla Extract


  • In a large saucepan, heat the butter gently over a medium-low heat.
  • Add in the marshmallows and stir until they're completely melted.
  • Add in the vanilla extract and your choice of Whey Fantastic protein powder.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the Rice Krispies until fully coated with your mixture.
  • Scoop out the mixture and put it into a lined baking tray, then place the tray into the fridge to set for around half an hour.
  • Carefully cut into 16 squares with a sharp knife, and hit your nutrition goals for the day!


Whey Protein Recipe #9: Whey Protein Acai Balls

Acai is a trending berry that has taken the nutrition world by storm in recent years, and for good reason! Acai berries are packed with antioxidants, essential vitamins and minerals, and also offer a fantastic burst of flavor! Our whey protein acai balls recipe is the perfect healthy snack to help hit your nutrition goals.

acai balls on a plate


1 Scoop of Unflavored Whey Protein Powder

1 Tablespoon of Acai Powder

½ Cup of Frozen Blackberries or Dark Fruits

¼ Cup of Oats

2 Pitted Dates

½ Cup of Desiccated Coconut

1 Tablespoon of any Nut Butter


  • Blend all of the ingredients together until a smooth consistency is achieved.
  • Place the mixture into a freezer for around 10 minutes.
  • Remove from the freezer and roll the mixture into numerous balls.
  • Enjoy a burst of fresh goodness!


Whey Protein Recipe #10: Whey Protein Nutty Chocolate Oatmeal

Packed full of protein to keep you fuller for longer, our whey protein nutty chocolate oatmeal recipe is a fantastic breakfast option, and takes only 5 minutes to whip up!

chocolate oats in jars with fruit toppings


1 Scoop of Chocolate Whey Protein

½ Cup of Oats

2 Tablespoons of Almond Butter

Half a Banana

½ Cup of Fresh Berries

½ Teaspoon of Chia Seeds


  • Mix the oats and 1 cup of water into a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the chocolate protein powder and almond butter and mix together. 
  • Top your nutty chocolate oats with the banana, fresh berries and chia seeds. 


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