Next time you get the hankering for something sweet, sink your teeth into these macro-friendly protein treats! Your sweet tooth doesn’t have to sabotage your progress. Instead of eating clean all day just to cave when the cravings hit, whip up these protein-rich recipes from Team Grenade! They’ll help you stick to your diet, fuel your muscles, and please your palate.
This winter, give yourself the gift of post-workout gains. When you’re looking for a shake with a little bit of edge, reach for this dessert-like option that’s a favorite of NPC physique competitor Melih F. Cologlu.
Not only is it a great way to make the most of overripe fruit, but the classic combination of sweetness and spice is sure to hit your taste buds with delightful, protein-rich goodness. Channel the flavors of the season—without packing on the pounds—with this muscle-building shake!
NPC Physique competitor Preston Noble is a fan of having his protein—frosted! Forget store-bought icing that’s full of fat and added sugar. This recipe for protein icing can be added to any baked good for that extra bit of gains-friendly sweetness.
The topping can even be used to add a little clean to your favorite cheat meal. Hint: Preston’s personal favorite is protein-glazed monkey bread!
Who knew that vegetable you tried to push off your dinner plate as a child could actually form the base of a delicious protein dessert? This pastry combines vitamin-rich cauliflower with protein for a surprisingly yummy combination.
It’s a favorite of fitness athlete Vinny Russo and helps satisfy his sweet tooth without breaking his daily calories.
I have a Bachelors in Science, I am PN.1 certified, NFPT certified, and in the process of obtaining my CN.L (Clinical Nutritional License) and my MSCN (Masters in Applied Clinical Nutrition). My mission is help you reach your health-related goals while educating throughout our journey together. The goal is to have you become a master of your own health by teaching you how nutrition works and what works best for your individual body.
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