5 Healthy and Delicious savory recipes using protein powder

5 Healthy and Delicious savory recipes using protein powder Posted On
Posted By Steffy Alen

Carving something sweet, you can easily whip up a smoothie or dessert using protein powder and have a guilt free delicious experience. But a lot of a time you want something savory as a snack or to go with your cup of tea/coffee and that’s when you start thinking how can I make a savory recipe using my protein powder? Here are 5 delicious and easy savory recipes with the goodness of protein powder that you must try!

Savory protein bars

Protein bars are a healthy snack, but have you ever tried savory protein bars? Try this easy recipe with whey protein and get all the benefits without the extra calories.


  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • ½ cup unflavored whey protein powder
  • 1 cup cooked and cooled quinoa
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond/soy/ oat milk
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tbsp salted almonds (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp salted pistachio (chopped)
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • ½ tsp black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 180 degree C. Grease a baking pan and keep aside.
  • Churn oats in a food processor until it turns into fine flour. Transfer into a large bowl.
  • Add protein powder, quinoa, salt, pepper, chia seeds, chopped almonds and pistachios, milk and blend well.
  • Spread the batter evenly in the pan and bake for 20 – 30 minutes.
  • Transfer to a plate and let it cool. Cut into bite sized bars and enjoy!

Protein pancakes

These pancakes are perfect if you don’t have a sweet tooth and want the goodness of protein powder in an easy recipe.


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 scoop unflavored whey protein powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • Seasoning and chilli flakes (optional)


  • Process rolled oats in a blender until you get a fine powder and transfer it to a bowl.
  • To the bowl, add 2 eggs, salt, protein powder, and seasoning (optional). Mix well until you get a smooth batter.
  • Cook on medium flame on a non-stick pan until it turns golden brown on both sides!

Peanut butter protein balls

This recipe gives the traditional peanut butter protein balls a savory twist! Easy to make, store, and super healthy, this recipe is a must try.


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • ½ cup unflavored protein powder
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp sunflower/pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 tsp coarse salt
  • ¾ cup peanut butter
  • ½ tsp paprika powder


  • In a large bowl mix together oats, protein powder, chia seeds, and sunflower/ pumpkin seeds.
  • Add the other ingredients – honey, peanut butter, salt, and paprika powder and mix well to form a sticky batter. If you think the batter is too thick, add a few drops of milk.
  • Make into small bite sized balls and enjoy!

Green smoothie

Swap your regular sweet smoothies with this savory smoothie and get all the goodness of healthy greens and protein powder.


  • 1 cup spinach
  • ½ cup coriander leaves
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp pink salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • ¼ avocado
  • ½ cup diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup boiled chickpeas
  • 1 scoop plant based protein or whey protein (unflavored)


  • Put spinach, coriander, and vegetable broth in a blender jar and blend well.
  • Add the remaining ingredients – chickpeas, avocado, tomatoes, and lemon juice and blend well.
  • Mix in salt, chilli powder, and black pepper as per your taste and enjoy!

Sweet potato muffins

A sweet muffin with protein powder is a thing now! But it is time to try a savory muffin recipe and put an end to binge eating junk.


  • 2 cups cooked and diced sweet potato
  • 1 scoop protein powder (unflavored)
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseeds
  • Herbs – thyme, rosemary, parsley (chopped)


  • Preheat the oven to 180 degree C. Grease the muffin tray and keep it aside.
  • Puree all the wet ingredients in a blender jar.
  • Add all the dry ingredients in the jar and mix well until you get a thick sticky batter.
  • Transfer into each muffin mould and bake for 20 – 25 minutes or until the toothpick comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and let them cool. Enjoy with a cup of tea.

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