How to Satisfy your Sweet Tooth While Still Hitting Your Macros

Rather than just cutting out the things you love, I have found it’s best to make some smart substitutions. So I’ve compiledĀ a small collection of things you can make to both up your protein intake with a little help from protein powder andĀ also satisfy your sweet tooth.

Chocolate Protein Energy Bites

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They’re a bit high in carbs but should be considered more of a treat. From Chef Savvy

4 Ingredient Flourless Protein Brownies

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May get a bit gummy with whey protein, but should still hold together after chilling a bit. From The Big Man’s World

Cinnamon Vanilla Breakfast Protein Bites

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Hard not to want to pop a couple of these in the morning. Just the right amount of sweet. From Cotter Crunch

2 Ingredient Protein Crepes

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Fill them with whatever you want. From Little Bits Of

Carrot Cake Protein Muffins

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Takes a bit more work but definitely worth it. From Amy’s Healthy Baking

No-Bake Workout Bars

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These will give you plenty of fuel for before or after workouts. From Skinny Ms.

Mint Chocolate Chip Protein Ice Cream

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It’s got a little added green for extra health benefits. From The Nutritionist Reviews

Peanut Butter Coffee Smoothie

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Replace your coffee with this in the morning for a bit more substance. From Kari Burghardt

 

Brownie Batter Overnight Protein Oatmeal

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Prep some at night and have it waiting for you in the morning. From Dashing Dish

Four Ingredient Protein Pancakes

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Just needs a pat of butter and some maple syrup to complete it. From Willow Bird Baking

Banana Bread Protein Muffins

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For the banana lovers especially if you have a few that are looking a little overripe. From I Heart Vegetables

Glazed Protein Donuts

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Have those donuts without feeling guilty though I would use regular sugar rather than the substitute. From Protein Bakery

Four Ingredient Rice Crispy Treats

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A favorite kid’s treat made for adults. From The Big Man’s World

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cup Protein Bars

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Best chilled just like an actual peanut butter cup. From The Healthy Maven

What are some of your favorite smart substitutions?

 

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