Holiday-Inspired Protein Powder Recipes

Posted by Karalynne Call on

Deck the halls with...bags of protein? You heard that right! This year, we're so excited to unveil our newest seasonal flavor, Peppermint Vanilla Protein Powder. Joining last year's holiday hit, Peppermint Chocolate Protein Powder, these two flavors won't be around for long. Grab yours while you can!

To inspire your holiday baking, I'm sharing a few of my favorite recipes featuring Peppermint Vanilla and Peppermint Chocolate Protein Powder. I hope your family loves them as much as mine does!

Peppermint Chocolate Parfait
Vanilla Peppermint Chia Seed Pudding
Peppermint Vanilla Waffles
Peppermint Brownies
Thin Mints
Candy Cane Shake
Peppermint Hot Chocolate
Peppermint Iced Mocha
Peppermint Power Bites
Peppermint Chocolate Protein Bars

Peppermint Vanilla Parfait

Ingredients

1 cup vanilla yogurt
1 scoop Vanilla Peppermint Protein
¼ cup chocolate shavings
½ cup granola

Directions

  1. Combine yogurt with protein.
  2. Place 1/2 yogurt mixture on the bottom of a cup.
  3. Top with chocolate shavings.
  4. Repeat layers until cup is full.

Notes

Time: 10 minutes
Makes: 1 serving

Vanilla Peppermint Chia Seed Pudding

Ingredients

2 tbsp chia seeds
1 scoop Vanilla Peppermint Protein
½ tbsp maple syrup
¾ cup milk of choice
Sprinkle of salt

Directions

  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Cover bowl and put in the fridge for at least 4 hours. Best to soak overnight!

Notes

Time: 5 minutes + overnight
Makes: 2 servings

Peppermint Vanilla Waffles

Ingredients

4 scoops Vanilla Peppermint Protein
¾ cup pancake mix
2 cups organic whole milk
6 eggs
Maple syrup

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Add milk until desired consistency.
  3. Pour into waffle iron and cook.
  4. Top with maple syrup.

Notes

Time: 15 minutes
Makes: 12 waffles

Peppermint Brownies

Ingredients

10 tbsp salted butter
1¼ cups organic cane sugar
2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 eggs
½ cup organic Kamut flour
3 scoops Chocolate Peppermint Protein Powder
⅓ cup chocolate chips
⅓ cup pecans, chopped (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Grease an 8x8 baking dish.
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine the butter, sugar, and cocoa powder over medium-low heat. Stir until the butter melts and remove from heat.
  3. Transfer batter to a bowl. Beat in vanilla and eggs.
  4. Stir in the flour and protein powder.
  5. If using, add chocolate chips and nuts.
  6. Pour batter evenly into the prepared baking dish.
  7. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean and the edges look crisp.

Notes

Time: 10 minutes prep + 30 minutes baking
Makes: 12 brownies

Thin Mints

Ingredients

Cookies
1 egg
3 tbsp butter
Splash of vanilla extract
½ tsp sea salt
½ tsp baking soda
½ cup coconut sugar
1 scoop Chocolate Peppermint Protein Powder
⅓ cup cocoa powder
1½ cups organic almond flour

Topping
1 bag chocolate chips
1 tsp peppermint extract
1 scoop Mint Chocolate Protein Powder

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300°F.
  2. Mix cookie ingredients together.
  3. Roll dough out until ⅛ inch thick. Using a glass cup, cut circles out of the dough.
  4. Place on baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes. Let cool.
  5. In a saucepan, melt topping ingredients.
  6. Dip cookies in the melted chocolate. Place in fridge to cool.

Notes

Time: 1 hour
Makes: 12 cookies

Candy Cane Shake

Ingredients

1 frozen banana
1 scoop vanilla yogurt
1 scoop Vanilla Peppermint Protein Powder
1 tsp Lion's Mane (optional)
Milk of choice

Directions

  1. Add all ingredients to blender.
  2. Pour milk to desired consistency.
  3. Blend and enjoy!

Notes

Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 1

Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Ingredients

¼ cup chocolate chips
2 cups whole milk
2 scoops Chocolate Peppermint Protein Powder
¼ organic cane sugar (or to taste)
¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

Optional Whipped Cream
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp organic cane sugar

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, stir the chocolate chips and milk until combined.
  2. Whisk in the protein powder, sugar, and cocoa powder.
  3. Place over medium heat and bring it to a light boil while stirring constantly. Make sure the chocolate is completely melted.
  4. Mix heavy whipping cream with vanilla extract and sugar until thick and frothy.
  5. Top hot chocolate with whipped cream.

Notes

Time: 15 minutes
Serves: 2 people

Peppermint Iced Mocha

Ingredients

Handful of ice cubes
8 oz organic cold brew
4 oz milk of choice
1 tsp Ashwagandha (optional)
½ scoop Chocolate Peppermint Protein Powder
Maple syrup to taste

Directions

  1. Pour cold brew into a glass with ice.
  2. Froth milk, protein powder, ashwagandha, and maple syrup together.
  3. Stir into the cold brew and enjoy.

Notes

Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 1

Peppermint Power Bites

Ingredients

7 dates, pitted
1¼ cup pecans or walnuts
¼ tsp sea salt
2 tbsp Chocolate Peppermint Protein
1 tsp vanilla

Directions

  1. Slice dates open and remove the pit.
  2. Process all ingredients in a food processor or blender until doughy.
  3. If the mixture is not moist enough, add 1-2 tbsp of water.
  4. Roll into balls and store in the fridge.

Notes

Time: 15 minutes
Makes: 10 bites

Peppermint Chocolate Protein Bars

Ingredients

2½ cups organic oat flour
½ cup Chocolate Peppermint Protein Powder
½ tsp sea salt
1 cup peanut butter
⅔ cup raw honey
2 tsp vanilla extract
3 tbsp coconut oil
1 cup mini chocolate chips

Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients and mix.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well to combine.
  3. Press batter into a 9x13 pan and refrigerate for 1 hour, or until firm.
  4. Cut into desired size.

Notes

Time: 10 minutes + 1 hour cooling
Makes: 12 bars

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