Baking Recipes: 5 Better For You Baking Recipes

When you think about the ingredients in your favorite baking recipes, we’re willing to bet that there’s a whole lot of butter, sugar, and other high-calorie components on the list. While there’s nothing wrong with indulging from time to time, it’s possible to make small changes to make your favorite baking recipes a little healthier without sacrificing taste.

Strawberry ‘N Cream Protein Muffins

They say that muffins are just “cake you eat for breakfast,” but what if we told you that we had a way to make your breakfast routine delicious and healthy?

These strawberry and cream protein muffins combine bananas, diced strawberries, sugar, gluten-free flour, baking soda, and vanilla with strawberries ‘n cream protein powder and a vanilla protein shake to create a muffin that is not only delicious but will also help keep you full until lunchtime.

What more can you ask for from a breakfast that’s so good, you’ll think it’s dessert?

Protein Cosmic Brownies

If you loved those fudgy, perfect cosmic brownies that your mom packed in your lunch box, these protein cosmic brownies are the perfect option for a healthier spin on an old favorite.

Made with cashew butter, coconut sugar, agave, flax eggs, coconut flour, coconut oil, cocoa powder, organic plant protein chocolate shake, vanilla extract, baking soda, and salt, these brownies are vegan and made without gluten. The addition of a protein chocolate shake boosts the nutritional value to make these more than just a tasty snack — they’re good for you, too!

Protein-Packed Bundt Cake

Who says cake has to be bad for you? Our protein-packed bundt cake combines vanilla plant-based protein powder with butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, reduced-fat buttermilk, cake flour, baking powder, salt, cocoa powder, and low-fat milk for a healthier spin on a classic. The addition of vanilla protein powder adds a sweet flavor that you’ll love while also providing protein that will help you feel fuller for longer.

Protein Peppermint Cookie Sandwiches

That plate of holiday cookies is always tempting even when you know how unhealthy they are, but what if we told you that there is a healthier option for your holiday baking recipes?

These delectable protein peppermint cookie sandwiches will be the hit of your holiday part thanks to the combination of buttery spread, coconut sugar, vanilla extract, oat flour, peppermint hot cocoa protein powder, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt, dairy-free milk, chocolate chunks, dairy free ice cream, and crushed peppermint candy pieces.

Made without gluten and totally vegetarian when made as directed, these cookie sandwiches will leave the other guests begging for your recipe.

Pumpkin Spice Protein Zucchini Bread

Zucchini bread might sound healthy, but a quick look at the ingredients list of most recipes quickly tells a different story. This pumpkin spice protein zucchini bread adds a healthy autumn twist to a classic recipe thanks to the addition of protein powder and canned pumpkin. The whole recipe can be made gluten-free and vegetarian, making sharing half the fun!