How to Protein-Boost Your Favorite Baked Goods!

how to protein boost your favorite baked goods

Did you know that one of the most important building blocks within your body is protein? Every single cell within the human body contains and relies upon protein to function. When we add healthy protein to our diet, we can assist our body in its efforts to repair and replace cells, leading to important growth development for pregnant women, teenagers, and children alike. Of course, protein is also vital for building muscle and an integral part of every fitness routine.

If you are looking for delicious ways to protein enhance your favorite baked goods, you've come to the right place. In today's conversation, we are going to explore the benefits of protein and how you can best protein boost your favorite recipes!

tera’s Protein Bread

A great way to incorporate protein into your diet is by adding protein to a delicious bread loaf. By adding scoops of simply tera's plain whey protein powder, we can turn a classic baked good into a healthier staple food.

This recipe requires:

  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1 package dry active yeast
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 cups flour (additional 1+ cup for kneading)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 cup and 2 tablespoons warm water
  • 2 scoops tera's whey plain protein powder

To make, combine water, yeast and sugar into a bowl. Set aside for 5 minutes, allowing yeast to bubble. Add in sugar, salt and water. Add flour one cup at a time. Mix well. Get baking directions on the full recipe.

Toast this bread for a quick breakfast or top it off with your favorite sandwich ingredients. This recipe incorporates simply tera's plain whey protein powder which features 20g of complete protein per serving from Organic Valley pasture-raised, rBST-free, non-GMO dairy.

Raspberry + White Chocolate Chip Protein Muffins

Are you looking for a taste of something sweet with the added bonus of extra protein? The Raspberry + White Chocolate Chip Protein Muffins recipe that we've fallen in love with can leave you feeling better, fuller, and ready to recover from your latest workout. 

This recipe requires:

  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 2 scoops tera's whey bourbon vanilla protein powder
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup organic sugar
  • 1/2 cup diced almonds (optional)
  • 2 cups fresh raspberries

Get the full cooking instructions from the recipe. This is a fantastic way to incorporate roughly 22 grams of protein per serving with less than five minutes of prep time. 

No-Bake Chocolate Oat Cookies: Protein on the Go!

If you are a fitness enthusiast then you likely understand the importance of consuming protein shakes. Protein timing can impact how quickly your muscles rebound from a workout. If you're craving a baked treat but are short on time, consider our favorite no-bake chocolate oat cookies!

This recipe requires:

  • 2 Cups Instant Oats
  • 1 Tbsp Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 3 Tsp. Cocoa Powder
  • 3 Scoops simply tera’s organic dark chocolate protein powder 
  • 1 Cup Honey
  • 1 Tbsp Vanilla Extract

For this recipe, simply combine your oats, cocoa powder, sugar, and protein powder into a mixing bowl. Mix well before combining peanut butter, vanilla extract, and honey with your original mixture. As you stir in your dry ingredients, make sure that everything is mixed to avoid any chunks of powder. Now scoop your dough into 1” balls and place on wax  paper to serve. 

Delicious and easy to grab on the go, these protein-infused oat cookies help us to reach our protein goals without any of the hassles that preparing a full meal requires. 

Enjoy Protein Your Way at simply tera’s 

simply is at the heart of everything we do at simply tera’s, with our mission of bringing consumers simply clean, better-for-you nutrition that’s better for the earth. simply tera’s produces the highest quality protein powders that are both nutritious, great-tasting, and made with only a few clean ingredients. 

At simply tera’s we are committed to preserving our planet using only sustainable packaging – with our goal to be carbon neutral by 2024. simply tera’s joined the Carrington Farms® family of brands in 2018, growing their natural food offerings of innovative, simple, and clean products.

To learn more about simply tera’s high-quality foods and great-tasting products, head to the store locator today to find your closest provider of simply tera's products!

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