Want a cheat snack that isn’t a cheat? Give this peanut butter protein pie recipe a try!
In the past, I have made protein pudding, which is super simple to prepare (basically everything mentioned below, minus the peanut butter and pie crust), tastes amazing and is a great guilt-free late night snack! I thought I would expand on that recipe and add in some carbs to make this an awesome post-workout snack!
The sugar content is a bit higher than I would probably suggest, but if you having this post workout that shouldn’t be a problem as you’ll want to replenish here. The majority of the sugar comes from the pie crust, so you can also find something that is a bit lower in sugar content as well.
- 2 Cups Milk
- 1 9″ Pie crust – Cookie-type, prepared from recipe, graham cracker, baked
- 1 Package (3.5 oz) – Instant Pudding (sugar free) – Vanilla or Chocolate
- 1 Scoop – Whey or Casein Protein – Vanilla or Chocolate
- 1 Tbsp – Natural peanut butter (melted)
- 1 Tsp – chocolate sauce (optional)
- Microwave peanut butter until melted – 10-15 second intervals at a time.
- Prepare pudding as directed on package. (You can substitute Almond Milk here)
- Add 1 Scoop Protein and melted peanut butter.
- Pour into graham cracker crust.
- Cool in refrigerator.
Because I used both chocolate pudding and chocolate protein, you’ll notice that the color is different than the image above…
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