Meal replacement powder recipes are becoming increasingly popular thanks to them being quick and easy to make. So, with a little know-how, you can make plenty of great recipes. These meal replacement powder recipes will also help you turn your diet powders into a delicious treat!
The meal replacement drinks are quite the wonder! You just have to add them to water and give them a quick shake. Then you’ll have a liquid meal to drink on the go. Hence, they are perfect for the demands of the fast-paced modern lifestyle.
The carefully constructed nutrient breakdown of meal replacement powders can also make them extremely beneficial for use in traditional recipes. Of course, you can stick to the basics and still mix up a shake. However, wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to do something a little more exciting with the powder? As luck would have it, there is.
With that in mind, allow us to introduce you to some of the best meal replacement powder recipes you’ll find! They will help you enjoy a guilt-free snack that is both nutritious and delicious every time.
A mug cake is one of the classic cakes that can be perfectly altered into a meal replacement powder recipe. It is great, especially when you have very little time and want something quick and easy. It offers a fast, tasty snack that you can be prepare and cook in less than 5 minutes. Hence, it is a pick-me-up recipe that you can enjoy at any time of day or night.
- 30 Grams Of Meal Replacement Powder
- 30 Ml Of Milk (Any Kind)
- ½ A Teaspoon Of Baking Powder
- 1 Medium Sized Egg
- Peanut Butter (Optional)
- Put the meal replacement powder and baking powder in a bowl and stir together.
- Add the milk and the egg, and use a fork to whisk everything together in a bowl.
- If you are using peanut butter, we recommend spooning 1 tablespoon of peanut butter into a mug. Ideally, the entire base of the mug needs to be covered. Make sure the mug is an average-size microwave-safe one.
- Carefully add the protein mixture into the mug.
- Place cling film tightly over the top of the mug. Make sure there are no gaps, and that it is taut and airtight. Put the mug in the microwave and heat for 30 seconds.
- Remove the mug from the microwave and take off the cling film. Then, turn the mug upside down onto a plate. Tap the underside of the mug. Then, slowly lift the mug off to reveal your cake. Enjoy!
This can also work if you swap in a serving of greens powders for a few grams of meal replacement powder for extra nutrition. We recommend going with a berry flavour.
A protein flapjack is a carb-filled snack that makes a great meal replacement powder recipe. They can be eaten hot from the oven and served with ice cream or Greek yoghurt. Otherwise, you can wrap it over a topping of your choice and take it with you as a treat on the go.
- 450 g Oats
- 150 g Meal Replacement Powder 150 g Butter Or Margarine
- 100 Ml Honey
- 3 Medium Sized Bananas
- Begin by peeling and mashing all of your bananas in a single bowl, then add the oats and meal replacement powder and put it to one side.
- Place the butter or margarine in a pan and heat it at a low temperature. Continue until it is completely liquid and all of the lumps are gone.
- Pour the melted butter/margarine and honey over the oat mixture and use your hands to mix all of the ingredients together, making sure the mixture is not too hot before you do so.
- Keep mixing until everything is well blended and you have a very thick, sticky mixture. You can add small amounts of oats if the mix is too runny or a little extra honey if it is too dry.
- Cover a baking tray with greaseproof paper and place your mixture on it in flat, evenly divided portions.
- Put the tray in the oven and cook at 200°C/390°F for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
- Peel the protein flapjacks off of the paper when you take them out of the oven and place them on a plate.
- Leave to cool for 10 minutes, then enjoy.
- For this meal replacement powder recipe, we highly recommend using a banana or unflavoured powder.
- You can take the extra step to use these protein pancakes into a Japanese red bean cake (dorayaki) instead!
Chocolate-coated Peanut Butter Balls (Meal Replacement Powder Recipe)
- 70 g Meal Replacement Powder
- 250 g Peanut Butter
- 150 g Dark Chocolate
- Put the meal replacement powder and peanut butter in a bowl and mix with your hands. Combine until the mixture is quite firm and all the powder has been completely mixed in. You can always add a small amount of extra peanut butter if it is a little powdery.
- Split the mixture into 10 equal size pieces. Then, roll each into a ball shape and place it on a tray.
- Put the tray in either the fridge or freezer and allow it to harden for 10 to 15 minutes.
- While the balls are hardening, line a tray with greaseproof paper.
- Put all the dark chocolate in a bowl and put it in the microwave. Heat for 20 seconds at a time until it has completely melted.
- Bring back the balls one at a time, roll them around in the chocolate until each has a thick coating on every side. Then place them carefully on the greaseproof paper. If there is any chocolate left after all the balls have been rolled, drizzle it evenly over all 10 balls.
- Place the tray in the fridge or freezer for 10 to 15 minutes to allow the chocolate to harden.
- Take them back out and allow the balls to return to room temperature before eating.
- Be creative with this meal replacement powder recipe!
- You can exchange the peanut butter with other dry ingredients like honey oats, granola, roasted almonds and more.
- For the outer shell, you can instead cover it with desiccated coconuts or white chocolate.
Calories have been calculated using an online calculator. Nutritional information offered on Honest Food Talks is for general information purposes and are only rough estimations.
Meal Replacement Powder Brownie Recipe
A protein brownie is one of the most popular and versatile meal replacement powder recipe. You can use it to make anything from a healthy dessert or treat to a nutritious snack that can be taken on the go!
- 250 g Chocolate Chips
- 40 g Meal Replacement Powder (Chocolate Flavour)
- 75 g Almond Flour
- 125 g Low-Calorie Sweetener
- 100 ml Coconut Oil
- 2 Eggs
- ½ teaspoon Of Vanilla Extract
- Put the coconut oil and 170 grams of chocolate chips into a microwaveable bowl. Heat in the microwave for 60 seconds. Take out, stir, and repeat the process until all of the chocolate has melted and the ingredients are completely mixed together.
- Pour the meal replacement powder, sweetener, almond flour, and vanilla extract into a large bowl.
- Add the eggs and the chocolate and coconut oil mixture and begin mixing everything together. Try to fold everything in on itself rather than whisking to keep as much air in the mixture as possible.
- Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper and slowly pour your mixture out across it. Use a mixing spoon to make sure none of the mixtures is left behind and everything is smoothed down.
- Sprinkle the rest of your chocolate chips evenly over the top of the mixture. Then, place the tray in the oven and bake for 25 minutes at 200°C or 390°F.
- Take the tray out and press a fork into the centre. If it comes out clean, the brownies are ready. Otherwise, put them back in for a few more minutes.
- When they are done, cut them into 12 equal squares and leave them to cool before serving.
You can also add in biscoff toppings to make Lotus brownies too!
Making tasty meal replacement powder recipes like these is a great way to satisfy your cravings and your diet plan. However, it is important to remember that you still need to fit these dishes into your daily macronutrient needs.
As all of the ingredients listed are of the generic variety, you will still need to work out the details. So, you will have to consider the true number of calories and quantity of fat, protein, and carbohydrates that the meal replacement powder have. You can then adjust your serving size accordingly. If you do all this, you can enjoy your healthy snack without guilt or risk to your goals!
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