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5 Luscious Protein Pudding Recipes for a Creamy Treat

January 28, 2024
Courtesy of Eating Bird Food

Sometimes you want something crunchy, or salty – and other times, nothing but a creamy treat will do. When the craving hits for a snack that’s velvety and rich, and you still want to maintain your healthy eating habits, you can answer the call with protein pudding.

All of these puddings incorporate wholesome ingredients, and each has at least 14 grams of protein – plus, there’s a variety of flavors to suit any taste. Grab a spoon and dig in.

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1. Chocolate Protein Pudding

Chocolate protein pudding

Courtesy of Eat With Clarity

Chocolate pudding with 5 simple ingredients and 22 grams of protein? Yes, please. With Greek yogurt as a base and a little maple syrup to sweeten it, you could even indulge in this pudding for breakfast (we wouldn’t judge).

Try this recipe from Eat With Clarity.

2. Apple Pie Protein Chia Pudding

Apple Pie Protein Chia Pudding

Courtesy of Cookin With Mima

Apple pie is one of our ultimate comfort foods, so we love the idea of enjoying it in pudding form. Mix a simple cinnamon-spiced creamy chia pudding with chopped apples and crunchy pecans, top with a little more apple and you’re good to go. Swap in pears, if you prefer.

Try this recipe from Cookin With Mima.

3. Overnight Pumpkin Chia Pudding

Pumpkin protein pudding

Courtesy of Lillie Eats and Tells

Rich, creamy pudding that also has 25 grams of protein and 17 grams of fiber? Sign us up. With canned pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice, chia seeds, vanilla protein powder, and your milk of choice, it will satisfy that craving for pumpkin and pudding. 

Try this recipe from Lillie Eats and Tells.

4. Peanut Butter and Banana Pudding

Peanut butter protein pudding

Courtesy of Eating Bird Food

Peanut butter and banana is a classic combo, for good reason. With a Greek yogurt base, powdered peanut butter, and a little maple syrup for sweetness – plus more PB and sliced bananas on top – this pudding feels like a real indulgence, but with 30 grams of protein inside. Swap a few mini chocolate chips or chopped strawberries for the banana for a different twist.

Try this recipe from Eating Bird Food.

5. Protein Avocado Mousse

Protein avocado mousse

Courtesy of Hayls Kitchen

Avocado desserts like chocolate pudding were a trend a few years ago, and we still love them. This version of avo chocolate pudding includes chocolate protein powder, so, along with all the fiber and other nutrients in the avocado, you also get 14 grams of protein. 

Try this recipe from Hayls Kitchen.

Read next: 8 Healthy Greek Yogurt Desserts That Don’t Use Refined Sugar

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