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Top 25 Recipes for Protein Powder—that aren’t smoothies

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Top 25 Recipes for Protein Powder—that aren’t smoothies

While smoothies and on-the-go protein shakes are fantastic uses of vegan protein powders, sometimes you want something a little bit more substantial. These 25 recipes use Vega One® All-in-One Shake, Vega® Protein & Greens and Vega Sport® Protein ways you might not have yet considered.

Brownies and Blondies


Yes! Fudgy, decadent brownies can get a boost from protein powder too.

  1. Protein Brownies
  2. Black Bean Brownies
  3. Protein Blondies
  4. Peppermint Brownies

Waffles and Pancakes


Whether you go savory or sweet, and eat them at 6AM, 11AM or 5PM, waffles are made better with Vega One.

  1. Protein Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches
  2. Savory Herb Gluten-free Waffles
  3. Tiramisu Pancakes
  4. Pumpkin Spice Protein Pancakes
  5. Strawberry Protein Waffles

Donuts, Muffins, and Breakfast Cookies


A classic start to breakfast—with a nutrition upgrade.

  1. Chocolate Peanut Butter Donuts
  2. Pump You Up! Protein Cookies
  3. Vega One Muffins
  4. Apple Streusel Muffins
  5. Lemon Poppyseed Muffins



Oatmeal is a go-to winter breakfast staple—for good reason. It’s an excellent way to eat more whole grains and fiber. Add protein powder to make it more satiating, so you’ll be full until lunch.

  1. Carrot Cake Slow Cooker Oats
  2. Overnight Oats

Protein Bars and Bites


Whether you’re looking for a meal replacement or a snack on-the-go, homemade protein bars are a great dish to make on the weekend and freeze for the rest of the week.

  1. Vanilla Chai Protein Bars
  2. Carrot Cake Protein Bites
  3. Chocolate Espresso Protein Bites
  4. PB Protein Bites

Who Knew?


The most random recipes actually turn out surprisingly delicious with the addition of a protein powder. These recipes have quickly gone from “really?!” to staples in our households:

  1. Protein PB Cups
  2. Frozen Desserts (10 more recipes!)
  3. Protein Nut Butter
  4. Pineapple Upside Down Cake
  5. Blueberry Crisp

Rather modify your own recipe? Start with this gluten-free high protein baking mix and experiment in your own kitchen. Happy baking!

What are your favorite ways to bake with protein powder?


No matter what better means to you, Vega shares the knowledge, nutrition, and inspiration to support your quest to thrive.

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