Healthy Protein Fudge

Healthy Protein Fudge

These healthy protein fudge bites are perfect to satisfy a sweet craving and thanks to the protein they should help you to feel fuller for longer!

 

You can easily double the mixture to make more and store them in the fridge or freezer for later.

 

Do let me know if you make them!

 

The lighter coloured pieces in the pictures were made with ground almonds, & the darker pieces were made with PPB!

 

Protein Fudge

Protein Fudge

 

 

Healthy Protein Fudge

Ingredients

  • 1 slightly heaped tbsp melted coconut oil*
  • 1/2 tbsp runny honey
  • 2 tbsp protein powder
  • 3 tbsp ground almonds/PPB**
  • Optional: Raisins or Desiccated Coconut

Instructions

  1. Mix together the melted coconut oil, honey, protein powder & ground almonds/PPB until you get a smooth dough-like consistency (add a touch more oil/honey if your mixture seems dry)
  2. Press the mixture into an ice-cube tray - making 4-6 individual bites (I made 5!)
  3. Freeze for at least 15 minutes before enjoying or storing in the fridge or freezer for later!

Notes

*You can buy coconut oil from some supermarkets or online e.g. from MuscleFood – use code NIC5 for 5% off!!

**PPB stands for Powdered Peanut Butter, you can read my product review for more information and can buy it from Amazon! If you are allergic to nuts you can use ground flaxseeds!

 

Nutrition stats shown are for using ground almonds, making 5 pieces of fudge.. if you use PPB they are 55 Kcal, 3.8g carbs, 3.6g protein & 3.4g fat each! 

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving

Calories 60

% Daily Value

Total Fat 5 g

8%

Total Carbohydrates 2.5 g

1%

Protein 3 g

6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

 

These heart fudge pieces below used PPB & had added raisins in them & the rectangle ones were made using ground almonds & desiccated coconut.. yum!!

Fudge

 

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36 Comments

  1. Jenna
    May 4, 2014 / 8:43 pm

    Perfect snack to satisfy a sweet tooth, perfect with a cuppa tea, very quick and easy to make! Love them 🙂

  2. Alexis Margolis
    May 5, 2014 / 7:12 am

    These looking amazing! Will def be making these today 🙂

    Also love your website lots of great meal ideas and tips

  3. Gemma
    May 5, 2014 / 8:39 pm

    Love how quick and simple these are to make. Delicious!

  4. May 5, 2014 / 8:53 pm

    Finally managed to track down some Coconut Oil and made these this evening but using Chocolate flavoured Impact Whey powder from Myprotein and they are seriously good.
    I needed to add a little extra honey but not much. They will definitely go in the treat box.
    Another awesome recipe Nic.

    • May 6, 2014 / 5:49 pm

      So glad you like them 🙂 Thanks for your comment!

  5. Kim Osborne
    May 6, 2014 / 10:29 am

    Could you use 2tbsp ground almonds & 1tbsp of peanut butter to get the flavour? As I don’t have any PPB.

    • May 6, 2014 / 6:25 pm

      Hummmm, I don’t think the texture would be the same.. but feel free to experiment! xx

  6. Karen
    May 6, 2014 / 12:03 pm

    I love these! There are some waiting in the fridge as my post-workout snack this afternoon.

  7. Claire
    May 6, 2014 / 8:15 pm

    I have 3 requirements for making food… Quick, easy and delicious. This ticks all 3 boxes! A guilt free treat that I can quickly prepare 🙂 thumbs up Nic!

  8. May 7, 2014 / 10:12 am

    These look great – especially the light ones that look like white chocolate goodness :-0. Can’t wait to give them a try this weekend!

  9. Beth
    May 10, 2014 / 12:36 pm

    Would you be able to use any other oil aside from coconut do you think?

    • May 10, 2014 / 2:29 pm

      I haven’t tried Beth so sorry! You can get coconut oil from Tesco/Asda for £2.50 though if this helps 🙂 x

  10. Beth
    May 11, 2014 / 6:22 pm

    I made it today with coconut oil, so amazing!! Thank you so much

  11. May 13, 2014 / 9:05 pm

    I trrided making Protein Fudge before and it just didn’t go well and didn’t tast good, but this respiie is fab!! so simple, takes mintins and tast lush. All the lads at work went ‘Nuts’ for it 😉 can’t wait to try it will PPB!!

    I also wanted to ask Nic with out sounding stupied, the Nutritional Info when its says a serving ( for the Fudge) what is calassed as? is it one piece?

    • May 15, 2014 / 7:31 pm

      Hello! Aw thanks!! Yes it’s for for one piece however it varies depending on your ingredients, amounts used and number of fudge pieces made 🙂 xx

  12. Lizzie
    May 16, 2014 / 1:31 pm

    These are seriosuly delicious! I made some for me and my husband and we both loved them. Made both kinds as well. I am addicted to them, especially the peanut ones!!

  13. Sophie Parker
    May 20, 2014 / 8:44 am

    Is there anything I can use in replacement of the protein powder, or leave it out completely? Thanks!

    • May 20, 2014 / 7:21 pm

      Mmm you could experiment with more of the nuts.. or swap for coconut flour perhaps.. or oat flour.. but add flavouring such as cocoa, vanilla or cinnamon 🙂 or you could use skimmed milk powder – do let me know!

  14. Jo
    May 24, 2014 / 1:32 pm

    Nic, I know your recipes are lovely and easy (I’ve tried and enjoyed a few now) but somehow I’ve done something wrong with my attempt at this one!
    My mixture went REALLY runny :-/ wonder what on earth I did wrong with such an easy mix lol
    Anyway I’ll try it again later 🙂
    Jo

    • May 29, 2014 / 2:25 pm

      How strange! It should be like dough… maybe you used too much coconut oil or honey? x

  15. emma
    June 11, 2014 / 2:26 pm

    Just made these little beauties with chocolate protein powder and choc ppb! Finally I have found the perfect sweet treat!

  16. Rach
    June 28, 2014 / 7:56 am

    This recipe is great and so quick! It’s probably quicker to make these than go to corner shop when you want a treat!
    Have made lots of variations;
    Chocolate whey with PPB
    Chocolate orange whey with chocolate PPB
    Vanilla whey with PPB topped with dark chocolate, coconut and agave
    Yum yum!
    Thanks Nic!
    xxx

    • June 28, 2014 / 8:16 am

      Aw thank you so much!! Love your alternatives!!! xxx

  17. July 14, 2014 / 10:19 pm

    These look amazing Nic! Definitely going to make them tomorrow with some vegan protein powder! x

  18. Varinder
    August 11, 2016 / 8:31 pm

    Do you think the purition protein powder will work?

    • August 12, 2016 / 9:07 pm

      Yes! Add more honey or coconut oil if it seems dry 🙂

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