High-protein treats don't have to constantly be about peanut butter. Well, unless you want them to, that is. From red velvet cake to cookie dough to soft serve, here are some ooey-gooey delicacies that pack as much nutritional value as they do flavor. Here's perfectly sweet proof that when you're toning up, you can still have your cake and eat it, too.
No Cook Chocolate Pumpkin Pudding
With unsweetened pumpkin puree, vanilla extract, and cinnamon, this is a wonderful snack when you want those warm, harvest flavors.
Find the recipe at Power Hungry
Chickpea Cookie Dough
Chickpeas aren't just for hummus anymore. They're a great alternative to delicious raw cookie dough and this simple recipe is vegan and gluten-free to boot.
Find the recipe at PopSugar
Protein Carrot Cake
Some people think all carrot cake is healthy. This recipe, made with ground oats, almond milk, and a non-fat Greek yogurt frosting, tastes like traditional carrot cake yet it actually IS healthy.
Find the recipe at BodyBuilding.com
Whole Wheat Strawberry Banana Muffins
This tasty recipe suggests using roasted flax seeds for an added punch of Omega 3s.
Find the recipe at iFoodReal
Mint Chocolate Chip Brownie
This recipe uses the Naturade chocolate substitute but even if you use regular chocolate chips, you're still getting far more nutrition that traditional brownies.
Find the recipe at Naturade
Banana Soft Serve
This guilt-free treat is so pure and energizing, we suggest you try it for breakfast.
Find the recipe at Modern Granola
Triple Chocolate Cake Bars
These are just like the chocolate PowerBars you buy at the store only hold the preservatives.
Find the recipe at Running to the Kitchen
Red Velvet Bites
Made with almond meal, coconut flour, and beet root, this one might require a trip to the specialty foods store but it's oh so worth it.
Find the recipe at Nutrifit Mama
Low Carb Pound Cake
Incorporate whey protein and coconut oil for a light yet powerful take on a classic.
Find the recipe at Fitness Treats
Cinnamon Raisin Almond Balls
This one's super simple. Made with just almonds, raisins, cinnamon, and a food processor, you can make a quick snack that's healthy and delicious for both you and the little ones.
Find the recipe at Spark People
When it comes to desserts, do you prefer rich chocolate, creamy vanilla, or do you just love it all?