Creative Recipes You Can Make With Ladder Whey Protein

Creative Recipes You Can Make With Ladder Whey Protein

After a challenging workout, you want to give your muscles what they need to bounce back and stay on track for achieving your goals. Timing can be crucial since your body doesn’t store protein, and you’ll want to have enough in your system to optimize your gains after each workout.

With 26 grams of fast-release whey protein to promote repair, LADDER Whey Protein is a fast and easy post-workout shake you can whip up in minutes. Or you can use it in these creative snacks!

For a vegan-friendly post-workout treat, swap in LADDER Plant Protein, which comes with 21 grams of pea protein.

Blend up any of these delicious protein-packed snacks with either LADDER Whey Protein or LADDER Plant Protein. Get them here!


1. Protein Berry Smoothie Bowl

bowl of protein berry smoothie | creative recipes with recovery

Looking for a cool, refreshing breakfast? Simply swap in a scoop of LADDER Whey Protein for LADDER Plant-Based Nutrition Shake in this nutrient-filled smoothie bowl that only takes 10 minutes to make.

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2. Spiced Chocolate Almond Shake

cup of spiced almond chocolate shake | creative recipes with recovery

Flex your barista skills (and save money on expensive smoothie bars) with a tasty shake with cinnamon, banana, almond milk, and almond butter for added flavor and nutrients. You’ll be sipping and savoring in just five minutes!

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3. Chocolate Mocha Shake

cup of chocolate mocha shake | creative recipes with recovery

Made with chilled brewed coffee and cocoa nibs, this shake is a great midday pick-me-up for getting back to work after an intense cardio class.

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4. Chocolate Pecan Pie Shake

cup of chocolate pecan pie shake | creative recipes with recovery

Crush a dessert craving with this “sweet as pie” shake made with real pecans, naturally sweet dates, and cinnamon. The fiber in dates will also keep you feeling full longer.

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5. Chocolate Avocado Shake

cup of chocolate avocado shake | creative recipes with recovery

Think you know everything about avocados? This nutrient-dense fruit is also yummy in shakes and adds even more potassium than a banana — another bonus for recovery.

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6. Chocolate Coconut Protein Shake

cup of chocolate coconut protein shake | creative recipes with recovery

We’ve mixed up a bounty of irresistible flavors using shredded coconut, unsweetened coconut milk beverage, and believe it or not, cauliflower rice. Trust us, you’ll love it.

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7. Chocolate Mint Protein Ice Cream

bowl of chocolate mint ice cream | creative recipes with recovery

Prep ahead for a refreshing Ladder Whey Protein treat with a burst a pure peppermint extract. It only takes 10 minutes to make but needs four hours to chill.

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8. Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Ice Cream

bowl of peanut butter protein ice cream | creative recipes with recovery

No tricks, only treats in this chocolate peanut butter cup-inspired protein ice cream filled with nutty flavors, protein, and nutrients from bananas.

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9. Chocolate Banana Pudding

cup of chocolate banana pudding | creative recipes with recovery

The proof is in the pudding — or in this case, the protein. Made with LADDER Whey Protein, our spin on chocolate banana pudding is creamy, smooth, and super easy to make.

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10. Overnight Oats

peanut butter and chia overnight oats | creative recipes with whey protein

Do you work out or run before breakfast? Check out our recipe and have overnight oats ready and waiting for a satisfying way to start your day — and stay full until lunch.

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