If you’re anything like me, ending the day with something sweet, satisfying, and healthy is a non-negotiable. That’s why I’m super excited to share this high protein strawberry cheesecake recipe that’s not just quick and easy but packs a whopping 25 grams of protein! Perfect for us, especially when we’re craving something delicious without undoing our healthy eating efforts.

This dessert is my little evening secret when I want to treat myself. It’s ready in about three minutes, requires minimal ingredients, and you can whip it up in a mug. Yes, a mug! Perfect for those cozy evenings when you want to indulge in a guilt-free dessert.

And voilà! You’ve got yourself a high-protein strawberry cheesecake that’s as satisfying as it is healthy. It’s creamy, it’s dreamy, and it’s packed with protein goodness.

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High Protein Strawberry Cheesecake

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Chill Time 30 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 195kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese softened
  • 2 tablespoons Greek yogurt
  • 1 egg
  • ½ scoop of vanilla protein powder I use IsoPure Zero Carb for that extra protein kick without the carbs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

Instructions

  • Mix it up: In your favorite mug (yes, that one!), mix the cream cheese and Greek yogurt until smooth. Crack in the egg, add the vanilla protein powder, vanilla extract, and baking powder. Grab a whisk (those tiny ones I found on Amazon are perfect for this) and whisk away until everything is well combined and smooth.
  • Microwave Magic: Pop your mug in the microwave and set it to 50% power. This part is crucial because we don’t want to zap our lovely mixture into oblivion. Microwave it for about three minutes, but here’s a pro tip: check it every minute. Microwaves are as unique as we are, so timing can vary.
  • Chill Out: Once it’s done (you’ll know because it starts to pull away from the sides of the mug), let it chill in the fridge. I usually give it about 30 minutes to an hour, making it the perfect timing to enjoy post-dinner.
  • The Best Part – Toppings!: After chilling, take your cheesecake out and top it with diced strawberries. I then add a dollop of zero sugar whipped cream (a little goes a long way) and sprinkle a few more strawberries on top for that burst of freshness.

Nutrition

Calories: 195kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 194mg | Sodium: 377mg | Potassium: 148mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 628IU | Calcium: 204mg | Iron: 1mg

Why I Love It

This dessert is a game changer for us ladies, especially when we’re navigating the journey of keeping fit, healthy, and satisfied. It proves that dessert doesn’t have to be a guilty pleasure but can actually be part of our wellness routine. Plus, it’s a fantastic way to use up those strawberries sitting in the fridge!

So next time you’re craving something sweet after dinner but want to keep it healthy, give this quick and easy high-protein strawberry cheesecake a try. It’s a small act of self-care that tastes like a big hug. Enjoy, and here’s to treating ourselves right, one delicious bite at a time!

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