We’re going to keep the quick healthy recipes going this year with our Easy Protein Bark that has endless variations for any sweet tooth! If you’re looking for a low carb way to beat those unhealthy cravings in record time, this is the one to try!
Keep in mind that this recipe is more about thinking outside the box a little bit. To make it, all you need is to use are these 3 base ingredients! Greek yogurt, protein powder, and a topping with the ratios listed within this post.
We’re going to start with the protein bark base recipe then I’ll give you some tips along the way.
Protein Bark Base Ingredients
In a mixing bowl, mix together 1 1/2 cups of Greek yogurt and 2 scoops of protein powder until smooth.
The ratio for a “single” serving would be 3/4 cup of Greek yogurt or 170 grams to 1 scoop or 30 grams of protein powder.
Once your mix is smooth, take out a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and pour your mix into it. Make sure to evenly distribute it across your sheet and flatten it out.
The parchment paper will prevent it from sticking and make it easier to remove.
Pro tip! Full fat Greek yogurt which is typically much creamier, will freeze better. Lower fat Greek yogurt that has a more watery consistency may get a bit icy. If you want this recipe lower in fat and calories or only have a low fat Greek yogurt on hand, you can help eliminate the iciness by adding in a little xanthan gum to your mix.
Don’t have a baking sheet? Use a glass dish or the bottom of some silicone muffin cups!
From here, your 3rd ingredient for your protein bark arrives! Top it with whatever you’re craving which makes this list endless…
Some toppings I like with favorite flavors/textures?
Protein Bark Toppings
- Chocolate Chips
- Dried Fruit
- Pretzel/Pretzel Mix
My favorite lately for this easy protein bark has been this peanut butter pretzel mix we used today, I like to crush it up over the top of it.
Remember that the flavors you use are completely up to you, just make sure they compliment each other. Vanilla Greek yogurt with cookies & cream protein powder, salted caramel Greek yogurt with cheesecake protein powder, chocolate Greek yogurt with a mint protein powder, and so on. Let us know some of your favorite combinations below after you try them!
Another thing you can do here to level up the recipe is to melt some nut butter or chocolate in the microwave and drizzle it over your topping using a spoon, it won’t add too many calories.
Last, put it into the freezer for a few hours or until frozen.
Once frozen, remove it from the freezer and break it up into servings. I’d personally consider this whole recipe 2 serving so if you want to double or triple the recipe you can do that below.
Also, to keep this fresh for as long as possible make sure to store your protein bark in as airtight of container as you can get. I like using either a ziplock bag with the air removed or one of the Fresh & Save bags we’ve talked about in the past (linked below).
Ready for another quick recipe? How about our 3 Ingredient Protein Cookies!?
Easy Protein Bark
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- Mix together your Greek Yogurt and Protein Powder until smooth
- Pour that mix onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or alternative
- Evenly distribute your mix/flatten it out
- Top it with your favorite macro friendly topping
- Freeze until frozen (a few hours)
- Break/cut it up and store it in an airtight container in the freezer until you're ready to eat it
- Calories: 565
- Fat: 21g
- Saturated Fat: 8g
- Sodium: 460mg
- Carbs: 17g
- Fiber: 0g
- Sugar: 14g
- Protein: 77g
- Calories: 282
- Fat: 10g
- Saturated Fat: 4g
- Sodium: 230mg
- Carbs: 8.5g
- Fiber: 0g
- Sugar: 7g
- Protein: 38.5g
- Calories: 432
- Fat: 4g
- Saturated Fat: 1g
- Sodium: 510mg
- Carbs: 19g
- Fiber: 0g
- Sugar: 12g
- Protein: 80g
- Calories: 216
- Fat: 2g
- Saturated Fat: .5g
- Sodium: 255mg
- Carbs: 9.5g
- Fiber: 0g
- Sugar: 6g
- Protein: 40g