Finding something that tastes like a cheat but packs 7 grams of protein and 1.8 grams of carbs per serving is one of those moments that makes you step back and say, "Yeah. Life. It totally is worth living."
We discovered this little brownie recipe on ProteinPOW.com, a blog written by Anna Sward and dedicated to protein powder recipes. It was contributed by Layne Norton, who in addition to having a PhD in nutritional sciences, also happens to be a natural pro bodybuilder.
85g chocolate whey
92g unsweetened dark chocolate
240g egg whites
80g cooking splenda
1 tablespoon baking powder
60g reduced calorie butter
120g walden farms zero calorie chocolate syrup
228g zero fat cream cheese
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Set cream cheese out for 20 - 30 minutes to soften
Mix all ingredients in large bowl using a hand mixer until batter is nice and smooth
Pour batter into pre-sprayed baking tray
Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes
Nutritional Information (per slice, if you divide into 20 slices):