Cravings Buster: Chocolate Brownies

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, 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):

59.4 calories

1.78g carbs

7.2g protein

2.5g fat

0.55g fiber