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Winter motivation, or lack thereof, is a real thing.

The sudden creep of the brisk cold mornings or chilly evenings can cause us to struggle in staying lean and toned through-out the winter months.

When our motivation is a little on the low side, we tend to be swayed more towards the comfort foods, the carb-filled delectables that can often throw our fitness goals off track.

This is why in this article; we’re going to give you 3 amazingly delicious, high protein recipes you can whip up in seconds, helping you to kick the winter motivation roadblock to the curb.


Winter Motivation: Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Winter Motivation: 3 Delicious, Nourishing, High Protein Recipes to Stay Lean and Toned This Winter
Recipe by – @Mybrunchlist

The perfect recipe to create a delicious, peanut buttery, on-the-go snack that suits at any time of the day.



  1. Combine and blend everything in a food processor until you reach a sticky consistency.
  2. Roll into balls and refrigerate.
  3. Enjoy!


Protein-packed Breaky Oat Bake

Winter Motivation: 3 Delicious, Nourishing, High Protein Recipes to Stay Lean and Toned This Winter
Recipe by – Carissa Anne Nutrition @carissa_anne_nutrition

 Why not kick those winter motivation blues with this warming and super nourishing high protein breakfast idea? You can even bake this in advance and slice them into manageable, on-the-go slices!



  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup stewed apples
  • 4 organic eggs



  • 1 banana (cut lengthways)
  • Orange zest
  • Extra berries


  1. Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees and line/grease bread tin.
  2. Place all of the wet ingredients into a blender, blend until just combined.
  3. Add all dry ingredients into the wet mix and pulse a few times until just combined.
  4. Add the berries and carefully mix through with a spoon.
  5. Pour into your bread tin and pat down evenly with a spoon. Top with banana, orange zest and extra berries.
  6. Bake for 40 – 50 minutes. It’s cooked when it feels springy to touch in the centre. Once cooked, remove it from the oven and allow it to cool a bit before transferring to wire rack to cool completely.


Warming Quick Overnight Oats

Winter Motivation: 3 Delicious, Nourishing, High Protein Recipes to Stay Lean and Toned This Winter
This is the perfect winter warmer for any chilly morning and can be prepared the night before so your morning prep is just that little bit easier.



  1. Combine oats, protein powder and liquid in a shaker and shake to combine well.
  2. Place in fridge to allow it to soak overnight.
  3. The next morning serve with preferred toppings, heating oats optional.

Are you a fan of quick, protein smoothie-esque recipes? Here’s 3 Irresistible, High-protein, flavour-packed recipes to try out.


The Takeaway

There are so many great winter high-protein recipes, and this is probably just the tip of the iceberg as to how creative you can get to kick those winter motivation blues.

Having quick, on-the-go recipes during winter helps you stay lean and toned, and keep on track with your fitness goals.

Of course, most of our recipes recommend using an Organic Sprouted Brown Rice Protein Powder, but you can also use an Organic Hemp Protein, Pea Protein Isolate or even a Whey Protein Powder (assuming you don’t have a whey protein allergy)

That said, we love using Organic Sprouted Brown Rice Protein Powder because it’s jam-packed with highly digestible protein, is hypoallergenic, and contains high amounts of bioavailable minerals, including Zinc, Magnesium, Iron and more!

Learn more about Sprouted Brown Rice Powder and it’s benefits here

If you’d like to share any amazing recipes you use to keep your winter fitness goals on track, leave it in the comments.

Alternatively, you can check out our recipes page for more meal and snack ideas!

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