[#Recipe] Low-carb protein pudding

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Get on the Bant wagon with this low-carb, high-fat diet-friendly pudding.

It’s loaded with protein to aid recovery and muscle repair and will also satisfy that sweet tooth without impacting your daily carb count.


  • 1 scoop whey protein powder
  • 1 cup full-cream yoghurt
  • ¼ cup natural almond nut butter
  • ¼ cup crushed walnuts
  • Xylitol to taste

Walnuts are nutritional powerhouses. They are packed with healthy fats, including omega-3s, fibre, vitamins and minerals, and powerful antioxidants such as vitamin E, melatonin and polyphenols.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the protein powder and yoghurt, and mix well.
  2. Add the almond nut butter.
  3. Finely chop the walnuts and stir into the protein pudding.
  4. Add additional xylitol to taste.
  5. Chill in fridge before serving.

Author: Pedro van Gaalen

When he’s not writing about sport or health and fitness, Pedro is probably out training for his next marathon or ultra-marathon. He’s worked as a fitness professional and as a marketing and comms expert. He now combines his passions in his role as managing editor at Fitness magazine.

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