high-protein dessert recipes

This is a paid partnership with Gym Bod.

Pack extra protein into your desserts thanks to Gym Bod ice cream!

This high-protein, 96% sugar-free ice cream allows you to indulge your sweet tooth without compromising on your health goals.

Each tub contains 21g of protein, is high in fibre and calorie-friendly at between 351-438 calories depending on your flavour of choice.

Speaking of flavours, Gym Bod is available in Chocolate Pudding, Peanut Butter Salted Caramel and Cookies and Cream. Is your mouth watering yet?

Available to purchase at Coles supermarkets nationwide.

We thought we’d create 3 delicious, high-protein dessert recipes using this incredible ice cream – so please enjoy!


Biscoff Ice Cream Sandwich

Serves 1, 284 calories

Protein 6g Fat 14g Carbs 28g Fibre 5g


60g Gym Bod Peanut Butter Salted Caramel Ice Cream

2 Lotus Biscoff Biscuits

20g Milk Chocolate Melts

    1. Melt chocolate in the microwave.
    2. Spread ice cream on one of the biscuits. Top with the remaining biscuit. Drizzle with melted chocolate. Place on a plate lined with baking paper in the fridge until set.

    Caramel Apple Crumble

    Serves 1,  270 calories

    Protein 7g Fat 10g Carbs 38g Fibre 10g


    60g Gym Bod Peanut Butter Salted Caramel Ice Cream

    15g White Self Raising Flour

    5g 50% Less Fat Butter

    1 Small Apple

    2g Cinnamon

    Pinch Nutmeg

    10ml Zero Sugar Topping – Salted Caramel

    1. Preheat the oven to 190°C. Core and dice the apple. Add the apple and 1 tsp of each spice into a non-stick pot over medium heat. Cook covered for 5 minutes or until the apple is tender, stirring halfway. Transfer to an oven-proof dish.
    2. Combine the flour and butter in a bowl and rub it into coarse breadcrumbs with your fingers. Sprinkle the crumble over the apple.
    3. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden on top. Serve with caramel topping and Gym Bod ice cream.

    Chocolate Protein Thickshake

    Serves 1, 207 calories

    Protein 15g Fat 8g Carbs 13g Fibre 10g



    120g Gym Bod Chocolate Pudding Ice Cream

    150ml Skim Milk

    15ml Sugar Free Chocolate Sauce

    1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blitz until smooth. Serve!