Strawberry Protein Cheesecake Recipe

Strawberry Protein Cheesecake Recipe
You can never go wrong with cheesecake - especially this strawberry one that will not only satisfy your sweets cravings, but keep your macros in line too!
Prep Time
~20 minutes
Cook Time
~1hr 15mins

Nutrition Facts

Number of Servings: 1
  • 206
  • 25
    g
  • 32
    g
  • 2
    g
  • Notice: Eating the right diet for your goals may result in increased gains and decreased bodyfat.

Ingredients

  • 12oz fat free cream cheese, softened
  • 1 ¼ cup nonfat greek yogurt
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup xylitol/stevia or other dry sweetener
  • 1 ½ scoops strawberry cheesecake protein powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Toppings
  • 3 tbs. sugar free chocolate, optional
  • Strawberries, optional

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  2. Line the bottom of a 6in spring form pan with parchment paper
  3. Spray pan with non stick spray
  4. Add cream cheese and xylitol to a bowl and mix using an electric hand mixer
  5. Add in 1 egg and continue to mix
  6. Add in second egg
  7. Mix
  8. Add in greek yogurt, vanilla extract and protein powder 
  9. Mix
  10. Pour batter into pan and bake 30 minutes
  11. Reduce heat to 200 degrees and bake an additional ~45 minutes*
  12. Place in refrigerator for 6-8 hours or overnight to finish setting
  13. Top with strawberries and melted chocolate, if desired

Notes:

*Cheesecake will appear as if it is not set, however it will finish and set while chilling in the refrigerator. Do not over bake.

Serving Suggestions

Makes 6 servings.

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Sarah Kesseli is a food, nutrition and health expert and Muscle & Strength's own Resident Chef and Recipe Developer!

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