Thursday, November 21, 2013

Thin Mint Protein Pancakes

Thin Mint Protein Pancakes

In a blender, combine 1 scoop chocolate protein powder, 1/4 cup oats, and 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk.

Cook on a medium heat skillet. Take your time- these require patience.

Mint frosting is 1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder, 1 TBSP duncan hines mint frosting creation, and enough water to make a paste.

Top with 1 TBSP dark chocolate chips.

Macros: 348 calories, 10 grams of fat, 26 net carbs, 35 grams of protein


Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Strawberry Banana Protein Donuts

Strawberry Banana Protein Donuts

Set oven at 350.

In a bowl, mix the following together:
1/8 cup almond meal
1/2 banana (smashed)
1 egg white
3/4 scoop vanilla protein powder
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp butter extract
1 tsp baking powder
1/8 cup sugar free maple syrup

Mix together. Pour into four sprayed donut molds. Bake for 18 minutes.

Topping:
1/2 scoop strawberry protein powder + enough water to make a paste

Yields 4 but serves 1 :)

Macros: 365 calories, 11 grams of fat, 27 net carbs, and 40 grams of protein


Monday, November 11, 2013

Protein Monkey Bread

Protein Monkey Bread.

Set your oven to 360F.

In a bowl, mix the following together:
1/2 ripe smashed banana
1/8 cup almond meal
1 egg white
3/4 scoop vanilla protein powder
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp butter extract
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/8 cup sugar free syrup

Mix together. Fold in 2 TBSP dark chocolate chips.

Bake in a sprayed small bread loaf tin for 25 minutes.

Macros:
308 calories, 12 grams of fat, 26 net carbs, 25 grams of protein


Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Thin Mint Protein Donuts

Thin Mint Protein Donuts


Preheat your oven to 350.

Mix the following together by hand:
1/8 cup almond meal
1 scoop chocolate whey protein powder
1 TBSP unsweetened cocoa powder
1 TBSP unsweetened applesauce
1 tsp baking powder
1 egg white
1 tsp vanilla extract


Mix all other. Please note, the batter will be sticky.

Spray donut tin. Pour batter into 4. 

Bake for 9 minutes.

For the frosting, mix 1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder and 1 TBSP duncan hines mint chocolate frosting creating powder (you can also sub mint extract). 

Macros: 375 calorie, 13 grams of fat, 19 net carbs, 38 grams of protein


Monday, November 4, 2013

Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Cookies


Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Cookies.
Preheat your oven to 350.

Mix the following together by hand:
1/8 cup almond meal
1 scoop chocolate whey protein powder
1 TBSP unsweetened cocoa powder
1 TBSP unsweetened applesauce
1 tsp baking powder
1 egg white
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 TBSP sugar free syrup

Mix all other. Please note, the batter will be sticky.

On a parchment covered cookie sheet, plop the cookie batter on the sheet, yields 5 large cookies. These will expand so leave enough room for them to expand.

For the topping, microwave 1 TBSP natural peanut butter for 30 seconds. Use half of this and top each cookie prior to baking for 5 minutes.

Once cooled, top the cookies with the other half of the melted peanut butter.

Macros for the entire recipe: 387 calories, 19 grams of fat, 17 net carbs, 33 grams of protein




Triple Chocolate Protein Pancakes

Triple Chocolate Protein Pancakes

In a blender, combine 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk, 1 scoop chocolate protein powder, and 1/4 cup oats.

Cook on medium heat. Spray your skillet in between each pancake. Pour your batter slowly and be patient- these take longer to cook than normal pancakes, flip when bubbles appear. Yields 6 medium sized pancakes.

For the syrup, combine 1/4 cup sugar free maple syrup and 1 tsp chocolate extract.

Top with dark chocolate chips.

Macros: 298 calories, 8 grams of fat, 30 net cars, and 23 grams of protein.


Friday, November 1, 2013

Almond Joy Protein Shake

In the spirit of halloween...

In a blender, add:

1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/4 cup oats
1 scoop chocolate protein powder (I used BSN chocolate coconut lean dessert powder)

Blend, adding more milk if necessary.

Top with shredded coconut flakes and chopped almonds.

Macros: 320 calories, 12 grams of fat, 20 carbs, 25 grams of protein.