Month: November 2016

Healthy White Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Healthy White Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

  I made these bars using coconut flour, almond flour and protein powder. The finished product is absolutely delicious, however, my boyfriend immediately asked me if it was suppose to be a coconut flavored bar.   Maybe, I’ve just been baking with coconut flour for […]

Paleo Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Paleo Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Still not over pumpkin? Me either.     This Paleo Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Banana bread is just 86 calories and 3g of fat per slice!     Eat your heart out folks. This loaf is Paleo, Gluten-Free, Low in Sugar, Low in Fat, Low in […]

Paleo Vegan Caramel Sauce

Paleo Vegan Caramel Sauce

Happy Thanksgiving!

 

I spent my entire morning baking very unhealthy pies for my family. Pecan and Triple Berry Pie.


 

And I can not wait to eat a giant piece of these corn syrup filled pies. I mean, life is about balance, right? So tomorrow I fully plan on eating my healthy again while drizzling everything in Vegan Caramel Sauce!

 

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Vegan Caramel Sauce is incredibly simple to make and has minimal ingredients!

 

Paleo Vegan Caramel Sauce

Healthy, Vegan, Paleo and Gluten-Free Dark Caramel Sauce to drizzle over whatever your heart desires!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c coconut milk (full fat)
  • 1/2 c coconut palm sugar (I used Better Body Foods)
  • 1 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract (I used Better Body Foods)
  • 1/4 tsp. flaked salt

Instructions

  1. Place the milk and sugar in a small sauce pan and turn on low heat. Stir until coconut sugar has dissolved.
  2. Let simmer for 10 minutes. It should thicken up.
  3. Stir in vanilla, maple syrup and salt.
  4. Remove from heat and place in the freezer for 10 minutes to firm up.
  5. Enjoy over whatever your heat desires!
http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/paleo-vegan-caramel-sauce/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vanilla Chia Protein Overnight Oats with Blueberries and Cranberries

Vanilla Chia Protein Overnight Oats with Blueberries and Cranberries

A healthy breakfast that’s high in protein and fiber! I like to buy a big bag of cranberries during November from Trader Joe’s and keep them in my freezer to sprinkle over my cold or [hot] cereal whenever I need! That pop of red will really […]

Healthy No Bake Salted Caramel Protein Cheesecake Bites {Gluten-Free}

Healthy No Bake Salted Caramel Protein Cheesecake Bites {Gluten-Free}

I’m not really one to brag but these No Bake Salted Caramel Protein Cheesecake Bites are unbelievably and magically delicious and only contain six ingredients… okay eight if you want to count the flaked salt and water!       These little cups of delight have […]

Healthy Single Serving Lava Cake {Vegan & Gluten-Free}

Healthy Single Serving Lava Cake {Vegan & Gluten-Free}

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When you have a hankering for chocolate brownie batter you make chocolate lava cake!


 

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Healthy Single Serving Lava Cake {Vegan & Gluten-Free}

Yield: 1

Serving Size: 1

Calories per serving: 427

Fat per serving: 24g

Carbs per serving: 34g

Protein per serving: 20g

Healthy Single Serving Lava Cake {Vegan & Gluten-Free}

Deliciously healthy chocolate molten lava cake made vegan and gluten-free!

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. gluten-free oat flour
  • 1/2 scoop chocolate protein powder 16g (I used PEScience Frosted Chocolate Cupcake 30% off code PBCHOCO)
  • 1 tbsp. coconut sugar
  • 1 tbsp. powdered peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp. avocado oil or coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tbsp. sticky syrup (agave, maple or sugar free maple)
  • 2 tbsp. almond milk
  • 1 tbsp. dairy free chocolate chips
  • 1 tbsp. ground flax + 2 1/2 tbsp. water
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350F and prepare a ramekin with non-stick spray.
  2. In a small bowl prepare your flax egg by stirring together ground flax and 2.5 tablespoons of water and let sit for 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, stir together oat flour, protein, baking soda, baking powder and coconut sugar.
  4. Combine your flax egg with the coconut oil, almond milk and syrup until combined and then add mixture to dry ingredients and stir until smooth.
  5. Melt chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl in 10 second intervals.
  6. Once chocolate is melted, gently fold it into your batter - just until combined!
  7. Pour batter into ramekin and bake for 11 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and let cool for 2 minutes. Use a knife to loosen the edges. Flip ramekin over to remove cake. Top with fruit or vegan ice cream.

Notes

flax egg can be replaced with 1 egg yolk if not vegan

http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/healthy-single-serving-lava-cake-vegan-gluten-free/

Healthy No-Bake Snowball Protein Brownie Bites {Vegan, Gluten-Free + Paleo option}

Healthy No-Bake Snowball Protein Brownie Bites {Vegan, Gluten-Free + Paleo option}

Got five minutes?   Because that’s all the time you need to make these super healthy Snowball Brownie Bites!   No oven required – my kind of treat!     Did I mention that these brownie bites have no added sugar? That’s right! I sweetened […]

Healthy Gingersnaps {Gluten Free & Paleo}

Healthy Gingersnaps {Gluten Free & Paleo}

Chewy inside and crispy on the outside. These gingersnap cookies were made using only whole food ingredients and the best quality whey protein.                                        With Thanksgiving just around the corner, there’s no better time to bake a batch of these utterly delicious snaps. […]

Healthy Frozen Hot Chocolate Protein Smoothie

Healthy Frozen Hot Chocolate Protein Smoothie

Because when you live in Southern California, it’s still not cold enough during the holidays to actually have your hot chocolate…hot!

 

That’s why I have mine cold as a post workout drink.


 

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Did I mention this Hot Chocolate has virtually NO sugar?

 

I used PEScience Chocolate Frosted Cupcake (vegan proteins also available) which is so sweet and delicious without all the added sugar! YAY! Get 30% OFF PEScience products by using code PBCHOCO.

 

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Healthy Frozen Hot Chocolate Protein Smoothie

Yield: 1

Serving Size: 1

Calories per serving: 254

Fat per serving: 9g

Carbs per serving: 13g

Protein per serving: 30g

Healthy Frozen Hot Chocolate Protein Smoothie

Frozen protein hot chocolate without all the added sugar!

Ingredients

  • 1 c unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder (I used PEScience Chocolate Frosted Cupcake 30% off code PBCHOCO)
  • 2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp. sugar-free chocolate chips (I used Lily's)
  • 5 ice cubes

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients into a blender on high until smooth.
  2. Pour and serve with whipped cream if desired.
http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/healthy-frozen-hot-chocolate-protein-smoothie/

Healthy Chocolate Vanilla Cake in a Jar

Healthy Chocolate Vanilla Cake in a Jar

Take your cake anywhere with this incredibly delicious [and healthy] cake in a jar!   It makes a perfect gift.     Or heck, throw it in your purse for a late night snack.     Print Healthy Chocolate Vanilla Cake in a Jar Yield: […]


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