Month: February 2017

Healthy Blood Orange Banana Bread {Gluten-Free & High Protein}

Healthy Blood Orange Banana Bread {Gluten-Free & High Protein}

I have made “healthy” banana bread a million times over and while it always taste delicious, it never tastes like it’s full fat and sugary counterpart.  Until this healthy blood orange banana bread I made today. I don’t know what I did differently today, but this […]

Healthy Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake with Cheesecake Filling

Healthy Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake with Cheesecake Filling

Healthy Cinnamon Coffee Cake layered with cheesecake and topped with a cream cheese frosting! I made this using no refined sugar or flour.     I used PEScience Snickerdoodle protein powder for this recipe, however, any vanilla flavored whey will work. You can get 30% […]

Mixed Berry Smoothie Bowl {High Protein}

Mixed Berry Smoothie Bowl {High Protein}

 

This is literally my second smoothie bowl ever! I know, I’m so late to the party and really I have no excuse because these bowls are amazing!


 

 

Last week I was at the mall and decided to try my very first smoothie bowl. I went simple and ordered a acai bowl complete with bananas, strawberries and granola on top. And just like that, my new breakfast obsession was born. Smoothie bowls from a trendy juice joint can get expensive so today I made my own bowl using frozen berries, almond milk, protein powder and then topped it with granola, fresh berries and chia seeds!

 

 

I used PEScience Gourmet Vanilla because it tastes like ice cream! You can get it for 30% OFF by using code PBCHOCO on their website www.pescience.com

 

Mixed Berry Smoothie Bowl {High Protein}

Yield: 1 bowl

Serving Size: 1 bowl

Calories per serving: 263

Fat per serving: 3g

Carbs per serving: 35g

Protein per serving: 27g

Mixed Berry Smoothie Bowl {High Protein}

A healthy, high protein breakfast smoothie topped with granola, chia seeds and fresh berries.

Ingredients

  • 1.5 c frozen mixed berries
  • 1/2 c almond milk
  • 32g vanilla protein powder (I used PEScience Gourmet Vanilla 30% OFF code PBCHOCO)
    Toppings
  • fresh blueberries
  • fresh blackberries
  • fresh raspberries
  • chia seeds
  • granola

Instructions

  1. Place the frozen berries, protein and almond milk in a blender on high until smooth.
  2. Pour in a bowl and decorate with toppings.
  3. Enjoy with a spoon!

Notes

Macros calculated before toppings.

http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/mixed-berry-smoothie-bowl-high-protein/

Healthy Blueberry Pancakes {High Protein and GF}

Healthy Blueberry Pancakes {High Protein and GF}

    Looking for a perfectly fluffy healthy pancake recipe? Look no further because this delicious stack is made using brown rice flour, applesauce and the best quality protein powder, PEScience. Get 30% off all PEScience products by using code PBCHOCO at checkout on their direct […]

Healthy Lemon Blueberry Donut Cakes

Healthy Lemon Blueberry Donut Cakes

These healthy lemon blueberry treats are round like donuts yet taste like sweet delicious cakes. Okay, okay, maybe I tried to make donuts and filled the donut pan a little too full and the donut hole disappeared turning them into little cakes. No holes in […]

Healthy Chocolate Fudge Brownies Topped with Strawberry Hearts

Healthy Chocolate Fudge Brownies Topped with Strawberry Hearts

It’s not too late to bake a decadent [healthy] treat for your Valentine! I whipped up these gorgeous vegan brownies in just under 20 minutes!

 


 

I made these extra fudgy brownies using only whole food ingredients and PEScience protein powder. Vegan protein powders as well as whey powders are available with 30% OFF using my code PBCHOCO at checkout www.pescience.com

 

 

 

 

 

Healthy Chocolate Fudge Brownies Topped with Strawberry Hearts

Yield: 9 brownies

Serving Size: 1 brownie

Calories per serving: 174

Fat per serving: 11g

Carbs per serving: 25g

Protein per serving: 6g

Healthy Chocolate Fudge Brownies Topped with Strawberry Hearts

A healthy decadent chocolate fudge treat your valentine will love! Made using only whole food ingredients and packed with protein!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c almond flour, finely ground
  • 1/2 c brown rice flour or oat flour
  • 32g chocolate protein powder (I used PEScience 30% OFF code PBCHOCO)
  • 2 tbsp. desiccated coconut
  • 3 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp. avocado oil or coconut oil, melted
  • 3 tbsp. pumpkin puree
  • 2 tbsp. ground flax + 3 tbsp. water
  • 1/4 c baking stevia
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
    Chocolate Frosting
  • 3 tbsp. all natural sugar-free maple syrup (I used Joseph's)
  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
    Topping
  • 3 strawberries, diced and cut into hearts

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 325F and prepare an 8x8 inch baking dish or pan with parchment paper or non-stick spray.
  2. In a small dish, stir together ground flax and water and then set a side.
  3. Place all dry brownie ingredients into a mixer (flours, cocoa powder, protein powder, desiccated coconut, baking stevia, baking soda and baking powder) and mix until combined.
  4. Add in melted oil, flax mix (flax egg) and pumpkin and continue mixing until a dough forms.
  5. Press brownie dough evenly into the bottom of the pan and bake for 8 minutes.
  6. Remove and let cool. While cooling, whisk together your frosting ingredients until smooth and then pour the entire contents over brownies.
  7. Top frosting with cut out strawberries and place in the freezer for 30 minutes to harden.
  8. Remove from freezer and cut into 9 squares and serve.

Notes

Store in refrigerator

http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/healthy-chocolate-fudge-brownies-topped-with-strawberry-hearts/

Healthy Buckwheat Banana Berry Muffins

Healthy Buckwheat Banana Berry Muffins

  Take those overly ripe bananas and turn them into something delicious! Today I was feeling a little adventurous so instead of making plain old banana bread, I made buckwheat berry banana bread with added protein!     I used PEScience Gourmet Vanilla Select Protein. […]

Healthy Peanut Butter Protein Granola

Healthy Peanut Butter Protein Granola

  High protein granola made using gluten-free oats, all natural peanut butter and PEScience Select Protein Powder. I also added some chia seeds and cocao nibs for good measure.  🙂     Adorable golden spoon from Target for less than 2 bucks!     I […]

Healthy Red Velvet Brownie

Healthy Red Velvet Brownie

 

I found this adorably miniature iron skillet at Target last week and needless to say, I’m obsessed with baking desserts in it!

 


 

 

Since Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, I thought I would experiment with some red velvet flavored goodies – using my skillet of course!

 

 

These Healthy Red Velvet Brownies are gluten-free made using brown rice flour, almond flour and protein powder. I’d say the fudge factor on these little treats are a perfect ten! If you are looking for a deliciously healthy homemade Valentine’s gift, you can’t go wrong with these naturally colored red velvet brownies!

 

 

I used PEScience Cookies and Cream Select Protein but any vanilla or chocolate flavor will work. Get 30% OFF all PEScience products by using code PBCHOCO!

 

 

 

Healthy Red Velvet Brownie

Yield: 8 pieces

Serving Size: 1 piece

Calories per serving: 204

Fat per serving: 12g

Carbs per serving: 18g

Protein per serving: 7g

Healthy Red Velvet Brownie

Deliciously healthy naturally colored Red Velvet Brownies.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 brown rice flour
  • 1/2 c almond flour, finely ground
  • 32g protein powder (I used PEScience Cookies and Cream 30% off code PBCHOCO)
  • 2 tbsp. baking stevia or coconut sugar
  • 3 tbsp. avocado oil or coconut oil, melted
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp. beet root powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 egg, whole
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tbsp. white chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 325F and prepare a small iron skillet with non-stick spray and set a side.
  2. Place the almond flour, brown rice flour, stevia, protein, cocoa powder, beet root powder and baking soda/powder in a mixer until all dry ingredients are blended together. Add in egg, egg yolk, oil and vanilla then continue mixing until a thick dough forms. Fold in white chocolate chips.
  3. Press the dough evenly into the bottom of the skillet and bake for 10 minutes. Remove and let cool.
  4. Cut into 8 pieces and serve.
http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/healthy-red-velvet-brownie/

 

 

 

Healthy Peanut Butter Stuffed Skillet Brookie

Healthy Peanut Butter Stuffed Skillet Brookie

  If you ever wonder what a girl that bakes peanut butter and chocolate desserts for a living dreams about… here it is.   Seriously, I have dreams about desserts and then I make them. Last night I dreamt about a large cookie with a […]


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