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Healthy Lemon Blueberry Breakfast Cheesecake

 

Easy, healthy, gluten-free breakfast cheesecake! Yes, I said breakfast and cheesecake in the same sentence and in my kitchen, it’s not uncommon to have dessert for breakfast. In fact, it’s perfectly acceptable to have this healthy, lemon, blueberry cake first thing in the morning because its high in protein and full of fiber and carbs from the gluten-free oats–a perfect breakfast treat.

 


 

I made this delicious bake using PEScience Gourmet Vanilla protein powder and you can get it for 30% off by using code PBCHOCO at checkout on their website www.pescience.com


 

Healthy Lemon Blueberry Breakfast Cheesecake

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Category: breakfast, dessert, snack

Yield: 9

Serving Size: 1 square

Calories per serving: 100

Fat per serving: 3g

Carbs per serving: 13g

Protein per serving: 6g

Healthy Lemon Blueberry Breakfast Cheesecake

Healthy high protein breakfast dessert. Lemon Blueberry Breakfast Cheesecake.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c oat flour
  • 1/2 c quick outs
  • 4 tbsp coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 packets stevia
  • 1 egg, whole
  • juice and zest from one lemon
  • 5oz greek yogurt
  • 32g vanilla protein powder (I used PEScience 30% off code PBCHOCO)
  • 2 tbsp crushed pecans
  • 1/2 c blueberries

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325F and prepare an 8x8 inch pan with parchment paper or non-stick spray.
  2. In a bowl, stir together the oat flour, oats, 2 tbsp coconut sugar, 1 stevia packet until combined. Mix in the egg, applesauce, lemon juice and zest. Evenly press batter into the bottom of the prepared pan and set aside.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together the greek yogurt, 2 tbsp coconut sugar, 1 stevia packet and protein powder until smooth. Fold in blueberries. Spread mixture over the top of the oats and sprinkle with crushed pecans.
  4. Bake for 17-20 minutes. Let cool before cutting into squares and serving.
http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/healthy-lemon-blueberry-breakfast-cheesecake/

 

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding

 

My two favorite flavors are coming together as one in this delicious mouth watering chia pudding recipe. Vegan, gluten-free and paleo friendly!

 


 

Just like overnight oats, chia pudding was an acquired taste for me but once after a few tries, I was hooked. Now I just can’t stop eating it! Not to mention that chia seeds are a superfood so the health benefits are well, pretty freaking super!

Chia seeds are naturally high in fiber, protein, omega-3, omega-6, calcium, copper, potassium and zinc!

 

 

This pudding recipe is so simple to make and takes just a couple of minutes to prep!

 

 

 

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Category: snack, dessert, breakfast

Yield: 4 Servings

Serving Size: 1/4

Calories per serving: 306

Fat per serving: 16g

Saturated fat per serving: 11g

Carbs per serving: 26g

Protein per serving: 17g

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding

Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding so healthy you can eat it for breakfast!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c chia seeds
  • 1 1/2 c almond milk
  • 32g chocolate protein powder (I used PEScience 30% off code PBCHOCO)
  • 1/4 c unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp agave
  • 2 tbsp all natural peanut butter

Instructions

  1. Place the chia seeds, cocoa powder and protein into a mason jar and give it a swirl just to combine the ingredients. Add in the almond milk and agave. Put the lid on tight and shake until completely mixed. Place the jar into the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Remove from the fridge and separate chia pudding into 4 serving bowls and layer with peanut butter.
http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/healthy-chocolate-peanut-butter-chia-pudding/

 

Healthy Dark Chocolate Pancakes made Sugar-Free and Gluten-Free

 

Extra fluffy and super healthy, high protein dark chocolate pancakes made gluten-free!

 


 

Jump start your Memorial Day weekend with these unbelievably delicious dark chocolate pancakes! Top with fresh fruit, pure maple syrup or special dark chocolate peanut butter sauce… I chose all three! 🙂

 

 

Like always, I used PEScience Select Protein Powder in this recipe. I used Frosted Chocolate Cupcake flavor. Get 30% OFF all PEScience products by using code PBCHOCO at check on their website www.pescience.com

 

 

Have a safe Memorial Day weekend!

 

Healthy Dark Chocolate Pancakes made Sugar-Free and Gluten-Free

Prep Time: 7 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 17 minutes

Category: breakast

Yield: 7-8 Dark Chocolate Pancakes

Serving Size: 4 Dark Chocolate Pancakes

Calories per serving: 421

Fat per serving: 12g

Carbs per serving: 48g

Protein per serving: 32g

Healthy Dark Chocolate Pancakes made Sugar-Free and Gluten-Free

Decadent Dark Chocolate Protein Pancakes made Gluten-free and Sugar-free!

Ingredients

  • 1 c gluten-free oat flour
  • 2 tbsp coconut flour
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened special dark cocoa powder
  • 32g chocolate protein powder (I used PEScience 30% OFF code PBCHOCO)
  • 2 eggs, whole
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened applesauce
  • 4-6 tbsp unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp double acting baking powder
  • stevia to taste if you like your pancakes sweet
    Toppings:
  • fresh fruit
  • maple syrup
  • chocolate powdered peanut butter sauce (powdered peanut butter + stevia + water until you have reached your desired consistency)

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together all dry ingredients. Add in remaining ingredients and whisk until smooth. If batter is too thick add more almond milk (this will change depending on the type of protein powder you use).
  2. Let batter sit for 3-5 minutes. While batter is resting, prepare a griddle, pancake pan or frying pan with non-stick spray and turn on medium-low heat. Once pan is hot, cook pancakes 1/4 c at a time. Flip pancakes once bubbles pop. Continue this until until you have used all the batter. Recipe should make about 7-8 4" pancakes.
  3. Serve immediately.
http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/healthy-dark-chocolate-pancakes-made-sugar-free-and-gluten-free/

Healthy Carrot Cake Banana Loaf with Cream Cheese Frosting

 

Healthy Carrot Cake Banana Bread Loaf with Cream Cheese Frosting made gluten-free, high in protein and oil free!

 


 

 

Another day, another loaf. Today I put my carrots and my unused bananas to good use and made the most delicious loaf cake to snack on all week.

 

 

Topped with organic cream cheese frosting.

 

 

 

Healthy Carrot Cake Banana Loaf with Cream Cheese Frosting

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Category: Snack, Breakfast, Dessert

Yield: 12 Slices

Serving Size: 1 Slice

Calories per serving: 112

Fat per serving: 2g

Carbs per serving: 15g

Protein per serving: 7g

Healthy Carrot Cake Banana Loaf with Cream Cheese Frosting

Healthy Carrot Cake Banana Bread Loaf Topped with Cream Cheese Icing.

Ingredients

  • 1 c brown rice flour (see notes for substitutions)
  • 64g protein powder (I used PEScience Snickerdoodle 30% OFF code PBCHOCO)
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 c grated carrots (about 2 large carrots)
  • 2 eggs, whole
  • 1/4 c unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 c all natural sugar-free maple syrup (see notes for substitutions)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
    Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 2 oz organic light cream cheese
  • 16g vanilla protein powder
  • 2 tbsp almond milk
  • 2 tbsp all natural sugar-free maple syrup (see notes for substitutions)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and prepare a loaf pan with non-stick spray.
  2. Place the banana, eggs, applesauce and grated carrots into a mixer and beat until fluffy.
  3. In a separate bowl, stir together the flour, protein, cinnamon, baking soda and powder. Pour your dry ingredients into the mixer and mix just until combined.
  4. Pour the batter into the loaf pan and bake for 38-42 minutes.
    For The Icing
  1. Place all ingredients into a food processor or blender until smooth, stopping to scrape the sides when needed.
  2. *For the decorative mini carrots, take 2 tablespoons of ready icing and place them into a bowl. Add yellow and red food coloring until you have reached your desired color. Pipe mini carrots onto loaf and finish with mint leaves.

Notes

Brown rice flour can be replaced with whole wheat flour or oat flour. Sugar-Free maple syrup can be replaced with pure maple syrup, honey or agave.

http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/healthy-carrot-cake-banana-loaf-with-cream-cheese-frosting/

 

 

Healthy Peanut Butter & Jelly Baked Donuts

 

Healthy Peanut Butter and Jelly Donuts made Gluten-free and High in Protein!

 


So what are you making for breakfast tomorrow?

 

 

Your childhood favorite just got a makeover and it’s healthy and made using only whole food ingredients! Can you believe it?

 

I know I called them ‘Peanut Butter and Jelly’ but really I should be calling them ‘Peanut Butter and Jam’ because for this recipe I used Spread The Love Artisan Jam which is so delicious–like a thousand times better than any jelly or “jam” I’ve ever had!

 

 

 

Get 30% OFF all PEScience products using my code PBCHOCO at PEScience.com!

 

Healthy Peanut Butter & Jelly Baked Donuts

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Total Time: 22 minutes

Category: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack

Yield: 5 Donuts

Healthy Peanut Butter & Jelly Baked Donuts

Your favorite childhood snack made healthy and in donut form!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 c brown rice flour or gluten-free oat flour
  • 32g peanut butter flavored protein powder PEScience 30% OFF code PBCHOCO
  • 2 tbsp baking stevia or coconut sugar
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened applesauce
  • 3 tbsp almond milk
  • 1 egg or flax egg for vegan
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Peanut Butter Nuts N' More
  • Jam or Jelly Spread The Love
    Peanut Butter Glaze
  • 1/2 c-3/4 c confectioner's sugar replacement (Swerve works nicely)
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter Nuts N' More
  • 2 tbsp almond milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and prepare your standard donut mold with non-stick spray and be generous.
  2. Place your egg, baking stevia, applesauce and almond milk into a mixer and beat until fluffy. In a separate bowl, stir together the flour, protein, baking powder and soda. Add your dry ingredients into the mixer and stir until combined.
  3. Fill 5 donut molds with half way with batter (this should use about 3/4 of the batter). Spoon a layer of jam and a layer of peanut butter into the center of the batter and cover with remaining batter. Bake donuts for 11-12 minutes. Remove from oven and then let them cool completely.
    For The Glaze
  1. Whisk ingredients together until smooth or place into a blender on high until smooth. If glaze is too runny add another 1/4 cup of confectioner's sugar.
http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/healthy-peanut-butter-jelly-baked-donuts/

 

 

Healthy Chocolate Chip Raspberry Crispy Granola Bars

 

Healthy Chewy Chocolate Chip Raspberry Brown Rice Crispy Nut Butter Granola Bars made vegan, high protein and no baking necessary!

 


 

These granola bars are made using some of my favorite ingredients: Oats, Erewhon Brown Rice Cereal, Nut Butter, Protein Powder, Freeze Dried Raspberries and of course Chocolate!

 

 

 

My favorite kind of snacks are ones that I can take with me on the go and trust me, you are going to love these!

 

 

Healthy Chocolate Chip Raspberry Crispy Granola Bars

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Category: snack

Yield: 8 Bars

Serving Size: 1 Bar

Healthy Chocolate Chip Raspberry Crispy Granola Bars

Super Healthy, High Protein, Chocolate Chip, Raspberry, Granola, Crispy Bars--A Perfect No-Bake Snack!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c oats
  • 1/2 c brown rice cereal Erewhon
  • 1/3 c nut butter of choice (I used all natural peanut butter)
  • 1/3 c + 2 tbsp all natural sugar-free maple syrup
  • 32g vanilla protein powder
  • 1/4 c freeze dried raspberries
  • 1 tbsp mini chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Prepare an 8x8 inch pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a microwave bowl safe bowl, gently warm the nut butter and the maple syrup together for 10 second and stir until smooth.
  3. In a large bowl stir together the oats, cereal and protein and then add the nut butter/syrup mix and stir until all dry ingredients are coated. Fold in the chocolate chips and freeze dried raspberries.
  4. Press mix evenly into the prepared pan and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before cutting into 8 bars and serving.
http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/healthy-chocolate-chip-raspberry-crispy-granola-bars/

Healthy Vanilla Cherry Overnight Oats

 

Healthy cherry vanilla protein oatmeal prepped a couple hours before serving or the night before–overnight oats!

 


On days when I have to get up early for work, I always prep some oats to take with me because it’s the easiest and healthiest option I’ve discovered so far. It takes only a few minutes to prep and keeps me full all morning.

 

 

I get asked all the time what kind of protein is best to bake with.  I always, always use PEScience Select protein. You can get 30% off all PEScience products by using code PBCHOCO at checkout.

 

 

Healthy Vanilla Cherry Overnight Oats

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Category: Breakfast

Yield: 2 Servings

Healthy Vanilla Cherry Overnight Oats

Healthy Cherry Vanilla Overnight Oats made with minimal ingredients and high in protein.

Ingredients

  • 1 c old fashion oats
  • 32g vanilla protein powder (I used PEScience 30% off code PBCHOCO)
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 1/4 c unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 c fresh cherries, pitted
  • 3 tbsp sugar-free maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Place the oats, chia seeds, protein and almond milk into a mason jar. Put the lid on and shake it up well. Place it in the fridge for at least 1 hour then prepare your filling.
  2. Place the pitted cherries, syrup, water and lemon juice into a small pot on medium-low heat. Cook the cherries for 5-7 minutes until soft. Smash the cherries using the end of a wooden spoon and continue cookie for another 2-3 minutes or until you have a thick cherry sauce.
  3. Separate oats into 2 jars and and top with filling. Serve immediately or cover and store in the refrigerator for up to 48 hours.
http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/healthy-vanilla-cherry-overnight-oats/

 

Chocolate Protein Donuts with Matcha Chocolate Chip Glaze

 

Super Healthy High Protein Chocolate Donuts with Matcha Chocolate Chip Glaze made Gluten-Free!

 


 

Matcha + Chocolate. Who knew that was a winning combination?! I surely didn’t. This morning I had my mind set on making plain old chocolate cake donuts unsure of how or what I would top them with. While the donuts were in the oven, I searched my cabinet for some sort of inspiration. In the corner I found two green tea matcha packets I forgot I even had. Win!

 

 

This matcha glaze not only tastes amazing, it’s also amazing for you! Double win!

Benefits

High in Antioxidants

Enhances Calm

Helps with Memory and Concentration

Boosts Energy

Increases Metabolism

and many many more! These were just a few of my favorites. 🙂

 

 

I used PEScience Chocolate Frosted Cupcake flavor. Get 30% OFF all PEScience products using code PBCHOCO at checkout on their website.

 

 

Chocolate Protein Donuts with Matcha Chocolate Chip Glaze

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Total Time: 22 minutes

Category: Breakfast, Dessert

Yield: 6 Chocolate Donuts with Matcha Chocolate Chip Glaze

Serving Size: 1 Chocolate Donut with Matcha Chocolate Chip Glaze

Calories per serving: 238

Fat per serving: 8g

Carbs per serving: 33g

Protein per serving: 9g

Chocolate Protein Donuts with Matcha Chocolate Chip Glaze

Super Healthy Chocolate Protein Donuts Topped with Matcha Chocolate Chip Glaze

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c brown rice flour or gluten-free oat flour
  • 1/4 c almond flour, finely ground
  • 1/4 c +2 tbsp pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 c unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 c unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 32g protein powder, I used PEScience Frosted Chocolate Cupcake. 30% OFF code PBCHOCO
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar replacement such as Swerve or coconut sugar
  • 1 egg, whole
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
    Glaze
  • 1/2 c sugar-free confectionary sweetener, I used Swerve
  • 2 tsp matcha green tea powder
  • 1 tbsp vanilla protein powder
  • 1/4 c unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tbsp chocolate chips
    Topping
  • 1 tbsp cocao nibs

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and prepare a standard donut mold with non-stick spray.
  2. Place the eggs, pumpkin, almond milk and granulated sugar into a mixer and beat until fluffy.
  3. In a separate bowl, stir together the flours, protein, cocoa powder, baking soda and baking powder.
  4. Add the dry ingredients into the mixer until combined.
  5. Pour your ingredients into a large plastic bag and cut the corner to create a piping bag. Pipe the donut batter into each mold. Mine filled up exactly 6 molds.
  6. Bake donuts for 11-12 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool. Once cooled, place all glaze ingredients into a blender or food processor until smooth. Pour glaze into a shallow bowl. Dip each donut into the glaze and place on a wire wrack. Once all donuts are covered in the glaze, sprinkle with cocoa nibs if desired. Place in the freezer for 5 minutes for glaze to set before serving.
http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/chocolate-protein-donuts-with-matcha-chocolate-chip-glaze/

Healthy Blueberry Baked Donuts

 

My greatest kitchen investment is hands down my Wilton donut mold pan; which really isn’t an “investment” at all because I got it for like fifteen bucks on amazon. Needless to say I have more than baked my money’s worth of donuts in that thing.

 


 

If you have never tried a Healthy Baked Low Carb Protein Donut before then you are really in for treat! These little blueberry cakes were made using whole food ingredients like brown rice flour which you can also sub for oat flour if needed. I bake a lot with brown rice flour because it’s not as expensive as other “healthy” flours–and when you bake as much as I do, those couple of dollars matter!

 

I also used PEScience Select Protein because it’s my favorite protein powder on the market and quality protein makes a huge difference when you are baking. When I first started creating recipes, I would buy the cheapest protein I could find… big mistake! Poor quality protein will leave you with a rubbery texture and an overpowering flavor. So a good quality protein powder will make a huge difference–just trust! PEScience is amazing and gives my readers 30% OFF all PEScience products using code PBCHOCO at checkout on their website PEScience.com! Yay!

 

 

 

Healthy Blueberry Baked Donuts

Yield: 5 Donuts

Serving Size: 1 Donut

Calories per serving: 147

Fat per serving: 5g

Carbs per serving: 18g

Protein per serving: 12g

Healthy Blueberry Baked Donuts

Healthy Baked Blueberry Protein Donuts with Blueberry-Vanilla Glaze.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 c brown rice flour or gluten-free oat flour
  • 32g vanilla protein powder
  • 2 tbsp baking stevia or coconut sugar
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened applesauce
  • 3 tbsp almond milk
  • 1 egg or flax egg for vegan
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 c frozen blueberries
    Blueberry Glaze
  • 1/4 c frozen blueberries
  • 1/4 c +2 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 32g vanilla protein powder
  • 1 tbsp sugar-free confectioners sugar (I used Swerve)
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil, melted

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and prepare your standard donut mold with non-stick spray and be generous.
  2. Place your egg, baking stevia, applesauce and almond milk into a mixer and beat until fluffy. In a separate bowl, stir together the flour, protein, baking powder and soda. Add your dry ingredients into the mixer and stir until combined. Fold in frozen blueberries.
  3. Fill 5 donut molds with batter. Bake donuts for 11-12 minutes. Remove from oven and then let them cool completely.
  4. While donuts are cooling, you are going to make your blueberry glaze. Place the frozen blueberries, 2 tablespoons water and lemon juice into a small pan or pot over medium heat for 2 minutes or until colors start to burst.
  5. Remove from heat and pour contents into a blender. Add the melted coconut oil and 1/4 cup water into blender and blend on high until smooth. Add in protein powder and sugar-free confetioners sugar and blend again until smooth. Pour contents into a shallow bowl and let sit for a few minutes to cool.
  6. Dip donuts into glaze and serve.
http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/healthy-blueberry-baked-donuts/

Healthy Strawberry Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

 

It’s safe to say that chocolate goes with just about anything. Last week I made a Chocolate Strawberry Banana Smoothie and it was so delicious I knew I had to use those flavor combinations again.

 


 

So I quickly whipped up a batch of Strawberry Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins for only 99 calories each! Don’t even ask me how many muffins I ate because I will shamelessly tell you that I ate 5 muffins in one sitting!

 

 

I used PEScience Gourmet Vanilla Protein Powder. Get 30% OFF all PEScience products by using code PBCHOCO at checkout.

 

 

Healthy Strawberry Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Yield: 12 muffins

Serving Size: 1 Muffin

Calories per serving: 99

Fat per serving: 5g

Carbs per serving: 12g

Protein per serving: 5g

Healthy Strawberry Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Super Healthy Strawberry Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins Made Gluten-Free and Refined Sugar-Free!

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c brown rice flour or gluten-free-free oat flour
  • 32g vanilla protein powder (I used PEScience Gourmet Vanilla 30% OFF code PBCHOCO)
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • 2 tbsp almond milk
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil or coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp uncut stevia
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3 tbsp sugar-free chocolate chips (I used Lily's)
  • 1 banana, ripe
  • 4 strawberries, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and prepare a muffin tin with cupcake liners or spray with non-stick spray.
  2. Place the eggs, banana, oil, vanilla extract, almond milk and stevia into a mixer and beat until fluffy.
  3. In a separate bowl, stir together the flour, protein, salt, baking soda and powder. Add your dry ingredients into the mixer and continue mixing just until combined.
  4. Fold in chocolate chips and strawberry pieces. Pour batter evenly into each cupcake liner and bake for 14-16 minutes. Let cool before serving.
http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/healthy-strawberry-banana-chocolate-chip-muffins/

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