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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!

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That pop of red will really brighten up your breakfast routine!

I used PEScience Gourmet Vanilla Select protein powder. Get 30% off all PEScience products using code PBCHOCO. Vegan proteins available! 🙂

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Vanilla Chia Protein Overnight Oats with Blueberries and Cranberries

Yield: 1 jar

Serving Size: 1 jar

Calories per serving: 479

Fat per serving: 11g

Carbs per serving: 73g

Protein per serving: 21g

Fiber per serving: 9g

Vanilla Chia Protein Overnight Oats with Blueberries and Cranberries

Easy, healthy and delicious overnight oats breakfast prep! Made vegan and gluten-free!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c old fashion oats (gluten-free if necessary)
  • 1 tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder (I used PEScience Gourmet Vanilla 30% OFF code PBCHOCO)
  • 3/4 c unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 c blueberries
  • 1/4 c fresh cranberries

Instructions

  1. Place the oats, protein, chia and almond milk into mason jar or container with a lid.
  2. Put the lid on and shake it up!
  3. Add the blueberries and cranberries.
  4. Place it in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours before serving.
  5. Enjoy!

Notes

If you prefer your oats on the wet side, use 1 cup almond milk instead of 3/4 cup.

http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/vanilla-chia-protein-overnight-oats-with-blueberries-and-cranberries/

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!

 

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These little cups of delight have ZERO added sugar! YAY!

 

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I wanted a little extra protein so I added Gourmet Vanilla PEScience Select Protein Powder to my cheesecake! Get 30% OFF all PEScience products by using code PBCHOCO on their website at checkout!

 

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If you eat them all in one sitting, I won’t judge you.

 

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

Yield: 5 cheesecakes

Serving Size: 1 cheesecake

Calories per serving: 283

Fat per serving: 9g

Carbs per serving: 36g

Protein per serving: 18g

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

High protein healthy salted caramel cheesecake bites.

Ingredients

    Crust Layer
  • 1/2 c raw cashews
  • 4 medjool dates, pitted
    Cheesecake Layer
  • 1/2 c Greek yogurt
  • 3 tbsp. reduced fat cream cheese
  • 2 scoops protein powder 64g (I used PEScience Gourmet Vanilla)
    Caramel Layer
  • 4 medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 tbsp. natural peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • flaked salt for sprinkling

Instructions

  1. Prepare a cupcake tin with 5 cupcake liners and set aside.
  2. In a food processor or high speed blender, blend cashews and dates until small crumbles form. Stop to scrape the sides if needed. If too dry, add another date.
  3. Place about 2 tablespoons of the date/cashew mix at the bottom of each cupcake liner and press it evenly flat to completely cover the bottom of the liner.
  4. Place all cheesecake ingredients into a food processor or blender and blend until smooth. Stop to scrape the sides as needed.
  5. Evenly distribute cheesecake filling over each crust.
  6. Place in the freezer for 10 minutes to firm up.
  7. While cheesecakes are firming up, place caramel ingredients into a food processor or high speed blender until smooth. Stop to scrape the sides as needed.
  8. Once cheesecakes are firms, evenly distribute caramel over each cheesecake.
  9. Sprinkle with salt.
  10. Enjoy.

Notes

Store in an airtight container in the freezer. Remove from freezer 10 minutes before serving.

http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/healthy-no-bake-salted-caramel-protein-cheesecake-bites-gluten-free/

 

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!

 

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Did I mention that these brownie bites have no added sugar? That’s right! I sweetened these using only my favorite protein powder PEScience! And PEScience carries vegan protein powders!!! YAY! You can get 30% OFF using code PBCHOCO!

 

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

Yield: 16 Bite Sized Snow Ball Brownies

Serving Size: 1 Brownie Bite

Calories per serving: 44

Fat per serving: 2g

Carbs per serving: 4g

Protein per serving: 4g

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

No-bake, high protein, gluten-free snowball brownie bites made in under 5 minutes!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c oat flour (gluten-free if necessary)*
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder 32g (I used Chocolate Frosted Cupcake PEScience 30% off code PBCHOCO)
  • 3 tbsp. natural peanut butter (I used Nuts 'N More)*
  • 2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 c unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • vanilla protein powder for coating (I used Gourmet Vanilla PEScience)

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together protein powder, oat flour and cocoa powder.
  2. In another bowl, whisk together almond milk, peanut butter and vanilla extract. Gently melt peanut butter in the microwave if necessary.
  3. Use a fork to mix your wet and dry ingredients together until a dough forms.
  4. Separate dough into 16 evenly sized balls.
  5. Roll balls in vanilla protein powder.
  6. Enjoy!

Notes

*For paleo use almond flour and almond butter

http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/healthy-no-bake-snowball-protein-brownie-bites-vegan-gluten-free-paleo-option/

 

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 Protein Peanut Butter Cups

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Healthy Protein Peanut Butter Cups

Yield: 5 cups

Serving Size: 1 cup

Calories per serving: 159

Fat per serving: 8g

Carbs per serving: 7g

Protein per serving: 10g

Healthy Protein Peanut Butter Cups

Super easy, all-natural, homemade peanut butter cups using creamy powdered peanut butter and sugar-free chocolate.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c sugar-free chocolate chips (vegan if necessary)
  • 1/2 c powdered peanut butter
  • 1 scoop protein powder (I used PEScience Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup 30% off code PBCHOCO)
  • 2 tsp. coconut oil
  • 1/2 c water
  • peanuts for topping

Instructions

  1. In a microwave safe bowl melt the chocolate chips, stirring every 10 seconds until smooth.
  2. In another bowl, mix together the powdered peanut butter, protein powder, melted coconut oil and room temperature water until fluffy.
  3. Spoon about 1 tablespoon of chocolate into the bottom of 5 cupcake liners.
  4. Spoon about 2 tablespoon of the peanut butter over the chocolate.
  5. Top with another tablespoon of chocolate and then another tablespoon of peanut butter.
  6. Sprinkle with peanuts.
  7. Place in the freezer for 1 hour before serving.
  8. Store in the freezer and let sit at room temperature for 5 minutes before serving.
http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/healthy-protein-peanut-butter-cups/

Healthy Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

Happy Saturday Night! I plan on spending mine in front of the television with a pumpkin pie milkshake in hand while I binge watch crime investigation shows. Ahh… the perfect Saturday night!

This unbelievably low calorie milkshake was made using Arctic Zero frozen dessert but you can replace it with any low calorie ice cream that you prefer. I also recommend Halo Top if you don’t mind dairy.

 


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Spoon it or straw it! Pro tip: spoon lasts longer!

 

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Top it with your favorite whipped cream!

 

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I used PEScience Select Gourmet Vanilla protein powder (vegan powders also available) because it literally tastes like ice cream! This protein is a must try! Get 30% OFF all PEScience products using code PBCHOCO.

 

Healthy Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

Yield: 1 milkshake

Serving Size: 1 milkshake

Calories per serving: 226

Fat per serving: 3g

Carbs per serving: 19g

Protein per serving: 32g

Healthy Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

A healthy low calorie milkshake that tastes like pumpkin pie!

Ingredients

  • 1 c lower calorie ice cream (I used Arctic Zero)
  • 1/4 c pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 c almond milk or milk of choice
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder *(I used PEScience Select Gourmet Vanilla 30% off code PBCHOCO)
  • 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
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  • Whipped cream
  • Cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender until smooth.
  2. Pour milkshake into a cup.
  3. Top with whipped cream and cinnamon.
  4. Enjoy!

Notes

Can omit protein powder. Macros were counted using Arctic Zero frozen dessert.

http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/healthy-pumpkin-pie-milkshake/

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Protein Bars

It’s no secret; I love peanut butter and chocolate.

 

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Don’t tell anyone but it’s a nice change from all the pumpkin recipes I’ve been pumping out lately. See what I did there?

 

The other day I stumbled on a great Instagram account @eatingbrofood (you should go follow her) and she posted a protein bar recipe that she made in her food processor and I was absolutely dumb founded. Why I have never thought to put any of my simple protein bar recipes into a food processor is beyond me! Have you ever tried to hand mix peanut butter, whey protein and sticky syrup to make a protein bar? It’s not easy and requires a little more effort than one would think. Her simple idea got me so excited that I had to make protein bars right away.

 

Behold, peanut butter (because duh!) protein bars topped with peanut peanuts and sugar free chocolate.

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I used PEScience Gourmet Vanilla Protein Powder but I would also recommend PEScience Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup. Get 30% OFF using code PBCHOCO.

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Yield: 6 bars

Serving Size: 1 bar

Calories per serving: 296

Fat per serving: 14g

Carbs per serving: 25g

Protein per serving: 20g

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Sugar-Free peanut butter protein bar layered with peanuts and covered in decadent chocolate. A perfect high protein treat!

Ingredients

  • 2 scoops protein powder (I used PEScience Gourmet Vanilla 30% OFF code PBCHOCO)
  • 1/2 c peanut butter (I used Nuts 'N More)
  • 1/2 c sugar-free maple syrup
  • 2/3 c oat flour
  • 1/3 c sugar-free chocolate chips (I used Lily's)
  • 1/4 c unsalted dry roasted peanuts

Instructions

  1. Place protein, peanut butter, maple syrup and oat flour in a food processor until a dough forms. Stop and scrape the sides as needed.
  2. Separate dough into 6 evenly sized pieces and shape them into bars.
  3. Top bars with peanuts and melted chocolate.
  4. Place in the freezer for minutes before serving.
  5. Store in the freezer. Remove for 5 minutes before serving.
  6. Enjoy!
http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/chocolate-covered-peanut-butter-protein-bars/

 

Pumpkin Hummus – Dip it or Spread it!

It’s only the beginning of September and I’ve already made quit a few posts using Fall flavors and I’m not about to stop. Today I had a hankering for a sweet pumpkin dip. I wanted it to be light and fluffy – not too dense so I opted out of grinding up nuts and using that as a base. Finally, I landed on BEANS (sorry to all my paleo followers) and made the most epic pumpkin hummus protein dip or spread…

 

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Get 30% OFF all PEScience products (including this Snickerdoodle Protein Powder used in this recipe) by entering code PBCHOCO at checkout.

 

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Pumpkin Hummus – Dip it or Spread it!

Yield: about 20 servings

Serving Size: about 1 tablespoon

Calories per serving: 16

Fat per serving: 0g

Carbs per serving: 2g

Protein per serving: 2g

Pumpkin Hummus – Dip it or Spread it!

Ingredients

  • 1 box or can garbanzo beans
  • 1/4 c plus 2 tbsp. pumpkin puree
  • 5 tbsp. unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 scoop protein powder (I used PEScience Snickerdoodle 30% OFF code PBCHOCO)
  • 1 tbsp. sugar-free maple syrup or sticky syrup of choice
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice

Instructions

  1. Rinse your beans thoroughly. Rube them between your hands to remove the skins. This can be tedious but totally worth it.
  2. Once all skins are removed, place the beans in a food processor or high performing blender with the pumpkin puree until smooth.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and continue blending until all ingredients are incorporated.
  4. Enjoy as a dip or spread.
http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/pumpkin-hummus-dip-it-or-spread-it/

Cinnamon Apple Overnight Oats

There is no shortage of oats in my house. In fact, I have oats just about every day. If I’m not making pancakes or cookies using oat flour then I’m prepping myself overnight oats to eat for breakfast when I am on the go. Like when I have to be up for work at 3:30 in the morning, overnight oats save me because the first thing I want to do in the morning is eat and the last thing I want to do is make myself breakfast. Ya feel?

 

I usually go for the simple kind: oats, milk, chocolate protein powder and cocoa powder. Occasionally, I will throw in some chia seeds or flax for a little fiber. Today, I decided to spice up my oat flavor a bit and made Cinnamon Apple Overnight Oats – complete with apple chunks and cinnamon sticks.


 

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Layers and Layers of oatmeal goodness…

For the most deliciousl cinnamon oats use PEScience SNICKERDOODLE Protein Powder 30% off code PBCHOCO.

 

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Cinnamon Apple Overnight Oats

Yield: 4

Serving Size: 1

Calories per serving: 278

Fat per serving: 5g

Carbs per serving: 40g

Protein per serving: 18g

Cinnamon Apple Overnight Oats

Spice up your morning with these delectable Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal recipe.

Ingredients

  • 2 c old fashion oats
  • 2 c almond milk
  • 2 scoops protein powder (I used PEScience Snickerdoodle 30% OFF code PBCHOCO)
  • 1 tbsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 c dried apples

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the oats, milk and vanilla extract. Cover and let sit for 30 minutes.
  2. Separate 1/4 cup of oats between 4 mason jars or containers. Place 1/4 cup dried apple slices over the oats. Top with another 1/4 cup oats.
  3. Cover mason jars or containers and place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or over night before serving.
  4. OPTIONAL TOPPINGS: diced apples and cinnamon stick
http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/cinnamon-apple-overnight-oats/

 

 

No Bake Coconut Brownie Energy Bites

Coconut Brownie Energy Bites
PALEO – GLUTEN FREE – VEGAN – HIGH PROTEIN

I’ve been a bit obsessed with my food processor lately or maybe I’ve just been enjoying not having to turn on my oven to create delicious and healthy treats!

I made these super healthy Coconut Brownie Energy Bites and it only took me about ten minutes from start to finish.

Try not to eat these all in one sitting. It’ll be tempting, trust me!


 

 

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I used PEScience Chocolate Frosted Cupcake whey protein powder and it complimented this recipe very nicely. You can get 30% OFF all PEScience products by using code PBCHOCO on their website and they have VEGAN protein as well! Yay!

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No Bake Coconut Brownie Energy Bites

Yield: 9 Energy Bites

Serving Size: 1 Energy Bite

Calories per serving: 92

Fat per serving: 3g

Carbs per serving: 14g

Protein per serving: 4g

No Bake Coconut Brownie Energy Bites

No Bake decadent high protein energy bites covered in desiccated coconut. A simple treat everyone will love!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 c raw almonds
  • 1/2 c dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1 scoop protein powder (I used PEScience Frosted Chocolate Cupcake)
  • 2 tbsp. maple syrup or all natural sugar free maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp. unsweetened desiccated coconut plus more for rolling
  • 1 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp. almond butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Before beginning, be sure your dates are fresh and soft. If your dates aren't soft, you can soak them in boiling water for 15 minutes.
  2. Once your dates are soft, cut them in half and remove the pits. Chop them into smaller pieces.
  3. Place all of your ingredients into a food processor or high performing blender.
  4. Blend on high until ingredients start to form a ball.
  5. Separate your mixture into 9 evenly sized balls. It helps if your hands are just slightly wet when rolling.
  6. Roll your brownie balls in your extra desiccated coconut until completely covered.
  7. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container.
  8. Enjoy!

Notes

Be sure to use vegan protein powder or sub with coconut flour for vegan or paleo.

http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/no-bake-coconut-brownie-energy-bites/

 

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