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Healthy Double Chocolate Almond Butter Crispy Bars

Healthy Double Chocolate Almond Butter Crispy Bars

  I’ve got something a little different for you today but don’t worry I’m still sticking to my usual nutter butter and chocolate madness. Today I made chocolate almond butter (see what I did there) crispy bars and then slathered them in chocolate because whenever […]

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 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 Chocolate Pomegranate Cups

Healthy Chocolate Pomegranate Cups

  For the simplest and probably the most healthy Christmas candy, make these sugar-free, 3-ingredient pomegranate cups.       Merry Christmas Week, everyone!!!   Print Healthy Chocolate Pomegranate Cups Yield: 4 Healthy, sugar-free chocolate pomegranate cups! Ingredients 1/2 c pomegranate seeds 1/2 c sugar-free […]

Healthy White Chocolate Shortbread Cookies with Cranberries

Healthy White Chocolate Shortbread Cookies with Cranberries

Just a week a half until Christmas! Where has the time gone? Well I can tell you where my time went…   It went to creating as many healthy versions of Christmas cookies as humanly possible before I leave to visit family for the holidays. It’s […]

Healthy White Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Healthy White Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

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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 so long that it doesn’t have an overwhelming coconut flavor to me. On that note, if you aren’t an avid coconut flour user try subbing the coconut flour for oat flour and you will get a more neutral taste.

 

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As for peanut butter, I couldn’t think of any other flavor to use for these bars other than Nuts ‘N More Birthday Cake. Any natural peanut butter work just fine in this recipe.

 

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PEScience Gourmet Vanilla Select Protein powder tastes like straight up ice cream in powder form. That’s why it’s my absolute favorite flavor of PEScience Selects to bake with. It will sweeten anything up with adding all the sugar. You can get 30% off by using code PBCHOCO.

 

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Healthy White Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Yield: 9 bars

Serving Size: 1 bar

Calories per serving: 116

Carbs per serving: 11g

Protein per serving: 7g

Sugar per serving: 5g

Healthy White Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

High protein, healthy, white chocolate peanut butter bars.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 c almond flour
  • 1/3 c coconut flour or oat flour
  • 32g vanilla protein powder (I used PEScience Gourmet Vanilla 30% off code PBCHOCO)
  • 1/4 c peanut butter (I used Nuts 'N More)
  • 1/4 c unsweetened applesauce
  • 3 tbsp. all natural sugar-free maple syrup (I used Joseph's brand)
  • 3 tbsp. unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp. white chocolate chips
  • optional: sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350F and prepare a small baking dish with parchment paper.
  2. Place the flours and protein powder in a large bowl and set aside.
  3. In a microwave safe bowl, mix together the peanut butter, maple syrup, apple sauce, vanilla and almond milk until smooth. If mixture is too tough to mix smoothly, place in the microwave for 5-8 seconds and continue stirring.
  4. Add your wet ingredients to your dry and mix with a fork until a dough forms.
  5. Fold in white chocolate chips and sprinkles.
  6. Press dough evenly into the bottom of your prepared baking dish.
  7. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and let cool before cutting into 9 squares and serving.
http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/healthy-white-chocolate-peanut-butter-bars/

 

Healthy Protein Peanut Butter Cups

Healthy Protein Peanut Butter Cups

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

Healthy Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

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 […]

Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

It’s August 31st. This is okay.

Pumpkin-Pancakes

I highly recommend using PEScience Select SNICKERDOODLE protein for all your PUMPKIN flavored baking needs. It’s just the best! Get 30% OFF using code PBCHOCO.


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Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

Yield: 5 pancakes

Serving Size: 5 pancakes

Calories per serving: 356

Fat per serving: 13g

Carbs per serving: 32g

Protein per serving: 40g

Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

Deliciously fluffy Fall flavored pancakes! Perfect way to start off the season! High protein and low fat. Paleo friendly.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 c coconut flour
  • 1 scoop protein powder (I used PEScience Snickerdoodle 30% OFF code PBCHOCO)
  • 1 tbsp. coconut sugar
  • 1 egg, 1 egg white
  • 3 tbsp. pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. pumpkin spice
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 c plus 2 tbsp. - 1 c almond milk

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, sift all dry ingredients together. (sifting makes all the difference, just trust)
  2. In another bowl, whisk together your egg, egg white, vanilla extract and pumpkin.
  3. Stir your wet ingredients into the dry ingredients.
  4. Add your 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons almond milk. Depending what protein powder you used, you may need another 2 tablespoons if mix is too dry.
  5. Cook pancakes 1/4 cup at a time on medium-low heat until golden brown.
  6. Enjoy!

Notes

Use a paleo friendly protein for paleo diet.

http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/pumpkin-protein-pancakes/

Healthy Blueberry Muffin Breakfast Bites

Healthy Blueberry Muffin Breakfast Bites

I love all fruit but I especially love summer-time fruits like apricots, cherries, strawberries, kiwi…I could go on forever but I don’t want to bore you with my fruit obsession. I will say that I have some good news about these blueberry muffin breakfast bites, I mean […]


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