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Healthy Peanut Butter Frosting

Sometimes I set out to create a healthy version of a specific treat and I fail so hard that I actually win at creating an entirely different dessert! Which was exactly the case yesterday. I turned my mishap into a delicious peanut butter frosting which was then followed by a delicious cake–You will not want to miss that post tomorrow!

 


 

Healthy 4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Frosting

Healthy 4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Frosting

A Healthy, High Protein, Peanut Butter Frosting Made Using Only FOUR Ingredients!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c natural peanut butter (the drippy kind)
  • 1/2 c 0% fat Greek yogurt
  • 32g protein powder (I used PEScience Gourmet Vanilla Whey Protein 30% OFF code PBCHOCO)
  • 1/4 c powdered erythritol

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients into a mixer and beat until light and fluffy.

Notes

Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Erythritol can be replaced with any sugar-free powdered sugar replacement.

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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 used Nuts ‘N More Toffee Crunch peanut butter because it’s not only the BEST peanut butter I have ever had but it also has the best macros! Amazing macros means more peanut butter for less calories! Score!

 

Healthy Peanut Butter Protein Granola

Yield: 6 servings

Serving Size: 1/6 recipe

Calories per serving: 231

Fat per serving: 12g

Carbs per serving: 20g

Protein per serving: 11g

Healthy Peanut Butter Protein Granola

Healthy, high-protein, gluten-free peanut butter granola with chia seeds and cocao nibs. Perfectly paired with cold almond milk!

Ingredients

  • 1 c gluten-free old fashion oats
  • 1 c gluten-free quick oats
  • 1/4 c sugar-free maple syrup
  • 1/4 c all natural peanut butter
  • 32g protein powder (I used PEScience 30% OFF code PBCHOCO)
  • 2 tbsp. avocado oil or coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tbsp. cocao nibs
  • 1 tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 325F and prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper and set a side.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together all dry ingredients: oats, protein, cocao nibs and chia seeds and set a side.
  3. In a microwave safe bowl, stir together peanut butter, maple syrup, vanilla and oil until smooth. If peanut butter is too tough to stir, microwave first for 5-10 seconds.
  4. Stir your peanut butter mixture into your dry ingredients. Stir until all the oats are evenly coated.
  5. Use your hands to spread oats on the baking sheet, breaking them up into small, evenly sized clumps.
  6. Bake for 22-25 minutes, stopping half way to gently stir the granola. Let the granola cool completely before serving.
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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 brownie bottom, a thick layer of peanut butter and topped with a chocolate chunk cookie so today I made the healthiest version of it.

 

 

 

This super healthy, whole food version doesn’t skimp on flavor or density! This cookie tastes better than the real, sugar-packed thing!

 

 

Healthy Peanut Butter Stuffed Skillet Brookie

Yield: 1 giant skillet cookie

Serving Size: 1/8

Calories per serving: 215

Fat per serving: 13g

Carbs per serving: 16g

Protein per serving: 10g

Healthy Peanut Butter Stuffed Skillet Brookie

Clean eating brownie bottom chocolate chip skillet cookie stuffed with peanut butter and it's absolutely to die for!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c gluten-free oat flour
  • 1/2 c finely ground almond flour
  • 1/4 c baking stevia
  • 32g vanilla protein powder (I used PEScience Gourmet Vanilla 30% OFF code PBCHOCO)
  • 3 tbsp. avocado oil or coconut oil, melted
  • 1 egg, egg yolk
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp. pumpkin puree
  • 2 tbsp. sugar-free chocolate chips
  • 3 tbsp. natural peanut butter
  • sea salt for sprinkling

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 325F and prepare a small skillet with non-stick spray, set a side. In a mixer or large bowl, mix together oat flour, almond flour, protein, baking soda and powder. Add in egg, egg yolk and oil and continue mixing until completely incorporated and a dough forms.
  2. Remove half of the dough and place it in a bowl. Mix in cocoa powder and pumpkin puree until completely incorporated. You should have a thick brownie like batter. Wet you finger tips and press the brownie evenly into the bottom of the skillet.
  3. Top brownie layer with peanut butter.
  4. Add chocolate chips to remaining cookie dough and evenly press dough over peanut butter latey.
  5. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Sprinkle with flaked sea salt and enjoy!
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Healthy Peanut Butter Stuffed Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

 

Oh boy! All the things I love stuffed into one delicious cookie!

Peanut Butter – Love it!


Oatmeal – Love it!

Chocolate Chips – Love it!

 

 

This cookie is a winner and is exactly what you need to be making right this second.

 

 

 

 

Don’t let these cookies fool you. They look like your usual unhealthy oatmeal cookie.

 

 

 

But SURPRISE! They are stuffed with PEANUT BUTTER!

 

 

 

 

Healthy Peanut Butter Stuffed Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Yield: 9 cookies

Serving Size: 1 cookie

Calories per serving: 119

Fat per serving: 5g

Carbs per serving: 16g

Protein per serving: 5g

Healthy Peanut Butter Stuffed Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

All the things you love in one cookie!

Ingredients

  • 1 c quick oats
  • 1/2 c oat flour
  • 1/4 c almond flour
  • 1/4 c baking stevia or coconut sugar
  • 1 tbsp. unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp. sticky syrup of choice (agave, maple/sf maple, honey)
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 3 tbsp. sugar-free mini chocolate chips
  • 3 tbsp. peanut butter (I used Nuts 'N More Birthday Cake)

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350F and prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together oat flour, almond flour, stevia or coconut sugar, salt, baking soda and powder.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together the egg, applesauce, sticky syrup and vanilla extract.
  4. Pour your wet ingredients into your dry ingredients and use a fork to stir.
  5. Fold in quick oats and chocolate chips.
  6. Let dough sit for 2 minutes.
  7. Place the 3 tablespoons of peanut butter into a zip-lock bag and cut off the corner to create a piping bag.
  8. Fill a cookie scoop half way with cookie dough and pipe about 1 teaspoon of peanut butter into the center of the dough. Continue filling up scoop with cookie dough to cover peanut butter.
  9. Release scoop onto the pan and use your fingers to press the dough flat.
  10. Repeat until you have used all the dough.
  11. Bake cookies for 9-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  12. Enjoy!
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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.
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