1. Double Chocolate Almond Butter Bars
Protein bars are part of every New Year’s resolutioner’s diet dream: prepackaged, somewhat healthy, and beneficial in improving one’s body composition. But they can get expensive. Here’s how to save a few bucks and make your own! Ingredients ·2 Scoops Chocolate Beast Protein ·
¼ Cup Cocoa Powder ·
¼ Cup Almond Flour ·
½ 80% Dark Chocolate Bar ·
¼ Cup Almond Butter ·
2 Tbsp Honey ·
½ Cup Chocolate Almond Milk ·
Cinnamon to taste
Instructions 1. Combine the protein, almond flour, and cocoa powder. Mix thoroughly. 2. Next, add the wet ingredients (almond butter, almond milk, and honey). Ensure the mixture has an even texture. 3. Shape the dough into 6 individual bars. 4. Melt half of the 80% cocoa dark chocolate bar in the microwave and drizzle over the bars. 5. Place the bars in the fridge and allow them to set for 2-3 hours before indulging. Nutrition Facts (Serves 6) Fat: 10g // Carbohydrate: 14g // Protein: 14g Total Calories: 202
2. Protein Butter and Jelly Sandwich
Who doesn’t love a good peanut butter and jelly sandwich? Most kids grow up on PB&J but it’s not the most nutritious option given it’s somewhat lacking in the protein department. However, most folks don’t realize that if you mix protein with a small amount (1-2 Tbsp) of water, you can get a PB like texture and apply it to nearly anything. Here’s how you can recreate a high protein, diet friendly version of your favorite childhood food! Ingredients · 2 Slices Whole Grain Bread · 1 Scoop Chocolate Peanut Butter Beast Protein · 2 Tbsp Raspberry Preserves Instructions
1. Mix the whey with a single tablespoon or two of water until it resembles a pseudo-paste consistency.
2. Spread the mixture over a slice of bread, just as you would for peanut butter.
3. Spread the jelly over the other slice and finalize the assembly of your high protein PB&J. Nutrition Facts (Serves 1) Fat: 3g // Carbohydrate: 66g // Protein: 31g Total Calories: 417
3. Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups
Reese’s, the classic American icon. We know they taste great, but the ingredients and macronutrient profile are lacking. Here’s how to make your own with only 4 ingredients! Ingredients · ½ Cup Almond Butter · One Scoop Vanilla Beast Protein · One Scoop Chocolate Beast Protein · 1 90% Dark Chocolate Bar ·
1 Tbsp Coconut Oil Instructions
1. Combine the almond butter and vanilla whey isolate in a large bowl. The mixture should be somewhat thick and a little sticky. Roll into 8 individual balls. Utilize a muffin tin, place liners in each cup, and place 1 ball into each individual liner.
2. Combine the coconut oil and dark chocolate bar and melt in the microwave or saucepan. Once fully liquefied, add the chocolate whey isolate and stir until smoothly incorporated.
3. Add 1-2 teaspoons of the chocolate mix to each liner. Place the muffin tin in the freezer and allow the chocolate to set.
4. Remove the tin from the freezer and press the peanut butter ball flat into the cup. Cover the top of the cup with more of the chocolate mix and then return the tin to the freezer to allow the cups to fully harden. Nutrition Facts (Serves 8) Total Fat: 16g // Total Carbohydrate: 5g // Protein: 12g Total Calories: 212