Mint Oreo Protein Cheesecake Bars

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! πŸ€πŸ’šπŸ€

Mint Oreo Protein Cheesecake Bars

Crust ingredients:

  • 300g (22 cookies) Mint Oreo cookies
  • 2 Tbsp. Coconut oil, melted

Cheesecake ingredients:

  • 500g cream cheese at room temperature
  • Β½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 egg whites
  • β…“ cup Xylitol
  • 1Β½ scoop (48g) LeanFit vanilla whey isolate
  • 1 tsp pure peppermint extract
  • Green food colouring (about 8-10 drops)
  • Melted chocolate for drizzling if desired

Method:

1. Preheat oven to 350ΒΊF. Line 8×8 baking dish with parchment paper.
Set aside.

2. Process Oreo cookies in food processor until they resemble fine
crumbs. Add the 2 tablespoons of melted coconut oil and pulse a couple
times until combined. Pour crumbs into prepared baking dish and press down lightly with back of a spoon until you have an even layer.

3. Bake crust in preheated oven for 10 minutes.

4. Meanwhile, prepare cheesecake by beating cream cheese and Greek yogurt until smooth and creamy. Add in the egg, egg whites, xylitol and protein powder and beat again until smooth. Add peppermint extract and add a few drops of green food colouring and beat again adding more green food colouring to get desired colour.

5. Pour cheesecake filling over baked crust and bake again for 35 – 40
minutes or until the cheesecake is slightly wobbly in the center.

6. Remove from oven and allow to cool at room temperature. Place in
fridge for at least 3 hours before slicing into bars.

7. Drizzle bars with melted chocolate if desired.

8. Store covered in fridge for up to 7 days.

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Chocolate Mint Protein Truffles

And another protein truffle recipe for you because it’s Christmas week aka truffle week πŸ˜‚ Today’s truffles are chocolate mint! Because chocolate and mint are bomb .com ✌

Chocolate Mint Protein Truffles

Ingredients:
β€’1/2 cup sunbutter or nut/seed butter of choice
β€’1/3 cup LeanFit Protein Chocolate whey
β€’1/3 cup ground flax seed
β€’3 Medjool dates
β€’1Tbsp VitaFiber IMO syrup or maple syrup/honey
β€’2 Tbsp cocoa powder
β€’1/2 tsp pure mint extract

Method:
Process all ingredients in food processor. Form balls with hands. Drizzle with chocolate if desired. Yield 12.