Protein Krispy Treats

A healthy version of rice krispy treats! It’s high in protein and fiber too .. bonus!!

Protein Krispy Treats

Ingredients:

Bottom layer:

•½ Cup natural peanut butter
•½ Cup (175g) VitaFiber IMO Syrup (Can sub honey/rice syrup ect.)
•1 tsp pure vanilla extract
•1 Scoop (32g) LeanFit Protein Vanilla whey protein powder
•2-½  Cups puffed rice cereal Natures Path Organic

Top layer:
•2 Tbsp coconut oil
•1 Tbsp cocoa powder
•1 tsp VitaFiber IMO Syrup (Can sub honey/rice syrup ect.)
•¼ Cup dark chocolate chips
•1 Scoop (32g) LeanFit Protein Chocolate whey protein powder

Method:
Grease 8×8 glass dish with coconut oil or line with parchment paper and set
aside. Combine peanut butter, VitaFiber syrup and vanilla in saucepan over medium heat, stir until smooth; about 3-5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in protein powder until smooth, add puffed rice cereal and stir until combined.  Press into prepared pan and set aside. In same saucepan add coconut oil, cocoa powder, chocolate chips and VitaFiber (it’s ok if there is some PB residue left) and stir until melted over medium heat. Remove from heat and stir in protein powder until smooth. Spread evenly over puffed rice mixture and place in fridge to harden for at least 30 minutes before slicing. Keep in fridge for up to a week, they do keep at room temperature but not as long.

Macros per square: Yield 16
Calories: 136 | Protein: 6g | Fat: 7g | Carb: 20g

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Protein Tootsie Rolls

A healthy tootsie roll? That taste better than the real thing and is so simple to make? Yes I have the recipe for you! 

Halloween is full of candy and sugar, why not make something that you don’t have to feel guilty about giving your kids and yourself of course!
 

After you combine all your ingredients you should be able to form a round ball.

Roll flat with rolling pin or tall glass to abot 1/2″ thick.

Then slice horizontally in 1/2″ strips.

Then slice again into about 1-1/2″ pieces (preferred size of your tootsies).

I joined some of the end pieces to get right size. Form tootsies using your hands into round rectangular pieces. 

Place in fridge to firm up and wrap in individual papers if desired (I cut wax paper up and twisted ends).


Recipe

Protein Tootsie Rolls


Ingredients:

  • ¼ Cup Cocoa Powder (I used Camino Dutch-Processed)
  • ½ Cup LeanFit Chocolate 100% Whey protein powder (appx. 1 heaping scoop) 
  • 2 Tbsp. Coconut flour
  • 1 tsp. Granulated stevia (I used Truvia) – optional
  • 1/8 tsp. Himalayan pink salt
  • ¼ Cup (60g) VitaFiber syrup (*honey can be subbed)
  • 2 Tbsp. Coconut oil
  • ½ tsp. Pure vanilla extract


Method:

  1. In medium bowl mix cocoa powder, whey powder, coconut flour, stevia and salt and set aside.
  2. In small saucepan heat up VitaFiber syrup over medium heat until bubbles form, add coconut oil and vanilla and mix, pour into dry ingredients and with spatula fold ingredients together until you get a dough.  
  3. Place dough onto wax/parchment paper and knead with your hand until firm, roll flat with rolling pin or large glass; about ½ an inch thick.
  4. Slice into 1/2″ strips then slice creating tootsie roll sized pieces about 1-1/2″, the ends may need to be joined with other end pieces to create same shape. Form pieces with your hands rolling on flat surface to get desired shape.
  5. Store in fridge and roll in individual papers if desired.

Yield: 42 Pieces


Macros per 1 piece
 (using VitaFiber)
Calories: 17 | Carb: 2g (1g Fiber/0g Sugar) | Fat: 1g | Protein: 1g


Macros per 6 pieces

Calories: 105 | Carb: 12g | Fat: 5g | Protein: 8g

*Note: I have tried this recipe with honey instead of VitaFiber with almost exact results, please note the macronutrients will alter and the flovour too.

Chocolate or Vanilla Protein Balls

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Chocolate Protein Balls

Ingredients:

•1-1/2 Scoops (47g) LeanFit Protein Chocolate 100% Whey
•2Tbsp Coconut flour
•1 Tbsp Nut Butter (I used Peanut Butter Co. Dark Chocolate Dreams)
•2-1/2Tbsp Almond milk
•Chocolate chips if desired

Method:

➡Mash all ingredients except chocolate chips together and then knead with your hands to incorporate all ingredients. Portion into 4 and roll into balls, poke with chocolate chips if desired. EAT!

Macros per ball:
Calories: 88 | Carb: 4g | Fat: 3g | Protein: 11g

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I also made them with Vanilla LeanFit Protein and rolled in shredded coconut. My new favourite go to protein ball!!

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Truffles

Always looking for a healthy high protein snack and I could live off chocolate and peanut butter! Here’s a healthy high protein recipe for you!

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Truffles

➡Ingredients:
•1/2Cup peanut butter
•1/2Cup powdered peanut butter (PB2)
•1/2Cup chocolate whey protein
•2Tbsp maple syrup
•1tsp pure vanilla extract
•1/4Cup + 1Tbsp almond milk

Drizzle:
•2Tbsp chocolate chips, melted

Method:
Combine all ingredients in stand mixer or use hand mixer until well combined. Roll into tablespoon size balls and place on parchment lined sheet. Place in fridge while you melt your chocolate. Melt chocolate over double boiler or in microwave. Drizzle over balls. Store in fridge. Yield 12.

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Enjoy

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Sweet Potato Brownies

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Got my thinking cap on for these beauties! @pbeechie on Instagram is running a recipe contest for her ebook reserving one space for one of her lovely followers recipes as long as it fits the sweet, healthy and under 300 calorie theme … these fit that theme perfectly! Really hoping I get that spot #30under300

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So moist and guilt free!

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Here is the recipe:

Sweet Potato Brownies with Protein Frosting

Brownie batter:
•1 Cup sweet potato or yam, cooked and pureed
•1 ripe avocado
•½ Cup unsweetened applesauce
•2 Whole eggs
•1 tsp pure vanilla extract
•¼ Cup Xylitol
•½ Cup oat flour
•½ Cup raw cacao powder
•1 Tbsp baking powder
•¼ tsp pink Himalayan salt
•½ Cup walnut pieces

Frosting:
•¾ Cup plain 0% greek yogurt
•¼ Cup natural peanut butter
•2 Tbsp raw honey
•¼ Cup raw cacao powder
•¾ Cup chocolate whey protein powder (I used @KaizenNaturals)

Method:
Preheat oven to 375ºF. Line 8×8 dish with parchment paper and set aside. In food processor combine sweet potato puree, avocado, applesauce, eggs, vanilla and xylitol. Process until smooth and creamy.  In separate large bowl combine oat flour, cacao powder, baking powder and salt. Mix until all well incorporated.  Add sweet potato ingredients to dry ingredients and fold together until well incorporated, fold in walnut pieces. Pour into prepared baking dish and bake for approximately 25-28 minutes or until toothpick comes clean. Remove from oven and let cool for couple hours.  Prepare frosting by combining all ingredients in food processor until nice and creamy, spread over cooled brownies and refrigerate for hour before slicing. Slice into 12 squares and enjoy!

Macros per serving (serves 12):
Calories: 226 | Carb: 21g | Fat: 11g | Protein: 13g

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They couldn’t have turned out any better!

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See how long the last in this house…

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Peanut Butter Coconut Protein Truffles

These literally took 5 minutes to make and 3 minutes to eat, haha! Super easy and very tasty. Bet you can’t just eat one…well you don’t have to; eat them all!

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Recipe:

Ingredients:

•1 Scoop vanilla protein (I used Kaizen naturals whey)
•2 Tbsp organic coconut flour
•1 Tbsp shredded organic coconut
•1 Tbsp natural peanut butter
•2 Tbsp Silk Coco-Almond Milk

Method:
➡Mix all ingredients together in small bowl until well combined, then using your hands roll in your palms forming balls, roll in extra shredded coconut.
Devour!

➡Macros for all (I made 4 and a mini and ate them all pre workout)
Calories: 328 | Carbs: 15g | Fat: 16g | Protein: 30g

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Pumpkin Protein Blondies

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I know it’s not fall yet but I cracked the Pumpkin open! These yummy squares are high in protein and low in fat. Delicious!

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Ingredients:
•1 Cup Whey protein powder (I used Allmax cookies & cream Hexapro)
•1/3 Cup ground oats
•1 tsp baking powder
•1/8 tsp each nutmeg, ginger, cloves, allspice
•½ tsp cinnamon
•Pinch Himalayan pink salt
•1-1/4 Cup pure pumpkin puree
•½ cup 0% greek yogurt
•4 egg whites (½ cup)
•2 tsp pure vanilla extract
•1 Tbsp xylitol
•¼ cup chopped dark chocolate or chocolate chips

Method:
Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line 8×8 pan with parchment and grease with coconut oil.  Combine protein powder, oats, baking powder and spices in large bowl until well combined.  In separate bowl whisk pumpkin, yogurt, egg whites, vanilla and xylitol until well incorporated.  Stir into dry ingredients and pour into prepared pan. Bake for 25-30 minutes.  Cool in pan.  Melt chocolate in double boiler or microwave and drizzle over the cooled loaf, chill for another 10 minutes until chocolate set and slice into 12 bars. Store in fridge. Enjoy!

Macros per serving (12):

Calories: 104 | Fat: 3g | Carbs: 10g (2g sugar) | Protein 10g

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