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Banana Chocolate Chip Protein Muffins

10 Aug

Most muffins or baked goods are filled with fat, sugar, carbs, garbage, carbs, sugar, fat, and more sugar. ¬†This recipe has zero added sugar..minus the dark chocolate chips cause they don’t count ;-). ¬†Everyone likes something with their coffee.. well maybe not everyone but I know do and these are the perfect pairing or just a great on the go snack.

 

 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Oat Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Quinoa Flour
  • 2 Scoops of Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
  • 1/4 Cup Stevia
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Egg Whites
  • 1/4 Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk
  • 2 Ripe Bananas
  • 1/3 Cup Non-Fat Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/3 Cup Natural Mini Dark Chocolate Chips
  • 1/4 Cup Chopped Walnuts

 

  1. Pre-heat your oven to 350 F.
  2. Spray a 12 muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Combine all dry ingredients in large bowl.
  4. Mash bananas with a fork in a bowl until smooth.
  5. Add egg, egg whites, milk, greek yogurt, and vanilla to mashed bananas until smooth.
  6. Add the wet ingredients to dry and mix well.
  7. Stir in the chocolate chips and walnuts evenly.
  8. Evenly distribute batter into your muffin tin.
  9. Place in the oven and bake 25-30 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven.
  11. Gently remove muffins from muffin tin, place on a cooling rack for a few minutes.
  12. Enjoy!

 

 

Coconut Flax Pancakes

5 Aug

Pancakes have become somewhat of an addiction this summer..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp coconut flour
  • 2 tbsp vanilla whey protein powder
  • 1 tbsp ground flax meal
  • 1/2 tsp stevia
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp coconut extract

 

  1. Combine egg whites, coconut milk and extract in small bowl
  2. Combine the rest of the ingredients in a small bowl and mix
  3. Add wet ingredients to dry and mix well
  4. Heat a non-stick pan on medium high heat and coat with cooking spray
  5. Spoon batter onto pan and cook for about 2-3 min on each side
  6. Top with favorite syrup, nuts, seeds, fruit etc!

*without any toppings these pancakes have about 200 calories per serving

Lean Turkey Minis

29 Jul

These little babies are perfect to make in advance for lunch or dinner for the week or you can throw em in the freezer and defrost them when you want a quick fast healthy meal!! Super easy by the way..

Ingredients

  • 1 package of lean ground turkey
  • 1 cup of chopped spinach
  • 1 cup of chopped red peppers
  • 2 tablespoons of sriracha
  • 1 tablespoon of crushed garlic
  • seasonings of your choice

I tend to avoid as much added salt as possible so I go for Mrs. Dash all day..everyday! But feel free to add whatever seasoning you like..obviously

  1. Add the lean ground turkey to a large bowl
  2. Add chopped spinach, peppers, sriracha, and crushed garlic and seasonings to the turkey
  3. Mash everything together and combine well
  4. Form the turkey mixture into small burgers
  5. Grill em up!

Banana Chia Omelet

29 Jul

I am very new to chia seeds and have been quite leary of trying them but a few weeks ago I was shopping at Trader Joes and decided to pick a small bag up and give a em try. Let me tell you I’m so glad I did! They are packed with fiber and protein and have a very mild taste. Perfect topping for yogurt, pancakes, cereal you name it!

Ingredients

  • 1 small ripe banana
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened coconut milk
  1. Mix/mash egg whites, banana, and coconut milk until smooth with a fork
  2. Add cinnamon and chiaseeds to combine
  3. Heat a small amount of coconut oil in pan
  4. Add egg mixture, cover with lid and cook until bottom is completely brown (about 3-4 minutes)
  5. Flip and cook on other side for about 2 minutes
  6. Fill with fresh fruit of your choice ( i filled mine with raspberries)
  7. Top with favorite nut butter, coconut threads, raw cocoa, fresh fruit etc!

This recipe was developed by @haileyhope on instagram.