HIGH PROTEIN BLUEBERRY COOKIES
These are excellent for those of you looking to "bulk up" and even those of you who just need some added protein. Each cookie is made with Protein and serves as an excellent treat!
Ingredients (Makes 10 cookies)
-4 egg whites
-1/2 cup oatmeal
-1 cup berries
-2 scoops of vanilla protein powder
-Combine egg whites, protein powder and oatmeal well.
-Stir in blueberries
-Drop spoonfuls of mixture on a baking sheet coating with cooking spray.
-Bake at 425 degrees F. for 10-15 minutes.
Nutritional Facts – Per serving one cookie
Fat 1 g
HEALTHY ENERGY BARS Recipe from Metabolic Cookbook:
These are great fpr those of you that need a little pick me up and are tired of buying the so called "all natural" energy bars. Most of those bars are loaded with stuff most of us can't even pronounce. Check out this little recipe mix!
Preparation Time: 15 min.
Cooking Time: 20 min.
– 2 eggs
– 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
– 1/2 cup nonfat dry milk powder (you can supplement with something else if you like)
– 1/2 cup of raisins.
– 1/2 cup of dried figs.
– 1/2 cup of dates.
– 1/2 cup of walnuts.
– 1/2 cup of dried fruit, such as cherries, cranberries, blueberries, apricots, etc.
– 1/4 cup whole-wheat pastry flour
– Sesame seeds or oatmeal to rounding.
Coat the baking pan with cooking spray and preheat it in the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Place all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until the mixture is finely chopped.
Spread the mixture evenly into the preheated baking pan.
Put on sesame seed or oatmeal.
Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.
Set aside to cool. Cut in bars and wrap with plastic to store.
HOMEMADE PROTEIN BUDGET BARS
If you're tired of spending tons of money on protein bars check this recipe out!
– The average costs for these bars is about 45 cents per bar, which is WAY less than you would pay for all other bars you get at the store. Most of those bars are full on nonsense, these you have total control over.
Ingredients (Makes 5 Bars)
– 8 scoops chocolate protein powder
– 1 cup oatmeal
– 1/3 cup natural peanut butter
– 3 tbsp honey
– 1/2 cup 1% milk
– 3 tbsp crushed peanuts
1. Mix together the protein powder, oatmeal, peanut butter, honey and milk.
2. Form into 5 bars and then roll in the crushed peanuts to finish.
3. Place in the fridge for about 30-45 mins or until solid
Excellent for those of you who need a quick protein bar, make enough for the week and share with your friends!
NO-BAKE ENERGY BITES
1 cup (dry) oatmeal
2/3 cup toasted coconut flakes
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup ground flaxseed or wheat germ
1/2 cup chocolate chips (Can use other types of chips)
1/3 cup honey
1 tsp. vanilla
Stir all ingredients together in a mediumbowl until thoroughly mixed. Let chill inthe refrigerator for half an hour. Once chilled, roll into balls of whatever size you would like. Store in an airtight containerand keep refrigerated for up to 1 week.
Recipe from Metabolic Cookbook
QUINOA PROTEIN BARS Recipe from Metabolic Cookbook
Yields: 6 bars
1/3 cup quinoa, pre-rinsed
2/3 cup water
16 whole (pitted) dates, no sugar added
1/2 cup raw almonds with skin
1/3 cup natural crunchy peanut butter (almond butter is an option) or try SunButter (gluten-free)
1/4 cup Dark Chocolate Chips, Optional Enjoy Life Chocolate Chips
1 tablespoon honey (optional)
TIP: Make this recipe into 20 Quinoa Protein Bites at about 1" each, and you've got a snack that's under 100 calories!
NOTE: The fats in our Quinoa Protein Bars are healthy fats primarily from the almonds. The calories are mostly from the dates, which is one of nature's sweetest foods. You will find only natural, unrefined sugars in this recipe which contains 4 SUPERFOODS–Quinoa, dates, almonds and dark chocolate.
Add quinoa and water to a small sauce, cover and bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer and cook approximately 15 minutes or until all water has been absorbed. Cool to room temperature and refrigerate at least 2 hours…overnight will work. Using a food processor, add dates and pulse until they form a ball. Remove dates and place in a medium mixing bowl.
Add almonds to the food processor and pulse until finely minced. Be careful not to turn the almonds into mill. Add dates, almonds, peanut butter and cold quinoa to the food processor and pulse until ingredients are well combined. Return ingredients to the mixing bowl, shape into 6 – 2" x 1" bars, about 1" thickness. Place on a dish, refrigerate until chocolate is set. In a small saucepan, add chocolate chips and honey…melt over low heat or in a double-boiler. Evenly spread a thin layer of chocolate over the top of each protein bar, return to the refrigerator and allow chocolate to harden. Bars can be stored in an airtight container for several days.
Optional, omit the honey and add chocolate chips to the food processor when adding the quinoa.
Recipe from Metabolic Cookbook
GREAT VIDEO I FOUND ON HOW TO MAKE A HEALTHY PROTEIN BAR!
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