Chocolate Protein Bars

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Ingredients:

Dry-

2 cups oats

2 cups chocolate protein powder

½ cup slivered almonds

½ cup dried cranberries

1tsp cinnamon

 

Wet-

1/3 cup natural nut butter of your choice

¼ cup almond milk

¼ cup apple sauce

½ cup dark chocolate

1tbls vanilla essence

 

½ dark chocolate (extra, optional)

 

Method:

Mix all dry ingredients together in large bowl

Put all wet ingredients in separate bowl and microwave until chocolate is melted

Add wet to dry ingredients and mix until completely combined (may require some muscle)

Push mixture down into lined pan until surface it flat

If using additional chocolate, melt and spread over top

Refrigerate or freeze until set and keep refrigerated

Chocolate Protein Balls

Ingredients:
1 cup chocolate protein powder
1/2 cup cocoa, sifted
1 cup oats
1 1/2 cups coconut
1/3 cup macro natural almond spread
3 tbls honey
1 tbls hot water
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup almond milk
Extra coconut to roll

Method:
In a large bowl combine chocolate protein powder, cocoa, oats and coconut

In a medium bowl add almond spread, honey and hot water. Microwave for 30 seconds and mix together until runny. Add Vanilla.

Add the wet mixture to the dry mixture and roughly mix through. Slowly add almond milk and mix all through. Roll into golf sized balls and roll in extra coconut. Balls should be able to hold their shape.

Place on a plate/tray not touching each other and place in the freezer until set. This recipe makes about 30. Once they are set chuck them in a container in the fridge and they should last you about a week depending on how many people steal them.

My Favourite Breakfast

Not only is this my favourite breakfast but it’s also great for when you’re in a rush. I can not stress enough how much easier clean eating has been since having my chocolate protein powder. I couldn’t do this without it. Even though protein supplements are mostly used for a post workout shake to aid in muscle recovery they are also great in so many recipes and I just can’t go passed the chocolate flavour.

Read the instructions on the back of your protein and if it says one scoop of protein to 175grams of water, use that ratio to create this amazing breakfast with full fat Greek yoghurt. I love the flavour of ISO sensations chocolate fudge but I’ve also tried GNC Chocolate Low Carb Delite and I would recommend that as well.

It may look like a small breakfast but because of all the protein it should keep you satisfied and full until your next meal.