High Protein Desserts
With only a couple days away to Christmas, who isn’t craving the holiday favorite, eggnog? This one with a twist, protein! This vegan eggnog recipe is thick and creamy, it will taste like you’re indulging in a sinful shake, but in reality it’s full of fiber, protein, healthy fats, calcium and more! Here’s what you’ll need:
by the dirty hippie and bohemian girl
My friend Brooke makes these incredible energy/snack bars. They really do rival anything you can buy at a grocer or at the farmer’s market. And besides, the energy bars they sell at our farmer’s market are $4 each. The ones at the health food store range from $2 to $6 – each! Making your own is a smart way to go.
Vegan Health and Fitness Editor, Austin Barbish enjoys a Proto-Mocha-Latte, a drink he concocted for his morning wakeup. Consisting of Naturade’s Chocolate VeganSmart, soy milk, and coffee this protein drink contains 5 different non-GMO plant based proteins that provide all the essential amino acids in precise proportions for building and repairing tissue and muscle.
Using a combination of rolled oats, amaranth, and quinoa (equaling half a cup), cooked with flax milk, chopped almonds, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, cinnamon, cardamom, and nutmeg and a scoop of Chai VeganSmart, our SuperFan Brittany created the perfect fall breakfast packed with extra protein to fuel your body on these brisk mornings!
Oatmeal is a rich source of soluble fiber, which is also found in apples, pears, prunes and barley. Keep in mind that the best way to get all the benefits of oatmeal is through real oats and not the instant stuff, which can be packed with sugar and sodium. To add flavor to your oats without adding tons of extra calories, like Brittany did you can add your favorite healthy mix-ins like fruit, seeds and even dried berries for a touch of sweetness.
A winning combination of flavors comes alive in this recipe from our SuperFan Jaclyn. Oats, pumpkin, and cranberries, makes these muffins the perfect healthy fall treat. Just like Jaclyn’s friends your guests will never know that these delicious muffins are loaded with protein, healthy carbs and are low in sugar! Here’s what you’ll need:
In honor of cooler weather and the start of a new season our SuperFan, Kristy had to come up with this super fueling recipe for pumpkin muffins. To create some variety, she topped half of hers with cinnamon vanilla protein icing and mixed chocolate chips in the other half. Here’s what you’ll need: